Food News & Events

Front Runners

Kentucky Derby Day Events in Houston

We're here for the fancy hats and mint juleps. Oh yeah, and there's some kind of horse race?

05/02/2023 By Houstonia Staff

Fifth of May

Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Houston

The parties, events, and dining specials to celebrate the Fifth of May. Expect plenty of tequila, margaritas, and mariachi.

05/01/2023 By Houstonia Staff

We Heart Mom

Mother's Day Brunch and Dining Specials

The restaurants, bars, and dining spots offering special menus just to celebrate mom.

04/28/2023 By Houstonia Staff


The Big Business of Picnics

The once humble picnic is now big business thanks to trends on social media, the threat of Covid 19, and the rise of luxury startups

04/05/2023 By Phoebe Gibson

Eat. Sip. Repeat.

Black Restaurant Week Returns to Feed Your Soul

The two-week celebration kicks off Sunday, April 2.

03/31/2023 By Shelby Stewart

Awards and Accolades

A Houston Chef and 2 Restaurants Are Finalists in the 2023 James Beard Awards

This year's nominees are chef Benchawan Jabthong Painter of Street to Kitchen, Tatemó, and Nancy's Hustle.

03/29/2023 By Daniel Renfrow

That's All Folks!

The Best Moments From the 2023 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

From Bun B's Southern Takeover to all the unique cuisine at the carnival, the 2023 hoedown had much to offer this year.

03/19/2023 By Shelby Stewart


Local Foods Owner to Open New French Bistro in Rice Village

Benjy Levit’s Eau Tour features a wood-burning oven, a relaxing retro-inspired atmosphere, and chef-driven, sharable feasts.

03/17/2023 By Daniel Renfrow


Uchi Team to Open Omakase Concept Next to its Montrose Outpost

Hai Hospitality's new concept Oheya by Uchi is an intimate 15-Course experience with seating for 12 guests at a time and features a new guest chef each month.

03/14/2023 By Daniel Renfrow


The Truffle Master

Diane Roederer's company, DR Delicacy, is redefining Houston's fine dining experience by providing chefs gourmet food items like truffles, cheeses, and caviar.

03/13/2023 By Geneva Diaz


26 Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Houston in 2023

Enjoy St. Patrick's Day in Houston with beer-fueled parties at local breweries, parades, and bar and restaurant specials.

03/12/2023 By Daniel Renfrow


World Class Culinary Talent Compete to Be the Next Truffle Master

Expect chef talent from Houston restaurants like 5Kinokawa, Ciel, Le Jardinier, and MAD.

02/21/2023 By Geneva Diaz


Chef Christine Ha Dishes on Winning MasterChef and Opening Her New Restaurant

Legally blind chef Christine Ha discusses winning MasterChef and opening her new Vietnamese restaurant in Houston.

02/17/2023 By Caleb Garling


Houston Gets Lots of Love on the 2023 James Beard Award Semifinalists List

Nominees include chefs Greg Gatlin, Benchawan Jabthong Painter, and Victoria Elizondo.

01/25/2023 By Daniel Renfrow


Kata Robata Team to Open New Sushi-Forward Restaurant in Montrose

Katami will introduce Houstonians to chef Manabu “Hori” Horiuchi’s take on the future of Japanese cuisine in America.

01/12/2023 By Daniel Renfrow


Kick Off 2023 in Houston with One of These 8 New Year’s Day Events

Check out a selection of events happening on New Year's Day across the city.

12/28/2022 By Claire Anderson

Eat This Now

Wild in Montrose: Inside Houston's First CBD Restaurant

Hopes are high for for Houston’s first full-service CBD- and THC-infused restaurant.

12/22/2022 By Daniel Renfrow Photography by Jenn Duncan


23 Cool Events to Check Out New Year's Eve in Houston

No countdown needed (yet): check out our list of NYE events in Houston here.

12/21/2022 By Anna Rajagopal and Claire Anderson


22 Restaurants Opening in Houston in 2023

Restaurants opening in the Houston area in 2023 include Mediterranean concept Albi, upscale Thai restaurant MaKiin, and vegetable-forward restaurant Auden.

12/21/2022 By Daniel Renfrow


The Ultimate Bucket List of Things to Do in Houston

Whether you're in Houston for a day or a lifetime, we have ideas.

12/19/2022 By Jessica Lodge