Say it Ain't So

Pour One Out for Down House

The Heights stalwart has closed its doors for good.

02/25/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp

'Tis The Season

Where to Go to Get Your Eggnog Fix in Houston

Plenty of Houston bars are serving up their version of the holiday classic.

12/19/2017 By Beth Levine

Where a Kid Can be a Kid

The Iconoclast's Guide to Kid-Friendly Dining

Chuck E. Cheese just isn't for everyone.

11/06/2015 By Nicholas L. Hall

Cheap Date

Happy Hour of the Week: Johnny's Gold Brick

Every day is happy hour at this new Heights watering hole.

04/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Not All Gins Are Alike

Hate Gin? Here’s Why You Should Try It Again

There's a gin out there for you and half the fun is finding it.

06/10/2014 By Phaedra Cook Photography by Chuck Cook Photography

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

Tipple Tales

Rienzi "Gin Craze" Dinner Spotlights Historic Spirit

The MFAH hosts a four-course dinner exploring the historic roots of a resurgent spirit.

03/24/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mixing It Up

Pho Shrimp and Grits: The Perfect Brunch Dish?

If brunch is really meant to be a mix of breakfast and lunch, this Down House dish is ideal.

10/09/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2013

50 Restaurants That Define Houston Dining

The best of the best in America’s coolest food city

09/30/2013 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt