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

#ILoveRoost

Meatless Monday: Roost

Chef Kevin Naderi invites guests to skip the chicken in favor of tofu-and-mushroom Marsala.

03/07/2016 By Megha Tejpal

From the Chuckwagon

Fried Day: Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Excess is the word at the Gold Buckle Foodie Awards.

03/04/2016 By Alice Levitt

Eating (Way) Out

Pasta Worth a Drive to Palestine

A Philadelphia native brings his Italian heritage to East Texas.

03/03/2016 By Alice Levitt

Cutting Remarks

Our Latest Obsession: Hand-Cut Noodles at Korean Noodle House

Chase the blues away with Korean comfort food.

02/22/2016 By Alice Levitt

Happiness on Hillcroft

Fried Day: Tawa Fish Fry at Spicy Eggs

A non-egg dish shines at the Indian breakfast spot.

02/19/2016 By Alice Levitt

A Chicken Ain't Nothin' But a Bird

Fried Day: French Toast and Wings at Lucille's

And you thought chicken and waffles was a brunch indulgence.

02/12/2016 By Alice Levitt

Desserts

Sugar Rush: Multi-Tiered Artisan Cake at Randall's

The “Artisan Colossal Chocolate Cake Slice” is one of the best dessert deals in town.

02/11/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Savor the Silk Road

Our Latest Obsession: Uyghur Bistro

Chinatown's latest take on Xinjiang finally gets it right.

02/08/2016 By Alice Levitt

Catch of the Day

Fried Day: Gulf Grouper in The Woodlands

Crabby Daddy Steakhouse & Seafood serves up an impressive variety of local fish.

02/05/2016 By Alice Levitt

Gaza Good Grub

Fried Day: Fried Chicken at Al Aseel Grill & Café

Indulge and keep halal with Palestinian poultry.

01/29/2016 By Alice Levitt

Syrian Sweets

Sugar Rush: Fettuccine Crêpes at Slik Chocolate

A Syrian chocolatier reinvents a French dessert in Westchase.

01/27/2016 By Alice Levitt

Desserts

Sugar Rush: Coconut Cream Cake at the Dessert Gallery

Why you should make this triple-layer cake a weekly habit.

01/20/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

So Weird It's Good

Sugar Rush: Ice Cream Burrito at Gelato Cup

A Chinatown gelateria offers its own version of a Tex-Mex fave.

01/06/2016 By Alice Levitt

Afghan Appreciation

Our Latest Obsession: Mantu at Saffron Kabob House

Asia's other dumpling attains near perfection on Hillcroft.

01/04/2016 By Alice Levitt

Mo' Butter, Mo' Better

Fried Day: House Fries at State of Grace

Oyster bar? We prefer more down-to-earth pleasures at River Oaks' newest hot spot.

12/18/2015 By Alice Levitt

Spiny Good Find

Fried Day: Durian Puff from Chinese Cuisine

An all-day dim sum spot in Chinatown knows everything—including a stinky fruit—is better fried.

12/11/2015 By Alice Levitt

Alice's Latest Obsession

Roumanian Steak at Kenny & Ziggy's

Houston's only version of the Jewish skirt steak classic is double the pleasure.

12/07/2015 By Alice Levitt

Hanukkah Harried?

Fried Day: Sufganiyot from Three Brothers Bakery

Celebrate Hannukah with enough oil to illuminate a temple.

12/04/2015 By Joanna O'Leary