Dining Out

Scream!

Our 16 Favorite Ice Cream Shops

Need to cool off ASAP? From Cloud 10 Creamery to Magnolia's Ice Cream & More, these are the ice cream shops to visit when the temps rise—or whenever, really.

07/27/2022 By Timothy Malcolm, Jessica Lodge, and Alexia Partouche

Hidden Gems

These Speakeasies Are Some of Houston's Best-Kept Secrets

At these Houston speakeasies, adventurous eaters and drinkers will find romantic settings, unforgettable meals, and a tempting frisson of transgression.

07/21/2022 By Megha McSwain

Kick Up the Jams

7 Thai Restaurants Worthy of Some Heat

Thai Food in Houston is all about freshness, balance, and chilies so spicy they make you sweat.

07/06/2022 By Timothy Malcolm and Daniel Renfrow

HELLO BREW-TIFUL

14 Coffee Shops Made for Getting Your Work Done

Put your thinking cap on at coffee shops that are perfect for remote work such as Agora, Antidote, and A 2nd Cup.

06/24/2022 By Courtney Klashman and Daniel Renfrow

Mangia!

Our 16 Favorite Italian Restaurants in Houston

From pasta at Coltivare to steak at Marmo and pizza at North Italia, these are our favorite Italian restaurants in Houston.

06/14/2022 Edited by Timothy Malcolm By Houstonia Staff

Cow Town

The 17 Best Steakhouses in Houston

Featured steakhouses in Houston include Taste of Texas, Mastro's Steakhouse and Killen's STQ

06/06/2022 By Mai Pham, Timothy Malcolm, Geneva Diaz, and Daniel Renfrow

YARDBIRD

Where to Get Space City’s Best Hot Chicken

Houstonians have created their own versions of hot chicken, such as Mico’s widely popular sammich, or even Sticky’s traditional Hot Chicken Sandwich.

05/09/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Tipsy Twosday

Celebrate National Margarita Day at These 15 Eateries

Brennan's of Houston, Monkey's Tail and Onion Creek Cafe all have margarita specials in Houston

02/21/2022 By Geneva Diaz

Putt putt

PGA Champion Rory McIlroy Is Bringing A Miniature Golf Course To Houston

Featuring an adult-only scene with four nine-hole putting courses, multiple bars, and rotating DJs.

08/19/2021 By Kelsy Armstrong

Eating with purpose

August Marks Month of Gr8 Giving at The Union Kitchen

Gr8 Plate Hospitality has kicked off a second annual month of giving back.

08/09/2021 By Carolina Larracilla Edited by Shelby Stewart

Sizzling

Sambrooks Management Is Bringing a New Steakhouse to Houston

Andiron marks the fourth restaurant for the company.

08/04/2021 By Shelby Stewart

A New Approach

Underbelly Hospitality Opens Georgia James Tavern in Downtown Houston

The new restaurant serves as a casual offshoot to the original Georgia James restaurant.

07/27/2021 By Shelby Stewart

GOODE FOOD

Goode Company Is Taking over the Old Down House

Goode Co. has a new venture on the way.

07/26/2021 By Shelby Stewart

Only the finer things 

JOEY Uptown Is Finally Opening at the Houston Galleria Next Week

Relax after a day of retail therapy at this upscale, new restaurant, which opens July 28.

07/22/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Dress To Impress

10 Buzzy Restaurants for a Proper Night out in Houston

Now that quarantine fashion is a thing of the past (hopefully), it's time to check out the swankiest places in town.

07/22/2021 By Megha McSwain

TO THE MOON

Shoot The Moon Self-Serve Restaurant and Bar Slated to Open Next Week

After Covid-19-related delays, Shoot the Moon in Spring Branch is about to open.

07/19/2021 By Shelby Stewart

First Look

Spend Your Dog Days at This New Midtown Bar

Unleash your canine on Barkley’s, where you and your good boy or girl can have a beer.

06/25/2021 By Carolina Larracilla

Sorry, I'm Late!

Distinct Yet Universal, Mala Sichuan Always Has a Place

How the heck does this Chinese regional cuisine relate to Tex-Mex? Follow us.

06/24/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

First Bite

Learn a Whole Lot More about Oysters at This Bravery Chef Hall Spot

Margaux's Oyster Bar wants to teach you a little about "meroir."

06/16/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Oh Baby

The Summer of Sandwich Is on at Brett's BBQ Shop

Someone tempted our dining editor by making his native city's official sandwich.

06/09/2021 By Timothy Malcolm