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

Tex-Mex on Flight

Steaks on a Plane

Fajitas at 39,000 feet? Singapore Airlines thinks it’s an idea whose time has come.

03/31/2016 By Scott Vogel

From the folks who brought you Houstonia

Inaugural Issue of Love Wins Texas Weddings Hits Newsstands

Our newest twice-yearly publication launches.

02/23/2016 By Scott Vogel

Cooking

In Hyde Park, a Culinary Boot Camp Awaits

Chefs travel from around the world to sharpen their skills at the CIA—and you can too.

02/05/2016 By Scott Vogel

Swiss Trips

A Night in the Museum

Zurich’s best hotel raises hospitality to the level of art.

01/06/2016 By Scott Vogel

Travel

New Zealand, Far and Away Houston’s Most Exciting Getaway

Houston’s latest nonstop destination is miles beyond the rest.

11/29/2015 By Scott Vogel

'Stros

Orange is the New Crack

Face it. In this baseball-mad city, you aren’t getting anything done today.

10/12/2015 By Scott Vogel

Go 'Stros

The Remarkables

A perennially underestimated city gets the team it deserves.

10/07/2015 By Scott Vogel

Editor’s Note

Sprigs of Sage Advice

Answering three philosophical questions.

09/29/2015 By Scott Vogel

HERO

The Decent Place

Late-night thoughts on listening to opponents of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance

09/14/2015 By Scott Vogel

Restaurant Review

Don’t Let Your Car Choose the Restaurant

What do North Italia and Fluff Bake Bar have in common? Look out your car window.

09/01/2015 By Scott Vogel

Bayougraphy

For Carlos Correa, the Future is Now

The young Astro’s rise has been as sudden as it has been stunning—and he’s playing the game the only way he knows how.

09/01/2015 By Scott Vogel

Indecision 2016

Vetting Ted Cruz’s Presidential Resumé

We read the Republican presidential candidate's book (well, the Houston parts, anyway) so you don’t have to.

09/01/2015 By Scott Vogel

Editor’s Note

Bridging Troubled Waters

Remembering when Astroworld was the height of Houston’s cosmopolitanism

09/01/2015 By Scott Vogel

Restaurant Review

Are You Being Servered?

At Peska and La Grange, in praise of waitstaffs that keep their distance.

08/04/2015 By Scott Vogel

Editor’s Note

Racist Readers Need Not Apply

In which reactions to an advertisement provoke a reaction from us

07/20/2015 By Scott Vogel

Restaurant Review

Looking for Levure Bakery and Patisserie

This French bakery is far-flung and difficult to find—and absolutely worth it.

07/09/2015 By Scott Vogel

Restaurant Review

Peli Peli’s South African Cuisine Shines at the Galleria

Chef Paul Friedman’s latest location is the stuff of legend.

07/09/2015 By Scott Vogel

Editor’s Note

Unnatural History

Preserving the most venerable of all Houston’s institutions.

07/09/2015 By Scott Vogel

News

Love Wins: Houston Celebrates Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Today's scenes from the historic ruling

06/26/2015 By Scott Vogel Photography by Paul Naughton

Restaurant Review

A Trip to Commonwealth

And an answer, at long last, to what, exactly, “upscale casual” means.

05/31/2015 By Scott Vogel