New Orleans Recipes

Grillades and Grits

The original version with veal goes back to the 19th century.

08/21/2013 By Robb Walsh

Ramenarama

Building a Better Bowl of Ramen

IKEA challenges seven of Houston's top restaurants to create the best bowl of ramen for only $3.

08/20/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Burgers

The Chili Cheeseburger at Sam's

Sam's Burgers Fries & Pies on Dairy-Ashford makes a mean chili cheeseburger.

08/20/2013 By Robb Walsh

Koreatown

Kimchi Fried Rice Returns to Super H Mart

A food stand with an odd name brings back an old favorite.

08/19/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Downhome Recipes

Captain Joseph C. Hutcheson: Warrior-Poet Of Texas's First Cookbook

To read his recipe for cornfield peas is to make the acquaintance of a good man.

08/19/2013 By John Lomax

Soup of the Day

Mi Quang: A Beautiful Bowl of Noodles

The winner of the Vietnamese noodle beauty contest.

08/19/2013 By Robb Walsh

First Look

Junior Slump at Jupiter Pizza & Waffle

New restaurant and craft beer bar in Sugar Land needs some time to warm up.

08/16/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Summer Cocktails

Pimm's Punch

Put out a punchbowl or a pitcher of this sophisticated, but easy-to-make summer cooler.

08/16/2013 By Robb Walsh

Lunch Break

Lunch on the Run at Cuchara

The $15 comida corrida gets you three courses on the quick.

08/15/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Texas Travels

Voraciously Alsatian

Castroville's 131st annual St. Louis Day Fest celebrates all things Franco-German, Texas-style.

08/15/2013 By John Lomax

World Sweets

A Baklava Bakery Case

There are a dozen varieties of baklava and lots more in the bakery case at Phoenicia.

08/15/2013 By Robb Walsh

Japandemonium

Stop Buying Grocery Store Sushi for Lunch

Kata Robata's $13 sashimi bento box is the best way to get your raw fish fix at lunch.

08/14/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Daily Specials

Amazing Fried Chicken

If you love fried chicken, stop by Liberty Kitchen some Wednesday.

08/14/2013 By Robb Walsh

Charitable Chow

Something For Everybody at Backstreet Cafe

With five Houston Restaurant Weeks menus, Backstreet Cafe covers all the bases—and beautifully.

08/13/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Soup of the Day

Bun Bo Hue Is on Its Way Up

This intensely-flavored Vietnamese noodle soup is gaining in popularity in Houston.

08/13/2013 By Robb Walsh

Beer Beat

Upslope Brewing Co. Heads Downhill to Texas

Boulder's brash young microbrewery makes a break for Texas shelves.

08/12/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Beer Recipes

Pivini Syr: Czech Chile con Queso

The traditional pub snack in Prague is a DIY cheese spread that will take your breath away.

08/12/2013 By Robb Walsh

Picnicking

Fried Chicken Sundays at D&T Drive Inn

A new kitchen and terrific menu makes D&T more than just an icehouse.

08/09/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Barbecue Tips

Pork Skin Picnic

Barbecue a pork picnic instead of a Boston butt and you get fried pork skins as a bonus.

08/09/2013 By Robb Walsh

Seasons Heatings

Hatch Chile Festival Heats Up Central Market

The 18th annual Hatch Chile Festival features everything from tortillas to lemonade.

08/08/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt