Gettin' Piggy With It

Go Pig or Go Home at Houston's 4th Annual Pork-stravaganza

The annual suckling pig showdown pits 18 chefs in a fiery battle at 8th Wonder Brewery.

09/16/2015 By Jennifer Nguyen

Let the Chips Fall

The Chocolate Chip Cookie (C)rumble

Leave it to a group of dedicated Houston food bloggers to determine who is serving the best chocolate chip cookie in town.

09/09/2015 By Megha Tejpal

As Seen on TV

Sylvia Casares Battles It Out on the Food Network

Houston's enchilada queen takes on Dallas's southeast Asian savant, Braden Wages, on Beat Bobby Flay.

06/23/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Party On

Houston's Best Battled It Out at Last Night's Burger Bash

Houstonia's second annual Burger Bash was a sold-out success.

06/19/2015

As Seen on TV

Chopped Is Heading to Houston for a Casting Call

The popular Food Network show is looking to include a few good Houstonians in the roster next season.

06/12/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Meatless Monday

Get Your Tickets Now for This Weekend's Veggie Riot

Kicking off Recipe for Success Foundation's VegOut! challenge with a fierce chef showdown this Saturday

02/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

One and Done

Scenes from Saint Arnold's 8th Annual One Pot Showdown

Santo and Ale Wagger were the biggest beers at this year's One Pot Showdown.

01/26/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Slideshow

Saint Arnold's 8th Annual One Pot Showdown

Hundreds of hungry Houstonians turned out for the cookoff of the year.

01/26/2015

Go Pig or Go Home

Local Chefs to Go Whole Hog at Cochon 555

The national competition makes its first-ever appearance in Houston this weekend.

01/13/2015 By Natalie Harms

The aftermath

Two Surprising Restaurants Take Home Gumbo Smackdown Trophies

A South African spin on a Cajun classic won over our gumbo guests

11/17/2014

Break out the stretchy pants

Get Your Gumbo Smackdown Tickets Now

We're shutting down 5th Street this weekend to bring you gumbo from 17 of Houston's best restaurants.

11/12/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Bottoms Up

Sunday Bloody Sunday's Big, Bad Winner Was...

A downtown gastrocantina took home the title at yesterday's bloody mary competition.

10/13/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Events

Take a Bloody Mary Stroll This Sunday

Sample your way through some of the city's best bloody marys and brunch bites at GreenStreet

10/08/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Slideshow

Burger Bash 2014

Houstonia brought the city's best burgers together under one roof for an all-out burgerstravaganza.

07/11/2014

Fierce Competition

And the Winners of the 2014 Burger Bash Are...

Ten of Houston's best burger joints brought their best burger game at last night's inaugural Burger Bash.

07/11/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Edible Events

Ketchup with Your Friends at Houstonia's Burger Bash

Not coming to our big, bountiful Burger Bash would be a missed steak.

06/26/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Spicing It Up

Houston Chefs Curry Favor with Curry Crawl Crowd

The third annual Curry Crawl saw a new twist on a favorite event—food trucks.

05/20/2014 By Elise Rambaud Marrion

Slideshow

Houstonia's Inaugural Gumbo Smackdown & Tailgate Party

Five of Houston's best chefs brought their best gumbo—and two claimed gumbo glory.

01/14/2014

Throwing Down

Gumbo Smackdown a Ragin' Cajun Success

Fleming's and Haven brought the big guns for Houstonia's inaugural gumbo smackdown.

01/13/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Smackdown City

Who Makes Houston's Best Gumbo? You Be the Judge

Six of Houston's best chefs compete this Saturday for the best gumbo title.

01/08/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt