Restaurant Review

Is Houston's First Food Hall Worthy?

Heading down—way down—to review the city’s new subterranean food court, Conservatory.

08/22/2016 By Alice Levitt

Restaurant Review

Revisiting Oxheart and Underbelly After Back-to-Back Wins at the Nation's "Food Oscars"

Catching up with Houston’s two most recent James Beard Award–winning restaurants brings mixed results.

07/18/2016 By Alice Levitt

Certifiable Quality

Is Charivari Home to the Most Underrated Fine Dining in Houston?

Chef Johan Schuster doesn't get much press, but that doesn't mean his cuisine isn't some of the city's best.

06/16/2016 By Mai Pham

Beefing Up

An Entire Bottle and Three Courses? Just Under a Benjamin at Sal y Pimienta

Two people can eat exceptionally well on Mondays in Memorial.

06/02/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

The Station Agent

Let an Italian Make Your Dinner at Borgo Food Station

Homemade pasta and fresh salads are just a few of the take-home treats at this Highland Village spot.

06/01/2016 By Alice Levitt

Review

Modernizing the Museum Dining Experience at Bistro Menil and the MFA Cafe

But can the art on the plate can live up to what’s on the walls?

05/31/2016 By Alice Levitt

Ice House

The Other Lone Star Saloon—In Cambodia

Yes, believe it or not, you can find Tex-Mex (and Golden Tee!) in Phnom Penh.

05/31/2016 By Emma N. Hurt

Gulf Coast Kitchen

Multiple Show-Stoppers on Tony Mandola’s New Happy Hour Menu

Chef Juan Arelleno goes beyond tradition with a world of small plates.

05/27/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Reubenesque

A Look Inside the New Kenny & Ziggy's

The second location of the New York-style deli opens Monday. Here's what you'll see.

05/01/2016 By Alice Levitt

Editor's Picks

Where to Eat Right Now in Sharpstown

From Ethiopian to halal fried chicken to the best mall food court you've ever seen, Sharpstown's culinary offerings shouldn't be overlooked.

04/29/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Chapli-tastic

Why You Should Try Afghan Express' $10 Lunch Buffet

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the new Hillcroft haunt provides an Afghani education.

04/29/2016 By Alice Levitt

Editor's Picks

The 10 Greatest Greek Restaurants in Houston

Go beyond the gyro and delve into the city's pan-Hellenic offerings with our top picks.

04/28/2016 By Alice Levitt

Restaurant Review

Do Nice Service and Atmosphere Make a Restaurant Important?

Whether dining Uptown at La Table or in Chinatown at Mein, sometimes the ambience matters as much—if not more—than the food.

04/28/2016 By Alice Levitt

Soul Patrol

Huge Flavor at Big Sarg's Soul Food

It's worth a trip way outside the loop for a taste of southern comfort.

04/26/2016 By Alice Levitt

No Accounting for Taste

What Were the Real Best Bites at the Big Taste of Houston?

Houstonia's critic compares her favorites at the Big Brothers Big Sisters event to the judges' picks.

04/25/2016 By Alice Levitt

Sugary Spheres

They’ve Got Balls!: Sweet Edition

The sweet side of Houston's best globular grub.

04/22/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Light Brunch

Healthy Houston: Brunch at Union Kitchen

A dietitian shows how to slim down the fattiest meal of the week.

04/21/2016 By Marla Murphy

Stuffed

Pupusa Buffet Is as Great as It Sounds

Eat all the pupusas for less than a Hamilton.

04/19/2016 By Alice Levitt

Rolling In

Sushi in the Suburbs

Veteran chef opens Oba Japanese Cuisine in Sugar Land.

04/18/2016 By Mai Pham

Ancient Flavors

Our Latest Obsession: Egyptian Cuisine at Dandanah Café & Grill

Eat like an Egyptian at Houston's only purveyor of molokhia and feteera.

04/14/2016 By Alice Levitt