One-Stop Shopping

A Treat Yourself Itinerary at BLVD Place

Need a pick-me-up? Stop by the uptown shopping center for everything from mani-pedis to French food and make a day of it.

06/04/2018 By Mary Cate Stevenson and Noah Nofz

Store Report

Where to Shop After Brunch: Luxington

Aussie brands and affordable finds are what set Luxington apart.

01/25/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Get Out

The Top 5 Spots to Watch the Chevron Houston Marathon (and Where to Eat When You're Done)

The 45th annual race takes to Houston's streets this Sunday—and so should you.

01/13/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt With Amber Tong

Beauty

Where to Get Non-Toxic Nails for 2017: Paloma Nail Salon

"A nail service is the most time-efficient, cost-effective way to boost confidence, but the typical nail salon experience not very relaxing," says Paloma Nail Salon owner Maryam Naderi.

01/04/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Mais Oui Bien Sûr

Get Your Shopping Done over Lunch at Rise No. 2

Two birds, meet one adorable French stone.

12/09/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Word on the Street

Table on Post Oak Might Be Transforming Into L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon

Years after the exit of Philippe Schmit, another French chef (or at least his restaurant group) could be taking over Table.

08/11/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Staying In

Take a Staycation: the Royal Sonesta Hotel

The Galleria is one of the state's premiere shopping and dining destinations—and it deserves more than a day trip.

07/13/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Catch of the Day

Star Ingredient of the Season: Octopus

Wait, what? Yes, seafood has a peak season too, and octopus makes a perfect summer dish.

06/24/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Eat Fresh

Star Ingredient of the Season: Kale

Beyoncé confirms to the world: kale is here to stay. This week, it's featured in a tried and true way at True Food Kitchen.

04/27/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: North Italia

Where $20 will get you a pizza and a bottle—yes, a bottle—of wine.

04/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

North Italia Plans a March Opening, Made-From-Scratch Pasta, and Much More

Says chef Taylor Domet: "I just don’t think that Houston really has anything like us yet."

02/11/2015 By Jared Monmouth