In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: Jan 30-Feb 6

Clutch City closes and another Tex-Mex restaurant sets its sights on Houston.

02/06/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Living Off the Land

Forest to Table: Harvesting Houston's Wild Edibles

Mark Vorderbruggen, a.k.a. Merriwether the Adventurer, wants you to eat your dandelion greens—and more.

02/05/2015 By Nicholas L. Hall

In and Out

Texas Cafeteria on Shepherd Closes After 50 Years

The transformation of the N. Shepherd Dr. corridor continues apace.

02/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Local Eats

The Kolache Shoppe to Toppe Them All

The re-opening of Kolache Shoppe in its 45th year of business proves to be one of the tastiest choices you have for breakfast.

02/04/2015 With Lucy Spicer and Jared Monmouth By Maggie Berardo

Editor’s Picks

Our Top 10 Romantic Dinner Spots

Get a table at one of Houston's most romantic restaurants.

02/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Wine

8 Romantic Wine Pairings for Valentine’s Day

These classic wine pairings are, well, made for each other.

02/04/2015 By Jeremy Parzen

Seriously?

Senator Advocates Abolition of Hand-Washing Laws in Restaurants

Senator Thom Tillis has clearly never come down with a nasty case of food poisoning.

02/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Fry Daddy

What Is Korean Fried Chicken?

And how is it different from American fried chicken?

02/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Taking It to the Streets

Meatless Monday at Taco Nuts

Who says taco trucks aren't vegetarian-friendly?

02/02/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Cheesiest

The Making of the Mac 'n' Cheese: Luby's Shares Its Recipe

Put the blue box away and try your hand at Luby's old-fashioned mac 'n' cheese recipe.

02/02/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Food Fight

Two Takes on Som Tam: Which Is Tastiest?

Holley's and True Food Kitchen each have their own versions of the classic Thai salad.

01/30/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: Jan 24-30

The Annex heads to Lower Westheimer and two new Pluckers locations head outside the Loop.

01/30/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Hand Crafted

Buff Brew Celebrates Three Years with a New Beer

Plus: fighting words for Lone Star Beer.

01/29/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Drinking, Not Driving

Going Car-less for a Night: A Bar Crawl on the Metro

A guide to getting lit up on the light rail

01/29/2015 By Emma Hurt

Sweet Treats

Fat Cat Creamery Now Offering Delivery Service

Why wait for the ice cream truck?

01/28/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Sweet Treats

The Closest You Can Get to Ice Cream Heaven is Cloud 10

The winter flavors are everything you'd want in a cold, creamy treat.

01/28/2015 By Natalie Harms

Data Visualization

The 10 Most Interesting Things We Learned from This TABC Map

This map showing gross receipts for Houston-area bars is the coolest thing we've seen this year.

01/27/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt Research by Ian Wells

Drink It In

A Margarita a Day...

A curated guide to a week's worth of happy hours margaritas that won't break the bank.

01/27/2015 By Emma Hurt

In and Out

Nara Is Closing at the End of January

Chef Donald Chang plans to reopen a new concept elsewhere after closing the West Ave restaurant.

01/26/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

One and Done

Scenes from Saint Arnold's 8th Annual One Pot Showdown

Santo and Ale Wagger were the biggest beers at this year's One Pot Showdown.

01/26/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt