Style Lessons

Hats 101: How to Rock Derby's Ultimate Style Statement

Violet Peacock milliner Lindsay Halpin kicks off a Southern style series at Julep.

04/20/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Vegging Out

Houstonians Ate All Their Vegetables at Our Inaugural Veggie Riot

At Veggie Riot, Houston's chefs proved you don't need meat to make a dish delicious.

04/20/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Slideshow

Veggie Riot: Spring Fling at the Houstonia House

Houston's best chefs came out to veg out on Saturday, April 18 to benefit Recipe for Success.

04/20/2015

Eat Fresh

Star Ingredient of the Season: Blackberries

Blink and you'll miss it: blackberry season is here—for now.

04/20/2015 By Megha Tejpal

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: April 11-17

Saying cheerio to Stag's Head Pub and benvenuto to a new location of Pizaro's Pizza.

04/17/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Time to Make the Donuts

Extreme Eats: Glazed the Doughnut Cafe

From its namesake glazed donut to a grilled cheese donut sandwich, Glazed the Doughnut Cafe takes donuts to the extreme.

04/17/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: North Italia

Where $20 will get you a pizza and a bottle—yes, a bottle—of wine.

04/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Slurp It Up

Oyster Alert: Julep Brings In Rare Belon Bivalves

One of the world's best—and rarest—oysters makes a special appearance today at Julep.

04/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Special Occasion Restaurants

Celebrate Out of the Box at Up and The Pass

This week: how to spice up a post work-out date, a bridal shower lunch and a milestone anniversary.

04/15/2015 By Megha Tejpal

So Fresh & So Clean

First Look at Graffiti's at Union St.

Burgers topped with mac 'n' cheese and brisket are just part of the allure here.

04/15/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

I scream

Our Long National Nightmare Is Over: Blue Bell Returns to Stores

H-E-B has started stocking the beloved Brenham-based ice cream once again.

04/14/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

One Night Only

Charivari Rings In Spring with Spargel and Riesling

Chef Johann Schuster will highlight white asparagus and German Riesling at a special, one-off dinner.

04/14/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Farm to Table

Chandler Rothbard and Animal Farm Host a "Real Local" Dinner

The wandering chef returns to Houston for a one-night-only farm dinner, with TV crew in tow.

04/14/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Meatless Monday

The Lobster Grilled Cheese at The Union Kitchen

The Union Kitchen ups its grilled cheese game with the addition of lobster claw meat and avocado.

04/13/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Eat Fresh

Star Ingredient of the Season: Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts and bacon pair perfectly at Houston's newest restaurant-market combo on Washington Ave.

04/13/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Extreme Meats

Extreme Eats: Kangaroo Dog at Sammy's Wild Game Grill

Switch out your beef patty or pork sausage for something bold and adventurous from Sammy's Wild Game Grill.

04/10/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Alcoholic Politics

Strengthing the Whiskey Garrison

As Reserve 101 opens their specially picked single barrel bourbon, distilled by Garrison Brothers, there is something for all whiskey drinkers to keep in mind.

04/09/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Cheap Date

Happy Hour of the Week: Johnny's Gold Brick

Every day is happy hour at this new Heights watering hole.

04/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Special Occasion Restaurants

Celebrate Out of the Box at Holley's and Weights + Measures

This week: our picks for a coffee date, a special-occasion seafood dinner and a birthday breakfast

04/08/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Extra Virgin

Bar Menus Increasingly Make Room for Mocktails

The newest trend in the craft cocktail world? The mocktail.

04/08/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt