Hit Single

One Former Houstonia Editor Shares His Love of Whiskey

The Irish whiskey renaissance continues.

03/02/2020 By Robb Walsh

Pour

This Is the Irish Whiskey We're Drinking This St. Patrick's Day

New to Irish whiskey, or need to expand your palate? The Gorgeous Gael offers these three classic charmers.

02/28/2018 By Robb Walsh

How the Sausage Gets Made

Happy Fatz Has Closed

The Heights hot dog restaurant is moving to Canyon Lake.

11/02/2017 By Alice Levitt

Astro Dogs

Houston and LA's Most Iconic Hot Dogs Are Rivals, Too

You could benefit from Good Dog and Pink's Twitter war.

10/24/2017 By Beth Levine

Ice House

At Darlene's Shrimp Shack, Fried Shrimp Doesn't Get Any Fresher—No, Really

This food truck takes being a farm water-to-table restaurant quite literally.

05/25/2017 By Robb Walsh

The Essential Guide

The 14 Best Places to Get Cajun Crawfish in Houston

For when you want dive into a pound or eight of old-school Cajun mudbugs.

02/20/2017 By Robb Walsh

The Crawfish Guide

The History of Crawfish in Houston

Cajun crawfish didn’t take off in the Bayou City until 1976, but Houstonians' appetite for crawfish has exploded since then.

02/20/2017 By Robb Walsh

TV

The Perfect Place to See Houston's Debut on Parts Unknown

Axelrad and Plant It Forward Farms are hosting a watch party for Anthony Bourdain's latest episode of travel TV, and you're invited.

10/27/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

100 Best Restaurants 2016

3 Thai Spots You Simply Have to Try

Three favorite spots, three very different takes on Thai

09/19/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

Play It Cool

100 Ways to Beat the Houston Heat

Summer may be our winter, but at least no one has to shovel the sunshine, so chill out—we’ll show you how.

06/20/2016 Edited by Katharine Shilcutt With Ellie Sharp, Marianella Orlando, Layne Lynch, Sarah Rufca Nielsen, Jeff Balke, and Alice Levitt

Grocery Woes

The Fresh Market to Close All 4 Houston Locations

A year after exiting California, the grocery chain leaves Texas too.

05/03/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

H-Town Diary

Hooked: Green Water All the Way to Galveston Beach

When Galveston Island hooks you, all you can do is buy a boat.

04/28/2016 By Robb Walsh

Best Neighborhoods 2020

Houston’s Hottest-of-the-Hot Neighborhoods of 2016

We picked 10 areas that are already nailing this whole quality-of-life thing.

03/31/2016 By Houstonia Staff

The Best Coast

The Houstonian’s Essential Guide to Gulf Seafood

From fresh shrimp and oysters to blue crabs and golden tilefish, we have it all here in Houstonia. Here's where to find the best seafood on the best coast.

03/01/2016 By Alice Levitt, Katharine Shilcutt, and Robb Walsh

Seafood

Four Spots for the Freshest Fish in Galveston (and One in Bolivar!)

From the Strand to the Seawall, these are the top places to try coastal cuisine on the actual coast.

03/01/2016 By Robb Walsh

Seafood

The State of Shrimping

A Gulf Coast tradition struggles to endure.

03/01/2016 By Robb Walsh

Seafood

Cajun or Creole, Here’s Your Go-to Bowl of Gumbo

Where to find the best bowls of Houston’s favorite seafood stew.

03/01/2016 By Robb Walsh

Editor's Picks

12 Westchase Restaurants to Try Right Now

From Persian to ramen to Tex-Mex, this incredibly international part of town has you covered.

01/12/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

’Cue Town, USA

Is Houston the Hottest Barbecue Market in Texas?

While Central Texas hogs the spotlight, the best new barbecuers are busy setting up shop in Houston.

08/04/2015 By Robb Walsh

Interview

The Wilfork: Two-Pronged and Barbecue-Friendly

Training camp is approaching, but the Texans’ new nose tackle looks forward to pursuing interests, shall we say, off the field.

08/04/2015 By Robb Walsh