Cheap Eats

Sugar Rush: Decadent Desserts Under $4

What to skip (macarons) and what to get (cake balls) at Houston’s sweetest shops

05/31/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Gulf Coast Kitchen

Multiple Show-Stoppers on Tony Mandola’s New Happy Hour Menu

Chef Juan Arelleno goes beyond tradition with a world of small plates.

05/27/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Don't Eat the Pictures

The Bullock Texas State History Museum Puts Food on Display in Austin

"Our Global Kitchen" exhibit is thought-provoking and mouthwatering.

05/06/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Keep On Truckin'

The Food Trucks, At Least, Are Keeping Austin Weird

Worried Houston's mobile offerings aren't eclectic enough? Head to Austin.

04/29/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Sugary Spheres

They’ve Got Balls!: Sweet Edition

The sweet side of Houston's best globular grub.

04/22/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Round & Round

They’ve Got Balls!: Savory Edition

Why do so many of Houston's most delicious dishes come in one shape?

04/15/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Offal Good

Go Ga-Ga Over the Gizzards at Harold’s in the Heights

Classics like shrimp-and-grits have made a name for chef Antoine Ware, but we like his crispy duck parts.

03/22/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Emotional Eating

A Houston Author Discusses Her "Cookbook With Feelings"

Marci Izard convinces us that conscious consumption can be delicious.

02/18/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Desserts

Sugar Rush: Multi-Tiered Artisan Cake at Randall's

The “Artisan Colossal Chocolate Cake Slice” is one of the best dessert deals in town.

02/11/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Cuckoo for Cacao

There's a Cocoa Bean Extravaganza at Central Market

Ogle these chocolate shots, then taste it for yourself.

02/09/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Cretaceous Creations

Brontosaurus Smoked Beef at Genesis Steakhouse

If dinosaurs roamed the Earth, this kosher eatery would know what to do.

01/26/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Desserts

Sugar Rush: Coconut Cream Cake at the Dessert Gallery

Why you should make this triple-layer cake a weekly habit.

01/20/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Melt With You

Uncommonly Good Grilled Cheese at Common Bond

This "winter" meal of bread and melted cheese is worth the calories.

12/15/2015 By Joanna O'Leary

Hanukkah Harried?

Fried Day: Sufganiyot from Three Brothers Bakery

Celebrate Hannukah with enough oil to illuminate a temple.

12/04/2015 By Joanna O'Leary

The Other Mediterranean Kebab

Turkish Fish Salad? It's Better Than It Sounds

At Dögarz Döner, a salad stands up to the classic kebab.

12/02/2015 By Joanna O'Leary

See Food

Dinner at Vallone’s: Plan Ahead For Extra Panache

You may have had whole fish, but you've never had it set on fire and chipped out of a salt dome at your table.

08/18/2015 By Joanna O'Leary

Now Open

First Look at Bistro Menil

Deceptively simple—and with good reason

10/20/2014 By Joanna O'Leary

Deli Dining

Where to Relish a Reuben in Houston

Seven spots to nosh on that deli favorite

09/24/2014 By Joanna O'Leary

Cheap Eats

The Best Things to Eat and Drink in Houston For $1 (or Less)

It’s all about the Washingtons.

09/10/2014 By Joanna O'Leary

Once in a Lifetime

The Roca Brothers Take Rienzi

The kind of dinner you talk about for the rest of your life

08/06/2014 By Joanna O'Leary