Carbo Loading

Craving Pasta? Don't Limit Yourself to Italian

From Gulf Coast to Japanese cuisines, these are some of our favorite places to indulge in a bowl.

10/09/2017 By Beth Levine

On the Line

Are You Fancy Enough for Brunch at Quattro?

The buffet at the Four Seasons continues to earn its legendary status.

10/05/2017 By Alice Levitt

Bowled Over

Seaside Poke’s Seasonal Bowl Is Subtle In All the Right Ways

But don't sleep on the salmon-skin chips-and-salsa.

10/05/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Gem Within a Gym

5.ATE Café Harnesses the Power of Fresh

An affinity for heights isn't required to eat here, but it helps.

10/04/2017 By Emily Oberton

#Basic

It's Pumpkin Spice Bread Pudding Season at Laurenzo's

Don't be ashamed to order this seasonal sweet.

10/03/2017 By Alice Levitt

Opa!

Houston's Best Greek Fusion is at Helen in the Heights' New Happy Hour

The new options aren't just discounted menu regulars, they're unique plates.

10/03/2017 By Alice Levitt

Eye on the Pie

For New York-Style Pizza, This Chain Has Your Back

You may not want to love Grimaldi's Coal Brick-Oven Pizzeria, but you should.

10/02/2017 By Alice Levitt

Pour

Houston Now Has Its Own Native Tea Company

Wild South Tea uses leaves from the native Texan yaupon tree—considered a pest to ranchers—to create a tea called cassina.

10/02/2017 By Cara Maines

Eat Something Good

HS Green Unveils a Healthy & Happy Hour

The figure-focused Galleria spot still knows how to have fun.

09/29/2017 By Beth Levine

Cold Front

Sweet Cup Gelato & Cloud 10 Creamery Debut in the Greater Heights

Despite post-Harvey challenges, Ella and Heights Boulevard are getting sweeter than ever.

09/26/2017 By Alice Levitt

Cheesy Post

Don’t Question the Queso At Chipotle

We wanted to hate it. But we just couldn't.

09/26/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Small Wonder

Our Latest Obsession: Petit Café

This Energy Corridor Lebanese spot wows with bang for your buck.

09/22/2017 By Alice Levitt

Let's Get Rolling

#ohMAIgoodness, A New Food Truck Is Serving UH

Mai’s Restaurant goes mobile serving ‘Vietnamese eats in the streets.’

09/19/2017 By Anita Gomez

On a Roll

What Is Chicken Francisco at Barbar Mediterranean Grill?

You can get kebabs anywhere, but this Lebanese restaurant has other rewards.

09/19/2017 By Alice Levitt

A Layered Essay

The Critic's Notebook: The Perfect Sandwich

On the hunt for a just-right lunch.

09/15/2017 By Alice Levitt

Big-Ticket Baked Goods

Are “Blissful” Brownies Worth The Extra Bucks?

These brownies cost $35. We taste to decide if they're as heavenly as advertised.

09/15/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

North of the (Houston) Border

First Bite: Goode Co. Kitchen & Cantina

The Goode family's latest endeavor hits The Woodlands.

09/14/2017 By Alice Levitt

South Bound

What You Need to Know About Calabrian Food

The toe of the boot gets no respect when it comes to Italian cuisine. It should.

09/14/2017 By Alice Levitt

Eat Mor Chikin

Fast Firsts: Chick-fil-A

Is the Original Chicken Sandwich enough to win over our critic?

09/13/2017 By Alice Levitt

Anise & Cinnamon

Sugar Rush: Pho Ice Cream at Les Ba'Get Vietnamese Café

Taste the collaboration between the Vietnamese restaurant and Lee's Creamery.

09/11/2017 By Alice Levitt