Restaurant Review

Omakase Is Having a Moment in Houston

Kukuri and Roka Akor offer different experiences of the Japanese tradition. Read this before you spend extravagantly.

12/04/2017 By Alice Levitt

Restaurant Review

The Rebirth of Two Neighborhood Restaurants, One Fifth and Lowbrow

Are these iterations as good as their predecessors?

10/30/2017 By Alice Levitt

Restaurant Review

Welcome to the Neighborhood, Heights Bier Garten and King's BierHaus

Say prost at the—not one, but two— new German patio bars in the Heights.

10/02/2017 By Alice Levitt

Restaurant Review

Are the Latest Endeavors from Beard-Recognized Chefs at Xochi and The Pass Worthy of a Medal?

The newest offerings from Houston's top chefs provide much food for thought.

07/18/2017 By Alice Levitt

Restaurant Review

Barbecue Takes a Big, Beefy Step Forward at The Pit Room and Pinkerton’s

The art of the smoker attains an all-new level in Houston's hottest barbecue spots.

06/21/2017 By Alice Levitt

Restaurant Review

At Night Market and Maba Pan-Asian Diner, a Fine Fusion of Traditions

Go for the loaded fries, stay for the five-spice-rubbed ribeye and pork belly tacos wrapped in scallion pancakes.

05/25/2017 By Alice Levitt

Restaurant Review

Big Resumes and Shareable Plates Unite Killen's STQ and Nobie's

The smoky, flavorful fare at Killen's STQ and Nobie's does not disappoint.

04/17/2017 By Alice Levitt

Sleek Greek

First Bite: Helen in the Heights

What to eat at the casual sequel to the Beard-nominated original.

04/13/2017 By Alice Levitt

Let's Taco 'Bout It

First Bite: Tacodeli

Regional ingredients are at the center of this Austin-based taqueria.

04/11/2017 By Alice Levitt

Meat of the Matter

Tex Mex Tuesday: Pollos Asados La Silla

There's more than chicken within this restaurant's bright-yellow walls.

04/11/2017 By Alice Levitt

Chay Style

Meatless Monday: Quan Yin Vegan Restaurant

Vietnamese classics without the animal products? Head here.

04/10/2017 By Alice Levitt

Non-Veg

Our Latest Obsession: Aga's Restaurant & Catering

Go for the goat chops, stay for the sheermal and lab-e-shireen.

04/04/2017 By Alice Levitt

Sweet Stars

Yauatcha Brings Michelin-Starred Dim Sum to the Galleria This Week

The dumplings get most of the attention, but we're excited about the pastries.

03/27/2017 By Alice Levitt

Joys of the Flesh

Our Latest Obsession: Spicy Pork Ribs at Daddy & Daughter

Jjamppong and jajangmyeon are all well and good, but order this instead.

03/23/2017 By Alice Levitt

Walking the Plank

Fast Firsts: Long John Silver's

Thirty years later, does the pirate please?

03/22/2017 By Alice Levitt

Restaurant Review

You Won't Find Your Grandma's Gulf Coast Cuisine at These Two New Restaurants

Ritual and Eloise Nichols Grill & Liquors are redefining Gulf Coast cooking with modern menus and highly local ingredients.

03/21/2017 By Alice Levitt

Easy Being Green

Sugar Rush: Suzie's Pastry Shoppe

French-Lebanese relations are excellent at this Briarmeadow bakery.

03/20/2017 By Alice Levitt

Meat There

First Bite: Bacon Bros. Public House

A new flesh-focused restaurant sets up shop in Sugar Land's Town Square.

03/16/2017 By Alice Levitt

Beat to Capacity

No Tea, No Shade at Hamburger Mary's

The drag-themed restaurant chain isn't serving face just yet.

03/13/2017 By Alice Levitt

Dark & Lovely

Sugar Rush: Chocolate at Killen's Steakhouse

Think the meat palace is all about beef? Think again.

03/09/2017 By Alice Levitt