early risers

Hugs & Donuts Is Now [Soft] Open

The long-awaited donut shop from the H-Town StrEATs gang will have its grand opening Monday.

04/02/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Honors

Is Houston Home to Food & Wine's Best New Chef?

If you cast your vote, it could be.

04/01/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Special Occasions

Celebrate Out of the Box: Easter Brunch, Pre-Game, & GNO

From Girls Night Out to Easter brunch with your family, how to celebrate this holiday week in Houston

04/01/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Go Fish

Celebrate Ceviche Season at La Fisheria

It's time to start seeking respite in the cool, crisp, clean flavors of ceviche.

03/31/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Two Alarms

Two Beloved Houston Restaurants Closed by Fires

Bad news comes in twos.

03/31/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Pour

The Next Big Cocktail Trend? Remove the Booze!

With the arrival of mocktails, Houston’s craft cocktail explosion is now something everyone can enjoy.

03/30/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editors’ Picks

This Spring’s 10 Hottest Sunday Brunch Spots

We go in search of Houston’s biggest brunch buffets and most bottomless bellinis.

03/30/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editors’ Picks

10 Places You Should Get Crawfish This Season

‘Tis the season for mudbugs in Houston. Here’s where to get them.

03/30/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Review

Dak & Bop Brings Korean Fried Chicken to the Museum District

Move over, Colonel Sanders—there’s a new kind of KFC in town.

03/30/2015 By Scott Vogel

Restaurant Review

Weights + Measures Makes the Case for Vertical Integration

With four concepts under one roof—restaurant, bar, coffee shop, bakery—this ambitious Midtown undertaking is nothing if not bold.

03/30/2015 By Scott Vogel

Riding the Rail

The Offbeat Path: What to Do Off METRO’s New Green Line

Quirky restaurants, bars, galleries, and cultural spaces abound just a few blocks away from the Second Ward stop.

03/30/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Big D

What's the Big Deal About Il Cane Rosso?

A very occasional series exploring the why and how of transitory poplularity

03/30/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Eat Fresh

Star Ingredient of the Season: Zucchini

It's a fruit... It's a vegetable... It's a flower?

03/30/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Grocery Games

First Location of Japanese Supermarket Chain to Open in Houston

It's never been a better time to be an Asian grocery store guru in Houston.

03/27/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: March 21-27

Washington Avenue continues its evolution apace

03/27/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Special Occasion Restaurants

Celebrate Outside the Box: Birthday Dinners, Puppy Paw-tys and the First Date

Check out some of Houston's most unique dining destinations to celebrate your next special occasion.

03/26/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Breaking the Chains

Combating Sugar Land's Franchise Addiction

Ditch the giant national Italian chain for a small local Italian chain, with far better food.

03/25/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Eat Fresh

Star Ingredient of the Season: Cauliflower

Where to enjoy the vegetable of 2015

03/25/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Festival Fouls

Recap: Whiskey Fest on the Rocks

After the 2015 Houston Whiskey Festival, should anyone even go next year? Here's a look at the good and the bad.

03/24/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Awards Season

Two Finalist Nods for Houston in the 2015 James Beard Awards

Plus: two exciting nominations for our sister magazines in Portland and Seattle

03/24/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt