Nice to Mead You

Food and Wine Tasting at the Texas Renaissance Festival

This year's Ren Fest has it all, from roasted meats and mead to deep-fried baklava and nachos-on-a-stick.

09/28/2015 By Akshaya Iyer

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: Sept. 19-25

Two new barbecue joints bring two new beginnings for two talented pitmasters.

09/25/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Health Nuts

What's the Deal with Açai Bowls?

The healthy smoothie-in-a-bowl is popping up everywhere, and with good reason.

09/23/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Tex-Mex Tuesday

There's a New Place in Town for Puffy Tacos

Tacos a Go-Go ditches the tortas and tamales in favor of a brand-new, taco-centric menu.

09/22/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Tex-Mex Tuesday

Alicia's Mexican Grille Shares Its Family Secrets

This Houston chain owes its success to a surprising menu and a family's hard work.

09/22/2015 By Sara Samora

Rise and Shine

4 Irresistable Recipes for Celebrating National Pancake Day

This year, the holiday falls on a Saturday—all the more reason to stay in and try your hand at one of these over-the-top pancake recipes.

09/21/2015 By Akshaya Iyer

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: Sept. 12-18

When one Asian fusion door closes, another Asian fusion door opens.

09/18/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Between the Buns

Celebrate Out of the Box: National Cheeseburger Day

Piled high and smothered with cheese, a juicy cheeseburger is indeed something to celebrate.

09/17/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Park and Dine

Teas Nursery in Bellaire Readies for Its Reincarnation as Evelyn's Park

A destination restaurant is coming to the new Bellaire park from Zelko Concepts.

09/17/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Gettin' Piggy With It

Go Pig or Go Home at Houston's 4th Annual Pork-stravaganza

The annual suckling pig showdown pits 18 chefs in a fiery battle at 8th Wonder Brewery.

09/16/2015 By Jennifer Nguyen

Chips and Dip

Everything You Ever Needed to Know for National Guacamole Day

We've got 5 fun facts to serve up along with your best guacamole recipe.

09/15/2015 By Jennifer Nguyen

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: Sept. 5-11

Changes abound in East Downtown—especially for those with furry friends.

09/11/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mimosas and Munchies

Celebrate Out of the Box: Brand New Brunches

New brunch menus are rolling out across town—and that's cause for celebration in our book.

09/11/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Say Cheese!

Star Ingredient of the Season: Burrata

Pair your next glass of wine with a nice burrata—the season's buttery, creamy, understated cheese.

09/10/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Get In Line

Opening Alert: Lotus Seafood Adds a Third Location

Will a new location mean shorter lines at the original? You wish.

09/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Let the Chips Fall

The Chocolate Chip Cookie (C)rumble

Leave it to a group of dedicated Houston food bloggers to determine who is serving the best chocolate chip cookie in town.

09/09/2015 By Megha Tejpal

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: Aug. 29-Sept. 4

The original Überrito has tolled its final mission bell.

09/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

'Cue It Up

The Bravado Spice Boys Host a Labor Day BBQ

Make the most of your day off by letting someone else do all the barbecuing—and clean up.

09/04/2015 By Jennifer Nguyen

High Holy Days

Honeychild's Introduces a Limited-Edition Frozen Custard Flavor for Rosh Hashanah

Look for challah french toast with apples and honey from Houston's favorite homemade custard company.

09/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Long Weekend

Labor Day Weekend: Your Last Shot at Houston Restaurant Weeks

We have the short list of the best places to eat over the long weekend and the final day of HRW.

09/02/2015 By Megha Tejpal