Keep Houston Weird

Houston Is the New Austin—At Least at the Table

Austin-based restaurants are making the move to Houston—is it for the better?

07/06/2017 By Spencer Vogel

Spicing Things Up

First Bite: Tarka Indian Kitchen

Check out the Heights' new fast-casual Indian spot.

07/05/2017 By Alice Levitt

Eastward Ho!

Dim Sum With Cocktail Pairings? Yauatcha's Got It

From soup dumplings to "popcorn tea," this tasting is an adventure.

07/05/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Throwing Shade

First Bite: Alice Blue

The longtime Heights favorite begins its second wind.

07/03/2017 By Alice Levitt

Menemen & More

Better Make a Reservation for Brunch at Nazif’s Turkish Grill

The Briarmeadow restaurant has one of Houston's most booming buffets.

06/30/2017 By Alice Levitt

Surf & Turf

First Bite: Roka Akor

River Oaks becomes host to the Japanese-themed chain's fifth location.

06/29/2017 By Alice Levitt

There's the Beef

Which Day of the Week Has the Best Steak Night?

Looking to eat steak in a bar? Here's how to do it.

06/26/2017 By Beth Levine

The Dark Night

The Worst Idea in Houston Dining

We like the food at Potente, but something else is making it hard to enjoy.

06/23/2017 By Alice Levitt

Serving Fish

First Bite: Seaside Poke

Local ingredients and cheffy inspiration make this Houston's thinking man's poke.

06/22/2017 By Alice Levitt

Fit Food

Chinese and Israeli Food Meet in Meyerland

Whether or not you keep kosher, Saba's Grill & Wok has plenty of options.

06/22/2017 By Alice Levitt

Editor's Picks

The Best Places to Grab a Picnic in Houston

These three meals are already boxed up and ready to eat (in the shade).

06/21/2017 By Alice Levitt

Making Dough

Koala Kolache Opens Imminently in Cypress

Doughnut doyenne Vatsana Souvannavong moves and upgrades with a new store and recipes.

06/15/2017 By Alice Levitt

Soju Season

First Bite: Ohn Korean Eatery

Restaurateur Mike Tran keeps the hits coming in Chinatown.

06/14/2017 By Beth Levine

Mountain High

Head to Clear Lake for Nepali Cuisine

Cuisine of India on NASA Parkway spans the Himalayas.

06/13/2017 By Alice Levitt

Beef & Bread

Fast Firsts: Prince's Hamburgers

Do you have to be from Houston to understand Prince's sauce?

06/09/2017 By Alice Levitt

Meals With Mollusks

You Don't Have to Be a Kid to Make an Octo-Pal at the Ivy & James

You could eat like an adult, but why?

06/08/2017 By Alice Levitt

Outstripped

The Quotation Marks Around the “Whole” Fried Clams at Mainely Sandwiches Are There for a Reason

The batter-and-fry job is great, but are you getting the real deal?

06/08/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Hooked on 'Ponics

Acre in a Box Grows Greens in View of Downtown

A farm in two shipping containers? It works for some of the city's best restaurants.

06/07/2017 By Alice Levitt

Simply Good

Balls Out Burger Has the East Coast-Style Burger You've Been Waiting For

Owner Ian Tucker is betting that all-local ingredients and eco-awareness will sell his no-frills brand.

06/05/2017 By Alice Levitt

Dining In

Urban Tiffin Brings Indian Lunches to Your Door

The tiffin wallah concept finally hits Houston.

06/05/2017 By Alice Levitt