Chicken Fried Sadness

Hickory Hollow in the Heights is Closing

But don't worry, because its original location will still serve Texas grub.

08/21/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

You've Still Got It!

Cleburne Cafeteria Still Has the Goods

A fire couldn't keep this Houston classic down for long.

01/24/2018 By Cory Garcia

Joys of the Flesh

Killen's Barbecue Is Now Serving Dinner and Steak

The grill arrived this morning to cook up beefy dinners in the $20 range.

01/20/2017 By Alice Levitt

The Miracle of the Oil

A Short Hymn For Church’s Chicken’s Chicken Fried Steak

We sample the beefy dish with nothing on our tongues but "Hallelujah."

11/07/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Comfort Food

The 5 Best Chicken Fried Steaks in Houston

In Texas, a good chicken fried steak isn’t hard to find, but these five places have elevated the craft to a fine art.

02/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Finger Lickin’ Good

Southern Fried Sensation: the Best Fried Chicken in Town

A classic dish fascinates Houstonians all over again.

03/03/2014 By Robb Walsh Photography by Kate LeSueur

Creolization

The Best Chicken Fried Steak in Houston Is Vietnamese

Hughie's Tavern and Vietnamese Grille serves its "country fried steak" with spring rolls and fried rice.

01/09/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Comfort Classics

A Lot to Love at Luby's

In defense of the 66-year-old Texas-based cafeteria chain.

12/12/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Eternal Questions

What's the Right Way to Serve Chicken Fried Steak?

That's a trick question; there is no right way.

12/10/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt