A distinguished journalist for more than 15 years, Scott was the founding editor of Houstonia, as well as the award-winning magazine Portland Monthly, Oregon’s highest-selling magazine for more than a decade. He has also been a writer and editor on staff at two of the country’s finest newspapers, the New York Times and the Washington Post

Cool Hotels

You Can Stay in a Bridge House in Amsterdam

The bridge control cabins are the hottest tourist sleeps in town.

03/08/2019 By Scott Vogel

Winter Warmth

Scottsdale Is a City That Shines

Visit the empire of the sun.

02/27/2019 By Scott Vogel

Hotel Alert

Where to Stay in Manhattan

Three new and refreshed properties beckon visitors to the Big Apple.

02/22/2019 By Scott Vogel

A Feast for the Senses

One of the Best Restaurants in the World Is In Kemah. And Nobody Has Heard of It.

Down in Kemah, tucked behind a steakhouse called T-Bone Tom’s, is a place called Eculent, where a mad genius named David Skinner is serving up the culinary experience of a lifetime. But few have heard of him or his restaurant.

01/28/2019 By Scott Vogel

Dept of Perpetual Optimism

Houstonians, Reclaim Your New Year's Resolution Canadian-Style

The Bayou City and British Columbia : a match made in holistic heaven

01/17/2019 By Scott Vogel

Open Road

Why Haven't You Been to Mexico City Yet?

Be honest.

12/31/2018 By Scott Vogel

ALCS Game 5

Red Sox Win, Ending Astros' Hopes For a Repeat

In the end, the healthiest team won.

10/19/2018 By Scott Vogel

ALCS Game 4

Astros Lose Third Straight to Red Sox

Houston is now just one game from elimination.

10/18/2018 By Scott Vogel

ALCS Game 3

Astros Struggle Again, Fall to Sox 8-2

Houston falters for a second night, now trails Boston two games to one.

10/16/2018 By Scott Vogel

ALCS Game 2

Red Sox Take Advantage of Lackluster Pitching, Defeat Astros 7-5

Gerrit Cole’s fabled command fails him at Fenway.

10/14/2018 By Scott Vogel

ALCS Game 1

Astros Power Past Hapless Sox, 7-2

Houston's greatest asset in its bid to triumph over Boston? Boston itself.

10/14/2018 By Scott Vogel

ALDS Game 3

Houston Crushes Cleveland, 11-3

The ’Stros take their first step toward a historic second championship, sweeping the Indians in three games.

10/09/2018 By Scott Vogel

ALDS Game 2

Astros Prevail Again, 3-1

Gerrit Cole pitches a 12-strikeout beauty and Marwin Gonzalez goes 4 for 4 as Houston takes a 2-0 lead in the series against Cleveland.

10/06/2018 By Scott Vogel

ALDS Game 1

For the Astros, It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again

Solid pitching and four homers lift Houston over the Indians in their first playoff game of the season.

10/05/2018 By Scott Vogel

Food & Wine Road Trips

Is One of the World's Greatest Restaurants Just an Hour's Drive Away?

In which we venture to Chappell Hill to see if the Inn at Dos Brisas deserves its spot on the Forbes list. (Spoiler: It does.)

09/21/2018 By Scott Vogel

Hotels to Watch Out For

An American Haven in the Heart of London

The Stafford, a stalwart on St. James Place, has been welcoming Yanks for nearly a century.

09/18/2018 By Scott Vogel

¡Viva México!

Vacationing in a Hurricane at a Baja Beaut

The Viceroy Los Cabos takes the peninsula by storm.

09/05/2018 By Scott Vogel

Shopping Under the Influence

At the Mayfair, Blends of Los Angeles Old and New

The LA fashion scene, streetwear boutiques, and the perfect hotel for experiencing both

08/22/2018 By Scott Vogel

Restaurant Review

At Poitín and UB Preserv, Capturing the Unique Character of Houston

Two different tales of Bayou City food.

07/20/2018 By Scott Vogel

Open Road

Facing Fears and Crossing Bridges in Sydney, Australia

Australia turns out to not be a bully after all.

07/20/2018 By Scott Vogel