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

Prepare Yourself

Here's a Preview of One Fifth Gulf Coast

The newest restaurant from Chris Shepherd comes your way August 12.

08/06/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

First Look

Mendocino Farms Has Arrived In Houston, and More Are Coming

The California import in Rice Village has creative sandwiches and salads.

07/19/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Fire It Up

Local Chefs to Shine at 2019 Southern Smoke Festival

Don't worry, Aaron Franklin is coming, too.

07/18/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Book Open

Food News: Start Making Reservations Now for Houston Restaurant Weeks

Plus, say hello this week to the city's first Mendocino Farms.

07/15/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Door No. 4

Chris Shepherd's Next One Fifth Is Gulf Coast

One Fifth Mediterranean is closing, but maybe not for long.

07/12/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Out With the Old

Food News: Get Southern Favorites at the New Eugene's Gulf Coast Cuisine

Plus, California sandwich shop Mendocino Farms is ready for customers.

07/04/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Best Chef

Food News: Chris Shepherd Named the World's Best Chef

Plus, the time has come for enormous turkey legs by wheel.

06/10/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Prime Time

Food News: The Woodlands Welcomes Killen's Steakhouse

Plus, watch acclaimed Vietnamese chef Nikki Tran on a new Netflix series this week.

04/29/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Night Out For Austin Tice

Restaurants Rally to Support Houston Journalist Held Captive In Syria

The family of Austin Tice, who has been detained since 2012, hopes the initiative will raise awareness and funds.

04/16/2019 By Timothy Malcolm