Et Tu, Brute?

Tacos, Ice Cream, and Vegan Cheese ... at the Caesar Salad Competition

Several chefs participated in this 34th annual gustatory competition. Who came out on top?

10/02/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Mixology Masters

Meet the Houston Bartenders Vying to Be Crowned the Best in the World

See what these cocktail masters are mixing up for the World Class competition.

04/17/2018 By Lauro Rojas

Edible Design

Creating and Composting at the Gingerbread Build-Off

Teams from around Houston will show off their gingerbread design skills this weekend.

12/08/2017 By Cory Garcia

Ice House

How to Crush the Competition in a Sandcastle Contest

Winning big in Galveston's annual competition means going against the grain.

05/25/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Video

Rewind: Houstonia's 4th Annual Gumbo Smackdown

Our 4th annual Gumbo Smackdown was a savory success!

03/14/2017 With Liz Lopez

Get Out

It's Not Too Late to Register for the Buffalo Bayou Regatta

The largest canoe race in Texas takes over Buffalo Bayou on March 11.

02/22/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Sweet Taste of Victory

A Sugar Land Stalwart Wins the 4th Annual Gumbo Smackdown

Out of 16 strong contenders, a local favorite defended its home turf over the weekend at Sugar Land Town Square.

02/13/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

This is Not a Drill

Rejoice! Houston Is Hosting Its First Mac 'n' Cheese Festival

Vegans and gluten-free folks need not apply for this cheese-and-carb fest.

02/07/2017 By Nicki Koetting

Food Fests

Gumbo Smackdown Is Less Than a Week Away

Save $5 on each ticket and buy them before Saturday.

02/06/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Diet Right

Put Healthy Food to the Taste-Test at Houston’s First-Ever Fit Meal Challenge

How are those New Year resolutions coming along?

01/13/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Food Fest

Early-Bird Pricing for the 2017 Gumbo Smackdown Ends Tomorrow

Save $5 on your ticket for Houstonia's fourth annual gumbo festival—our largest to date.

12/28/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

There's the Beef

Who Won Houstonia's 2016 Burger Bash?

Among 15 excellent burgers, one topped them all.

07/19/2016 By Alice Levitt

Meet the Megatoad

The World's Top Competitive Eater Takes on Houston

How do you train to best your record of 24 gyros in 10 minutes?

05/13/2016 By Alice Levitt

Rodeo Wine

An International Wine Competition at… The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo?

Over 20 countries enter their wines each year, and they’re not just in it for the saddles and chaps.

03/01/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Slideshow

Houstonia's 3rd Annual Haute Hoedown

Five of the best bars in Houston kicked off rodeo season with a whiskey competition

02/23/2016 With Jasmine Fuller

Restaurant Roundup

What Went Down at the Houston Rodeo Best Bites Competition

Wine, pork belly and more were up for grabs at the Rodeo competition.

02/23/2016 By Mai Pham

Slideshow

Houstonia's 3rd Annual Gumbo Smackdown

15 restaurants battled it out for best gumbo, but only two came out on top.

02/03/2016 With Jasmine Fuller

The envelope please

Who Won Houstonia's 3rd Annual Gumbo Smackdown? You May (Not) Be Surprised

One of the city's best gumbos proves its mettle even in a blind taste test.

02/02/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Fitness Friday

Looking to Get Involved in Exercise, Socials or Competitions? Meet Sportsmonkey for All Three

The club has gone from hosting a pajama bar crawl to running 13 sport leagues.

12/18/2015 By Ellie Sharp

Sugar and Spice

The Holiday Cookie (C)rumble

Houston's food bloggers are back at it, determining once and for all: Who bakes the best holiday cookie in town?

12/11/2015 By Megha Tejpal