Chaat, Curry, and a Whole Lot of Spice

Our 10 Favorite Indian Restaurants

From Sharpstown to Uptown and everywhere in between, these are our picks.

09/11/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Time to Burn

The Houstonian's Guide to Staying In

What to read, watch, ponder, and drink right now.

05/01/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

City of Dreams

Finding a Home a World Away: Middle East

Eight Middle Eastern immigrants share their stories.

03/02/2020 By Timothy Malcolm, Abby Ledoux, Schaefer Edwards, Catherine Matusow, and Erica Hernandez

Best Restaurants

The 10 Restaurants You Need to Hit Up on Your Next Little India Food Crawl

From Indian and Pakistani buffets, snack shops, and mom-and-pop dining outposts, to the occasional Afghan and South American surprise, Little India has it all.

04/25/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

0 For 11

Home Field Disadvantage: Houston Denied James Beard Awards

As all eyes focused on Space City for the nomination ceremony, there was a feeling of shock and disappointment.

03/27/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

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5 Places to Carbo-Load for the Houston Marathon

The best part of race prep is the pasta, pizza, bread, and rice.

01/14/2019 By Joanna O'Leary

Quiet Screening

5 Things You Need to Know About the Houston Episode of 'The Zimmern List'

Though the chef is in hot water, America got another look at our food.

01/03/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Food Coma

Food News: Where to Find Thanksgiving Leftovers at Houston Restaurants

Plus, big honors for Himalaya, Xochi, Bloom & Bee, and Nancy's Hustle.

11/19/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

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

Imitation Game

Himalaya's Love Affair with Texan and British Fusion: An Appreciation

The popular South Asian restaurant shows off with its weekend specials.

07/25/2018 By Joanna O'Leary

Welcomed Invader

Andrew Zimmern Spent the Weekend Filming His Show in Houston

The celebrity chef visited six local restaurants for his Travel Channel show.

07/09/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Editor's Picks

Dig In: The Best Houston Restaurants for Family-Style Dining

You don't have to share your food at these eateries, but you should.

10/30/2017 By Brooke Viggiano

The Crawfish Guide

Our 5 Favorite Crawfish Dishes Around Town

All the crawfish tails you can eat, minus the pesky peeling.

02/20/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

In Defense of Houston's Strip Malls

Their aesthetic merits are dubious; their environmental impact, baleful. Yet we argue there’s no purer distillation of Houston itself.

12/30/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

100 Best Restaurants 2016

Our 4 Favorite Feasts in Little India

From finger-licking chaat to filling fried chicken, the Mahatma Gandhi District will keep you coming back for more.

09/19/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

Good-Bayou

A Farewell Tour of Houston: From the Heights to Himalaya

How do you pack up eight years of life in one week?

04/03/2016 By Hala Daher

Where a Kid Can be a Kid

The Iconoclast's Guide to Kid-Friendly Dining

Chuck E. Cheese just isn't for everyone.

11/06/2015 By Nicholas L. Hall

Insider’s Guide

Best of International Houston: Pakistan

Desi radio, chaat and, of course, cricket

09/01/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Flesh and Bone

Where to Get Your Mutton, Goat and Game

Houston spends three times the national average on these meats.

12/16/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor’s Picks

The 8 Spiciest Spots in Little India

Sweat it out this summer with curry and chaat—plus, beer and wine pairings!

06/02/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt