Comfort Food

Meet Houston’s Kings of Comfort

Michael Shine and his sons have found success in the simple things—in some cases, making those simple things just a little snazzier.

02/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mardi Gras

Bravado Spice Plans a Fat Tuesday Takeover at Royal Oak

James Nelson and the Bravado Spice crew are putting the "fat" in Fat Tuesday on February 17.

02/13/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: Feb 7-13

Celebrate a week without a closing with some super-fresh sushi.

02/13/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

'Cue News

Tickets On Sale Now for 3rd Annual Houston Barbecue Festival

The ever-growing barbecue affair attracts new talent each year.

02/12/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Comfort Food

Another Chicken & Waffles Contender Enters the Octagon

Jonathan's the Rub has added the popular special to the menu on a full-time basis.

02/11/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

North Italia Plans a March Opening, Made-From-Scratch Pasta, and Much More

Says chef Taylor Domet: "I just don’t think that Houston really has anything like us yet."

02/11/2015 By Jared Monmouth

Low Budget Leisure

This Winter, Make a Cheap Date at Alamo Drafthouse

A $5 movie ticket and an inexpensive late-night menu are just a few of the presents Alamo Drafthouse has in store this season.

12/08/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Candyland

A Different Type of Lunch Break

Get out of the tunnels and experience food as art.

11/17/2014 By Natalie Harms

BBQ

Eat 'Cue for a Cause This Weekend

Four barbecue greats come together for one great cause.

10/23/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

How the Sausage Is Made

Meat Your Maker

Where to transform your deer or boar into sausages and more

09/01/2014 By John Lomax

Kid Friendly

Avoiding Dinner Drama with Tots in Tow

Tips for parents (and non-parents) to keep the kid drama at bay when dining out with little ones.

08/26/2014 By Elise Rambaud Marrion

Get Out

Do This Tonight: Picnic at Miller Outdoor Theatre

Dine under the stars as Miller Outdoor Theatre screens the classic Talking Heads rock-doc Stop Making Sense.

08/14/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

A Family Guide to Houston

The Ultimate Guide to a Houston Family Reunion

Get your get-together together.

08/03/2014 By John Lomax and Katharine Shilcutt

As Seen on TV

Bakery Boss Gives Not Jus Donuts a Cake-Lift

Cake Boss Buddy Valastro's newest show comes through Houston to make over a struggling family bakery.

07/28/2014 By BoJanay Posey

Foodie TV

America's Test Kitchen Comes to Jones Hall

Christopher Kimball takes his popular PBS cooking show on the road.

06/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

'Cue News

Update: Tickets On Sale Now for Houston BBQ Festival

The second annual festival brings back old favorites and brings in new blood.

03/20/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Food, Glorious Food!

The Food Lovers Guide to Houston

The finest grocers, farmers markets, fruit stands, meat markets, charcutiers, seafood counters, bakers, cheese mongers, and every other monger in every corner of this great city.

03/03/2014 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

Anti-Valentine

Tonight: Roach Races and Bug Grub at HMNS

Mixers & Elixers is back for a Valentine's Day special at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

02/13/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Fried & Gone to Heaven

A Rodeo Food Preview

From ice cream–stuffed cupcakes and meat sundaes to salads, this year’s vendors have something for everybody.

02/02/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Book List

Gourmet Butcher's Guide to Meat

Vermont butcher Cole Ward has written a much-needed guide for meat lovers.

01/30/2014 By Robb Walsh