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

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