Eight Piles High

You'll Want to Join This Club at Common Bond

Turkey, bacon, Swiss ... what the heck are you waiting for? Eat this sandwich today.

09/20/2018 By Joanna O'Leary

Editor's Picks

9 Salads to Help You Survive a Sweltering Houston Summer

Because other foods are too hot to even think about eating right now.

05/29/2018 By Brooke Viggiano

Ice House

In Defense of Houston's Strip Malls

Their aesthetic merits are dubious; their environmental impact, baleful. Yet we argue there’s no purer distillation of Houston itself.

12/30/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Recipe

You're Going to Want to Make This Cardamom Hot Chocolate

Cacao & Cardamom owner Annie Rupani shares her secret recipe for the coziest cup of cocoa around.

11/29/2016 By Jenn Nguyen

Melt With You

Uncommonly Good Grilled Cheese at Common Bond

This "winter" meal of bread and melted cheese is worth the calories.

12/15/2015 By Joanna O'Leary

Best New Restaurants 2015

Bakeries on the Rise

Smell the sweet aroma of a baked goods renaissance.

09/29/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Rise and Shine

The Baker’s Dozen: Houston’s 13 Best Breakfasts

Brunch, you say? Brunch is for the weak—these establishments are all open by 9 a.m. Up and at ‘em!

05/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

breakfast

Eat This Now: Chorizo Torta at Common Bond

Going beyond the basic breakfast sandwich

03/19/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

March’s Perfect Party: A Month of Comings and Goings

We’re inviting Houstonians both coming and going to our nasty little soiree.

03/09/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Shopping

Forget the Galleria, Shop This Montrose Pop-Up

The Jawda and Jawda pop-up has gifts to spare.

12/19/2014 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Review

Six Months in, Can Common Bond Live by Croissants Alone?

Common Bond really does bake some of the best breads in the country—if you can stand the wait.

11/30/2014 By Robb Walsh

Houston Restaurants

Common Bond vs. Tiny Boxwood’s: Who Has A Better Chocolate Chip Cookie?

In search of the perfect cookie.

10/06/2014 By Russell van Kraayenburg

Poppin' Fresh

Common Bond: More Than Just Baked Goods

The new Montrose bakery is about more than just bread—it offers full meals, too.

06/09/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt