Eggs and Oysters

Danton's Blues Brunch

What goes better with the Blues? Eggs Danton with fried oysters? Or Boudin Benedict?

02/07/2014 By Robb Walsh

Mudbug Season

The Seafood Shoppe Is Tops for Crawfish

Big crawfish, hot seasonings, and some very spicy butter

02/06/2014 By Robb Walsh

Italian-American Cooking

Part Three: Mom's Lasagna

Make one for tonight, and put another one in the freezer.

02/05/2014 By Robb Walsh

Italian-American Cooking

Part Two: Meatballs

Italians and Italian-Americans disagree about meatballs.

02/04/2014 By Robb Walsh

Italian-American cooking

Part One: Red Gravy Like Mama Used to Make

My kids won't eat my wild game Bolognese, but they love Grandma's red gravy.

02/03/2014 By Robb Walsh

The E is Silent

The Best Grilles (and Grills)

Why do Houstonians like the name “grill” so much? Probably has something to do with our love of meat.

02/02/2014 By Robb Walsh

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

Recipes

Recipe: Quail in Rose Petal Sauce

This romantic meal for two is a recipe for an intimate evening.

02/02/2014 By Robb Walsh

Food Science

There’s a New Grapefruit in Town

Thanks to agricultural researchers at Texas A&M Citrus Center, grapefruit has a bright red future.

02/02/2014 By Robb Walsh

Travel

It’s Grapefruit Season in the Valley

The water may be too cold to swim, but fresh fruit, migratory birds, and other wonders abound.

02/02/2014 By Robb Walsh

split-decision

Editors Picks: Valentine’s Dinner For Two

Robb Walsh provides ten restaurant recommendations for a romantic night out.

02/02/2014 By Robb Walsh

Book List

Gourmet Butcher's Guide to Meat

Vermont butcher Cole Ward has written a much-needed guide for meat lovers.

01/30/2014 By Robb Walsh

GIFT IDEAS

Shopping In the Old Weird America

Some of our favorite items from the 1902 Sears, Roebuck Catalogue

01/30/2014 By John Lomax

Theater

Review: Freud's Last Session and the Hierarchy of Bigness

An imagined conversation between Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis focuses more on metaphysics than personality.

01/30/2014 By Scott Vogel

Breakfast

Venezuelan Breakfast at Tuttopane

Start your day with arepas, empanadas, pastelitos or a full-on desayuno criollo.

01/29/2014 By Robb Walsh

Texas Agriculture

Searching for the Perfect Papaya

South Texas Organics is looking for a papaya to grow in the Valley.

01/28/2014 By Robb Walsh

Restaurant Openings

First Look at Crawfish House

These grand opening prices are the best deal on crawfish in the city—but BYOB!

01/27/2014 By Robb Walsh

Mexican Food

Caracol's Tangerine Snapper Ceviche

Pucker up: there's a tart new ceviche in town.

01/24/2014 By Robb Walsh

Breakfast

Breakfast Burritos Anon

Invasion of the Southern California breakfast burrito

01/23/2014 By Robb Walsh

Gardening

Advanced Veggies

Buchanan's will offer a free class in advanced vegetable gardening this Saturday morning.

01/22/2014 By Robb Walsh