The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: Get Hip to the Heights

From first-rate food crawls to cozy cat cafes to concerts under the stars, this corner of the Heights has cool covered.

06/08/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Grocery Games

Scott McClelland Tells You Where and What to Eat in Houston

From hummus to the Heights, the president of H-E-B Houston shares his top picks.

11/18/2016 By Alice Levitt

The Food Lover’s Guide to Houston

Where to Buy Spices & Herbs

Every food lover knows that fresh spices can make a world of difference, so skip the spice aisle and check out these markets instead.

03/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt and Robb Walsh

The Food Lovers Guide to Houston

Where to Buy Cheese in Houston

The city’s top five cheesemongers are at your service.

03/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt and Robb Walsh

The Food Lovers Guide to Houston

The 9 Best Bakeries in Houston

From croissants to pita, bagels to baguettes, naan to marbled rye, and everything in between , here’s where to find the freshest-baked breads in town.

03/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt and Robb Walsh

The Food Lovers Guide to Houston

Houston’s Finest Fishmongers & Seafood

Plus: where to buy oysters by the sack

03/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt and Robb Walsh

The Food Lovers Guide to Houston

Houston’s Best Butchers, Deli Counters and Meat Markets

No matter what kind of meat you’re in the mood for, odds are you’ll find it at one of these eight great markets.

03/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt and Robb Walsh

The Food Lovers Guide to Houston

At Revival Market, the Cure for the Common Cold Cut

Join us on a pilgrimage to the only grocer in town that still cures its own meat.

03/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Wrist Banned

The Barbecue Cook-Off, Populist No More

The World Championship Barbecue Cook-off is an exclusive affair (unless you know the right people).

02/02/2014 By Robb Walsh

BBQ

Of Pork and Preachers

Around here, barbecue and religion go hand in hand.

03/15/2013 By Robb Walsh Photography by O. Rufus Lovett