Lunch Spots

First Look at The Heights General Store

The new grocery store/cafe serves gumbo and sandwiches.

12/10/2013 By Robb Walsh

Breakfast Spots

A Western Omelet at Frank's Grill

The argument over the Western omelet has never been settled.

12/09/2013 By Robb Walsh

Restaurant Openings

First Look at Bradley Ogden's Funky Chicken

Fast-casual chicken and Southern-style sides hit the Heights.

12/06/2013 By Robb Walsh

Nixtamalization for You and Me

Masa for Tamales

Let's get all nerdy on tamales.

12/05/2013 By Robb Walsh

If It Ain't Broke

Butter Biscuits at The Federal Grill

The Federal Grill is still serving David Grossman's amazing biscuits.

12/04/2013 By Robb Walsh

Gumbo Variations

Duck Soup

Smoked duck and andouille sausage gumbo at Rainbow Lodge

12/03/2013 By Robb Walsh

Young ’Uns

Where a Kid Can Be a Kid

Quit interrogating your kids about what they want for Christmas. Take them window shopping instead.

12/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

Restaurants

Mall You Can Eat: The Galleria's 5 Best Restaurants

All that shopping making you hungry? Here are our five favorites inside the mall itself.

12/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

Alcohol Anonymous

Champagne: a Blind Taste Test

Which sparkler reigns supreme? We asked seven wine enthusiasts to rate our favorite champagnes.

12/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

Bubbling Over

A Wine Bar Crawl for the Holidays

The holiday season is a great time to check out Houston’s effervescent wine bar scene.

12/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

Chef Hugo Ortega at JCI

Chicken Mole Hot Dog at James Coney Island

The "Holy Mole" hot dog at JCI is tasty but weird.

11/29/2013 By Robb Walsh

Holiday Fare

Thanksgivingukkah Latkes

It's a once-in-a-lifetime chance to eat potato latkes with turkey gravy.

11/26/2013 By Robb Walsh

Mutt City Mash-Ups

Italian Nachos at Ciro's

The Ital-Tex-Mex appetizer at Ciro's is surprisingly tasty.

11/22/2013 By Robb Walsh

Thai Restaurants

Pea Eggplant Curry

Asia Market sells pea eggplant at the counter—ask them to cook some for you.

11/21/2013 By Robb Walsh

Thanksgiving To Go

Turkey Day Take-Out

Let one of Houston's favorite restaurants supply your holiday feast.

11/20/2013 By Robb Walsh

Mushroom Madness

Bringing Backstreet Home

Cook Backstreet Cafe's dishes in your own kitchen with the new Backstreet Kitchen cookbook.

11/19/2013 By Robb Walsh

Pub Grub

Are Gastropubs Obsolete?

A Michelin Guide editor tells us to stop calling them gastropubs!

11/18/2013 By Robb Walsh

Holiday Shopping

The Cheese Board: The Perfect Party Appetizer

Try the deli at Spec's Downtown store for a great selection of imported cheeses.

11/15/2013 By Robb Walsh

Eat Local Seafood

Chicken-Fried Flounder

November is flounder season—what's your favorite way to eat it?

11/14/2013 By Robb Walsh

Chinatown

Jing-Style at Xiong's Cafe

The eight great Chinese cooking styles

11/13/2013 By Robb Walsh