Sweet Treats

Celebrate Rodeo Season with Chocolate, Chipotle, and Bacon

Michael's Cookie Jar will give you a good, sweet kick in the teeth.

03/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Food Lovers Guide to Houston

Houston’s Top 8 Shops for Sweets & Desserts

Indulge your sweet tooth with the finest pies, cakes, ice cream, and cookies our town has to offer.

03/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt and Robb Walsh

Festival Food

Ice-Cream Stuffed Cupcakes Are Just the Beginning

Custom Confections—and its chocolate-covered bacon—is ready to rock the Rodeo again this year.

02/26/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Recipes

The Ultimate Banana Bread Recipe

This is the one recipe in my first cookbook that I use all the time.

02/20/2014 By Robb Walsh

Global Goods

The United Nations of Pastries at Desir Bakery

This Chinese bakery has everything from Mexican chocolate to Scottish shortbread.

01/29/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Chinatown

Hair of the Dog Ice Cream

From Crown Royal to Bailey's Irish Cream, you can get a cocktail in a waffle cone at Frozen Cafe.

01/02/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Sweet Stuff

Quality Street: Your New Christmas Tradition

Forget Christmas crackers; stuff those stockings with a box of British chocolates instead.

12/18/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2013

SLIDESHOW: Houston’s Best Desserts

You’ve seen our list of Best Restaurants—now it’s time to indulge your sweet tooth.

10/01/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Slideshow

Houston’s Best Desserts

You’ve seen our list of Best Restaurants—now it’s time to indulge your sweet tooth.

09/30/2013

Hot Dogs

Fat and Happy

Happy Fatz is a hot-dog lovers' destination, with great desserts.

06/13/2013 By Robb Walsh

Taste of Chinatown

Nu "Snowflake" Ice

The coolest dessert in Chinatown is a shaved sorbet concoction.

05/22/2013 By Robb Walsh

Recipe

Karla’s Simple Fruit Tarts

Easy as (pre-made) pie.

04/30/2013 By Katie Walsh