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

Comfort Food

Another Chicken & Waffles Contender Enters the Octagon

Jonathan's the Rub has added the popular special to the menu on a full-time basis.

02/11/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor’s Note

Citius, Altius, Comfortius

As The Divine Comedy shows, there is no infirmity that cannot be assuaged by comfort food.

02/08/2015 By Scott Vogel


Video: Best Houston Spots for Comfort Food

A sneak peek at our February issue, on newsstands now


The Cheesiest

The Making of the Mac 'n' Cheese: Luby's Shares Its Recipe

Put the blue box away and try your hand at Luby's old-fashioned mac 'n' cheese recipe.

02/02/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

We Want You

Beans in Chili—Yes or No? Take Our Comfort Food Survey

When it comes to comfort food, we want to know what matters most to you—so tell us.

12/04/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2014

Best New Restaurants: Americana

Comfort food is back, as classics are classed up and chefs draw inspiration from our collective nostalgia.

09/30/2014 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt