Best New Restaurants 2022

The Star-Studded History of Brennan’s of Houston—in Chefs

How Brennan’s has shaped Houston’s culinary scene, one rising star chef at a time.

09/22/2022 By Mai Pham

Trends

Filipino Cuisine Is Finally Having Its Moment

Filipino food is finally having its moment in Houston—here's where to get it.

09/20/2022 By Mai Pham

Best New Restaurants 2022

Houston's Top 20 New Restaurants

We eat—a lot. Here are 20 of the greatest restaurants to open up over the past year, broken down by neighborhood.

09/19/2022 By Mai Pham, Phoebe Gibson, and Daniel Renfrow Photography by Shannon O'Hara and Kat Ambrose

Cow Town

The 17 Best Steakhouses in Houston

Featured steakhouses in Houston include Taste of Texas, Mastro's Steakhouse and Killen's STQ

06/06/2022 By Mai Pham, Timothy Malcolm, Geneva Diaz, and Daniel Renfrow

A Pizza is a pizza is a pizza

The Gypsy Poet Studio: Where Music, Pizza, and Art Collide

The Gypsy Poet Studio in Midtown builds community for artists and pizza lovers.

05/31/2022 By Mai Pham

Mai Pham Favorites

Try These Pan-Fried Dumplings from This Family-Owned Spot in First Ward

Made lovingly by hand every day, Dumpling Haus’ pan-fried dumplings are better than the versions you’ll find in Chinatown

03/16/2022 By Mai Pham

Ski Resort Guide

Zipping Down the Slopes in Breckenridge

Beware of altitude sickness.

10/28/2019 By Mai Pham

Ski Resort Guide

Where to Find Winter: 4 Incredible Skiing Trips

For Houstonians craving a glimpse of that mysterious thing called snow.

10/28/2019 By Dianna Wray, Mai Pham, and Bill Wiatrak

Ski Resort Guide

Where to Find Winter: 4 Incredible Skiing Trips

For Houstonians craving a glimpse of that mysterious thing called snow.

10/28/2019 By Dianna Wray, Bill Wiatrak, and Mai Pham

Best Restaurants 2019

The 20 Best Things We Ate in Houston This Year

These dishes from 20 new restaurants are already Houston classics.

09/25/2019 By Timothy Malcolm, Gwendolyn Knapp, and Alice Levitt

Open Road

Experiencing the Wonders of Harvest Season in Sonoma County

Come for the wine, stay ... also for the wine.

08/26/2019 By Mai Pham

Open Road

Waikiki Beach Is a Great Girls' Foodie Trip

A story of sun, sisters, and spam.

07/22/2019 By Mai Pham

Editor's Picks

Maximum Maki: Where to Get the Wildest Sushi Rolls

Score Houston's most inventive takes on classic Japanese fare.

07/22/2019 By Mai Pham

Down From the Mountain

Who's the Guy Opening That New Steakhouse in Houston?

Troy Guard plans to bring his Denver-based empire to the Bayou City.

06/26/2019 By Mai Pham

Big Meal, Big Cause

Chefs Go All Out for Houston Youth Development Fundraising Dinner

Some of the top names in the city came together at the Bon Vivant dinner.

04/24/2019 By Mai Pham

Sip And Savor

Explore Mastro's Deep Whiskey Collection at This Pairing Series

The gourmet steakhouse is bringing out some acclaimed bottles for this monthly event.

04/01/2019 By Mai Pham

A-Head Of The Rest

An Ode to Perry's Wedge Salad

This textural masterpiece will have you rethink your order of greens.

03/13/2019 By Mai Pham

The Bling Ring

Celebrity Chefs, Priceless Jewels: Valobra Master Jewelers' Grand Opening Was a Fête for the Ages

A $14.7 million diamond, another owned by queens, and a culinary Oscar-worthy spread: Valobra's lavish welcome to Westheimer truly had it all.

02/15/2019 By Mai Pham

Historic Victory

Mastro's Sommelier Wins Highly Competitive Wine Event

Julie Dalton is the first woman to take first prize at the Houston Iron Sommelier contest.

11/20/2018 By Mai Pham

Cow Town

The Steak Lover's Guide to Houston

Steak is, and always will be, king in Houston.

10/22/2018 By Timothy Malcolm and Mai Pham