Going Against the Grain

Leaf & Grain Is Open at the Shops at Houston Center

Commitment to quality is changing the lunch scene.

8:00am By Julia Gsell

More Butter, More Better

First Bite: 85°C Bakery Café

The "Starbucks of Taiwan" opens today in Chinatown.

07/07/2017 By Alice Levitt

Throwing Shade

First Bite: Alice Blue

The longtime Heights favorite begins its second wind.

07/03/2017 By Alice Levitt

Serving Fish

First Bite: Seaside Poke

Local ingredients and cheffy inspiration make this Houston's thinking man's poke.

06/22/2017 By Alice Levitt

Soju Season

First Bite: Ohn Korean Eatery

Restaurateur Mike Tran keeps the hits coming in Chinatown.

06/14/2017 By Beth Levine

Cat-feine

First Bite: El Gato Cat Café and Cat Cottage

Unlimited coffee, scary movie nights, and other compelling reasons to visit the city's first cat café.

06/12/2017 By Cara Maines

A Toast

First Bite: Cavo

New Greenway café offers sustenance far beyond caffeination.

05/16/2017 By Alice Levitt

Burger Time

First Bite: FM Kitchen and Bar

Chef Ryan Hildebrand follows Triniti with something a bit more casual.

05/16/2017 By Alice Levitt

By the Sea

First Bite: Star Fish

Cherry Pie Hospitality's latest in the Heights focuses on seafood and martinis.

05/11/2017 By Alice Levitt

Clutching Forks and Knives

First Bite: Piggy's Kitchen & Bar

We check out the Creek Group's latest endeavor.

05/11/2017 By Beth Levine

Milk is for Babies

First Bite: King's Bierhaus

You'll want to live on the patio at the Greater Heights' new Austrian restaurant.

05/05/2017 By Alice Levitt

Sleek Greek

First Bite: Helen in the Heights

What to eat at the casual sequel to the Beard-nominated original.

04/13/2017 By Alice Levitt

Let's Taco 'Bout It

First Bite: Tacodeli

Regional ingredients are at the center of this Austin-based taqueria.

04/11/2017 By Alice Levitt

Sweet Stars

Yauatcha Brings Michelin-Starred Dim Sum to the Galleria This Week

The dumplings get most of the attention, but we're excited about the pastries.

03/27/2017 By Alice Levitt

Meat There

First Bite: Bacon Bros. Public House

A new flesh-focused restaurant sets up shop in Sugar Land's Town Square.

03/16/2017 By Alice Levitt

Like a Boss

First Bite: Bosscat Kitchen & Libations

Looking to indulge? This new Newport Beach import is the place.

02/27/2017 By Alice Levitt

Barrel of Fun

First Bite: Broken Barrel

A young chef's Woodlands restaurant is an early contender for one of the best of the year.

02/23/2017 By Alice Levitt

More Than a Mollusk

First Bite: The Pearl Restaurant & Bar

The Sam Houston Hotel's restaurant is a shiny new surprise.

02/22/2017 By Alice Levitt

Flood of Flavor

First Bite: Field & Tides

Local sourcing defines the new Heights restaurant.

02/21/2017 By Alice Levitt

Window Shopping

First Bite: Brasserie du Parc

A crêpe window and French comfort food hit downtown on Monday.

01/27/2017 By Alice Levitt