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

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

Review

Dak & Bop Brings Korean Fried Chicken to the Museum District

Move over, Colonel Sanders—there’s a new kind of KFC in town.

03/30/2015 By Scott Vogel

Restaurant Review

Weights + Measures Makes the Case for Vertical Integration

With four concepts under one roof—restaurant, bar, coffee shop, bakery—this ambitious Midtown undertaking is nothing if not bold.

03/30/2015 By Scott Vogel

Editor’s Note

Modesty Forbid

In the spirit of our real estate issue, a lesson on never taking your home for granted.

03/30/2015 By Scott Vogel

Restaurant Review

At Holley’s, a Bold, Cross-Cultural Experiment Awaits

From Thai curry mussels in the luxe dining room to barbecue shrimp in the bustling oyster bar, Holley’s is a study in contrasts.

03/09/2015 By Scott Vogel Photography by Kate LeSueur

Restaurant Review

The Bread Service at BCN Taste & Tradition Is Excellent

A trip to what is certainly the best restaurant in Houston named after an airport code

03/09/2015 By Scott Vogel Photography by Kate LeSueur

Editor’s Note

Pushing the Truth

We all romanticize our youthful shopping experiences.

03/09/2015 By Scott Vogel

Restaurant Review

Preview Modern Seafood Leaves Us Craving More

Chef Jason Liao’s food is undeniably delicious and inventive—now if only there were more of it.

02/08/2015 By Scott Vogel

Restaurant Review

Prohibition Supperclub & Bar Walks a Fine Line Between Delectable and Profane

While you can bask in a burlesque show over dinner, the real star is the food.

02/08/2015 By Scott Vogel

Editor’s Note

Citius, Altius, Comfortius

As The Divine Comedy shows, there is no infirmity that cannot be assuaged by comfort food.

02/08/2015 By Scott Vogel