The Crawfish Guide

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

The Crawfish Guide

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

The Crawfish Guide

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

Eat This Now

Dish of the Week: Mac Étouffée at Beaver's

If gumbo can be served over potato salad, why not étouffée over mac 'n' cheese?

12/11/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Crawfish Season

Creative Crawfish Dishes That Aren't Boiled or Bagged

For those days when you don't feel like peeling tails.

04/21/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Crawfish Season

Massive Crawfish and Monster Po-Boys at Calliope's

Who cares about history when the food is this good?

04/15/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor’s Picks

Vietnamese-Style Crawfish Near You

There are delicious Vietnamese crawfish joints all over town. Here are 10 of our favorites.

04/07/2014 By Robb Walsh

Mudbugs

The Vietnamese Crawfish Craze

A national phenomenon with roots in Houston (plus: how to eat crawfish Vietnamese-style)

04/07/2014 By Robb Walsh

Mighty Mudbugs

Celebrating Crawfish Season at Hank's

Sometimes you just want a good, old-fashioned Cajun crawfish boil.

04/07/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mudbug Season

The Seafood Shoppe Is Tops for Crawfish

Big crawfish, hot seasonings, and some very spicy butter

02/06/2014 By Robb Walsh

Restaurant Openings

First Look at Crawfish House

These grand opening prices are the best deal on crawfish in the city—but BYOB!

01/27/2014 By Robb Walsh