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

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

On the Table

Review: Can Main Kitchen Redefine Hotel Dining?

The restaurant inside downtown’s brand-new J.W. Marriott dreams big.

01/04/2015 Photography by Scott Vogel

Escape Crusader

Our Man in the White House

Michelle Obama recognizes Third Ward youth program Workshop Houston with a national award.

01/04/2015 By Scott Vogel

Editor’s Note

January’s Jones

How do you reclaim the worst month of the year?

01/04/2015 By Scott Vogel

Year in Review

Houstonia's Favorite Plays of 2014

The show did, in fact, go on.

12/18/2014 By Michael Hardy and Scott Vogel

Editor’s Note

Drunk as the Dickens

A holiday parable featuring the ghosts of Christmas bars past, present, and future

11/30/2014 By Scott Vogel

Editor’s Note

Enlisting Our Efforts

When writing a list of Houston’s must-dos, there are a thousand no’s for every yes.

11/03/2014 By Scott Vogel

Events

The Oprah Example

Thoughts on Oprah Winfrey’s visit to the Toyota Center

10/18/2014 By Scott Vogel

Editor’s Note

What the Ell Now?

Thanks to threatened legal action, we’re losing letters left and right.

09/30/2014 By Scott Vogel

Travel

Adrift and Loving It in the New Beijing

In China, discovering a one-of-a-kind mix between new and old

09/01/2014 By Scott Vogel

Editor’s Note

Hunting Treason

Realizing you’ve never learned how to hunt is shocking enough, but that’s only the beginning.

09/01/2014 By Scott Vogel

theater

Review: The Old Friends Proves Good Company

Broadway veteran Betty Buckley shines in the Alley's invigorating production of 1960s-era Horton Foote dramedy.

08/21/2014 By Scott Vogel