Cold Noodles, Hot Pork

Our Latest Obsession: Xi'an Noodles

Shaanxi-style street food is hidden in Chinatown.

04/18/2016 By Alice Levitt

Round & Round

They’ve Got Balls!: Savory Edition

Why do so many of Houston's most delicious dishes come in one shape?

04/15/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Sugar Rush

Confessions from The Great Doughnut Debate

An afternoon spent eating 26 doughnuts reveals some of Houston's best.

04/15/2016 By Jenna K. White

Healthy State

Healthy Houston: Date Night at State of Grace

The River Oaks restaurant is a dietitian's dream for a night of romance.

04/14/2016 By Marla Murphy

Ancient Flavors

Our Latest Obsession: Egyptian Cuisine at Dandanah Café & Grill

Eat like an Egyptian at Houston's only purveyor of molokhia and feteera.

04/14/2016 By Alice Levitt

Happy New Year!

It's the Thai New Year—and Songkran Is the Place to Celebrate

Special dishes and traditional dancers highlight one country's springtime New Year.

04/13/2016 By Jenna K. White

The World's a Buffet

Why We Love Sunday Brunch at Hugo's

When a Beard-nominated chef offers you a buffet, you eat it.

04/13/2016 By Alice Levitt

Italian Food

Dining With Hotel Granduca's Thoughtful New Chef

Houston-grown ingredients meet Italian recipes in Piedmontese chef Enrico Glaudo's kitchen.

04/08/2016 By Alice Levitt

Good-Bayou

A Farewell Tour of Houston: Hasta Luego, Breakfast Tacos

When you don't discover Tex-Mex until you're 25, you miss it all the more when you leave it behind.

04/08/2016 By Hala Daher

Stay Frosty

11 Drinks Every Houstonian Must Know

It's not just the air conditioning that gets us through the summers—it's the cold drinks, too.

04/07/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Feeling Good

Healthy Houston: More Great Salads

A dietitian shares even more of her favorite filling salads.

04/05/2016 By Marla Murphy

Plantain Wishes

Cuban Comfort in Rice Village

Lunchtime provides a break from formality at El Meson Restaurant.

04/04/2016 By Alice Levitt

Durian Delights

Sugar Rush: Le Duc Gourmet Bakery & Café

Québecois training and Vietnamese flavors inform the chic sweets at the Chinatown bakery.

03/31/2016 By Alice Levitt

Spicy and Sweet

A Taste of Korea in Katy

Hoodadak and Cocohodo bring Korean-style fried chicken and sweets, respectively, to a single building in the 'burbs.

03/29/2016 By Alice Levitt

East Meets Heights

First Bite: Ginger & Fork

Cantonese cuisine comes to the 77007 by way of Hong Kong.

03/28/2016 By Alice Levitt

Southern Hospitality

Meatless Monday: Digging Texas Creole at Brennan's

Think outside the vegetable plate with a vegetarian prix-fixe menu at Brennan's.

03/28/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Tipping the Scales

Fried Day: Whole Gulf Snapper at The Woodlands' New Westin

With an all-local ethos, Current's fried fish is just on time.

03/25/2016 By Alice Levitt

A Bit of a Stretch

Lanzhou-Style Beef Noodle Specialist Hits Chinatown

Watch the chef at Strings Noodle turn dough into hand-pulled pasta in exactly 30 seconds.

03/24/2016 By Alice Levitt

The World is Your Oyster

Happy Hour of the Week: The Oyster Apocalypse at Prohibition Supperclub & Bar

What may sound like a sci-fi shellfish horror film is actually Monday's best happy hour.

03/24/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Old School

First Bite: The Manor House at the Houstonian

The former private club, now open to the public, is a delicious time capsule.

03/21/2016 By Alice Levitt