Katharine is a native Houstonian and seventh-generation Texan who really likes visiting other cities, states and countries but could never imagine living anywhere else than here. She’s been nominated for a James Beard Award and three Association of Food Journalists Awards, taking home the latter twice.

Katharine, a Baylor alum and the former food critic for the Houston Press, came on board at Houstonia in May 2013, serving as features editor and dining editor before taking the reins as managing editor.

For Katharine, the best part of her job is having a turntable in her office and a view of the Houstonia House rooftop tomato garden (and, of course, helping to put out a magazine that showcases the best of her beloved hometown). She regularly represents Houstonia on local TV and radio programs.

Fitness Friday

Houston's YogaOne Studios Purchased by California's YogaWorks

All seven studios will soon switch over to the YogaWorks name, as the company enters Texas for the first time.

10/20/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Troubled Waters

The Deliberate Flooding of West Houston

Thousands of Houstonians have been left with gutted homes—and many, many questions.

10/16/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt and Roxanna Asgarian

The Friendly Skies

Houston Gets a New Direct Flight to Paradise

Bahamasair is the second carrier to offer non-stop flights from the Bayou City to the Bahamas.

10/12/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Friendly Skies

Book This Big Southwest Airlines Sale by Tomorrow

With one-way flights starting at $42, you'll want to jump on this sale before it's over.

10/11/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Rock On

Houston Will Soon Be Home to One of the World's Biggest Indoor Climbing Gyms

Momentum opens its second Houston-area gym in November, and it's a beast.

10/09/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Charmed, I'm Sure

No One Will Ever Doubt Your Love for Whataburger Again

A new James Avery charm released today lets you boast your burger loyalty.

10/09/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor's Picks

Houston's 8 Best Brand-New Brunches

Need a new spot to get your brunch 'n' booze on? We have a few suggestions.

10/02/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Heroes of Harvey

Cody Hirt, Veteran Outdoors Members: Saying Yes to a Dangerous Expedition

Without hesitation, Hirt, of Georgetown, Texas, gathered up volunteers and boats and headed to Houston.

10/02/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Heroes of Harvey

Celine Benavides: Super Mom

How a mother from the First Ward fed babies with help from Facebook.

10/02/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Heroes of Harvey

Rev. Hannah Terry: In It for the Long Haul

The pastor at Westbury United Methodist Church and founder of FAM isn't letting neighbors fall through the cracks after Harvey.

10/02/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Festival Hype

The Day For Night 2017 Lineup is Here and We're Screaming

Houston's favorite festival gets bigger and flashier, adding a speaking series to a stellar musical lineup.

09/20/2017 By Morgan Kinney

#HarveyHmag

In Heavily Flooded West Houston, a Neighborhood Comes Together to Save Itself

Nottingham Forest proves the value of community in the face of devastation.

09/14/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

#HarveyHmag

Elizabeth McIngvale Hosts a Hurricane Harvey Survivors Support Group

The family that keeps giving back to Houston is now offering a mental health resource.

09/12/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

#HarveyHmag

Kieu Hoang Donates $5 Million to Hurricane Harvey Relief in Houston

The Californian billionaire and Vietnamese immigrant holds Houston close to his heart.

09/11/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

And the winner is...

Miss Texas Is Not a Fan of White Supremacists, Donald Trump

The Lamar High School grad took the president to task during last night's Miss America pageant.

09/11/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

#HarveyHmag

Flood Waters and Unanswered Questions Remain for Frustrated Memorial Residents

"What’s going to happen with all of these properties? Is FEMA going to condemn them?"

09/08/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

#HarveyHmag

Volunteer Efforts Across Houston Hampered by Traffic

Recovery efforts have been stymied by traffic, with months' worth of work still ahead.

09/06/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Sports

Billion Dollar Buyer Tilman Fertitta Buys the Houston Rockets

The Landry's CEO paid a record amount for the NBA team.

09/05/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

#HarveyHmag

Flood Waters Could Continue to Cover Memorial for Weeks

"There's hope for the neighborhood—we will be all right."

09/02/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

#HarveyHmag

Harvey by the Numbers—So Far

The damages from flooding are still adding up, but here's how Harvey breaks down right now.

09/01/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt