Family Friendly

La Fisheria Bans Kids Under 8 After 7

Will the new ban on children make customers more or less likely to frequent La Fisheria?

08/06/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Around Chinatown

Homemade Noodles (and Yogurt) at Nam Giao

Specialties from the Hue region of Vietnam are the menu stars at Nam Giao.

08/06/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt


The Provolone Cheeseburger at Américas in The Woodlands

It's a yummy Provolone burger with mustard and aioli, but what makes it Amazonian?

08/06/2013 By Robb Walsh

Soup of the Day

All About Mi

The bowl of curly egg noodles called "mi" is the Vietnamese answer to ramen.

08/05/2013 By Robb Walsh

Fruit Facts

Japanese Melon? Korean Melon? Canary Melon

Marketed under multiple names, the canary melon is a summertime treat.

08/05/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Chinatown Chow

Barbecue Your Own Beef at Saigon Pagolac

One of Chinatown's oldest restaurants is a beef-lover's paradise.

08/02/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Summer Recipes

Voodoo Okra

This spicy shrimp, okra and green chile stew tastes like Brazilian gumbo.

08/02/2013 By Robb Walsh

Cheeto Chic

Jazzed Up Junk Food at Hollister on Washington

Chef Jason Kerr serves food truck fare in a fancy setting.

08/01/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Soup of the Day

Ramen Rant

Ramen is catching on in Houston, but it's not likely to rival pho, mi, or bun bo Hue anytime soon.

08/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

Houston vs. Dallas


Houston v. Vegas (oops, Dallas)

08/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

On the Table


Getting to the bottom of Japan’s favorite bowl of noodles.

08/01/2013 By Robb Walsh Photography by Nick de la Torre


A Ten-Stop Tampopo Tour of Houston

Find the best noodles in town on a voyage of ramen discovery.

08/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

The Petrol Station

A Trip to Beernerdia

Either speak the language or have a plan.

08/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

Food Truck Fare

Pork Belly Bonanza at Muiishi Makirritos

From pork belly hand rolls to an upcoming pig roast, Muiishi Makirritos is a bacon-lover's dream.

07/31/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Summer Lunch

Tuna Salads

Nothing like a good old tuna salad for a light summer lunch, right?

07/31/2013 By Robb Walsh

Downtown Dining

Fusion Taco Forces Me to Admit I Was Wrong

Revenge is a dish best served delicious.

07/30/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Southeast Asian Kitchen

Extra Virgin Fish Sauce

Improve the flavor of all your Vietnamese favorites instantly with a better brand of fish sauce.

07/30/2013 By Robb Walsh

Charitable Chow

Houston Restaurant Weeks: Serious Steals

A handy field guide to making the most of Houston Restaurant Weeks.

07/29/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

A Trini Roti Shop

Beam Me Up, Moe

There's a curry joint in Pearland called D'Caribbean that serves Nicki Minaj's comfort food.

07/29/2013 By Robb Walsh

Charitable Chow

Houston Restaurant Weeks: Treat Your Folks

A handy field guide to making the most of Houston Restaurant Weeks.

07/26/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt