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

Travel

The Perfect Island Getaway...Most of the Time

Snorkeling, relaxation, staring down the President of Honduras—all in a day’s work visiting Roatán.

04/07/2014 By Catherine Matusow

All Good Things...

Is the Food Truck Fad Coming to an End?

The meals-on-wheels movement wonders if its journey is over.

04/07/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor’s Note

Reflections on Our First Year

Twelve issues later, we’re still going strong.

04/07/2014 By Scott Vogel

Editor’s Picks

Where to Eat in Spring Branch

Not only is Spring Branch pitching itself as a closer-in alternative to the suburbs, but its dining scene is no slouch, either.

04/07/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mighty Mudbugs

Celebrating Crawfish Season at Hank's

Sometimes you just want a good, old-fashioned Cajun crawfish boil.

04/07/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Retail News

Square en Español

The company stops by the Bayou City to introduce its new Spanish-language product.

04/04/2014 By Sarah Gabbart

Literature

Brazos Bookstore Celebrates 40 Years in Business

Karl Kilian, the founder of Houston's premier independent bookstore, reflects back on four decades at the center of the city's literary scene.

04/04/2014 By Holly Beretto

Real Estate

Where to Live Now: The 25 Hottest Neighborhoods of 2014

Presenting our annual guide to the 25 best neighborhoods of the moment—plus, what you get for your money in different parts of town.

04/03/2014 By Peter Holley, John Lomax, and Katharine Shilcutt

Article

Guadalajara-Style Churros: Viva la Diferencia

Among the treasures at Sunny Flea Market are these unusual churros.

03/31/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Picks

Your Guide to Can't-Miss April Festivals

From whisky extravaganzas to crawfish festivals to battle reenactments, there's plenty to do this month.

03/28/2014 By BoJanay Posey

Sweet Charity

Fundraising Dinner Planned for Gracie Nguyen, Injured at SXSW

Local chefs and restaurateurs rally to help pastry chef Gracie Nguyen pay medical bills after accident.

03/28/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Concession Stands

Coupling Cocktails and Snacks at the Landmark River Oaks Theatre

Don't knock the caramel popcorn and Cosmo pairing until you've tried it.

03/26/2014 By Joanna O'Leary

Reading

Mohsin Hamid Brings Lahore to Houston

The Pakistani-born writer reads from his most recent novel, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, at Inprint tonight.

03/24/2014 By Anis Shivani

Theater

Review: By the Way, Meet Vera Stark? Don't Mind if We Do

In Lynn Nottage's play, an African American actress thrives in 1930s Hollywood by taking stereotypical roles.

03/21/2014 By Scott Vogel

Fashion Guide

Expert Advice on Going Vintage

A guide to secondhand selections from the people who would know.

03/20/2014 By Alice Alsup

Opera

Review: A Coffin in Egypt is Dead on Arrival

Despite an extraordinary performance by 68-year-old Frederica von Stade, the HGO world premiere opera falls flat.

03/18/2014 By Sydney Boyd

SIC TRANSIT GLORIA

Two Old Men Lament Houston's Progress in 1938

76 years ago, Jesse Ziegler and a fellow octogenarian toured what was left of "Quality Hill," Houston's first blue-blood district. Preservation standards haven't changed much since then.

03/14/2014 By John Lomax

Fun With Foie Gras

Chef Philippe Schmit Makes a Rare Appearance at Kris Bistro

What does the chef from Philippe have planned next?

03/14/2014 By Phaedra Cook Photography by Chuck Cook Photography

Article

On the Tamale Trail in Mississippi

From Mexico to Mississippi, the tamale has become a Southern staple—whether you realize it or not.

03/14/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Sweet Treats

Frozen Awesomeness, Indeed

Eatsie Boys makes ice cream that tastes like real-deal Shipley's Donuts.

03/12/2014 By BoJanay Posey