Sweet Stuff

Quality Street: Your New Christmas Tradition

Forget Christmas crackers; stuff those stockings with a box of British chocolates instead.

12/18/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Synergy

Second Lovers’ Love Affair With Craft Beer

Local folk band Second Lovers loves craft beer so much, they recorded an album at the Saint Arnold brewery.

12/17/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Urban Farming

Plant It Forward

Subscribe to the smartest CSA in Houston.

12/17/2013 By Robb Walsh

Coffee Talk

Clover Coffee: The Holy Grail of Caffeine?

The cutting-edge in coffee technology is now available in Houston, but you'll have to go to Starbucks.

12/16/2013 By Nick Panzarella

Exhibition

Seeing Food in a New Way

New Houston Center for Photography exhibition explores the photographic possibilities of what we eat.

12/16/2013 By Nick Panzarella

Soup of the Day

Is Hu Tieu New to You?

This Vietnamese soup comes with a blend of noodles and intriguing add-ons.

12/16/2013 By Robb Walsh

Pub Grub

Three Wee Meat Pies

Have a hearty winter lunch at McGonigel's Mucky Duck.

12/13/2013 By Robb Walsh

Comfort Classics

A Lot to Love at Luby's

In defense of the 66-year-old Texas-based cafeteria chain.

12/12/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Oysters

Thursday Special at Goode Co. Seafood

It's $6.95 a dozen for oysters on the half shell tonight.

12/12/2013 By Robb Walsh

Edible Architecture

5th Annual Gingerbread Build-Off Bakes Off This Saturday

These aren't your standard-issue gingerbread houses.

12/11/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Retail Food Shops

Expanding Your Cheese Horizons

Houston Dairymaids is a cheese shop with a point of view.

12/11/2013 By Robb Walsh

Eternal Questions

What's the Right Way to Serve Chicken Fried Steak?

That's a trick question; there is no right way.

12/10/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Lunch Spots

First Look at The Heights General Store

The new grocery store/cafe serves gumbo and sandwiches.

12/10/2013 By Robb Walsh

Tea Time

The Best Chai in Houston at Te House of Tea

Forget the syrupy-sweet chai you've had before; this is the real-deal stuff.

12/09/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Breakfast Spots

A Western Omelet at Frank's Grill

The argument over the Western omelet has never been settled.

12/09/2013 By Robb Walsh

Restaurant Openings

First Look at Bradley Ogden's Funky Chicken

Fast-casual chicken and Southern-style sides hit the Heights.

12/06/2013 By Robb Walsh

Drinking Games

Brian Ching Bartends for Charity at Dogwood

The Dynamo coach and retired forward will tend bar this Wednesday to benefit Habitat for Humanity.

12/06/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

New Creole Cuisine

First Look at Nara: Korean-Japanese Cuisine in West Ave

Donald Chang's newest restaurant blends his two culinary passions.

12/05/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Nixtamalization for You and Me

Masa for Tamales

Let's get all nerdy on tamales.

12/05/2013 By Robb Walsh

DRAM SHOP LITIGATION

Shepherd Plaza Shame

Lawsuit claims Ruchi's Taqueria Las Americas and Didy's Sports Bar overserved customer who caused fatal wreck.

12/05/2013 By John Nova Lomax