Meals With Mollusks

You Don't Have to Be a Kid to Make an Octo-Pal at the Ivy & James

You could eat like an adult, but why?

06/08/2017 By Alice Levitt

Outstripped

The Quotation Marks Around the “Whole” Fried Clams at Mainely Sandwiches Are There for a Reason

The batter-and-fry job is great, but are you getting the real deal?

06/08/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Hooked on 'Ponics

Acre in a Box Grows Greens in View of Downtown

A farm in two shipping containers? It works for some of the city's best restaurants.

06/07/2017 By Alice Levitt

Simply Good

Balls Out Burger Has the East Coast-Style Burger You've Been Waiting For

Owner Ian Tucker is betting that all-local ingredients and eco-awareness will sell his no-frills brand.

06/05/2017 By Alice Levitt

Dining In

Urban Tiffin Brings Indian Lunches to Your Door

The tiffin wallah concept finally hits Houston.

06/05/2017 By Alice Levitt

True Texas

Things Have Gotten More Delicious at an Expanded Armadillo Palace

There's more to the Kirby staple than burgers and pecan pie.

06/02/2017 By Alice Levitt

Food of the Century

Marvels Never Cease: Mac ’N’ Cheetos Fries at Burger King

What happens when the food you've been making fun of is secretly amazing?

06/02/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: Upper Kirby's Parks and Patios

Vacation in your own city by immersing yourself in a whole new neighborhood for the weekend—here's how.

06/01/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

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