Let's Talk Turkey

Where to Eat (or Where to Order from) This Thanksgiving

Whether you want to dine out or have folks over without cooking, we got you covered.

11/14/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Welcome Aboard

Food News: Welcome a New Kolache Shoppe, Blanco Tacos + Tequila

Plus, even more Thanksgiving menus and takeout ideas from local eateries.

11/12/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Between The Buns

Food News: BuffBurger Brings the Bacon ... and Eggs ... With Breakfast Service

Plus, we have an opening date for a long-awaited Irish pub concept.

09/24/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Make Your List

The Dishes to Seek Out During Houston Restaurant Weeks

We scoured to find interesting entrees gracing those prix fixe menus this August.

07/16/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Sommeli-Yeah!

Who Has the Best Wine List in Houston? And Other Food News

Wine Spectator hands out awards to restaurants that paid the entry fee to be considered.

07/13/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Discount Dining

Where Should You Be Eating for Houston Restaurant Weeks?

Not all restaurant week menus are created equal. Here are the good ones.

07/28/2016 By Alice Levitt

Editor's Picks

Eat Clean This Spring with Our 10 Favorite Salad Spots

There’s much more to the modern salad than just boring old lettuce.

03/03/2016 By Megha Tejpal

A Very Veggie Christmas

Meatless Monday: Backstreet Cafe

This River Oaks mainstay offers vegetarian options every day—Christmas Eve is no different.

12/21/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Drink It Up

Heavy Pours: Houston Restaurants Recognized by Wine Spectator

Over 40 Houston-area restaurants are honored in Wine Spectator's 2015 Restaurant Awards, including one Grand Award-winner.

07/07/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Eat Fresh

Star Ingredient of the Season: Spinach

Check out the super-est of super foods in a dish of pure decadence at Backstreet Cafe.

05/04/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Best Restaurants 2014

The Five Hottest Chefs of 2014

The heat is on in the city's best restaurants, and these five pros are responsible for turning it up.

09/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt Illustrations by Sebastian Gomez de la Torre

Sweet Treats

Nutella Milkshakes Now at Backstreet Cafe

It should go without saying, but save room for this dessert.

09/24/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mushroom Madness

Bringing Backstreet Home

Cook Backstreet Cafe's dishes in your own kitchen with the new Backstreet Kitchen cookbook.

11/19/2013 By Robb Walsh

Profiles

Gloria Days

Longtime employee Gloria Ware reflects on three decades of change at Backstreet Cafe.

10/31/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2013

50 Restaurants That Define Houston Dining

The best of the best in America’s coolest food city

09/30/2013 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

Charitable Chow

Something For Everybody at Backstreet Cafe

With five Houston Restaurant Weeks menus, Backstreet Cafe covers all the bases—and beautifully.

08/13/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt