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

Restaurant Review

A Trip to the Strait of Malacca at Mamak Malaysian

Mamak Malaysian offers a natural (and delicious) fusion of cuisines from India to China.

11/03/2014 By Robb Walsh

Restaurant Review

Ain’t That Americana?

Review: Journey to the postwar era at Montrose’s new Pax Americana

11/03/2014 By Robb Walsh

Cover Story

Houston’s Best New Restaurants

Still looking for reasons to believe Houston is the country’s most dynamic food city? How about 38 of them?

10/01/2014 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

Best of Houstonia

The Best New Restaurants of 2014

Everything you need to know: the very best places that opened this year, the hottest chefs, and what’s soon to come.

10/01/2014 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2014

The 5 Very Best New Restaurants of 2014

Of all the amazing restaurants that opened this year, it was tough to pick our five absolute favorites—but somehow, we managed.

10/01/2014 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

Restaurant Reviews

The Return of the Dreaded “F” Word

Does Lilo and Ella’s success mean “fusion” might be allowed back into the food writing lexicon?

09/30/2014 By Robb Walsh

Best Restaurants 2014

Best New Restaurants: Common Fare

Elevating everyday food beyond the, well, every day, is no mean feat, except in the hands of this handful of places.

09/30/2014 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2014

Best New Restaurants: Ramen

Sure, noodle shops are everywhere, but a few places have turned a simple pleasure into a special one indeed.

09/30/2014 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2014

Best New Restaurants: Americana

Comfort food is back, as classics are classed up and chefs draw inspiration from our collective nostalgia.

09/30/2014 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2014

Best New Restaurants: Seafood

Now more than ever, chefs are fishing the rivers and oceans of the world—not to mention the waterways of our own backyard.

09/30/2014 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2014

Best New Restaurants: Upping the Steaks

What could possibly be new and interesting about that old Texas mainstay the steakhouse? Oh ye cutting-edge carnivores of little faith!

09/30/2014 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

Editors’ Picks

Our Top Ten Thai

No matter where you live, there’s great Thai food to be found in Houston (plus: what to drink with Thai cuisine).

09/01/2014 By Stephanie Joplin

Southern Food

Review: Punk’s Rocks

Chef Brandi Key is whipping up a little Southern nostalgia in Rice Village.

09/01/2014 By Robb Walsh Photography by Kate LeSueur

Restaurant Review

Inside the New MF Sushi: an All-or-Nothing Kind of Place

Sushi chef Chris Kinjo’s true artistry can only truly be appreciated if you put him in the driver’s seat.

08/03/2014 By Robb Walsh

Bummer

Osteria Mazzantini Closing Just In Time for Our Rave Review

Dispatches from the Department of Failed Psychics

07/02/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Italian Food

Review: Osteria Mazzantini Brings Sophisticated, Modern Italian to Houston

An Italo-Brit alliance blends the very best of the new world with the charms of the old

06/30/2014 By Robb Walsh