Northern Why

You Can Snack On The Swedish Nightingale at H-E-B

Why are Texas grocery stores selling doughnuts named for a 19th century opera singer?

06/21/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Outstripped

The Quotation Marks Around the “Whole” Fried Clams at Mainely Sandwiches Are There for a Reason

The batter-and-fry job is great, but are you getting the real deal?

06/08/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

I Like It Raw

The Cookie Dough Café Is Here to Enable Your Secret Shame

What you need when you're not even pretending to make cookies.

06/06/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Food of the Century

Marvels Never Cease: Mac ’N’ Cheetos Fries at Burger King

What happens when the food you've been making fun of is secretly amazing?

06/02/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

What Am I?

How To Make Your Own Chopped Liver

Want to feel like a million bucks after a workout? Skip the Gatorade in favor of offal.

05/26/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Cold as Ice

A Spicy Special at Ramen Tatsu-Ya For the Sweaty Season

Cold ramen? Yes, please.

05/23/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Buggin' Out

Entomological Eats & Other Delights From the Museum of Natural Science Vending Machine

Skip McDonald's—there's far more interesting dining at the museum.

05/09/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

In Rainbows

Funfetti Food Fad in Full Swing in Houston

Forget about the unicorn trend. These multicolored treats are more our style.

05/08/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Emparedado Empire

EADO Edibles: Peruvian Sandwiches at Andes Cafe

The piquant lunchtime bites conjure memories of Peru.

05/05/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Hungry Havana

Head to the Streets for Authentic Havana Eats

The travel ban is lifted, now it's time to dine!

04/25/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Salad Days

Urban Eats’ (Appropriately) Urbane Botanical Offerings

The Asian chopped salad is enough to make your forget the 3 Pig Truffled Mac 'n' Cheese.

04/19/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Seder Sweets

It’s Pesach! Pass the Sponge Cake

How a British dessert became the go-to for American Jews.

04/12/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Peeps & Valleys

If Easter Candy Were a Netflix Series, the 2017 Episode Would Have Jumped The Shark

What even is Puffs Bunnies Cereal?

03/10/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Round & Round

Hack That Bagel Using Pizza Dough

We've finally found a worthwhile use for the contents of those ubiquitous metal tubes!

03/07/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

In the Raw

Get Over Your Trepidation of Homemade Tartare

Specifically, when it's homemade by you.

03/01/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Eggomania

The Pleasures of Cheap Caviar

Why economy fish eggs are just as much fun as their expensive counterparts.

02/21/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Eat Your (Broken) Heart Out

Stick It To Your (Former) Man With Three Brothers Bakery’s Anti-Valentine’s Day Treats

"Love Stinks," "Go Away" and "Bite Me" replace "Be Mine" at the local bakery chain.

02/13/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Kick Off

This Super Bowl You Can Have Your Football and Eat It Too

Local businesses are spiking these pigskin-shaped foods your way.

01/30/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Kick Off

Jax Grill Has Menu Items Just for the Super Bowl

For one dish, cereal and chicken got together and had a sweet love child.

01/26/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Lunar Feast

Celebrate the Chinese New Year at Café Chino

Roasted pig and Peking duck and soft shell crabs, oh my!

01/19/2017 By Joanna O'Leary