Tartar Talk

State of Grace's Filet 'O' Fish Leaves McDonald's In the Dust

Yes, we compared a fast-food classic to a chef-driven sando.

09/07/2018 By Joanna O'Leary

Burger Time

Shake Shack May Be Heading To Montrose

The East Coast burger chain is taking over the old Burger King space on Westheimer.

02/19/2018 By Cory Garcia

Wanting, Waiting

Six Fast Food Chains Houston Is Missing That Aren't In-N-Out

There's still room for these chains in the city.

01/08/2018 By Cory Garcia

Jacked Up?

Fast Firsts: Jack in the Box

An advanced fast food challenge is worth the effort.

11/28/2017 By Alice Levitt

Strike 'Em Out

Did Taco Bell Win the World Series for the Astros?

It worked for Verlander; maybe it will work for us, too.

11/08/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Cheesy Post

Don’t Question the Queso At Chipotle

We wanted to hate it. But we just couldn't.

09/26/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Eat Mor Chikin

Fast Firsts: Chick-fil-A

Is the Original Chicken Sandwich enough to win over our critic?

09/13/2017 By Alice Levitt

The Drawl

What a Fast Food Chain

How much do we love Whataburger? Let us count the ways.

06/22/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Beef & Bread

Fast Firsts: Prince's Hamburgers

Do you have to be from Houston to understand Prince's sauce?

06/09/2017 By Alice Levitt

Food of the Century

Marvels Never Cease: Mac ’N’ Cheetos Fries at Burger King

What happens when the food you've been making fun of is secretly amazing?

06/02/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Fast Grooves

Fat Tony's New Whataburger-Inspired 'Drive-Thru' Is Our Summer Jam

The rapper's new song is the love letter to Whataburger every Texan can get behind.

04/14/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Freeganism

Get Free Burgers Today in Cypress

Israeli chain Burgerim is making a big statement stateside.

03/22/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Walking the Plank

Fast Firsts: Long John Silver's

Thirty years later, does the pirate please?

03/22/2017 By Alice Levitt

Giving the Finger

Fast Firsts: Raising Cane's

Will an outsider fall the for the chicken's charms?

03/08/2017 By Alice Levitt

The Miracle of the Oil

A Short Hymn For Church’s Chicken’s Chicken Fried Steak

We sample the beefy dish with nothing on our tongues but "Hallelujah."

11/07/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Fast Food Fever

Tex Mex Tuesday: In Praise of Pollo

Why we aren't embarrassed to love El Pollo Loco.

02/16/2016 By Alice Levitt

If You Must

First Look at Pie Five, the "Chipotle of Pizza"

Meet the chain that's taking pizza to new levels of inanity.

04/28/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Meatless Monday

Freebirds Adds a Vegan Option

Summer squash and soybeans make their debut at Freebirds World Burrito.

04/27/2015 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

Fast Food Nation

McDonald's Introduces a Chorizo Burrito

The world's saddest breakfast taco makes its debut.

08/19/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Drawl

Drive-By Rooting

Few newspaper food critics command our attention than Ken Hoffman.

08/03/2014 By Houstonia Staff