Lunchables Lies

Don’t Be Fooled Even Once By This Fake Frito Pie

When one of the ingredients listed is "spork," you know you've taken a wrong turn.

08/22/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Cool It

A Cool Clash of Cultures at Magnolia's Ice Cream

Kool-Aid pickles, Frito pies, mangonadas and more mix at this Second Ward favorite.

08/14/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cool Moves

Chill Out: Raspas at Mango Beach

Concession stand classics like Frito pie and snowcones make this Heights favorite indispensable during the summer.

07/28/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Between the Bread Lines

NPR's Peter Sagal Talks Sandwich Mondays and Banh Mi

In advance of the live taping of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! in Houston this week, host Peter Sagal dishes on every Houstonian's favorite water cooler topic—food.

06/23/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

traditions

The H-Town Gut Pack: Only at Revival Market This Saturday

This twisted take on a Frito pie features chopped brisket sausage, house-made corn chips, and more.

10/31/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

On the Road

Dish of the Week: The Gut Pak

What's the only thing that could make a Frito Pie better? Barbecue.

10/16/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Grub on the Go

A Proper Texas Lunch at Cream Burger

Some of our city's greatest relics are burger stands.

08/07/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Newsfix

Video: The Frito Pie Controversy on Newsfix

In this segment, we go beyond the pages to find the truth about one of our favorite treats.

01/13/2014 By Dan Derozier

Lay Off!

The Complicated History of the Frito Pie

New Mexicans think it was invented in Santa Fe; Texans, in San Antonio. When Anthony Bourdain calls it “warm crap in a bag,” who should be insulted?

12/31/2013 By Robb Walsh

Tony Bourdain on Frito Pie

Warm Crap in a Bag

Frito Pie is our traditional Halloween Dinner. Who cares what Tony Bourdain thinks?

10/30/2013 By Robb Walsh

Fair Food

Deep-Fried Doldrums at the State Fair of Texas

Chasing the deep-fried dream has never been more tiresome.

10/15/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt