Pho Shizzle

Meatless Monday: Saigon House

Midtown's newest Vietnamese concept offers a build-your-own spring roll and Banh mi bar.

02/01/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Gaza Good Grub

Fried Day: Fried Chicken at Al Aseel Grill & Café

Indulge and keep halal with Palestinian poultry.

01/29/2016 By Alice Levitt

The Other K-Cup

First Bite: Caffé Bene

Next-level café indulgences travel from Asia to downtown Houston.

01/27/2016 By Mohammed Zain

Hola From Hidalgo

Tex-Mex Tuesday: El Hidalguense

The barbacoa and cabrito at this Spring Branch staple have seen greener pastures.

01/26/2016 By Alice Levitt

Do the Dosa

Meatless Monday: DGN Factory

Short for "Dosa Gone Nuts," this casual concept offers Houstonians the Indian crêpe experience.

01/18/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Let's Taco 'Bout It

Meatless Monday: Tacos A Go-Go

Substitute Mexican tater tots for beef at this Tex-Mex taco spot.

01/11/2016 By Megha Tejpal

So Weird It's Good

Sugar Rush: Ice Cream Burrito at Gelato Cup

A Chinatown gelateria offers its own version of a Tex-Mex fave.

01/06/2016 By Alice Levitt

Tex-Mex Tuesday

The Master Takes Charge at Tortas El Angel

Three different types of pork (and beef) in one sandwich in the Heights.

01/05/2016 By Alice Levitt

Rise & Shine

Rico's Is Making Mornings Better This Week

The new restaurant kiosk in Midtown is offering a $5 breakfast taco deal all week long.

11/15/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Let's Get Lunch

Bramble Is Now Serving Lunch—and $1 Oysters

Mondays just got a lot better.

10/12/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Julep

Attention, oyster lovers.

07/23/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Woodbar

A little generosity goes a long way.

07/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Dinner and a Movie at Bayou Place

Happy hour at The Blue Fish plus a movie at Sundance Cinemas equals one discount date night.

05/14/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: North Italia

Where $20 will get you a pizza and a bottle—yes, a bottle—of wine.

04/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Tis the Seasoning

Now at NextDoor Bar & Lounge: Crawfish Sundays

This weekend: $7 a pound for crawfish plus corn and potatoes.

03/05/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Eats

Big Eyed Fish's Express Lunch Is Low but Slow

Come prepared for a terrific lunch—just make it a long one.

03/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

essay

Sushi at the Pasadena Kroger

A disorienting trip to the grocery store triggers memories of Cort McMurray's grandfather, and a less complicated life.

09/25/2014 By Cort McMurray

Sweet Treats

Where to Get Truly Great Gelato

Finding the Italian favorite in Houston isn't as easy as it seems.

06/24/2014 By Silvia Pera

Grocery Stores

Healthy Savings

Cinco Ranch residents stampede into Sprouts

03/29/2013 By Robb Walsh

Taqueria Thursday

Feasting at La Fonda

Dining on Old Galveston Road's warehouse row

03/28/2013 By Paloma Lenz