Restaurant Review

Classic American and Unexpected Houston Flavor Meld at B.B. Lemon and Indianola

Two ambitious restaurants—one sweeping, one super-specific.

02/25/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Restaurant Review

Chris Shepherd Keeps the Party Going at One Fifth Mediterranean and Georgia James

Houston's best-known chef can't stop, won't stop.

01/28/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

A Feast for the Senses

One of the Best Restaurants in the World Is In Kemah. And Nobody Has Heard of It.

Down in Kemah, tucked behind a steakhouse called T-Bone Tom’s, is a place called Eculent, where a mad genius named David Skinner is serving up the culinary experience of a lifetime. But few have heard of him or his restaurant.

01/28/2019 By Scott Vogel

Restaurant Review

At Indigo and Kulture, the African Diaspora, Reinterpreted

Soul food, and then some.

12/31/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Restaurant Review

Don't Underestimate These Casual Heights Hangouts

At La Lucha and Blackbird Izakaya , unpretentious, seriously great grub.

11/26/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Restaurant Review

Mona Fresh Italian Food and Chicken Station Are Fast, Casual, and Fantastic

Two new restaurants make fine additions to a quickly expanding genre.

10/22/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Restaurant Review

Do These Celebrity-Backed Restaurants Have What It Takes?

Encountering lofty expectations at Nobu and International Smoke.

09/21/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Restaurant Review

At Poitín and UB Preserv, Capturing the Unique Character of Houston

Two different tales of Bayou City food.

07/20/2018 By Scott Vogel

Restaurant Review

These Three Temples of Flesh Shine In Their Sides, Too

Feges BBQ, Gus's Fried Chicken and Willow's Texas BBQ aren't messing around with their meats or their veggies.

06/22/2018 By Scott Vogel

Restaurant Review

Nancy's Hustle and Theodore Rex Gave Us Much Food for Thought

At these two new, popular restaurants, the cerebral battles the sensorial.

05/29/2018 By Scott Vogel

Restaurant Review

At Maison Pucha Bistro and Lucienne, French Cuisine With a Twist

These chic new eateries may be French by nature, but also find fresh inspiration from fare from around the world.

04/24/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Restaurant Review

Meat Matters at Mastro's Steakhouse and Doris Metropolitan

Two new steakhouses attempt to separate themselves from the herd.

03/28/2018 By Scott Vogel

Restaurant Review

At Emmaline and Night Market, Both the New and Familiar Make Their Much-Anticipated Debuts

Emmaline's opening and Night Market's revamp prove promising.

02/28/2018 By Scott Vogel

Restaurant Review

Fine Dining, the Dim Sum and Astros Way

Exotic morsels steamed, baked, and fried at Yauatcha—and meals quiet, convenient, and nachos-free at Potente.

01/30/2018 By Scott Vogel

Restaurant Review

Two Houston Favorites Reinvent Themselves

With new digs, new menus—and one new name—Kiran's and Alice Blue are reborn better than ever.

12/29/2017 By Scott Vogel

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