Comfort Food

Houston’s 5 Best Diners

If you don’t have a go-to spot for bountiful breakfasts and endless coffee, you’re missing out.

02/15/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Comfort Food

Houston’s 5 Best Fried Chicken Spots

When it comes to fried chicken, everyone comes with a bias—but these five Houston favorites might make you throw away Grandma’s recipe card once and for all.

02/15/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Comfort Food

Comfort Clash: Who Serves the Best Comfort Food?

From chili to chicken & waffles, shrimp ’n’ grits to chocolate pie, Houston’s finest purveyors of comfort food square off.

02/15/2015 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

Restaurant Review

Preview Modern Seafood Leaves Us Craving More

Chef Jason Liao’s food is undeniably delicious and inventive—now if only there were more of it.

02/08/2015 By Scott Vogel

Restaurant Review

Prohibition Supperclub & Bar Walks a Fine Line Between Delectable and Profane

While you can bask in a burlesque show over dinner, the real star is the food.

02/08/2015 By Scott Vogel

Beach Eats

Beignets by the Beach at The Gumbo Diner

This cute Galveston diner features some Cajun flair.

01/06/2015 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

On the Table

Review: Jinya Ramen Makes Landfall in Webster

And it just may be the finest ramen shop in all of Houstonia.

01/04/2015 Photography by Kate LeSueur

On the Table

Review: Can Main Kitchen Redefine Hotel Dining?

The restaurant inside downtown’s brand-new J.W. Marriott dreams big.

01/04/2015 Photography by Scott Vogel

Review

Six Months in, Can Common Bond Live by Croissants Alone?

Common Bond really does bake some of the best breads in the country—if you can stand the wait.

11/30/2014 By Robb Walsh

Review

Sal y Pimienta Brings Multi-Dimensional South American Cuisine to CityCentre

Half top-end steak house, half old-fashioned Argentinian parrilla, Sal y Pimienta is a meat-lovers’ paradise.

11/30/2014 By Robb Walsh

Restaurant Review

A Trip to the Strait of Malacca at Mamak Malaysian

Mamak Malaysian offers a natural (and delicious) fusion of cuisines from India to China.

11/03/2014 By Robb Walsh

Restaurant Review

Ain’t That Americana?

Review: Journey to the postwar era at Montrose’s new Pax Americana

11/03/2014 By Robb Walsh

Restaurant Reviews

The Return of the Dreaded “F” Word

Does Lilo and Ella’s success mean “fusion” might be allowed back into the food writing lexicon?

09/30/2014 By Robb Walsh

Southern Food

Review: Punk’s Rocks

Chef Brandi Key is whipping up a little Southern nostalgia in Rice Village.

09/01/2014 By Robb Walsh Photography by Kate LeSueur

Restaurant Review

Inside the New MF Sushi: an All-or-Nothing Kind of Place

Sushi chef Chris Kinjo’s true artistry can only truly be appreciated if you put him in the driver’s seat.

08/03/2014 By Robb Walsh

Road Trips

The Best Thing I Ate in Denver

Someone needs to bring the savory French toast dish to Houston.

06/23/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Barbecue

Is Killen’s BBQ Really The Best in Texas?

We braved the lines and baked in the sun to find out.

06/02/2014 By Robb Walsh Photography by Kate LeSueur

On the Table

Upper Kirby Korean: Highs and Lows at Nara

How do chef Donald Chang’s lighter, more refined versions of Korean food stack up?

04/30/2014 By Robb Walsh

Editor’s Picks

Vietnamese-Style Crawfish Near You

There are delicious Vietnamese crawfish joints all over town. Here are 10 of our favorites.

04/07/2014 By Robb Walsh