In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: Jan 30-Feb 6

Clutch City closes and another Tex-Mex restaurant sets its sights on Houston.

02/06/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Drinking, Not Driving

Going Car-less for a Night: A Bar Crawl on the Metro

A guide to getting lit up on the light rail

01/29/2015 By Emma Hurt

Go Pig or Go Home

Local Chefs to Go Whole Hog at Cochon 555

The national competition makes its first-ever appearance in Houston this weekend.

01/13/2015 By Natalie Harms

On the Table

Review: Can Main Kitchen Redefine Hotel Dining?

The restaurant inside downtown’s brand-new J.W. Marriott dreams big.

01/04/2015 Photography by Scott Vogel

Visual Art

Art Installation to Light Up Discovery Green This Holiday Season

British artist Bruce Munro brings his celebrated Field of Light to Houston.

11/17/2014 By Michael Hardy

Candyland

A Different Type of Lunch Break

Get out of the tunnels and experience food as art.

11/17/2014 By Natalie Harms

Events

Take a Bloody Mary Stroll This Sunday

Sample your way through some of the city's best bloody marys and brunch bites at GreenStreet

10/08/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Now Open

First Look at Springbok

A new South African "rugby pub" brings boerewors rolls and butterscotch pudding downtown

10/01/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Meatless Monday

A Lunch Suite at Tout Suite

A first look at EaDo's newest cafe—with much more than just vegetarian offerings

09/22/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

The Opening and Closing of the Week: Sep. 13-19

Drinking in high cotton

09/19/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Vegging Out

Meatless Monday: Tofu Tacos at Fusion Taco

Chef David Grossman packs Indian and Japanese flavors into his fusion-style tacos.

09/08/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

The Opening and Closing of the Week: August 23-29

The bar food gods giveth and they taketh away.

08/29/2014 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

Sneak Peek

A Preview of Prohibition Supperclub

Chefs Ben McPherson and Matt Wommack showcased the bounty of the Gulf at a preview dinner for their new restaurant.

08/20/2014 By Mai Pham

Live Shots

Interview: Christopher Kimball Is Not a TV Persona

The host of America's Test Kitchen brings the show to Jones Hall for a one-off live performance.

08/07/2014 By Scott Vogel

Downtown Dining

Jonathan Jones Is Back in a Big Way at El Big Bad

A modern Tex-Mex menu that's just different enough is El Big Bad's recipe for success.

07/29/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Now Open

The Honeymoon Is Just Beginning

New cafe and bar on Main Street brings a slice of New Orleans to downtown Houston.

07/24/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheers

Tonight: Sunsets and Suds at The Grove

Wind down your evening with craft beer in the park at The Grove in Discovery Green.

07/16/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Reader Responses

About That Mural at El Big Bad

Don't judge a book by its cover (or a mural by its rabbits).

07/09/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Acrobatics

The Circus Comes to Discovery Green

Celebrate Independence Day downtown with not one but three performance troupes.

07/03/2014 By Silvia Pera

Taco Time

Lone Star Taco Co. Gets a Lone Star

A new taco joint downtown has potential, but will it pull through?

06/06/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt