Cheap Eats

Low-Cost Takes on High-End Houston Favorites

Inexpensive caviar? Yes, and more.

05/31/2016 By Alice Levitt

Cheap Eats

Sugar Rush: Decadent Desserts Under $4

What to skip (macarons) and what to get (cake balls) at Houston’s sweetest shops

05/31/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Eat & Drink

Houston's Best Cheap Eats

Discover Houston’s most memorable meals and delicious dishes—all under 10 bucks.

05/31/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Cheap Eats

Wheel Genius: Four Favorite Food Trucks for Cheap Chow

In pursuit of unique eats, sometimes you’ve got to hit the road.

05/31/2016 By Ellie Sharp

Cheap Eats

Houston’s Best Bargain Is Found Behind the Bar at Brennan’s

The tradition of lunch martinis at Brennan’s—for just 25 cents each—hasn’t changed much since 1967.

05/31/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Eats

The Affordable Riches of Chinatown

It’s easy to fill up at Dun Huang Plaza, but don’t forget the other six square miles of Bellaire Boulevard surrounding you.

05/31/2016 By Alice Levitt

Cheap Eats

Hot Chaat: A Primer on Indian Snack Food

Get your fix in the Mahatma Gandhi District, which offers everything from samosa chaat to bhel puri—all in air-conditioned comfort.

05/31/2016 By Alice Levitt

Cheap Eats

Date Night for Cheap—Hear Us Out!

No one likes a cheap date, except for these—all of which promise an elegant evening of ambience and legitimately fine dining.

05/31/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Eats

Evening Glory: Dinner for Two, For Less Than $10

Big appetite after a long day? You’ve got options.

05/31/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Eats

Lunch Break: Sandwiches for a Song

Look beyond the banh mi (but also, don’t forget the banh mi).

05/31/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Eats

Meal Plan: Dining on a College Kid Budget

For the students among us, the best cheap eats near St. Thomas, UH and Rice.

05/31/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Eats

Five Fabulous Ways to Start the Day for $5

From soulful spice to old-fashioned Southern breakfasts, these spots got you covered.

05/31/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt and Alice Levitt

The Rice Time

Our Latest Obsession: Nasi Goreng at Mama Yu

Getting reacquainted with a curry-scented childhood favorite in Alief.

05/27/2016 By Alice Levitt

Pinoy Pride

We Ate and Ranked Everything at Pinoy Street Food

Little known fact: Balut consumption will turn you into an honorary Filipino.

05/24/2016 By Justine Hernandez

Dilly Scene

Our Latest Obsession: Turmeric Fish at Thiên Thanh

Looking beyond the bánh cuốn at a Vietnamese favorite.

05/23/2016 By Alice Levitt

Birthday Party

Mark Your Calendar for $1 Neapolitan Pizza

Bollo Woodfired Pizza marks its first year with $1 pies and beers.

05/20/2016 By Laura Gillespie

New York State of Mind

Does Halal Guys Live Up to the Hype?

The lines are no longer around the block; time to give the chain a try.

05/18/2016 By Alice Levitt

Chapli-tastic

Why You Should Try Afghan Express' $10 Lunch Buffet

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the new Hillcroft haunt provides an Afghani education.

04/29/2016 By Alice Levitt

Damn Eggplant

Ouisie's Table Celebrates 43 Years With 1973 Prices

How do $8.95 curry lamb chops sound?

04/28/2016 By Alice Levitt

Soul Patrol

Huge Flavor at Big Sarg's Soul Food

It's worth a trip way outside the loop for a taste of southern comfort.

04/26/2016 By Alice Levitt