Newcomer's Guide

Houston's Essential 25 Restaurants

Want a crash course on Houston’s food scene? Start here.

08/30/2018 Edited by Gwendolyn Knapp

Wristband City

You Have No Excuse: Food Festivals Galore This Weekend

Here's a rundown of all the ways you can gorge yourself in a confined outdoor space.

07/26/2018 By Catherine Wendlandt

Helmets on

These Greek Warriors Will Take Over Houston for the Weekend

The Warriors of Greece re-enactment group will be out in force at this weekend's Houston Greek Fest.

05/16/2018 By Holly Beretto

Opa!

Houston's Best Greek Fusion is at Helen in the Heights' New Happy Hour

The new options aren't just discounted menu regulars, they're unique plates.

10/03/2017 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

Travel

Wild Eating in the Hills of Crete

The world's healthiest cuisine, on one of the world's most beautiful islands.

03/21/2017 By Claudia Kolker

Greek to Me

Learn About Hellenic Wine at This Weekend's Original Greek Festival

Experts help to educate oenophiles with samplings of some of the best wines Greece has to offer.

10/05/2016 By Holly Beretto

Meet the Megatoad

The World's Top Competitive Eater Takes on Houston

How do you train to best your record of 24 gyros in 10 minutes?

05/13/2016 By Alice Levitt

Editor's Picks

The 10 Greatest Greek Restaurants in Houston

Go beyond the gyro and delve into the city's pan-Hellenic offerings with our top picks.

04/28/2016 By Alice Levitt

Sunday Funday

The Rise and Rise of Brunch

There's never been a better time for a weekend-morning repast in the Bayou City.

01/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Opa!

Helen Greek Food & Wine Hosts a Wine Dinner as Unique as Its Wine List

Greek winemaker Athanasios Parparoussis is paying a first-time visit to the US.

10/08/2015 By Sara Samora

Fresh Catch

A First Look at Helen Greek Food & Wine

Evan Turner sets out to turn the city on its ear with regional Greek fare and the second-largest Greek wine list in the US.

07/13/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

It's All Greek

Niko Niko's vs. Aladdin

Who builds the better gyro?

10/20/2014 By Russell van Kraayenburg

Mutt City Mash-Ups

How Has a Gyro Taco Never Happened Here Before?

Just because you can do something doesn't mean you should.

02/20/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt