Mutt City Mash-Ups

Guacamole Bobe at Rustika Cafe

At Rustika Cafe, owner Leo Reznick sees nothing unusual about Mexican-Jewish fusion food.

02/19/2014 By Robb Walsh

Awards Season

Houston Chefs Named Semifinalists for 2014 James Beard Awards

Three Houston chefs recognized as semifinalists for prestigious dining prize.

02/19/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Pizzerias

Consider the Calzone

A calzone is a pizza you can take for a stroll.

02/18/2014 By Robb Walsh

Brunch Break

Chicken Fried Biscuits at Triniti

Triniti's Texas twist on the buttermilk biscuit.

02/17/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Salad Bars

Salatas Sprouting Up All Over

Born in the Houston tunnels, this upscale salad bar is growing fast.

02/14/2014 By Robb Walsh

Anti-Valentine

Tonight: Roach Races and Bug Grub at HMNS

Mixers & Elixers is back for a Valentine's Day special at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

02/13/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Truffles & Champagne

Last Minute Valentine's Gifts

Liebman's Fine Food on Memorial offers one-stop shopping.

02/13/2014 By Robb Walsh

Breakfast Break

Egg, Meet Muffin

Solving the mystery of how to bake a perfectly poached egg inside a muffin.

02/12/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Breakfast

Pondicheri's Indian Breakfasts

Carrot paratha with a fried egg, keema, uppma and potato curry makes a quite a breakfast taco.

02/12/2014 By Robb Walsh

Locavore Fare

Radishes and Butter at Coltivare

From garden to table: this appetizer is as local as it gets.

02/11/2014 By Robb Walsh

Organ Meat

Sweetbreads for the Sweet

A once and future delicacy makes a comeback.

02/11/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Italian Food

The New Cauliflower Dish in Town

The sformato at Osteria Mazzantini challenges the cauliflower status quo.

02/10/2014 By Robb Walsh

California Cuisine

The Hangtown Fry: Bacon and Fried Oysters, Crossing Borders

The classic San Francisco omelet could easily be replicated here in Houston.

02/10/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Newsfix

Video: Pasadena Musicians Take Inspiration from St. Arnold

Local folk band Second Lovers draws their inspiration straight from the tap.

02/10/2014 By Dan Derozier

Newsfix

Video: Houston’s Coziest Pubs

As the temperature dips yet again, Newsfix asks: what do we look for in a warm spot to toss back a Guinness (or three)?

02/10/2014 By Dan Derozier

Eggs and Oysters

Danton's Blues Brunch

What goes better with the Blues? Eggs Danton with fried oysters? Or Boudin Benedict?

02/07/2014 By Robb Walsh

Mudbug Season

The Seafood Shoppe Is Tops for Crawfish

Big crawfish, hot seasonings, and some very spicy butter

02/06/2014 By Robb Walsh

Dept. of Agriculture

Rising Costs Keeping Younger Farmers Out

As the average age of the American farmer rises, so does the cost of getting into the game.

02/05/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Italian-American Cooking

Part Three: Mom's Lasagna

Make one for tonight, and put another one in the freezer.

02/05/2014 By Robb Walsh

Corn Fed

Recipe: Creamy, Dreamy Cornbread

This naturally gluten-free bread is a staple of the South for good reason.

02/04/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt