Film & Television

YEAR-ROUND PRIDE

A Sneak Peek at Houston's New Queer Reality Dating Show

Houstonia talks with the show's producer and host, Davis Mendoza Darusman, about LGBTQ+ representation in pop culture.

07/01/2022 By Amarie Gipson

TV Recaps

Top Chef Episode 14: The Final Plate

The final three chefs battle it out in Tucson, Arizona, for the title of Top Chef Houston.

06/03/2022 By Shelby Stewart

TV Recaps

Top Chef Season 19, Episode 13: Cactus Makes Perfect

Houston Chef Evelyn Garcia remains in the competition.

05/27/2022 By Shelby Stewart

TV Recaps

Top Chef Season 19 Episode 12: We're On A Boat

The five remaining chefs attempt to catch their own seafood in the Gulf of Mexico.

05/20/2022 By Shelby Stewart

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Top Chef Season 19 Episode 11: Family Vacation

The chefs head to Galveston to make seafood towers and shareable family dishes.

05/13/2022 By Shelby Stewart

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Top Chef Episode 10 Recap: Dinner In Zero Gravity

The remaining chefs put their own twists on Tex-Mex and learn why Houston is called Space City.

05/10/2022 By Shelby Stewart

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Top Chef Episode 9 Recap: Freedmen's Town

Seven remaining chefs take a trip to Freedmen's Town in Fourth Ward.

04/29/2022 By Shelby Stewart

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Top Chef Episode 8 Recap: Restaurant Wars

The remaining 8 chefs compete at POST Houston.

04/22/2022 By Shelby Stewart

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Top Chef Season 19 Episode 7 Recap: Swallow The Competition

The remaining 9 chefs are given a crash course in African cuisine and a Jurassic Park-inspired challenge at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

04/15/2022 By Shelby Stewart

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Top Chef Season 19 Episode 6 Recap: Trailblaze-Hers

Houstonian and Chef Evelyn Garcia wowed the judges this week with her dedication dish to the late Selena Quintanilla.

04/08/2022 By Shelby Stewart

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Top Chef Season 19, Episode 5 Recap: Don’t Mess With BBQ

Houston native Chef Evelyn Garcia is named queen of the pit this week.

04/01/2022 By Shelby Stewart

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Top Chef Season 19 Episode 4 Recap: Doppelgängers

The 12 remaining chefs make biscuits from scratch, paying homage to Houston Chef Chris Williams' late grandmother, Lucille B. Smith.

03/25/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Television

BET's College Hill is Making a Comeback at Texas Southern University this Summer

The upcoming season of College Hill will feature Houston rapper Slim Thug and reality star Nene Leakes

03/23/2022 By Shelby Stewart

TV Recaps

Top Chef Season 19 Episode 3 Recap: Noodles and Rice and Everything Nice

Chef Evelyn Garcia does Houston proud on this week's episode of Top Chef

03/18/2022 By Shelby Stewart

TV Recaps

Top Chef Season 19 Episode 2 Recap: Friday Night Bites

With only 14 remaining, the chefs tackle the quintessential Houston favorites: queso and football

03/11/2022 By Shelby Stewart

FILM

Where To Watch The Top Oscar-Nominated Films In H-Town Theaters

Many local movie houses are offering discounts for screenings this month.

03/08/2022 By Ile-Ife Okantah

Top Chef

Houston Becomes The 8th Wonder Of The World On Bravo’s Top Chef

Top Chef producers give Houstonia an inside look at what's to come on season 19.

02/28/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Local Cinema

Essay: 5 Movies Set in Houston to Watch for Black History Month

From the romance of Jason's Lyric, to the racial injustice explored in The 24th, these films will teach you something about Space City.

02/04/2022 By Craig D. Lindsey

Essay

How Insecure Helped Me Open Up About My Mental Health

Nathan, played by Houstonian Kendrick Sampson, is helping to destigmatize barriers around an important discussion in the Black community.

01/28/2022 By Eric Ford

FILM

Two Gems You May Have Overlooked at Houston Film Fest

With 40 films screened this year, here are a couple of documentaries that made the virtual portion of the fest worth it.

11/29/2021 By Camilo Hannibal Smith