Editor's Picks

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo the Houstonian Way with Margaritas y Mariscos

These three Mexican seafood dishes will make May 5 a proper celebration.

04/17/2017 By Alice Levitt

Editor's Picks

Eat Your Way Through Uptown with These 9 Restaurants

Explore both classic cuisines and new takes in Houston's hottest dining destination this side of the Galleria.

04/17/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Happy Hour Guide

7 of Our Favorite (and Most Diverse) Happy Hour Menus

From French frites on the cheap to Chinatown-style afternoon tea, happy hour goes global in Houston.

12/28/2016 By Alice Levitt

100 Best Restaurants 2016

Go Fish at These 4 Favorite Seafood Spots

From you-buy-we-fry joints to creative ceviches, these spots put the Gulf in Gulf Coast.

09/19/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

Hammering Away

Sugar Rush: El Coco at Caracol

Time to break into an interactive dessert.

08/17/2016 By Alice Levitt

Gulf Seafood Guide

Ceviche City: Gulf Fish Goes Raw

What better way to enjoy fresh-from-the-water catches than in crudo form?

03/01/2016 By Alice Levitt

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

Editor’s Picks

The 9 Best Restaurants for National Lobster Day

As if you needed an excuse.

05/31/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Caracol

A dozen roasted oysters for $12, and other compelling reasons to come to Caracol.

05/21/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Pearls of the Ocean

Consider the Chargrilled Oyster

Oysters—raw or grilled—are all the rage right now. Here's where to get your fill.

04/06/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cream of the Crop

Caracol Tops Texas Monthly's Best New Restaurants List

Three Houston restaurants made it onto the magazine's annual best-of list.

01/07/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Bright and Bubbly

Caracol's Champagne Cocktail Gets a Wall Street Spotlight

Shades of Life puts a new spin on an old party staple.

12/15/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Style and The City

Where to Wear: Leather Leggings

Caracol, Discovery Green, and other H-Town hotspots

11/13/2014 By Nadia Michel

Best Restaurants 2014

The 5 Very Best New Restaurants of 2014

Of all the amazing restaurants that opened this year, it was tough to pick our five absolute favorites—but somehow, we managed.

10/01/2014 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

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

From Bean To Bowl

Video: Making Chocolate from Scratch at Caracol

We're really sorry you can't smell this video.

04/10/2014 By Phaedra Cook

High Rollers

Where Is Houston's Most Expensive Tipple?

Whether it's whiskey or wine you're after, we'll tell you where to find the most expensive drinks in town.

03/25/2014 By Joanna O'Leary