21st Century Pub Food

The New Brit-Indo-Tex-Mex at Red Lion Pub

The pub's tandoori chicken quesadillas take creolization to uncharted waters.

11/05/2013 By Robb Walsh

Booze News

Of Corked Wines and Skunked Beers

Why is it so easy to send back bad wine, but not bad beer?

11/04/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Eat Texas Bivalves

Oyster Season Soft Opening

Welcome rains keep the conditional areas closed on opening day.

11/04/2013 By Robb Walsh

French Restaurants

Étoile's Anniversary Bargain

A stunning four-course pre-fixe dinner for $68

11/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

Recipes

Recipe: Spaghetti Carbonara

You probably already have all the ingredients you need to make an easy version of this dish in your refrigerator.

10/31/2013 By Robb Walsh

Wine Bars

Grape Expectations at Camerata

Operatic intensity descends on the Houston wine scene.

10/31/2013 By Jeremy Parzen

Best of Houstonia

Top 10 Houston Spaghetti List

The best places to get your pasta fix

10/31/2013 By Robb Walsh Photography by Tam Vo

Restaurant Review

The Spaghetti Cognoscenti

For a contrarian’s Thanksgiving, spaghetti in tomato sauce is a shining example of the “Columbian Exchange."

10/31/2013 By Robb Walsh

Essay

The Time I Nearly Burned Down Halloween

Or why an 11-year-old shouldn't be allowed to play with matches

10/31/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Terlingua Tradition

A Bowl of Red

A New York chili recipe worth remembering

10/31/2013 By Robb Walsh

Tony Bourdain on Frito Pie

Warm Crap in a Bag

Frito Pie is our traditional Halloween Dinner. Who cares what Tony Bourdain thinks?

10/30/2013 By Robb Walsh

Dining: I-10 East

Dirty Beans at AL-T's

There’s a Cajun joint in Winnie you need to try.

10/29/2013 By Robb Walsh

Seasonal Treats

Pomegranate: Ancient SuperFruit

September through February is pomegranate season.

10/28/2013 By Robb Walsh

Breakfast Beat

The Barnaby's Where You Don't Have to Wait In Line

Barnaby's downtown location can't be beat for weekend breakfast.

10/25/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Oyster Boat Bycatch

Bigorneaux, Whelks or Oyster Drills

The oyster predator tastes a lot like escargot.

10/25/2013 By Robb Walsh

Rants & Recipes

Stewing It Over

Texas oysters are getting a raw deal.

10/24/2013 By Robb Walsh

Bizarre Eats

I Finally Ate Geoduck—and You Can Too!

Try the famed/feared giant saltwater clam for yourself, tonight only at Kata Robata.

10/23/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Texas Oyster Fishery

Deadliest Catch: Galveston Bay

Transplanting spat on a salty day can be a challenge.

10/23/2013 By Robb Walsh

Beer Blog

Which Pumpkin Beer Is Best for You?

There are plenty of seasonal pumpkin brews to pick from—but which actually taste good?

10/22/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

In Memory

Of BBQ and Oysters: Dr. Sammy Ray

An amazing character in the Gulf Coast food world passed away last Monday.

10/22/2013 By Robb Walsh