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

Break out the stretchy pants

Get Your Gumbo Smackdown Tickets Now

We're shutting down 5th Street this weekend to bring you gumbo from 17 of Houston's best restaurants.

11/12/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Slideshow

Houstonia's Inaugural Gumbo Smackdown & Tailgate Party

Five of Houston's best chefs brought their best gumbo—and two claimed gumbo glory.

01/14/2014

Throwing Down

Gumbo Smackdown a Ragin' Cajun Success

Fleming's and Haven brought the big guns for Houstonia's inaugural gumbo smackdown.

01/13/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Smackdown City

Who Makes Houston's Best Gumbo? You Be the Judge

Six of Houston's best chefs compete this Saturday for the best gumbo title.

01/08/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Lunch Spots

First Look at The Heights General Store

The new grocery store/cafe serves gumbo and sandwiches.

12/10/2013 By Robb Walsh

Touchdown Throwdown

Come to Our Thursday Night Gumbo Smackdown

Get gumbo from six of the city's best chefs and cocktails from Jack Daniels.

11/25/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Steam Kettle Cuisine

Full Steam Ahead

Galveston Restaurant Group has made steam kettle cooking its signature style.

09/27/2013 By Robb Walsh

An Eccentric Houston Tradition

Segari's on Shepherd

Get a bowl of gumbo—and don't ask about the prices

04/02/2013 By Robb Walsh