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

Game Changer

Fuddruckers' New Burger Doesn't Taste as Crazy As It Sounds

A Nolan Ryan Beef patty, hot dog, chili and more comprise the Houston-based chain's baseball season special.

04/22/2016 By Alice Levitt

The Sweetest Thing

Sugar Rush: Kwality Ice Cream

A New Jersey-based ice cream chain unleashes its Indian flavors on the Mahatma Gandhi District.

04/20/2016 By Alice Levitt

Stuffed

Pupusa Buffet Is as Great as It Sounds

Eat all the pupusas for less than a Hamilton.

04/19/2016 By Alice Levitt

Cold Noodles, Hot Pork

Our Latest Obsession: Xi'an Noodles

Shaanxi-style street food is hidden in Chinatown.

04/18/2016 By Alice Levitt

Plantain Wishes

Cuban Comfort in Rice Village

Lunchtime provides a break from formality at El Meson Restaurant.

04/04/2016 By Alice Levitt

A Bit of a Stretch

Lanzhou-Style Beef Noodle Specialist Hits Chinatown

Watch the chef at Strings Noodle turn dough into hand-pulled pasta in exactly 30 seconds.

03/24/2016 By Alice Levitt

East Meets Tex

Fried Day: Egg Bonda at Bawarchi Biryani Point

Deep-fried eggs and biryani are on point at a Hillcroft restaurant.

03/18/2016 By Alice Levitt

Get in Me Belly

Fried Day: Breakfast at Mi Pueblito Restaurant

The best way to start the day isn't always the healthiest.

03/11/2016 By Alice Levitt

Taco Travels

Yes, There Is a Taco Worth the Drive to Austin

At Valentina's Tex Mex BBQ, a dual focus on both brisket and tortillas pays off.

03/10/2016 By Nicholas L. Hall

Serving Fish

Attack of the Sushi Burritos

The trendy wraps are here and ready to take over your lunch.

03/09/2016 By Alice Levitt