Play It Cool

Ways to Stay Cool This Summer: Tex-Mex Treats at Magnolia's Ice Cream

Who wouldn’t be charmed by a strawberry snow cone topped with Sour Punch belts and gummy bears on a hot day?

07/25/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Play It Cool

100 Ways to Beat the Houston Heat

Summer may be our winter, but at least no one has to shovel the sunshine, so chill out—we’ll show you how.

06/20/2016 Edited by Katharine Shilcutt With Ellie Sharp, Marianella Orlando, Layne Lynch, Sarah Rufca Nielsen, Jeff Balke, and Alice Levitt

Purloined Pastries

Craving Voodoo Doughnut? A Grocery Chain Has You Covered

Kroger debuts designer donuts suspiciously similar to those made famous by the Portland-based bakery.

06/16/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Cheap Eats

Sugar Rush: Decadent Desserts Under $4

What to skip (macarons) and what to get (cake balls) at Houston’s sweetest shops

05/31/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Puffed Up

Sugar Rush: Choux Much

Forget macarons and cupcakes—Houston now has a cream puff delivery service.

05/11/2016 By Alice Levitt

Sugary Spheres

They’ve Got Balls!: Sweet Edition

The sweet side of Houston's best globular grub.

04/22/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

The Sweetest Thing

Sugar Rush: Kwality Ice Cream

A New Jersey-based ice cream chain unleashes its Indian flavors on the Mahatma Gandhi District.

04/20/2016 By Alice Levitt

Sugar Rush

Confessions from The Great Doughnut Debate

An afternoon spent eating 26 doughnuts reveals some of Houston's best.

04/15/2016 By Jenna K. White

Ancient Flavors

Our Latest Obsession: Egyptian Cuisine at Dandanah Café & Grill

Eat like an Egyptian at Houston's only purveyor of molokhia and feteera.

04/14/2016 By Alice Levitt

On Their Toes

How Does a Houston Ballerina Inspire a Dessert?

Houstonia looks behind a collaboration between Fluff Bake Bar and the Houston Ballet.

04/07/2016 By Alice Levitt

Durian Delights

Sugar Rush: Le Duc Gourmet Bakery & Café

Québecois training and Vietnamese flavors inform the chic sweets at the Chinatown bakery.

03/31/2016 By Alice Levitt

On a Roll

Rolling Ice Cream Is Finally Here!

Class 502 brings the popular Thai dessert to Houston.

03/28/2016 By Mai Pham

Hulk Smash

Sugar Rush: The Hulk at Dolce Delights by Candace Chang

Green tea mousse is the secret to Midtown's best fancy dessert.

03/16/2016 By Alice Levitt

Seeds of Love

Sugar Rush: Strawberry Cake at Tres Market Foods

For crave-worthy cake, sometimes you have to go outside the loop.

03/10/2016 By Alice Levitt

Sweet Tooth

Do You Crave More Than Cupcakes?

Boutique bakery Crave now whips up more than just cupcakes.

02/22/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Green is the New Black

The Juice Girl Introduces Soft-Serve Juice Cream

Is it health food or dessert? The folks at the Heights juice bar explain.

02/17/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Desserts

Sugar Rush: Multi-Tiered Artisan Cake at Randall's

The “Artisan Colossal Chocolate Cake Slice” is one of the best dessert deals in town.

02/11/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Syrian Sweets

Sugar Rush: Fettuccine Crêpes at Slik Chocolate

A Syrian chocolatier reinvents a French dessert in Westchase.

01/27/2016 By Alice Levitt

Desserts

Sugar Rush: Coconut Cream Cake at the Dessert Gallery

Why you should make this triple-layer cake a weekly habit.

01/20/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Dessert First

Happy Hour of the Week: Red Dessert Dive

Chocolate cake and discounted wine are what happy hour dreams are made of.

01/14/2016 By Megha Tejpal