Coastal fare

South African Restaurant Mozambik Is Coming to Houston

The authentic South African kitchen has a special focus on coastal fare and braai.

09/02/2021 By Shelby Stewart

Some like it hot

The Wide World of International Spicy Cuisine

From Mexican to Chinese, traverse the globe's spiciest flavor profiles right here in Houston.

07/13/2021 By Carlos Brandon

Now's the Time

For Black-Owned Restaurants, the More Support, the Better

Plus, recommendations for some places to visit for good food.

06/05/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Dig in

10 West African Cuisine Spots You Definitely Need To Try

Authentic Nigerian, Cameroonian, Ghanaian, and Senegalese foods abound in Houston.

04/01/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Pick Six

Where You Should Eat This Month: March 2020

Go to Chinatown. Also try some wild Korean and Italian fusion.

03/03/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

A Celebration of Culture

5 Things to Look for When Watching No Passport Required Tonight

West African cuisine has a moment as Chef Marcus Samuelsson's series comes to Houston.

01/27/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Sorry I'm Late!

The Spiciest Dish in Houston Is at Aria Suya

Our dining editor visits a popular Nigerian spot and feels everything.

11/30/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

The Blok Is Hot

This Chef Wants All Houstonians to Eat West African Cuisine

Pop-ups for a concept called ChopnBlok are making waves across the city.

11/16/2018 By Joanna O'Leary

Cooking It Old School

'A Taste of African Heritage' Cooking Series Debuts in Missouri City

Want to get healthy? Eat like your ancestors.

02/17/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Ancient Flavors

Our Latest Obsession: Egyptian Cuisine at Dandanah Café & Grill

Eat like an Egyptian at Houston's only purveyor of molokhia and feteera.

04/14/2016 By Alice Levitt

Insider’s Guide

Best of International Houston: Nigeria

Gorgeous geles, savory suya and, of course, finger-licking fufu

09/01/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Back in Accra

A Taste of West African Glory: Jollof Rice at Afrikiko

On the hunt in Houston for a favorite Ghanaian dish

04/30/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Editor’s Picks

Houston’s 7 Best African Restaurants

Eat your way across an entire continent with South African sosaties, Nigerian sausage rolls, Ghanian pepper soup, and more.

11/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Finger Food

Blue Nile: Houston's Ethiopian Heart for 20 Years

It's all finger food here—dig in.

04/14/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt