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

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

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

Drink Up

Julep: Where Bourbon and Mint are Lovers

A Southern regional cocktail bar opens up on Washington Avenue.

08/21/2014 By Mariah Giblin

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

Live Shots

Interview: Christopher Kimball Is Not a TV Persona

The host of America's Test Kitchen brings the show to Jones Hall for a one-off live performance.

08/07/2014 By Scott Vogel

New & Notable

Red Ox Bar & Grill Now Open in Northside

Former owners of Bocados have brought a Tex-Mex icehouse to the Northside.

08/06/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Houston Craft Beer Guide

Duly Noted: Outtakes from Our Craft Beer Panel

Our panel of craft beer connoisseurs had plenty to say when it comes to Houston's breweries.

08/05/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Open Road

Photo Essay: a Marfa Pilgrimage

Leave the big city chaos behind and take a trip out to the peaceful, tranquil jewel of the west.

08/03/2014 By Alese Pickering

Houston Craft Beer Guide

Houston’s 6 Best Beer Bars

A great beer bar is more than just a huge tap list—it takes knowledgeable staff, good taste in selection, and excellent ambiance to make the cut.

08/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Max Burkhalter