Special Occasion Restaurants

Celebrate Out of the Box at Up and The Pass

This week: how to spice up a post work-out date, a bridal shower lunch and a milestone anniversary.

04/15/2015 By Megha Tejpal

So Fresh & So Clean

First Look at Graffiti's at Union St.

Burgers topped with mac 'n' cheese and brisket are just part of the allure here.

04/15/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Meatless Monday

The Lobster Grilled Cheese at The Union Kitchen

The Union Kitchen ups its grilled cheese game with the addition of lobster claw meat and avocado.

04/13/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Eat Fresh

Star Ingredient of the Season: Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts and bacon pair perfectly at Houston's newest restaurant-market combo on Washington Ave.

04/13/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Extreme Meats

Extreme Eats: Kangaroo Dog at Sammy's Wild Game Grill

Switch out your beef patty or pork sausage for something bold and adventurous from Sammy's Wild Game Grill.

04/10/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Special Occasion Restaurants

Celebrate Out of the Box at Holley's and Weights + Measures

This week: our picks for a coffee date, a special-occasion seafood dinner and a birthday breakfast

04/08/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Eat Fresh

Star Ingredient of the Season: Avocado

Sliced, diced or stuffed—the avocado is best enjoyed during the warmer months. Find out where to get your fix in Houston this spring.

04/06/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Pearls of the Ocean

Consider the Chargrilled Oyster

Oysters—raw or grilled—are all the rage right now. Here's where to get your fill.

04/06/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Eat Fresh

The Spring Menu at Monarch Bistro Is Fresh and Fancy

Checking in on the new chef de cuisine and his new menu at the Hotel ZaZa's Monarch Bistro

04/02/2015 By Eloise Cowan

Special Occasions

Celebrate Out of the Box: Easter Brunch, Pre-Game, & GNO

From Girls Night Out to Easter brunch with your family, how to celebrate this holiday week in Houston

04/01/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Go Fish

Celebrate Ceviche Season at La Fisheria

It's time to start seeking respite in the cool, crisp, clean flavors of ceviche.

03/31/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editors’ Picks

This Spring’s 10 Hottest Sunday Brunch Spots

We go in search of Houston’s biggest brunch buffets and most bottomless bellinis.

03/30/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editors’ Picks

10 Places You Should Get Crawfish This Season

‘Tis the season for mudbugs in Houston. Here’s where to get them.

03/30/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Review

Dak & Bop Brings Korean Fried Chicken to the Museum District

Move over, Colonel Sanders—there’s a new kind of KFC in town.

03/30/2015 By Scott Vogel

Restaurant Review

Weights + Measures Makes the Case for Vertical Integration

With four concepts under one roof—restaurant, bar, coffee shop, bakery—this ambitious Midtown undertaking is nothing if not bold.

03/30/2015 By Scott Vogel

The Big D

What's the Big Deal About Il Cane Rosso?

A very occasional series exploring the why and how of transitory poplularity

03/30/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Eat Fresh

Star Ingredient of the Season: Zucchini

It's a fruit... It's a vegetable... It's a flower?

03/30/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Special Occasion Restaurants

Celebrate Outside the Box: Birthday Dinners, Puppy Paw-tys and the First Date

Check out some of Houston's most unique dining destinations to celebrate your next special occasion.

03/26/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Breaking the Chains

Combating Sugar Land's Franchise Addiction

Ditch the giant national Italian chain for a small local Italian chain, with far better food.

03/25/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Eat Fresh

Star Ingredient of the Season: Cauliflower

Where to enjoy the vegetable of 2015

03/25/2015 By Megha Tejpal