Restaurant Review

Don’t Let Your Car Choose the Restaurant

What do North Italia and Fluff Bake Bar have in common? Look out your car window.

09/01/2015 By Scott Vogel

Staycay

Take a Staycation: Hotel Zaza

Back to school? We say "back to the pool," with an end-of-summer staycation at Hotel Zaza.

08/27/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Why not waffles

Celebrate Out of the Box: Waffle Wednesday

Get over Hump Day with a decadent treat from Cloud 10 Creamery complete with house-made waffles.

08/26/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Cool It

Go Au Naturel at Mr. Natural Refresqueria

Fresh fruit on ice is the star at this Spring Branch hot spot.

08/26/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Sweet Charity

Leaving the Loop for Houston Restaurant Weeks

There's a charity-minded menu near you if you know where to go.

08/25/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Go Fish

Star Ingredient of the Season: Salmon

Opt for this high-protein fish over heavier meats during HRW at Sorrento.

08/25/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Meatless Monday

Chowpatty's Chaat Is Ready for Its Close-Up

The thalis at this Bollywood-themed restaurant are pretty enough to be in pictures.

08/24/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Get Sticky With It

Extreme Eats: Boneless Rib Sandwich at Pour Society

Houston's newest gastropub offers a sandwich so large and in-charge, it deserves its own ZIP code.

08/21/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Ampersand and Plus Sign

A Handy Guide to Houston's Provisions

A very occasional series

08/20/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Summer Lovin'

Celebrate Out of the Box: Date Night

Treat your sweet to Movies on the Lawn at Tiny Boxwood's where Saturday nights are reserved for the classics.

08/19/2015 By Megha Tejpal

See Food

Dinner at Vallone’s: Plan Ahead For Extra Panache

You may have had whole fish, but you've never had it set on fire and chipped out of a salt dome at your table.

08/18/2015 By Joanna O'Leary

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

Cool It

A Cool Clash of Cultures at Magnolia's Ice Cream

Kool-Aid pickles, Frito pies, mangonadas and more mix at this Second Ward favorite.

08/14/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Hou with a View

Celebrate Out of the Box: Restaurants with a View

Pair your fine dining with a killer view. Who says Houston doesn't have it all?

08/12/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Oh, so sweet potato

Star Ingredient of the Season: Sweet Potato

Trade in your plain old baked potato for a loaded sweet potato piled high with brisket and cabbage slaw at Dish Society.

08/11/2015 By Megha Tejpal

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

Go Fish

Extreme Eats: Crispy Whole Red Snapper

As much a conversational piece at the table as a dish, this extreme red snapper is a feast for the eyes.

08/07/2015 By Megha Tejpal

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

Keep it Classic

Celebrate Out of the Box: Classic Houston Restaurants

Out with the old, in with the new? Not so fast. Classic Houston restaurants are just as hot now as ever.

08/05/2015 By Megha Tejpal