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

Pho-get the Meat

Meatless Monday: Pho Binh

Few vegetarian sandwiches can compete with a tofu banh mi.

03/21/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Curds All Day

The Cheese Bar is Bringing Grilled (Artisan) Cheese to Cypress

Local cheese in all its forms will be the focus when the new store opens April 8.

03/18/2016 By Alice Levitt

East Meets Tex

Fried Day: Egg Bonda at Bawarchi Biryani Point

Deep-fried eggs and biryani are on point at a Hillcroft restaurant.

03/18/2016 By Alice Levitt

Good-Bayou

A Farewell Tour of Houston: Dive Bars and Skyspaces

No final week in Houston is complete without visits to Poison Girl, Istanbul Grill and the James Turrell installation at Rice.

03/18/2016 By Hala Daher

Buggin' Out

Beyond the Crawfish at a Seafood Restaurant

The best things to eat at crawfish restaurants aren't always crawfish.

03/17/2016 By Mai Pham

One Fish, Blue Fish

Happy Hour of the Week: The Blue Fish

The restaurant's Red Sun Hour features sushi and dessert specials alike.

03/17/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Hulk Smash

Sugar Rush: The Hulk at Dolce Delights by Candace Chang

Green tea mousse is the secret to Midtown's best fancy dessert.

03/16/2016 By Alice Levitt

Western All'Italiana

Tex-Mex Tuesday: Southwestern Lasagna at Spaghetti Western

A Tex-Mex pasta meal on the cheap? Only in Houston.

03/15/2016 By Alice Levitt

Am Nam Nam

First Bite: Nam Eatery

The Heights has a new Vietnamese eatery worth visiting.

03/14/2016 By Alice Levitt

Get in Me Belly

Fried Day: Breakfast at Mi Pueblito Restaurant

The best way to start the day isn't always the healthiest.

03/11/2016 By Alice Levitt

Sparkling Start

Eat Breakfast or Lunch Under a Chandelier at the Kitchen at the Dunlavy

Spectacular decor and SoCal-inspired cuisine shine at the new restaurant by Clark Cooper Concepts.

03/11/2016 By Mai Pham

Good-Bayou

A Farewell Tour of Houston: So What Happens Now?

When oil-and-gas layoffs force you out of Houston, you make your last week in the city count.

03/11/2016 By Hala Daher

Hou with a View

Happy Hour of the Week: Churrascos Sugar Land

Opt to spend happy hour at Churrascos in suburbia where lakefront views are always on the menu.

03/10/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Easy Being Green

Healthy Houston: Salads to Get You Through the Day

A dietitian shares some of her favorite places for a light lunch.

03/10/2016 By Marla Murphy

Seeds of Love

Sugar Rush: Strawberry Cake at Tres Market Foods

For crave-worthy cake, sometimes you have to go outside the loop.

03/10/2016 By Alice Levitt

Mellow Yellow

Tex-Mex Tuesday: Juanita's Restaurant & Cantina

Cochinita pibil and queso puffs are together at last in Oak Forest.

03/08/2016 By Alice Levitt