Cheers

The El Cantina Closes to Make Way for a Brewpub

The new Heights project is partnering up with brewmaster Erik Ogershok, previously of Real Ale Brewing.

08/18/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Perking Up

It's Coffee; It's Tea; It's Cascara

Okay, technically it's a tisane—and it's the perfect compromise between coffee and tea.

08/17/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Eats

Three Triple Threats Are Offering Brunch, Lunch and Dinner During HRW

This might make making up your mind about where to dine during HRW even more difficult; we're not sorry.

08/17/2015 By Maggie Berardo

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: August 8-14

A soft opening for Southern Goods and a hard stop for Commonwealth

08/14/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

#SLGT

LocalLocal Wants to Make Sure Your Local Food Is Legit

An informative new website aims to connect diners, restaurants, farmers and ranchers.

08/12/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Chat Room

The 10 Best Answers from Chef Mark Cox's AMA on Reddit

The chef/owner of Mark's American Cuisine took to Reddit yesterday to talk Tony's, tuna fish and tacos.

08/11/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Word on the Street

Table on Post Oak Might Be Transforming Into L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon

Years after the exit of Philippe Schmit, another French chef (or at least his restaurant group) could be taking over Table.

08/11/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Kid-Friendly

Back to School Blues: 5 End-of-Summer Treats for Your Kids

Only adults are ready for the summer to end.

08/10/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Sweet Charity

Be a Lady (or Man) Who Lunches with These Houston Restaurant Weeks Picks

These four favorites offer exceptional deals during HRW, especially at lunch.

08/10/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Fresh Catch

A First Look at Bramble

Randy Rucker is back and we're better for it.

08/07/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

New Kid on the Block

A First Look at Izakaya

It's not a traditional izakaya, and the Midtown restaurant is better for it.

08/05/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

On the half shell

Star Ingredient of the Season: Oysters

Oysters Añejo put a bold, Tex-Mex spin on a summer seafood staple.

08/05/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Craft Beer

At Karbach’s New Restaurant, a Wine Guy Goes Hop Head

Joseph Stayshich, formerly of Benjy’s, opens his latest restaurant inside the craft brewery—and discovers a new appreciation for beer along the way.

08/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

IN and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: July 25-31

Of Chinatown changes and Midtown makeovers

07/31/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Back in (Ruggles) Black

Bruce Molzan Turns to Crowdsourced Fundraising for Baby Ruggles

Does the city need another Ruggles? Does it need a paleo bakery? Does Kickstarter actually work?

07/29/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

Witchcraft Hopes Its Rebranding Will Cast a Spell on Diners

Chef Jordan Asher will roll out a new menu for the Heights restaurant on August 5.

07/28/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheers, Mate

Houstonia's Summer Six-Pack Is Hitting Whole Foods This Week

Shake off summer's scorching heat with our top six picks from Houston's best breweries.

07/27/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Meatless Monday

Star Ingredient of the Season: Jackfruit

Do Meatless Monday right with jackfruit carnitas or a "pulled" jackfruit BBQ sandwich.

07/27/2015 By Megha Tejpal

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: July 18-24

An Italian restaurant in Montrose makes its move, while a Swiss restaurant in Richmond seeks its salvation.

07/24/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Shot Through the Heart

Celebrate Out of the Box: Tequila!

National Tequila Day is upon us, and what the day will bring...nobody knows. But as for where the shenanigans will begin, we can help you there.

07/22/2015 By Megha Tejpal