Alice joined Houstonia in November 2015 and has been relishing exploring the city’s vibrant food scene ever since. 

She began her journalism career at age 13 with a cult film criticism ’zine. As an adult, stints with WWE Magazine and EatingWell led to her job as senior food writer at Vermont’s alternative newsweekly, Seven Days, in 2008. In that capacity, she became one of the state’s most well-known TV and radio personalities. Her first book, Vermont: An Explorer’s Guide, was published in 2015.

Alice has won an AltWeekly Award for Best Food Writing, two Daysies for Best Print/Online Journalist, and two "Top Social Foodie" awards from Burlington Social Media Day.

Bug Out

How to Host Your Own Crawfish Boil at Home

An eight-panel guide to cooking those bugs up right.

03/01/2016 By Alice Levitt Illustrations by Kyle Fewell

Gulf Seafood Guide

Meet the Fleet: 6 Gulf Species You Should Know

According to our experts, these are some of the best local fish to bag at your favorite seafood market.

03/01/2016 By Alice Levitt Illustrations by Kyle Fewell

Pour

Reserve 101 Brings In Its Rarest Whiskey to Date—Even by Its Own Standards

Legendary distillery William Grant & Sons has never made a barrel of whiskey for a bar—until now.

03/01/2016 By Alice Levitt

BBQ

Is Great Texas Barbecue Still Great Without a Line?

The spiffy new, 4,200-square-foot location of Gatlin’s BBQ in Oak Forest raises the question.

03/01/2016 By Alice Levitt

Sushi

Ka Sushi: The Best Japanese Spot You Haven’t Tried

This sushi-and-whiskey bar in a strip mall specializes in surprises.

03/01/2016 By Alice Levitt

Gulf Seafood Guide

Ceviche City: Gulf Fish Goes Raw

What better way to enjoy fresh-from-the-water catches than in crudo form?

03/01/2016 By Alice Levitt

Gulf Seafood Guide

Catch of the Day: Houston’s 7 Best Seafood Markets

From Spring to Seabrook, here’s where to scoop up the best Gulf fish.

03/01/2016 By Alice Levitt

Full Banquet

The Charcuterie and Kitchen Garden Will Go On at New Merrill House

Paul's Kitchen will close this Sunday, but continue to expect delicious things from chef Paul Lewis.

02/25/2016 By Alice Levitt

Nosh All Night

Modern Israeli Cuisine Gets the Spotlight at New Dining Event

The Jewish Federation of Greater Houston debuts a culinary event for young professionals.

02/24/2016 By Alice Levitt

Round & Round

Tex-Mex Tuesday: Gorditas de Trompo at PlazAmericas

The former Sharpstown Mall is a Mexican food court treasure trove.

02/23/2016 By Alice Levitt

Cutting Remarks

Our Latest Obsession: Hand-Cut Noodles at Korean Noodle House

Chase the blues away with Korean comfort food.

02/22/2016 By Alice Levitt

Inside the Food Lab

Talking Houston With J. Kenji López-Alt

The Serious Eats managing culinary director hits Central Market to promote his new book.

02/19/2016 By Alice Levitt

Happiness on Hillcroft

Fried Day: Tawa Fish Fry at Spicy Eggs

A non-egg dish shines at the Indian breakfast spot.

02/19/2016 By Alice Levitt

Mad Luv

Ziggy's Roumanian Steakhouse Returns Next Month

Sammy's Roumanian Steakhouse DJ Dani Luv discusses schtick, dreck and vegetarianism.

02/18/2016 By Alice Levitt

Award Season

Helen Greek Food & Wine May Be the Best New Restaurant in the Country

The James Beard Foundation Award semifinalist nominations are out, and Houston is feeling the love.

02/17/2016 By Alice Levitt

Under the Sea

Even the Sea Lions Eat Sustainable Seafood at the Houston Zoo

The zoo educates guests in responsible fishery practices with a special dinner.

02/17/2016 By Alice Levitt

Fast Food Fever

Tex Mex Tuesday: In Praise of Pollo

Why we aren't embarrassed to love El Pollo Loco.

02/16/2016 By Alice Levitt

Fugu Me!

It's Fugu Season in Japan—and at Kata Robata

Our dining editor eats the potentially poisonous blowfish.

02/15/2016 By Alice Levitt

A Chicken Ain't Nothin' But a Bird

Fried Day: French Toast and Wings at Lucille's

And you thought chicken and waffles was a brunch indulgence.

02/12/2016 By Alice Levitt

For the Seafood Lover in You

If I Eat at Red Lobster Will Beyoncé Be There?

Are Houston's Red Lobsters packed thanks to the Queen Bee?

02/10/2016 By Alice Levitt