Ice House

At Darlene's Shrimp Shack, Fried Shrimp Doesn't Get Any Fresher—No, Really

This food truck takes being a farm water-to-table restaurant quite literally.

05/25/2017 By Robb Walsh

Happy Hour Guide

7 of Our Favorite (and Most Diverse) Happy Hour Menus

From French frites on the cheap to Chinatown-style afternoon tea, happy hour goes global in Houston.

12/28/2016 By Alice Levitt

Happy Hour Guide

Better by the Dozen: The Cheapest (Good) Oysters in Houston

Oysters for a buck or less are one of the greatest Gulf Coast privileges of them all.

12/28/2016 By Alice Levitt

Fried Day

A Chick-fil-A Food Truck is Coming to Houston

2016 is finally looking merry and bright.

12/02/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Steady Rotation

Tex Mex Tuesday: La Macro

The trompo's the thing at this Monterrey-style sports bar.

11/15/2016 By Alice Levitt

Lion City Eats

Our Latest Obsession: Singapore Café

Wish you were dining on an island just off Malaysia? Sugar Land may be your next best bet.

11/10/2016 By Alice Levitt

Snow Falling on Houston

In Need of Nieves? Head to El Kiosko

The hard-to-find Mexican treat is a specialty at this Houston chain.

11/07/2016 By Alice Levitt

The Miracle of the Oil

A Short Hymn For Church’s Chicken’s Chicken Fried Steak

We sample the beefy dish with nothing on our tongues but "Hallelujah."

11/07/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

That Magical Animal

Our Latest Obsession: Medianoche at Flor de Cuba

When only this Cubano alternative will do, head toward Bear Creek.

11/03/2016 By Alice Levitt

Island Time

Where Can You Get a Hawaiian Plate Lunch? In Katy, Actually

Aloha Pho serves exactly what it promises—the cuisines of Vietnam and America's volcanic archipelago.

11/01/2016 By Alice Levitt

Halloween

Sugar Rush: Vampire's Delight at SweetCup Gelato

How do grown-up sweet lovers celebrate Halloween? With a garlic-flavored dessert.

10/25/2016 By Alice Levitt

Hungry Huguenots

First Bite: Peli Peli Kitchen

The South African restaurant debuts its fast-casual concept today.

10/18/2016 By Alice Levitt

Elemental Eats

Sugar Rush: Raindrop Cake at Tea Bar & Organics

It's neither raindrop nor cake, but trendy dessert lovers can now try the fad favorite in Houston.

10/06/2016 By Alice Levitt

Listicles

Catching Up with the City's Best Cheap Eats, 25 Years Later

In October 1991, Houston Metropolitan ranked its favorite bargains in the Bayou City—and nearly half are still around today.

10/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Blowing Up

Tex-Mex Tuesday: Puffy Tacos at Los Tios

They're not just a San Antonio thing—the 46-year-old restaurant has been serving them since it opened.

10/04/2016 By Alice Levitt

There's the Beef

Our Latest Obsession: Bò Né at Thiem Hung Bakery

You don't need to be able to communicate—just eat the steak and eggs at this Alief restaurant.

10/03/2016 By Alice Levitt

Forever Young

Skeeter’s Mesquite Grill Now Just As Friendly to Adults as Kids

Or, how to eat healthfully at Houston's sports bar for minors.

09/28/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Fast Food

Tex-Mex Tuesday: Comida Corrida at Taqueria DF

Cuchara may be the best place to get an inexpensive, multi-course Mexican lunch, but it's not the only one.

09/27/2016 By Alice Levitt

From the Soul

Fried Day: Josie's Place

Your mama wishes her catfish were this good.

09/23/2016 By Alice Levitt

Fishy Realness

Sugar Rush: Taiyaki Ice Cream at Kamalan Bakery

The latest novelty dessert to hit Chinatown may please pescatarians.

09/22/2016 By Alice Levitt