Coronavirus

UPDATE: Top Houston Chef Chris Shepherd Announces False Positive Test for Covid-19

The acclaimed restaurateur has had one heck of a long weekend.

10/15/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Meat Me Somewhere

Southern Smoke Festival Pivots with a Weekend of Events and Specials

While we can't all get in line for Franklin Barbecue, we can have plenty of beef, lamb, and pork.

09/22/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

1945-2020

Remembering Tony Vallone, Houston's King of Hospitality

Prominent names in the city's dining scene talk about H-Town's admired late host.

09/11/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Eat At Home

What We're Ordering Out: Lamburgers and Bento Boxes

Plus, we shout out an al fresco experience of oysters and cocktails that was sorely needed.

08/19/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Crack 'Em Open

Special Delivery: A Seafood Tower?

Landry's is getting into the home delivery game; plus, Southern Smoke launches an effort in Chi-Town.

08/11/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Cute Look

Food News: Local Design Agency Nominated for James Beard Award

A Heights-based house is up for the branding of a Louisiana restaurant, plus other news.

05/08/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Golden Hour

Iconic Montrose Cocktail Bar, Local Cookbook, and 2 Bayou City Chefs Are James Beard Award Finalists

The result was just a little better than last year's, we have to say.

05/04/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Feast Your Eyes

We Tried the Houston Restaurant Heat-and-Eat Meals from H-E-B

Which dishes do well after taking them home from the grocery store? We tested them.

04/21/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Act Like a Chef

Find Houston Restaurant Favorites, Local Products at H-E-B

The grocery chain is supporting chefs and producers through new partnerships.

04/03/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

COVID-19

Southern Smoke Secures Major Donations to Help Food, Drink Workers

Plus, other efforts in the hospitality industry that are helping out those affected by COVID-19's spread.

03/23/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Eat Local

How to Support Restaurants, Establishments Right Now

Even if you're staying home, you can do something to help local spots.

03/13/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Every Flavor Ever

One Fifth is Changing Once More to ... a Lot of Things

Chris Shepherd's ambitious five-year plan will finish with a flourish, and it begins soon.

02/18/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Lights, Camera, Dumplings

Food News: Chris Shepherd Takes His Cookbook to Late Night TV

Plus, get into the Rodeo spirit. Seriously!

12/02/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Ice House

These New Houston-Centric Cookbooks Are the Gifts That Keep On Giving

Here's how to put Chris Shepherd's lamburger helper and Ford Fry's queso under the tree this year.

12/01/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Hot Day, Hot Scene

Southern Smoke Raises Over $500,000

From Franklin Barbecue brisket to beef shank congee, these were the best bites of the fest.

10/08/2019 By Carlos Brandon

Plume Town

How to Eat Right at Southern Smoke Fest

Or, how to get Franklin Barbecue but also everything else.

10/03/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Best Restaurants 2019

The 20 Best Things We Ate in Houston This Year

These dishes from 20 new restaurants are already Houston classics.

09/25/2019 By Timothy Malcolm, Gwendolyn Knapp, and Alice Levitt

Best Restaurants 2019

Houston's Food Scene Has Never Been Better

Okay, we were denied James Beard Awards in 2019. But as the incredible new restaurants we've featured this year attest, we’re writing our own history, and lucky Houston diners are the better for it.

09/25/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Step One

Chris Shepherd's Cookbook Is True to His Philosophy

The celebrated chef showcases his influences in Cook Like a Local.

08/29/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Watt a Spread

Mules, Spiked Seltzer, and Cheese Curds Among New Offerings at Texans Games

Yes, cheese curds are on their way.

08/21/2019 By Jayme Lamm