Eat Drink Play

Celebrate Out of the Box: Game Dates

These hot Houston bars invite guests to enjoy fun and games over cocktails and craft beers.

06/22/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Sign of the Times

Solving the Great Cafe Luxor Mystery

A frozen vodka with animal attraction

06/19/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Party On

Houston's Best Battled It Out at Last Night's Burger Bash

Houstonia's second annual Burger Bash was a sold-out success.

06/19/2015

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: June 13-19

On going to the great food truck park in the sky

06/19/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Alamo Drafthouse

Further solutions for beating the heat while staying well lubricated this summer.

06/18/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Breaking the Fast

Ramadan Is On: Where to Eat Iftar This Year

The annual month of fasting also brings with it a month of feasts.

06/18/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Poppin' Fresh

A First Look at Julie's French Pastries

A new bakery in Memorial is focusing on all things French, from croissants to crepes.

06/17/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Now Open

A First Look at Pho Binh in the Heights

A fast-casual bistro vibe and a special, Heights-only menu set this new location apart from its siblings.

06/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Eat Fresh

Star Ingredient of the Season: Summer Squash

Summer squash is at its peak, and Sparrow is serving it up in a creative way.

06/15/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Meatless Monday

Jain Says: The Buddha Burger at Pondicheri

It doesn't have to be Meatless Monday to enjoy this vegetarian burger at Pondicheri.

06/15/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Extreme Peach

Extreme Eats: The Fried Peach Donut at Revolve

An entire peach deep-fried in funnel cake batter, because why not?

06/12/2015 By Megha Tejpal

IN and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: June 6-12

Pho Binh moves in and Texadelphia secedes from Houston.

06/12/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

As Seen on TV

Chopped Is Heading to Houston for a Casting Call

The popular Food Network show is looking to include a few good Houstonians in the roster next season.

06/12/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Paul's Kitchen

The new summer happy hour menu at Paul's is the cure for all your hot weather woes.

06/11/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Nice to Meat You

A First Look at BuffBurger

The new Spring Branch burger joint specializes in all things natural and local.

06/10/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Slurp It Up

Tackling the Texas Ramen at the New Whole Foods on Voss

Is it possible to combine barbecued beef brisket and ramen into one delicious dish? Sometimes.

06/10/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Eat Fresh

Meatless Monday: Spicy Eggplant at Vieng Thai

Eggplant and basil, bridging Texas and Thailand.

06/08/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Eat Beets

Star Ingredient of the Season: Beets

The list of reasons we should eat beets may be longer than a summer day in Houston, but one charming Indian restaurant features a dish so bold, it "beets" the rest.

06/08/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Extreme Sweets

Extreme Eats: The Couch Potato Cookie at Fluff Bake Bar

This hot new Midtown bakery satisfies more than just your sweet tooth with wine, beer and an extreme cookie concoction.

06/05/2015 By Megha Tejpal

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: May 30-June 5

Dim sum leaves the Loop, but a venerable Montrose taco truck stays put.

06/05/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt