Sweet Treats

Celebrate Rodeo Season with Chocolate, Chipotle, and Bacon

Michael's Cookie Jar will give you a good, sweet kick in the teeth.

03/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Food Lover’s Guide to Houston

Where to Buy Spices & Herbs

Every food lover knows that fresh spices can make a world of difference, so skip the spice aisle and check out these markets instead.

03/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt and Robb Walsh

The Food Lovers Guide to Houston

International Supermarket Guide

In a city as diverse as ours, the world can be found in your backyard.

03/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt and Robb Walsh

The Food Lovers Guide to Houston

Where to Buy Cheese in Houston

The city’s top five cheesemongers are at your service.

03/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt and Robb Walsh

The Food Lovers Guide to Houston

Houston’s Top 8 Shops for Sweets & Desserts

Indulge your sweet tooth with the finest pies, cakes, ice cream, and cookies our town has to offer.

03/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt and Robb Walsh

The Food Lovers Guide to Houston

The 9 Best Bakeries in Houston

From croissants to pita, bagels to baguettes, naan to marbled rye, and everything in between , here’s where to find the freshest-baked breads in town.

03/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt and Robb Walsh

The Food Lovers Guide to Houston

Houston’s Finest Fishmongers & Seafood

Plus: where to buy oysters by the sack

03/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt and Robb Walsh

The Food Lovers Guide to Houston

Houston’s Best Butchers, Deli Counters and Meat Markets

No matter what kind of meat you’re in the mood for, odds are you’ll find it at one of these eight great markets.

03/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt and Robb Walsh

The Food Lovers Guide to Houston

At Revival Market, the Cure for the Common Cold Cut

Join us on a pilgrimage to the only grocer in town that still cures its own meat.

03/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Food Lovers Guide to Houston

Know How to Pick Your Produce

Never picked a fruit or veggie before? Here’s what to look for—and what to avoid—when harvesting your own Texas produce:

03/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Food Lovers Guide to Houston

Houston’s 8 Best Farm Stands & Farmer’s Markets

Sample the finest local farmers have to offer or pick your own produce right off the plant—it's up to you.

03/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt and Robb Walsh

Food Trucks

The 10 Best Food Trucks Right Now

While plenty of newcomers are hitting the food truck scene, you just can't beat the classics.

03/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cypress

Where to Eat in Cypress: March 2014

Inner-loopers may be surprised, but Cypress is home to Peruvian, Thai, Cuban, barbecue, and more.

03/03/2014 By Phaedra Cook

Coffee

Houston’s 11 Best Coffeeshops

From brews to beans and cappuccinos to cortados, here’s where you should get your caffeine fix.

03/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Finger Lickin’ Good

Southern Fried Sensation: the Best Fried Chicken in Town

A classic dish fascinates Houstonians all over again.

03/03/2014 By Robb Walsh Photography by Kate LeSueur

Mutt City Mash-ups

The Eatsie Boys's MBLT Is a Family Affair

Showcasing the products of two generations of Marcus men

02/28/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Dining Outside the Box

The Flat Pops Up

The Montrose lounge is stretching out with a series of planned pop-up dinners.

02/27/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Festival Food

Ice-Cream Stuffed Cupcakes Are Just the Beginning

Custom Confections—and its chocolate-covered bacon—is ready to rock the Rodeo again this year.

02/26/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Junque Food

Jason Kerr's Cheeto-Covered Oysters at Lowbrow

An unlikely pairing—or is it?

02/25/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Texas Recipes

Native Texan Chili Fixin's

Is this the best Texas chili mix ever?

02/24/2014 By Robb Walsh