Newcomer's Guide

Houston's Essential 25 Restaurants

Want a crash course on Houston’s food scene? Start here.

08/30/2018 Edited by Gwendolyn Knapp

Best Restaurants 2018

8 Houston Restaurants That Will Never Let You Down

These faithful standbys always guarantee a great meal.

08/17/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Woman Crush Wednesday

#WCW: Margaret Naeve

The native Houstonian talks going from shopgirl to self-taught interior designer.

08/01/2018 By Abby Ledoux

The Essential Guide to Asiatown

3 Great Spots for Reflexology and Massage in Asiatown

Kick up your feet and relax.

06/22/2018 By Abby Ledoux

The Essential Guide to Asiatown

Required Eating: 11 Restaurants in Asiatown You Can't Miss

From Cajun-Vietnamese crawfish to dim sum and Sichuan staples, these are our favorite places to eat.

06/22/2018 By Mai Pham

Coming of Age, Houston-Style

3 Questions for a Houston Girl Planning Her Sweet 16

"Plan really early."

05/29/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Ice House

In San Jacinto, the Battle Rages On and On

Each spring since the 1980s, these enthusiasts recreate the 18-minute battle that secured Texas independence.

03/28/2018 Photography by Morgan Kinney

Bayougraphy

Susan Chadwick Is Trying to Save Buffalo Bayou

The activist fought to protect the last natural stretch of Buffalo Bayou, and won. Sort of.

03/28/2018 By Dianna Wray

Streaming Now

Netflix's Ugly Delicious Shows World a Different Side of Houston

"Shrimp and Crawfish" shows off Houston as more than just a steak city.

03/12/2018 By Cory Garcia

(Temporary) Goodbye

The Menil Collection Will Close Soon for Restoration. I'm Going to Soak it Up While I Can.

One month until the museum's temporary closure, one writer looks back on her decades-long relationship with her favorite painting.

01/23/2018 By Dana DuTerroil

Get to Work

Houston's Best Places to Work in 2017

The companies where Houstonians love to work, and what they're doing right for their people.

12/04/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Best Places to Work 2017

Working Like a Dog (Or Cat): Our Favorite Office Pets in 2017

Furry pals make going to work better.

12/04/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Best Places to Work 2017

Houston's Best Places to Work in 2017

These businesses make Houstonians love coming to work.

12/04/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian and Laura Furr Mericas

Best Places to Work 2017

The Secret to Happy Employees? A Great Office Culture

Win at culture, and you’ll likely win at everything.

12/04/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Spooky Cookie

Bet You Didn't Think to Celebrate Halloween at These Houston Food Businesses

From biscotti to Thai curry night, these eateries are spookier than you expected.

10/24/2017 By Cat Modlin-Jackson

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

Suds Support

Will You Watch the Astros at the Right Sports Bar?

As the ALCS heats up, an age-old question acquires new urgency.

10/03/2017 By Nick Bell and Nandi Howard

Bayougraphy

Dr. Younan Nowzaradan of My 600-lb Life, a Weight-Loss Doctor Who's No Quack

Meet TV’s—and Houston’s—favorite weight-loss doctor.

10/02/2017 By Alice Levitt

#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

News

Meet the Harris County Judge Who Wants to Abolish Our Cash-Bail System

Darrell Jordan says he’s simply following the law when he releases defendants who can’t pay bail.

08/21/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian