The Crawfish Guide

Houston’s Top 10 Cajun Crawfish Joints

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

02/20/2017 By Robb Walsh

The Crawfish Guide

How Houston Took the Louisiana Crawfish Tradition and Made It Our Own

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

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

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

Side Shows

Traditional Side Dishes Get a Modern Twist

Elevating classic East Texas sides to new heights is a uniquely Houston phenomenon.

08/04/2015 By Robb Walsh

BBQ!

Where to Eat the Best Houston BBQ Right Now

Our completely up-to-date guide to the 10 best barbecue spots in town.

08/04/2015 By Robb Walsh and J.C. Reid Edited by Katharine Shilcutt

Eat & Drink

The Complete Guide to Houston Barbecue

A BBQ bible for both longtime locals and recent arrivals, including new Houston Texan Vince Wilfork, who tells us he couldn’t be happier about landing in ’Cue Town, USA.

08/04/2015 By Robb Walsh and J.C. Reid Edited by Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Jody Horton

Plant It Forward

Give the Gift of Fresh Foods

Farm-fresh vegetable delivery makes a great Christmas present.

12/12/2014 By Natalie Harms

Review

Six Months in, Can Common Bond Live by Croissants Alone?

Common Bond really does bake some of the best breads in the country—if you can stand the wait.

11/30/2014 By Robb Walsh

Review

Sal y Pimienta Brings Multi-Dimensional South American Cuisine to CityCentre

Half top-end steak house, half old-fashioned Argentinian parrilla, Sal y Pimienta is a meat-lovers’ paradise.

11/30/2014 By Robb Walsh

In and Out

The Opening and Closing of the Week: Nov. 14-20

Third and seventh locations for some local favorites

11/14/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Open Road

Trading Places: Houston/Leipzig Edition

Would you swap your life in Houston for a month in Leipzig? Robb Walsh would.

11/03/2014 By Robb Walsh