Soup of the Day

Tats' Dipping Noodles

At Tatsu-Ya in Austin, the chef recommends the dipping noodles.

08/27/2013 By Robb Walsh

Cajun Cooking

Boudin Balls or Boudain Balls?

Spelling error? Or regional variation?

08/23/2013 By Robb Walsh

Malaysian Food Fight

Good Gado Gado

Mamak and Banana Leaf are fighting it out in Chinatown

08/22/2013 By Robb Walsh

New Orleans Recipes

Grillades and Grits

The original version with veal goes back to the 19th century.

08/21/2013 By Robb Walsh


The Chili Cheeseburger at Sam's

Sam's Burgers Fries & Pies on Dairy-Ashford makes a mean chili cheeseburger.

08/20/2013 By Robb Walsh

Soup of the Day

Mi Quang: A Beautiful Bowl of Noodles

The winner of the Vietnamese noodle beauty contest.

08/19/2013 By Robb Walsh

Summer Cocktails

Pimm's Punch

Put out a punchbowl or a pitcher of this sophisticated, but easy-to-make summer cooler.

08/16/2013 By Robb Walsh

World Sweets

A Baklava Bakery Case

There are a dozen varieties of baklava and lots more in the bakery case at Phoenicia.

08/15/2013 By Robb Walsh

Daily Specials

Amazing Fried Chicken

If you love fried chicken, stop by Liberty Kitchen some Wednesday.

08/14/2013 By Robb Walsh

Soup of the Day

Bun Bo Hue Is on Its Way Up

This intensely-flavored Vietnamese noodle soup is gaining in popularity in Houston.

08/13/2013 By Robb Walsh

Beer Recipes

Pivini Syr: Czech Chile con Queso

The traditional pub snack in Prague is a DIY cheese spread that will take your breath away.

08/12/2013 By Robb Walsh

Barbecue Tips

Pork Skin Picnic

Barbecue a pork picnic instead of a Boston butt and you get fried pork skins as a bonus.

08/09/2013 By Robb Walsh

Soup of the Day

Soon Tofu

The "noodles" in this spicy Korean soup are squares of soft, fresh tofu.

08/08/2013 By Robb Walsh


The Wall of Herbs

A great idea for planting kitchen gardens in tight spaces.

08/07/2013 By Robb Walsh


The Provolone Cheeseburger at Américas in The Woodlands

It's a yummy Provolone burger with mustard and aioli, but what makes it Amazonian?

08/06/2013 By Robb Walsh

Soup of the Day

All About Mi

The bowl of curly egg noodles called "mi" is the Vietnamese answer to ramen.

08/05/2013 By Robb Walsh

Summer Recipes

Voodoo Okra

This spicy shrimp, okra and green chile stew tastes like Brazilian gumbo.

08/02/2013 By Robb Walsh

Soup of the Day

Ramen Rant

Ramen is catching on in Houston, but it's not likely to rival pho, mi, or bun bo Hue anytime soon.

08/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

The Petrol Station

A Trip to Beernerdia

Either speak the language or have a plan.

08/01/2013 By Robb Walsh


A Ten-Stop Tampopo Tour of Houston

Find the best noodles in town on a voyage of ramen discovery.

08/01/2013 By Robb Walsh