Northern Why

You Can Snack On The Swedish Nightingale at H-E-B

Why are Texas grocery stores selling doughnuts named for a 19th century opera singer?

06/21/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Making Dough

Koala Kolache Opens Imminently in Cypress

Doughnut doyenne Vatsana Souvannavong moves and upgrades with a new store and recipes.

06/15/2017 By Alice Levitt

100 Best Restaurants 2016

Food Fight: Who Makes Houston’s Best Pub Grub, Indian Sweets, Fancy Tacos and More

We tossed our favorite spots into the ring together to see whose cuisine reigns supreme.

09/19/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

Pranktown

How to Get Buried in a Casket Full of Shipley Do-Nuts

In which we discover that Shipley Do-Nuts' Stacey Michel is the best company spokesperson in town.

04/28/2016 By Jonathan Lippert

Cheers!

Celebrate 360 Days of Weights & Measures This Week

An 80s dance party, Valentine's dinner for two, and free donuts are all part of the Midtown restaurant's anniversary celebration.

02/08/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Hanukkah Harried?

Fried Day: Sufganiyot from Three Brothers Bakery

Celebrate Hannukah with enough oil to illuminate a temple.

12/04/2015 By Joanna O'Leary

In and Out

Opening Alert: Lee's Fried Chicken and Donuts

Chicken and waffles are so last year.

10/12/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Drink a Bite to Eat

Extreme Eats: Blood Bros. BBQ

Dr Pepper, donuts and darn good barbecue, all in one sandwich.

07/10/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Business

Meet Edose Ohen, Donut Tycoon

Glazed, the UH MBA’s donut shop, has taken Houston by storm—and word of his success is spreading.

05/31/2015 Photography by Max Burkhalter By Kayla Stewart

rise and shine

Guacamole and Dunkin' Donuts Make an Unlikely Pairing

Every breakfast sandwich is as man made him, and sometimes a great deal worse.

04/29/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Time to Make the Donuts

Extreme Eats: Glazed the Doughnut Cafe

From its namesake glazed donut to a grilled cheese donut sandwich, Glazed the Doughnut Cafe takes donuts to the extreme.

04/17/2015 By Megha Tejpal

early risers

Hugs & Donuts Is Now [Soft] Open

The long-awaited donut shop from the H-Town StrEATs gang will have its grand opening Monday.

04/02/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Glazed and Confused

Will the Donut Wars Rip Us Apart?

As Krispy Kreme plots its return to Houston, pastry partisans gear up for battle.

03/09/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Breakfast Battle

Christy's Donuts Introduces a Boudin Kolache

How does this bid to compete with Shipley Do-nuts pan out?

12/04/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Houston Food Trucks

Breakfast For Lunch at Doughmakers

Waffles vs. donuts

10/14/2014 By Russell van Kraayenburg

Sweet Treats

Our 7 Favorite Donut Destinations

The donut is on the rise—here are 7 spots to try Houston's best versions of fried dough.

07/31/2014 By Emily Donaldson

Sweet Treats

Gourmet Donuts at The Grove Do-Nutz

It's worth a drive out to this Richmond donut shop for Viet-American fusion bliss.

07/02/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Sweet Spot

River Oaks Donuts Dazzles

"We saw a need, and we filled it," says owner Mindy Hildebrand.

07/09/2013 By Annabel Massey

The Sweet Spot

Texas Redefines the Cronut

Peña's Donut Heaven is serving its own version of the cronut—the dosant—and selling out daily.

06/18/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

A scientific comparison

Donut Showdown: Dunkin’ vs. Shipley

Junk food juggernaut Dunkin' Donuts thinks it can just saunter into town. How does local mainstay Shipleys match up?

03/14/2013 By Robb Walsh