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Love & Sex

67 Great Dates in Houston

Good, bad, or ugly, we’ve got the guidance you need to make dating great, from the city’s best date nights to the real truth about romance in the Bayou City from readers just like you.

10/30/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Top Stories

Troubled Waters

The Deliberate Flooding of West Houston

Thousands of Houstonians have been left with gutted homes—and many, many questions.

10/16/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt and Roxanna Asgarian

Houstonian Holiday Recipes

The Ultimate Houstonian Holiday Table

Switch up your traditional holiday fare with these recipes from Houston chefs.

10/30/2017 By Houstonia Staff

News

Portrait of a Young DREAMer

An Obama past gives way to a Trump future, and a Houstonian considers his options.

10/30/2017 By Arman Badrei, Kara Fields, and Spencer Vogel

What Is Love?

The Results Are In from Our Big Love and Sex Survey

...and y'all really don't mind making out in public.

10/30/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Classical Music

Italian Sirens and Other Female Composers Take Center Stage at Ars Lyrica

“Artful Women” brings a celebration of women’s roles in 17th- and 18th-century music.

10/30/2017 By Chris Becker

Best of Houstonia

Houstonian Holiday Recipes

The Ultimate Houstonian Holiday Table

Switch up your traditional holiday fare with these recipes from Houston chefs.

10/30/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Love & Sex

67 Great Dates in Houston

Good, bad, or ugly, we’ve got the guidance you need to make dating great, from the city’s best date nights to the real truth about romance in the Bayou City from readers just like you.

10/30/2017 By Morgan Kinney, Nicki Koetting, Alice Levitt, Marianella Orlando, Sarah Rufca Nielsen, and Katharine Shilcutt

Eat & Drink

Houstonian Holiday Recipes

How to Make Brasserie 19's Spiced Apple Galettes

Convince your friends you're a pastry genius.

10/30/2017 Videography by Ray Kuglar

The Drawl

The Essential Sauces and Salsas Every Houstonian Kitchen Needs

No, you have a condiment-hoarding problem.

10/30/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Houstonian Holiday Recipes

Recipe: Brasserie 19’s Showstopping Spiced Apple Galettes

Impress your Thanksgiving guests with this fancy dessert.

10/30/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Houstonian Holiday Recipes

Recipe: Holley’s Habit-Forming Parker House Benne Seed Rolls

Recreate the closed restaurant's buttery, yeasty bread rolls at home.

10/30/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Houstonian Holiday Recipes

Recipe: La Table’s Fabulously Fluffy Mashed Potatoes

Just add more butter. No, even more.

10/30/2017 By Alice Levitt

Houstonian Holiday Recipes

Recipe: Luby’s Real-Deal Green Bean Casserole

Just like your grandma made it.

10/30/2017 By Nicki Koetting

Houstonian Holiday Recipes

Recipe: State of Grace’s Creamy, Crowd-Pleasing Poblano Spoonbread

This stuffing will transform anyone into a cornbread lover.

10/30/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Houstonian Holiday Recipes

Recipe: Ninfa and Domenic Laurenzo’s Kicked-up Turkey and Salsa Molcajete

Make your Thanksgiving turkey the way Mama Ninfa did.

10/30/2017 By Alice Levitt

Editor's Picks

Dig In: The Best Houston Restaurants for Family-Style Dining

You don't have to share your food at these eateries, but you should.

10/30/2017 By Brooke Viggiano

Editor's Picks

Not Just Shawarma: The 10 Best Lebanese Restaurants in Houston

Where to get your fix for everything from Lebanese pizza and sandwiches to dessert and, yes, shawarma

10/30/2017 By Alice Levitt

Pour

Bernie's Burger Bus Gets Liquored Up

These are the boozy milkshakes we need right now.

10/30/2017 By Alice Levitt

Restaurant Review

The Rebirth of Two Neighborhood Restaurants, One Fifth and Lowbrow

Are these iterations as good as their predecessors?

10/30/2017 By Alice Levitt

Editor’s Note

Editor's Note

When Bad Dates Go Good

Here's to weird beginnings and happy endings.

10/30/2017 By Catherine Matusow

News & City Life

News

Portrait of a Young DREAMer

An Obama past gives way to a Trump future, and a Houstonian considers his options.

10/30/2017 By Arman Badrei, Kara Fields, and Spencer Vogel

Bayougraphy

Legendary Steel Guitarist Herb Remington Looks Back

You know this 91-year-old Houstonian’s music, if not his name.

10/30/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Ice House

This Sports Complex in Cypress Allows Kids with Special Needs to Play Ball

The Langham Creek YMCA's adaptive sports program is more than just about playing sports.

10/30/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Ice House

This Houston Woman Has the Longest Fingernails in the World

We asked world record holder Yani Williams what it's like to live with 19 (combined) feet of fingernails.

10/30/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Ice House

Midwives Can Now Help Deliver Babies in Houston Hospitals

Expectant mothers no longer have to choose between delivering with a doctor or a doula.

10/30/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Ice House

Out of Catastrophe, a Wild New Opportunity at the Houston Arboretum

In the aftermath of a great tree-mortality event, the Arboretum has created a new master plan.

10/30/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

November's Perfect Party: Everybody's Suing Somebody Edition

Some legit lawsuits, some not-so-legit

10/30/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

Where Do Animals Go During a Hurricane?

Harvey left us wondering: do critters hunker down during natural disasters?

10/30/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Troubled Waters

The Deliberate Flooding of West Houston

Thousands of Houstonians have been left with gutted homes—and many, many questions.

10/16/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt and Roxanna Asgarian

Style & Shopping

What Is Love?

The Results Are In from Our Big Love and Sex Survey

...and y'all really don't mind making out in public.

10/30/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Clutch City

Houston-Made: Our Local Holiday Gift Guide 2017

This holiday season, it’s more important than ever to keep our dollars local.

10/30/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen