Make The Trek

You're Going to Want to Try Honore's Homespun Cajun Delights

The Manvel restaurant is sure to be hopping on the weekends. That shouldn't stop you from going.

06/27/2019 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Event

In Photos: Houstonia's 6th Annual Gumbo Smackdown

Fifteen of Houston's top chefs competed for best gumbo.

02/20/2019 With Laura Tracy

What Cold?

Houston Chefs Flex Their Creative Muscles at Gumbo Smackdown

Willie G's and Bayou Boys PoBoys took home big prizes at Sugar Land Town Square.

02/15/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Step By Step

Make This Restaurant Gumbo at Home

Just make sure you have some white rice at the ready for this State Fare classic.

02/07/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Thick As A Brick

13 Places in Houston to Get Gumbo Right Now

It's the perfect time of year for the hearty Gulf Coast classic.

02/04/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Hot Mex On The Platter

Food News: Killen's TMX Is Open

Plus, a new Heights restaurant serves up global cuisine.

12/31/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

They're Back

Harvey Closed Their Doors, But The Cajun Stop Has Bounced Back

The repairs are over and Cajun Stop is ready to serve.

03/26/2018 By Joanna O'Leary

For The Win

Home Teams Dominate at 5th Annual Gumbo Smackdown

A dozen of the area's best faced off in a gumbo showdown, with a pair of Sugar Land spots coming out on top.

01/19/2018 By Cory Garcia

Battle Gumbo

Come Party With Us At Gumbo Smackdown

Your favorite gumbo event of the year returns on January 13.

01/03/2018 By Cory Garcia

Video

Rewind: Houstonia's 4th Annual Gumbo Smackdown

Our 4th annual Gumbo Smackdown was a savory success!

03/14/2017 With Liz Lopez

Slideshow

Houstonia's 4th Annual Gumbo Smackdown

16 of the city’s finest chef’s compete for the title of Best Gumbo!

02/15/2017 With Liz Lopez

The Sweet Taste of Victory

A Sugar Land Stalwart Wins the 4th Annual Gumbo Smackdown

Out of 16 strong contenders, a local favorite defended its home turf over the weekend at Sugar Land Town Square.

02/13/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Food Fests

Gumbo Smackdown Is Less Than a Week Away

Save $5 on each ticket and buy them before Saturday.

02/06/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Food Fest

Early-Bird Pricing for the 2017 Gumbo Smackdown Ends Tomorrow

Save $5 on your ticket for Houstonia's fourth annual gumbo festival—our largest to date.

12/28/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Best Coast

The Houstonian’s Essential Guide to Gulf Seafood

From fresh shrimp and oysters to blue crabs and golden tilefish, we have it all here in Houstonia. Here's where to find the best seafood on the best coast.

03/01/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Seafood

Cajun or Creole, Here’s Your Go-to Bowl of Gumbo

Where to find the best bowls of Houston’s favorite seafood stew.

03/01/2016 By Robb Walsh

Slideshow

Houstonia's 3rd Annual Gumbo Smackdown

15 restaurants battled it out for best gumbo, but only two came out on top.

02/03/2016 With Jasmine Fuller

The envelope please

Who Won Houstonia's 3rd Annual Gumbo Smackdown? You May (Not) Be Surprised

One of the city's best gumbos proves its mettle even in a blind taste test.

02/02/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Houstonia Events

Video: 2nd Annual Gumbo Smackdown

17 of the best restaurants served up their best gumbo dishes.

12/12/2014 Videography by Ulisses Garcia

The aftermath

Two Surprising Restaurants Take Home Gumbo Smackdown Trophies

A South African spin on a Cajun classic won over our gumbo guests

11/17/2014