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

Big-Ticket Baked Goods

Are “Blissful” Brownies Worth The Extra Bucks?

These brownies cost $35. We taste to decide if they're as heavenly as advertised.

09/15/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

North of the (Houston) Border

First Bite: Goode Co. Kitchen & Cantina

The Goode family's latest endeavor hits The Woodlands.

09/14/2017 By Alice Levitt