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Visit Treebeards For These 3 Fall Comfort Foods from Heaven

The iconic lunch spot is celebrating 40 years of business this year.

10/16/2018 By Joanna O'Leary

Found!

Things Are Coming Together at the New Pappy's Location

Pappy's soft opening makes us feel good about its long-term potential.

04/11/2018 By Cory Garcia

Like a Boss

First Bite: Bosscat Kitchen & Libations

Looking to indulge? This new Newport Beach import is the place.

02/27/2017 By Alice Levitt

Prescription: Parm

Our Latest Obsession: Chicken Parmigiana at Romano's Pizza

A New Yorker finds a taste of home in River Oaks.

01/10/2017 By Alice Levitt

Editor's Picks

Where to Find Your Favorite Foods from Back Home Right Here

Whether you're in search of Detroit-style dogs, Chicago deep-dish or Natchitoches meat pies, you'll find them in Houston.

12/29/2016 By Alice Levitt

Autumn Leaves

Craving Fall? Salisbury Steak at Max's Wine Dive Will Help You Pretend

A dish rarely seen at restaurants means you can at least eat like the season is changing.

11/04/2016 By Alice Levitt

Plantain Wishes

Cuban Comfort in Rice Village

Lunchtime provides a break from formality at El Meson Restaurant.

04/04/2016 By Alice Levitt

Brrrrrrrrr

Where to Find 4 of Houston's Best Cold-Weather Comfort Foods

Perk up with a bowl of pozole—we've got the perfect place.

11/29/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Breakfasts 2015

The Breakfast Klub: An Odyssey

What to expect when you’re expecting to wait.

05/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Comfort Food

Grilled Cheese, Four Ways

Four restaurants offer very different, yet very Houstonian, takes on the comfort food classic.

02/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Comfort Food

Houston’s 5 Best Fancy Mac ‘n’ Cheeses

For those days (and nights) when that little blue box in your pantry just isn’t enough.

02/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

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

Comfort Food

Meet Houston’s Kings of Comfort

Michael Shine and his sons have found success in the simple things—in some cases, making those simple things just a little snazzier.

02/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Feature

A Houstonian’s Guide to Comfort Food

We’ve grilled the experts for the best in grilled cheese, fried our brains thinking about the best fried chicken, and driven ourselves silly over chili.

02/15/2015

Comfort Food

Recipe: The Creamiest Grits

No shortcuts or instant mixes here, but your hard work will pay off.

02/15/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Comfort Food

Recipe: Bacon-Braised Greens

As with most things in life, the answer is bacon.

02/15/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Comfort Food

Recipe: Nana’s No-Fail Cornbread

To help you master this Southern staple, our dining editor spills her great-grandmother’s secrets.

02/15/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Comfort Food

Houston’s 5 Best Diners

If you don’t have a go-to spot for bountiful breakfasts and endless coffee, you’re missing out.

02/15/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Comfort Food

Houston’s 5 Best Fried Chicken Spots

When it comes to fried chicken, everyone comes with a bias—but these five Houston favorites might make you throw away Grandma’s recipe card once and for all.

02/15/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Comfort Food

Comfort Clash: Who Serves the Best Comfort Food?

From chili to chicken & waffles, shrimp ’n’ grits to chocolate pie, Houston’s finest purveyors of comfort food square off.

02/15/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt