Comfort Food

I Found Houston’s Best Bun Cha Hanoi

In search of a true taste of northern Vietnam in Sugar Land.

10/20/2017 By Mai Pham

It's Patio Time

The Best New Places to Enjoy Patio Season

The weather is finally auspicious for dining al fresco—here's where to do it.

10/19/2017 By Alice Levitt

Highly Evolved

Its Opening Delayed by Harvey, Evo Taco Is Now Going Strong

Whether it's CFS or BLT, this new taqueria's fillings are just what Houston needs.

10/18/2017 By Sherilyn Matthews

Downtown Delight

First Bite: Lucienne at Hotel Alessandra

The latest lodging from the Hotel Sorella team has an upscale new restaurant.

10/12/2017 By Mai Pham

Winner, Winner

First Bite: Fielding's Rooster

There's more to the Woodlands spot than 10 preparations of chicken. But there's that, too.

10/11/2017 By Alice Levitt

Carbo Loading

Craving Pasta? Don't Limit Yourself to Italian

From Gulf Coast to Japanese cuisines, these are some of our favorite places to indulge in a bowl.

10/09/2017 By Beth Levine

On the Line

Are You Fancy Enough for Brunch at Quattro?

The buffet at the Four Seasons continues to earn its legendary status.

10/05/2017 By Alice Levitt

Bowled Over

Seaside Poke’s Seasonal Bowl Is Subtle In All the Right Ways

But don't sleep on the salmon-skin chips-and-salsa.

10/05/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Gem Within a Gym

5.ATE Café Harnesses the Power of Fresh

An affinity for heights isn't required to eat here, but it helps.

10/04/2017 By Emily Oberton

#Basic

It's Pumpkin Spice Bread Pudding Season at Laurenzo's

Don't be ashamed to order this seasonal sweet.

10/03/2017 By Alice Levitt

Opa!

Houston's Best Greek Fusion is at Helen in the Heights' New Happy Hour

The new options aren't just discounted menu regulars, they're unique plates.

10/03/2017 By Alice Levitt

Eye on the Pie

For New York-Style Pizza, This Chain Has Your Back

You may not want to love Grimaldi's Coal Brick-Oven Pizzeria, but you should.

10/02/2017 By Alice Levitt

Pour

Houston Now Has Its Own Native Tea Company

Wild South Tea uses leaves from the native Texan yaupon tree—considered a pest to ranchers—to create a tea called cassina.

10/02/2017 By Cara Maines

Eat Something Good

HS Green Unveils a Healthy & Happy Hour

The figure-focused Galleria spot still knows how to have fun.

09/29/2017 By Beth Levine

Cold Front

Sweet Cup Gelato & Cloud 10 Creamery Debut in the Greater Heights

Despite post-Harvey challenges, Ella and Heights Boulevard are getting sweeter than ever.

09/26/2017 By Alice Levitt

Cheesy Post

Don’t Question the Queso At Chipotle

We wanted to hate it. But we just couldn't.

09/26/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Small Wonder

Our Latest Obsession: Petit Café

This Energy Corridor Lebanese spot wows with bang for your buck.

09/22/2017 By Alice Levitt

Let's Get Rolling

#ohMAIgoodness, A New Food Truck Is Serving UH

Mai’s Restaurant goes mobile serving ‘Vietnamese eats in the streets.’

09/19/2017 By Anita Gomez

On a Roll

What Is Chicken Francisco at Barbar Mediterranean Grill?

You can get kebabs anywhere, but this Lebanese restaurant has other rewards.

09/19/2017 By Alice Levitt

A Layered Essay

The Critic's Notebook: The Perfect Sandwich

On the hunt for a just-right lunch.

09/15/2017 By Alice Levitt