Meatless in Montrose

Meatless Monday: Paulie's

Because on the first day of a work week, a regular size salad just won't do.

12/28/2015 By Megha Tejpal

10...9...8...

Celebrate Out of the Box: NYE

Whether you choose to dine or dance 2015 away, there's always a delicious way to ring in the new year.

12/28/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Tex-Mex Tuesday

Sizzling Short Ribs at Taqueria El Tapatio

An extensive menu and killer jukebox await at this beefy Mexican spot.

12/22/2015 By Alice Levitt

A Very Veggie Christmas

Meatless Monday: Backstreet Cafe

This River Oaks mainstay offers vegetarian options every day—Christmas Eve is no different.

12/21/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Mo' Butter, Mo' Better

Fried Day: House Fries at State of Grace

Oyster bar? We prefer more down-to-earth pleasures at River Oaks' newest hot spot.

12/18/2015 By Alice Levitt

Kuu La La

Happy Hour of the Week: Kuu

The new social hour menu at Kuu features more selections than many full-service restaurants.

12/17/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Upscale on a Budget

First Bite: Prix-Fixe Lunch at Durham House

Three courses of excellence for $25 at the former Woodrows Heights.

12/17/2015 By Alice Levitt

Just Desserts

Where to Find Food & Wine's Favorite Cupcake in Houston

It's not a cupcake; it's a Cup|Cake—and it's only at Fluff Bake Bar.

12/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Tex-Mex Tuesday

The World in a Tortilla at Velvet Taco

Overlook the aesthetic and enjoy the flavor at this taco chain instead.

12/15/2015 By Alice Levitt

Melt With You

Uncommonly Good Grilled Cheese at Common Bond

This "winter" meal of bread and melted cheese is worth the calories.

12/15/2015 By Joanna O'Leary

Go Green

Meatless Monday: Ruggles Green Bistro

A newly transformed bistro in Sugar Land takes vegetarian dining to new heights.

12/14/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Spiny Good Find

Fried Day: Durian Puff from Chinese Cuisine

An all-day dim sum spot in Chinatown knows everything—including a stinky fruit—is better fried.

12/11/2015 By Alice Levitt

Seafood Score

First Bite: Bernadine's

Gulf seafood is the star at the newest Heights eatery from the Treadsack group.

12/10/2015 By Alice Levitt

Spiritual Awakening

Happy Hour of the Week: Etoile Cuisine et Bar

Join the absinthe-minded for Green Hour at this Uptown Park hideaway.

12/10/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Tex-Mex Tuesday

Carnitas at Azteca Taqueria

A Heights taco truck has a way with tender pork.

12/08/2015 By Alice Levitt

Vege-Thai-rian

Meatless Monday: Songkran Thai Kitchen

Indulge in tasty Thai selections from chef Jett Hurapan's full vegetarian menu.

12/07/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Alice's Latest Obsession

Roumanian Steak at Kenny & Ziggy's

Houston's only version of the Jewish skirt steak classic is double the pleasure.

12/07/2015 By Alice Levitt

Hanukkah Harried?

Fried Day: Sufganiyot from Three Brothers Bakery

Celebrate Hannukah with enough oil to illuminate a temple.

12/04/2015 By Joanna O'Leary

First Look

State of Grace is Houston's Newest It Spot

With Southern style and a Houston heartbeat, this trendy restaurant is a welcome addition to River Oaks.

12/03/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Texas Travel

One More Reason to Visit Gonzales: Hand-Tossed Pizza

A pizza worth a two-and-a-half hour drive? Only in the capital of Come and Take It.

12/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt