Mix Master

Bartenders Share Favorite Drinks to Make at Home

Let's check in with some of our favorite mixologists.

05/18/2020 By Lauro Rojas

Soothing and healing

Local Beauty Brand Donates Clean, Vegan, and Cruelty-free Hand Sanitizer

Kinkō normally sells all-natural deodorant, but when the pandemic hit, they knew they had to help.

05/18/2020 By Gabi De la Rosa

Say Goodbye

Restaurant Closings: Dak & Bop Location, Dolce Vita

One of the first food-and-drink casualties to COVID-19 has been revealed.

05/15/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Hear, Hear

Saint Arnold Brews a New Beer to Support Hospitality Workers

Sales of Gratuity will go toward Houston Shift Meal.

05/15/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

A Closer Look

How Restaurants Have Pivoted with Heat-and-Eat Meals

Inside the process that gets chef-quality foods into grocery stores.

05/15/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Fresh As Can Be

During Pandemic, Plant It Forward Memberships Soar

Can community-supported agriculture organizations scale as demand ramps up?

05/14/2020 By Meredith Nudo

Here's a Menu

More and More Restaurants Are Re-Opening Their Dining Rooms

Establishments are cautious as they look to fill up to 25 percent capacity.

05/14/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Sniffing out answers

How Smell Loss Can Be a Sign of the Coronavirus

The CDC added loss of smell to its list of COVID-19 symptoms. We asked a local ENT why.

05/13/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Quarancupcake

5 Cookbooks to Get You Baking with the Kids

Is being inside the house getting to you? Take some time to stop and smell the flour.

05/13/2020 By Joanna O'Leary

Chalk it up to creativity

Houston Muralist’s Cross-Country Chalk Collab Inspires in Trying Times

Four artists around the country each draw one-quarter of a chalk mural honoring nurses.

05/12/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Instacart

5 Dim Sum Spots For Takeout and Delivery

Order like a pro, and get dumpling crazy.

05/12/2020 By Joanna O'Leary

Just a click away

Discover the World of Houston Arts with These Digital Programs

The Bayou City's arts institutions have headed online to keep you culturally astute during the pandemic.

05/11/2020 By Ian Everett

Where's The Choice?

Some Meat Prices Are Rising, and Availability Is Decreasing

Pitmasters are having to think outside the box while markets are limiting some items.

05/11/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Funny Bones

Houston Comedians Talk about Finding Humor During the Pandemic

Matthew Broussard, Ali Siddiq, Dusti Rhodes, and Jon Myles tell us what they do when comedy clubs go dark.

05/11/2020 By Radu Bondar

Out of the kitchen

The Faces of Houston's Restaurant Industry

We spoke with chefs, restaurant owners, and more about the impact of coronavirus on their lives.

05/11/2020 Photography by Marco Torres

Quaran-dating

Social Distancing Date Ideas

Just because we’re living through a pandemic doesn’t mean you can’t get to know someone new.

05/08/2020 By Jonathan Forney

5 Things: The Brain Power Edition

5 Ways to Keep Learning at Home

What do you get when you mix together homemade slime, dinosaur bones, and picture books? This list.

05/08/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Checking Out

Will You Attempt to Vacation in Texas This Summer?

Three getaways are already making a comeback.

05/08/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Z is for Zoom

An Open Letter to My Daughter on Her 1st Birthday During the Quarantine

Houstonia's resident dad had to celebrate his kid's big day inside.

05/07/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Sign of the Times

Face Masks Complicate Communication for Houston’s Deaf Community

It’s also putting unwanted attention on the Bayou City’s ASL interpreters.

05/07/2020 By Emma Schkloven