Mexican & Margaritas

The 10 Essential Taco Trucks

The fancy-food-truck fad may be fading, but good, old-fashioned taco trucks are here to stay. Here are a few worth seeking out.

06/30/2014 By Robb Walsh

Japandemonium

Stop Buying Grocery Store Sushi for Lunch

Kata Robata's $13 sashimi bento box is the best way to get your raw fish fix at lunch.

08/14/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mutt City Mash-Ups

Tandoory Tacos

Right around the corner from Corkscrew BBQ, there's a Desi-Tex taco stand you need to try.

07/16/2013 By Robb Walsh

Taqueria Thursday

Mexican Hamburger at Taconmadre

A hefty burger with a Mexican twist.

06/27/2013 By Paloma Lenz

Taqueria Thursday

Salvadorian Treats at La Fogata

La Fogata serves up Mexican and Salvadorian favorites

06/13/2013 By Paloma Lenz

Hot Dogs

Fat and Happy

Happy Fatz is a hot-dog lovers' destination, with great desserts.

06/13/2013 By Robb Walsh

Taqueria Thursday

Enchiladas Huastecas at Rioverde

The jalapeño salsa that tops the enchiladas is the best part.

06/05/2013 By Paloma Lenz

Taqueria Thursday

The Old and New Worlds Meet in Veracruz

Filete veracruzana is made with olives, capers, herbs, and garlic – old-world ingredients brought by Spanish settlers to the Americas in the 16th century.

05/30/2013 By Paloma Lenz

Breakfast Spots

Huevos "Christmas"

Los Dos Amigos on Washington offers my favorite Tex-Mex breakfasts.

05/29/2013 By Robb Walsh

Taqueria Thursday

Chilaquiles with Tripas!

Open just shy of three months, Taqueria DF could easily become a Spring Branch fave.

05/23/2013 By Paloma Lenz

Prix-Fixe Lunch

The Art of Presentation

Prix-Fixe Lunch

05/23/2013 By Robb Walsh

Taste of Chinatown

Nu "Snowflake" Ice

The coolest dessert in Chinatown is a shaved sorbet concoction.

05/22/2013 By Robb Walsh

Breakfast Spots

Two Poached at Lola’s

Lola’s at Yale and 11th is a convenient spot for breakfast.

05/21/2013 By Robb Walsh

Taste of Chinatown

BBQ Pork Banh Cuon

The Vietnamese noodle rolls called banh cuon are best with a spicy dipping sauce.

05/20/2013 By Robb Walsh

Sweet and Salty

French Lunch in the Heights

Crepes, salads and baked Camembert are the things to get at Sale-Sucre

05/17/2013 By Robb Walsh

Taqueria Thursday

Pollo Plate at Mi Hacienda

I prefer my chicken with a bit of a spicy kick, but this dish was definitely satisfying.

05/16/2013 By Paloma Lenz

Churrascaria Tips

Got Rump?

Don't fill up on the sausages and chicken, hold out for the picanha.

05/16/2013 By Robb Walsh

Middle Eastern Food

Wood Fire Kabobs

Sayad is a new 100 percent Halal eatery with a wood-fired grill

05/14/2013 By Robb Walsh

French Brunch

Hamburgers and Profiteroles

Bacon and eggs on a burger followed by pistachio profiteroles is a nice break from Eggs Benedict.

05/13/2013 By Robb Walsh

New Sandwich Shop

Luscious Lobster Rolls

Maine-ly Sandwiches is Houston's destination for New England subs.

05/13/2013 By Robb Walsh