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

In and Out

Izakaya Moves Into Midtown

There's more to Japanese food than sushi—and there's more to this izakaya than beer and grilled meats.

07/21/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Extreme Eats

Extreme Eats: Lone Star Samwiches Food Truck

Sandwiches are for school lunches but "samwiches" are for the extreme eater.

07/17/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Sweet Charity

Pay What You Want Today at the Houston Texans Grille

All proceeds from today's fundraiser benefit the Lone Star Veterans Association, so dig in.

07/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Fresh Catch

MF Sushi Reopens in the Museum District

Master sushi chef Chris Kinjo is back after an extended hiatus.

07/15/2015 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

Fresh Catch

A First Look at Helen Greek Food & Wine

Evan Turner sets out to turn the city on its ear with regional Greek fare and the second-largest Greek wine list in the US.

07/13/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: July 4-10

Of bagels and brambles

07/10/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Drink a Bite to Eat

Extreme Eats: Blood Bros. BBQ

Dr Pepper, donuts and darn good barbecue, all in one sandwich.

07/10/2015 By Megha Tejpal

I Scream You Scream

Celebrate Out of the Box: National Ice Cream Month

The scoop on where to enjoy Houston's best frozen treats this summer, from sandwiches to shakes.

07/08/2015 By Megha Tejpal