Best Restaurants 2018

5 Chain Restaurants We Whole-Heartedly Welcome to Town

These buzzy eateries have recently set up shop in the Bayou City, and we're thrilled.

08/17/2018 By Mai Pham

Best Restaurants 2018

6 Overlooked Restaurants You Need to Know About

They're on our radar, and should be on yours, too.

08/17/2018 By Alice Levitt

Best Restaurants 2018

6 New Neighborhood Restaurants We're Obsessed With

At these spots, Houston’s finest—and savviest—chefs are pushing the boundaries of food, drink, and creativity.

08/17/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Restaurant Review

At Poitín and UB Preserv, Capturing the Unique Character of Houston

Two different tales of Bayou City food.

07/20/2018 By Scott Vogel

The Essential Guide to Asiatown

4 Noodle Bowls You Need to Know About

Stir-fried or in a soup, a bowl of noodles speaks directly to the soul in any language, across all cuisines.

06/22/2018 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Essential Guide to Asiatown

Required Eating: 11 Restaurants in Asiatown You Can't Miss

From Cajun-Vietnamese crawfish to dim sum and Sichuan staples, these are our favorite places to eat.

06/22/2018 By Mai Pham

Pour

A Dr Pepper Cocktail Exists and Yes, You Need to Try It

It's just what the doctor ordered.

06/22/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Editor's Picks

Where You Should Eat and Drink in EaDo

Houston's hottest neighborhood right now is going through a culinary renaissance.

06/22/2018 By Brooke Viggiano

Restaurant Review

These Three Temples of Flesh Shine In Their Sides, Too

Feges BBQ, Gus's Fried Chicken and Willow's Texas BBQ aren't messing around with their meats or their veggies.

06/22/2018 By Scott Vogel

Restaurant Review

Nancy's Hustle and Theodore Rex Gave Us Much Food for Thought

At these two new, popular restaurants, the cerebral battles the sensorial.

05/29/2018 By Scott Vogel

Bayougraphy

Chris Shepherd 'Never Wanted to Be in the Same Box as Everyone Else'

The chef who explained Houston food to the world

05/29/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

100 Best Shops

7 Shops That Don't Mess With Texas

These purveyors offer the true Lone Star State experience.

04/24/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Q&A

Events Owner Regina Garcia Has Learned How to Evolve or Perish

"Retail is cyclical, so what didn’t happen five years ago is happening now, and it’s all coming around."

04/24/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Q&A

Elaine Turner's Secret to Success: 'Perseverance and Commitment'

"You’re going to fail—we’ve had stores open, and we’ve had stores close. Everything is not going to be a home run. But you have to stay above that; you have to react and be agile to what the consumer is doing and saying. "

04/24/2018 By Abby Ledoux

100 Best Shops

18 Shops to Satisfy Your Pinterest Fantasies

Don’t just add it to your Dream Home board—go find it at one of these swoon-worthy stores.

04/24/2018 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen, Laura Furr Mericas, and Abby Ledoux

100 Best Shops

Our 13 Favorite Vintage and Resale Shops

Houston’s vast and rich resale landscape runs from bargain to Balenciaga and low-priced to Louis Vuitton.

04/24/2018 By Abby Ledoux, Laura Furr Mericas, and Mary Cate Stevenson

100 Best Shops

12 Local Stores for Top-Notch Gifts

When you need a great gift and Target just won’t do the trick, hit these shops.

04/24/2018 By Abby Ledoux

100 Best Shops

The 34 Best Clothing Stores and Boutiques in Houston Right Now

Wander in post-brunch and try to leave empty-handed. It’s nearly impossible, even—especially—when you’re not looking.

04/24/2018 By Abby Ledoux, Noah Nofz, and Najla Brown

Restaurant Review

At Maison Pucha Bistro and Lucienne, French Cuisine With a Twist

These chic new eateries may be French by nature, but also find fresh inspiration from fare from around the world.

04/24/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Restaurant Review

Meat Matters at Mastro's Steakhouse and Doris Metropolitan

Two new steakhouses attempt to separate themselves from the herd.

03/28/2018 By Scott Vogel