Butter Up

Searching For The Best Croissants in Houston? Try These First

Because no happier marriage between butter and flour exists in breakfast pastry form.

12/12/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

The Christmas Cookie Chronicles

How to Make Chocolate-Covered Peanut Butter Sandwiches

A holiday series devoted to your cookie exchange success.

12/09/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Everyone's a Critic

“Yikes!” These Yelp Reviews of Houston Restaurants Leave Much to Be Desired

We don't choose restaurants based on the popular app, but we do enjoy the spelling choices.

12/08/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Christmas Cookie Chronicles

How to Make Coconut Cherry Jam Thumbprints

A holiday series devoted to your cookie exchange success.

12/06/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Come Early for the Carbs

Holla for the Challah at the Village Bakery

The Rice Village bakery may even distract you from discount sheet cakes at Kroger.

11/21/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Shark Sandwich

The Fall Cocktails at Harold’s Tap Room Go Up To Eleven

"Like, OMG," these drinks are irresistible.

11/17/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

The Miracle of the Oil

A Short Hymn For Church’s Chicken’s Chicken Fried Steak

We sample the beefy dish with nothing on our tongues but "Hallelujah."

11/07/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Morbid Munchies

Ghostly Grub: Where to Get Your Ghoul on This Halloween

Don't sit around at home waiting to hand out popcorn balls. Unless you really want to.

10/27/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Patisserie Bourgeois

The Macarons At Kroger Are Huge and Often Broken

Just don't call them "Parisian Oreos."

10/12/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Trick or Treat

Ghoulish Glycemic Goodies At Your Grocery Store

Halloween is approaching and you need to be ready with (occasionally) delicious novelty snacks.

10/11/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Forever Young

Skeeter’s Mesquite Grill Now Just As Friendly to Adults as Kids

Or, how to eat healthfully at Houston's sports bar for minors.

09/28/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Around the World

Fusion is the Focus of Laurenzo's Excellent New Happy Hour

The small plates are a successful blend of Gulf, Italian and Mexican cuisines.

09/07/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Let's Go To the Movies

Swift Service and Off-The-Beaten Path Bites At Studio Movie Grill

A novel ordering system makes it easier to eat at the cinema.

09/01/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Tout Savory

Some of the Best Things at Tout Suite Café Aren't Sweet

Don't skip the pastries, but do save room for excellent vegetarian fare.

08/31/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Lunchables Lies

Don’t Be Fooled Even Once By This Fake Frito Pie

When one of the ingredients listed is "spork," you know you've taken a wrong turn.

08/22/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Sweet Eats

Sugar Rush: Crave Cupcakes' All-American Specials

You might need a PB&J cupcake for lunch today.

08/12/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Off the Coast

Amalfi Continues to Deserve Its Accolades

Why you should try to make it to the upscale trattoria during Houston Restaurant Weeks.

08/08/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Smoke Signals

Travelers in China Don't Have to Forego Texas Barbecue

American-style smoked meat is popping up all over the (Chinese) map.

08/05/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Slather It On

Houston Restaurant Condiments We Wish Were Sold By the Bottle

Five sauces we want to put on everything.

07/26/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Mighty Martini

Houston’s Strongest Drink Is at The Davenport

The Richmond Avenue lounge commands you to "Duck & Run."

07/14/2016 By Joanna O'Leary