The Dirty Branch

A New Gastropub Is Devoted to Drawing Diners Outside the Loop

The Branch brings in fans with craft beer and chiles en nogada.

05/31/2017 By Lauro Rojas

Fried Yea!

Meet Taiwan's Version of Chicken-Fried Steak at Tainan Bistro

Ji pai doesn't have much in common with the Tex-Mex dish, but you'll love it all the same.

05/30/2017 By Alice Levitt

Vegging Out

Meatless Monday: Harold's in the Heights

Chef Antoine Ware creates vegetarian fare with a purpose.

05/29/2017 By Beth Levine

Meat Here

National Burger Day Has Arrived! Here's Where to Celebrate

These are seven of our favorite spots for a big, beefy fix.

05/25/2017 By Beth Levine

Ice House

At Darlene's Shrimp Shack, Fried Shrimp Doesn't Get Any Fresher—No, Really

This food truck takes being a farm water-to-table restaurant quite literally.

05/25/2017 By Robb Walsh

On the Road

Our Latest Obsession: Silk Road Grill

Houston's first Uzbek restaurant opens in Willowbrook.

05/24/2017 By Alice Levitt

Claws Out

Is Jimmy Chew Asian Kitchen's $19.95 Whole Lobster Too Good To Be True?

Sampling the Montrose spot's discounted lobster.

05/24/2017 By Beth Levine

Cold as Ice

A Spicy Special at Ramen Tatsu-Ya For the Sweaty Season

Cold ramen? Yes, please.

05/23/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

On the Go

Seven Fast Casual Spots You Won't Be Embarrassed to Frequent

From house-cured bacon to a 65-item salad bar, some good stuff comes quickly.

05/23/2017 By Lauren McDowell

Damascus Dining

Want To Try Syrian Food? It's Nearby at Island Grill

A new location means you're always close to the juice bar and Mediterranean grill.

05/22/2017 By Alice Levitt

H-Town Life

The 10 Best Things Overheard at Brasserie 19

"Do you think it's okay to order the oysters even though Saturn is in retrograde?"

05/18/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Speaking Norse

With a New Chef in Place, Ship & Shield is Worth a Second Try

Triniti vet Pat Sommers brings the Scandinavian fare into focus.

05/18/2017 By Beth Levine

By Any Other Name

Journey Into the Yucatan for Dessert at Rosas & Xocolate

The boutique hotel's signature sweet is worth the heat.

05/18/2017 By Alice Levitt

No Meat, No Problem

Vegetarian Special Occasion? Look No Further Than Kiran's New Sadhya Tasting Menu

Eschew sins of the flesh with an elegant eight-course meal.

05/16/2017 By Alice Levitt

Burger Time

First Bite: FM Kitchen and Bar

Chef Ryan Hildebrand follows Triniti with something a bit more casual.

05/16/2017 By Alice Levitt

By the Sea

First Bite: Star Fish

Cherry Pie Hospitality's latest in the Heights focuses on seafood and martinis.

05/11/2017 By Alice Levitt

Clutching Forks and Knives

First Bite: Piggy's Kitchen & Bar

We check out the Creek Group's latest endeavor.

05/11/2017 By Beth Levine

The Bird's the Word

Our Latest Obsession: Vietnamese Fried Chicken at Pho Nhi

Hainanese chicken rice gets an extra crispy makeover at this specialist.

05/10/2017 By Alice Levitt

South-of-the-Border Sweets

Tex-Mex Tuesday: La Real Michoacana Paleteria

Looking for ice cream with a Mexican twist? This small chain has your number.

05/09/2017 By Alice Levitt

Buggin' Out

Entomological Eats & Other Delights From the Museum of Natural Science Vending Machine

Skip McDonald's—there's far more interesting dining at the museum.

05/09/2017 By Joanna O'Leary