Best Restaurants 2013

SLIDESHOW: Houston’s Best Desserts

You’ve seen our list of Best Restaurants—now it’s time to indulge your sweet tooth.

10/01/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Restaurant Reviews

Remembrance of Things Repast

The cuisine of yesteryear has a champion in Frank's Americana Revival.

09/30/2013 By Robb Walsh

Time Travels

Giant Frogs, Deep-Voiced Woman Singers and Vague Foreign Dinners

Locals damned Houston with faint praise in 1928.

09/03/2013 By John Nova Lomax

Seafood

The Strange Case of the Disappearing Gulf Crab

Seafood salad's salad days.

09/03/2013 By Robb Walsh Photography by Shannon O'Hara

Top Taco Trucks

Mollejas: Mexican Sweetbreads

Maria Rojas has been selling mollejas tacos in the same spot for 17 years.

08/28/2013 By Robb Walsh

Texas Travels

Voraciously Alsatian

Castroville's 131st annual St. Louis Day Fest celebrates all things Franco-German, Texas-style.

08/15/2013 By John Lomax

On the Table

Ramenarama

Getting to the bottom of Japan’s favorite bowl of noodles.

08/01/2013 By Robb Walsh Photography by Nick de la Torre

Houston vs. Dallas

D-List

Houston v. Vegas (oops, Dallas)

08/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

Reviews

Kung Pow

Is Mala Sichuan spicing up Chinatown? You have no idea.

07/01/2013 By Robb Walsh Photography by Shannon O'Hara

On the Table

Edgy Understatement

Chef Jonathan Jones’s Monarch Bistro is refined and sophisticated—not exactly what he’s known for.

06/01/2013 By Robb Walsh Photography by Shannon O'Hara

On the Table

Shooting Star

Chef Philippe Verpiand’s classic, slightly Americanized French cooking shines at Étoile.

04/25/2013 By Robb Walsh

On the Table

Va Va Veuve

You’ve come a long way, Tony’s

03/15/2013 By Robb Walsh

BBQ

Of Pork and Preachers

Around here, barbecue and religion go hand in hand.

03/15/2013 By Robb Walsh Photography by O. Rufus Lovett