Icy Treats

46 Absolutely Mind-Numbing Frozen Treats to Try in the Bayou City

It's finally time for an ice-cold Houston summer.

06/01/2021 By Timothy Malcolm, Gwendolyn Knapp, and Joanna O'Leary

Cherry on top

Our Favorite Date-Night Desserts

What’s a night out without giving your sweetie some sugar? These end-of-meal delights may be entirely cold-hearted—frigid to the core—but at the end of the day, it’s just dessert.

06/01/2021 By Timothy Malcolm, Gwendolyn Knapp, and Joanna O'Leary

Frozen in time

Houston's Most Nostalgic Ice Creams

Ah, those halcyon summer days in the buggy yard, the grass collecting in the kiddie pool, the ice cream truck’s jingle carrying on the breeze.

05/31/2021 By Timothy Malcolm, Gwendolyn Knapp, and Joanna O'Leary

For The Gram

The Most Instagrammable Ice Cream in Houston

In a city as Insta-obsessed as ours, it’s little wonder we have so many treats that aren’t just for refreshment; they’re actual, edible works of art. Add these to your feed.

05/28/2021 By Timothy Malcolm, Gwendolyn Knapp, and Joanna O'Leary

Adults Only

Spiked Treats to Cool off Your Summer Happy Hour

The following drinks bring equal parts booze and chill—do call the sitter.

05/27/2021 By Timothy Malcolm and Joanna O'Leary

Fully Baked

Some of Our Favorite Restaurant Breads in Town

Sure, there are other reasons to visit these spots ...

03/16/2021 By Joanna O'Leary

Take a Break ... Fast

Our 7 Favorite French Toasts in Houston

Decadent and delicious, these dishes are sure to brighten your morning.

12/08/2020 By Joanna O'Leary

Get It and Get Grubbin'

Looking to Eat Healthy During the Holidays? Vital Kitchen Can Help

This Houston meal-delivery service focuses on fresh produce and cutting out the bad stuff.

11/26/2020 By Joanna O'Leary

The Sweetest Success

Meet the Cake Designer with the Spookiest Sugary Creations

Common Bond employs one of the world's best dessert decorators.

10/29/2020 By Joanna O'Leary

Surprise inside

For Your Next Bash: Smash a Piñata Cake (or Cupcake)

Local bakeries are getting in on this sweet trend.

10/22/2020 By Joanna O'Leary

Sweet and Scary

Here's What Wine to Pair with That Halloween Candy

We asked a couple experts what goes best with candy corn, Snickers, and other treats.

10/12/2020 By Joanna O'Leary

Nanner Nanner Boo Boo

5 Banana Puddings That Are Sure to Hit the Spot

Indulge yourself in this classic, sweet, and Southern treat.

10/05/2020 By Joanna O'Leary

Local Yokels

5 Egg Sandwiches Worthy of Your To-Go Breakfast Binge

From nostalgic diner-style creations to loaded mashups, these are the savory handhelds that get us going.

09/21/2020 By Joanna O'Leary

The Inside Story

A Trip to Crumbville Means Stuffing ... Literally

The Third Ward bakery takes fillings to a whole new level.

08/05/2020 By Joanna O'Leary

Fair or Fowl?

Is This Chicken Sandwich a Burger?

At Alfred's, this very Texan delight has us asking some questions.

08/04/2020 By Joanna O'Leary

No Dining In

Blodgett Food Hall in the Third Ward Is a Haven for Ghost Kitchens

A number of well-known and fresh names in Houston food are cooking things up in this new space.

07/30/2020 By Joanna O'Leary

Brain Freeze!

22 of Our Favorite Icy Treats Across Houston

These are some of our choices for the best ice cream, raspas, shaved ice, and other cool concoctions around town.

07/30/2020 By Joanna O'Leary and Timothy Malcolm

To Mayo or Not To Mayo?

5 Takeout Spots for Richly Rewarding Lobster Rolls

This New England summertime delicacy can be found at quite a few eateries in town.

07/29/2020 By Joanna O'Leary

You'll Need a Glove

These Boudin Balls Are the Biggest of Them All

We only wish we knew about these orbs from the Stuffed Baked Potato Factory a couple years ago.

07/09/2020 By Joanna O'Leary

Fancy a Feast?

Our Favorite Spots for Ethiopian Takeout or Delivery

Don't forget extra injera when ordering at these spots.

07/08/2020 By Joanna O'Leary