The Crawfish Guide

Cajun Meets Asian

Cultures collide as a south Louisianan samples Vietnamese-style crawfish for the first time.

03/01/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

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Think You've Tasted It All? Here's a New Boil to Try

Behind the recipe made famous on Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown.

02/20/2017 By Alice Levitt

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How Do You Know When You're Getting a Good Crawfish Deal?

And how does anyone keep up with all the different deals around town?

02/20/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

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Looking for Ways to Jazz Up Your Next Backyard Crawfish Boil?

We have five fun suggestions on how to build a better boil.

02/20/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

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Does Your Crawfish Need to Be Made in the USA?

There are many reasons to stick with local mudbugs instead of imports.

02/20/2017 By Alice Levitt

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Our 5 Favorite Crawfish Dishes Around Town

All the crawfish tails you can eat, minus the pesky peeling.

02/20/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

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Houston’s Top 10 Cajun Crawfish Joints

For when you want dive into a pound or eight of old-school Cajun mudbugs.

02/20/2017 By Robb Walsh

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The 10 Best Places to Get Viet-Cajun Crawfish in Houston

Viet-Cajun crawfish has become the new standard in the Bayou City, and these are the top spots to dig in.

02/20/2017 By Mai Pham

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Wait, When Is Crawfish Season Again?

Thanks to crawfish farming, you can get fresh bugs from January to August.

02/20/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

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How Houston Took the Louisiana Crawfish Tradition and Made It Our Own

Cajun crawfish didn’t take off in the Bayou City until 1976, but Houstonians' appetite for crawfish has exploded since then.

02/20/2017 By Robb Walsh

It's Mudbug Time

Where to Eat Crawfish in Houston Right Now

Break out your bibs! It's crawfish season, and it's bigger and better than ever.

02/20/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Editor's Note

Can You Be a Good Houstonian If You Aren't Crazy for Crawfish?

A philosophical question for the ages.

02/20/2017 By Catherine Matusow

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Video: How to Peel Crawfish Like a Pro

We demonstrate the two ways you can peel a crawfish.

02/19/2017 Videography by Katharine Shilcutt

Buggin' Out

Beyond the Crawfish at a Seafood Restaurant

The best things to eat at crawfish restaurants aren't always crawfish.

03/17/2016 By Mai Pham

Bug Out

How to Host Your Own Crawfish Boil at Home

An eight-panel guide to cooking those bugs up right.

03/01/2016 By Alice Levitt Illustrations by Kyle Fewell

Under 100

100 Miles or Less: Go Crazy for Crawfish in Crosby

Forget barbecue pilgrimages—this time of year calls for a crawfish crawl.

02/09/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

On the Bayou

New Chef Brings Taste of New Orleans to the Durham House

Executive chef Mike McElroy launches Crawfish Saturdays and Sunday brunch along with a new menu.

02/08/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Editors’ Picks

10 Places You Should Get Crawfish This Season

‘Tis the season for mudbugs in Houston. Here’s where to get them.

03/30/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Tis the Seasoning

This Saturday, Get Your Crawfish Fix at Doc's Motorworks

In lieu of Saint Patrick's Day madness, head to Doc's for a crawfish feast that benefits something other than the bar's bottom line.

03/12/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Tis the Seasoning

Now at NextDoor Bar & Lounge: Crawfish Sundays

This weekend: $7 a pound for crawfish plus corn and potatoes.

03/05/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt