Best Restaurants 2017

Houston's 10 Best New Restaurants

Not surprisingly in a town known as Mutt City, it’s an eclectic bunch.

08/21/2017 By Alice Levitt Photography by Cooper + Ricca

Restaurant Review

Are the Latest Endeavors from Beard-Recognized Chefs at Xochi and The Pass Worthy of a Medal?

The newest offerings from Houston's top chefs provide much food for thought.

07/18/2017 By Alice Levitt

Drink Eat Up

You Can Eat Your Cocktail at This Galveston Bar

It may look like noodles, but Daiquiri Time Out's Thai Bowl is chilled and boozy rather than spicy and savory.

07/18/2017 By Alice Levitt

Restaurant Review

Barbecue Takes a Big, Beefy Step Forward at The Pit Room and Pinkerton’s

The art of the smoker attains an all-new level in Houston's hottest barbecue spots.

06/21/2017 By Alice Levitt

We'll Never Go There Anymore

This Month's Restaurant Rumors and Farewells

Check this before making plans at your favorite restaurant tonight.

06/16/2017 By Jakeisha Wilmore

Warm Impermanence

Big Changes Defined Houston's Food Scene Last Month

Relocations, name changes and chef shifts mean more new ways to eat.

06/15/2017 By Jakeisha Wilmore

Meat Here

National Burger Day Has Arrived! Here's Where to Celebrate

These are seven of our favorite spots for a big, beefy fix.

05/25/2017 By Beth Levine

Restaurant Review

At Night Market and Maba Pan-Asian Diner, a Fine Fusion of Traditions

Go for the loaded fries, stay for the five-spice-rubbed ribeye and pork belly tacos wrapped in scallion pancakes.

05/25/2017 By Alice Levitt

Pour

You Don't Have to Be a Torah Scholar to Enjoy This Synagogue's Beers

Drop the Dos Equis and try a Dos Aleph instead.

05/25/2017 By Alice Levitt

Warm Impermanence

Your Guide to April's Restaurant Closings, Changes & Rumors

You might be surprised by some of these comings and goings.

04/28/2017 By Jakeisha Wilmore

Fat and All That

Tex-Mex Tuesday: Why You Should Be Obsessed With the Tacos at the Pit Room

The homemade tortillas are the secret to the best barbecue tacos in town.

04/25/2017 By Alice Levitt

Restaurant Review

Big Resumes and Shareable Plates Unite Killen's STQ and Nobie's

The smoky, flavorful fare at Killen's STQ and Nobie's does not disappoint.

04/17/2017 By Alice Levitt

Editor's Picks

Eat Your Way Through Uptown with These 9 Restaurants

Explore both classic cuisines and new takes in Houston's hottest dining destination this side of the Galleria.

04/17/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Pour

At Fielding's, Boozy Flights Are No Longer Limited to Wine and Beer

Add a little (or a lot) of Bloody Mary to your next brunch in The Woodlands.

04/14/2017 By Brooke Viggiano

Editor's Picks

Slightly Less than One Dozen Egg Dishes to Try for Easter

Embrace the versatility of the egg with these diverse restaurants' hot takes.

03/21/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Restaurant Review

You Won't Find Your Grandma's Gulf Coast Cuisine at These Two New Restaurants

Ritual and Eloise Nichols Grill & Liquors are redefining Gulf Coast cooking with modern menus and highly local ingredients.

03/21/2017 By Alice Levitt

Beer-asana

Now You Can Do Downward Dog and Have a Drink, Too

Houston breweries are now offering yoga and beer classes.

03/21/2017 By Marianella Orlando

The More the Merrier

10 Great Group Dining Spots for Getting the Gang Together

These local crowd-pleasers make dining en masse easy.

03/16/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Persephone at Work

Arthur Ave to Be Replaced By Helen in the Heights

Perhaps the second time wasn't the charm after all.

03/09/2017 By Alice Levitt