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

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

Restaurant Review

Believing in Reincarnation (or Trying to) at the Re-Opened El Cantina Superior

The El atones for its past self—but will it be enough?

05/31/2015 By Scott Vogel

Recipe

Making Homemade Ice Cream with Fat Cat Creamery’s Sarah Johnston

The owner of the artisanal ice cream shop shares her secrets.

05/31/2015 By Scott Vogel Photography by Todd Spoth

Recipes

Mastering the Art of Houston Cooking

You eat like a Houstonian. Now cook like one.

05/31/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt, Catherine Matusow, Scott Vogel, Michael Hardy, Sarah Rufca Nielsen, and Jeff Balke

Feature

Great Escapes: Istanbul

Explore a two-continent city with two sides to every story.

05/31/2015 By Scott Vogel

Travel

Great Escapes

Take the trip of a lifetime this summer.

05/31/2015 By Scott Vogel, Michael Hardy, Catherine Matusow, Sarah Rufca Nielsen, and Katharine Shilcutt

Editor’s Note

Songs of Love and Death

Whether sparked by Love Boat or a real cruise, the urge to travel burns in all of us.

05/31/2015 By Scott Vogel

News

Houston Floods Overnight, Stranding Motorists and Closing Roads

City's worst natural disaster since 2001's Tropical Storm Allison

05/26/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Restaurant Review

Review: Davis Street at Hermann Park

Remember when dining out was reasonably priced? Neither do we.

05/03/2015 By Scott Vogel Photography by Kate LeSueur

Restaurant Review

Review: Thank Heaven for Table 57

H-E-B’s restaurant-inside-a-supermarket concept provides a new dining option we didn’t even know we needed.

05/03/2015 By Scott Vogel Photography by Kate LeSueur

Editor’s Note

Breakfast’s Champions

The first meal of the day is simply too important to be left to grifters and charlatans.

05/03/2015 By Scott Vogel

Changes

Houston Symphony Loses Its Concertmaster to the New York Philharmonic

Frank Huang’s appointment also a loss for other local institutions

04/09/2015 By Scott Vogel