Viva Mexico!

Food News: Mexican Independence Day Means Chiles En Nogada

Plus, pull out your favorite board game for Dish Society's game night.

09/10/2018 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

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

Alternative Proteins

Watching Hugo Ortega Work Might Convince You To Try Ants

Chef Ortega demonstrated his work with insects at UH.

02/20/2018 By Cory Garcia

Houston Rules

Houston Has 12 James Beard Award 2018 Semifinalists

"The Oscars of Food" really likes what Houston is doing.

02/15/2018 By Cory Garcia

Grazing

Skip the Entrée—These Starters and Sides Are Some of Houston's Best

From mashed potatoes to candied bacon, these small plates will assure you're too full for the main course.

04/28/2017 By Beth Levine

On the Line

Make Your Brunch Reservations at Xochi Now

With Oaxacan delicacies, special cocktails and face-painting, the brand-new buffet is going to be a hot ticket.

03/15/2017 By Alice Levitt

Beard Move

Houston Kicks Ass With Nine James Beard Semifinalist Nods

They'll be culled down to finalists on March 15, with awards given on April 25.

02/15/2017 By Alice Levitt

Bringing it Home

Favor Debuts ‘Chef’s Club’ Featuring Specials From Houston Culinary Stars

Top restaurants are offering upscale treats delivered to your door.

02/10/2017 By Emily Juhasz

The Big Game

The 10 Things You Must Eat, Drink and Do While You're Here for the Super Bowl

There's more to Houston than barbecue and beer (though we've got plenty of that too...).

02/01/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Tlayuda Time

Hugo's Owners Are Bringing Upscale Oaxacan to Downtown

It's hard to find the beloved Mexican cuisine in Houston — next month, that will change.

12/16/2016 By Alice Levitt

Recipe

You're Going to Want to Make This Cardamom Hot Chocolate

Cacao & Cardamom owner Annie Rupani shares her secret recipe for the coziest cup of cocoa around.

11/29/2016 By Jenn Nguyen

Discount Dining

Where Should You Be Eating for Houston Restaurant Weeks?

Not all restaurant week menus are created equal. Here are the good ones.

07/28/2016 By Alice Levitt

The World's a Buffet

Why We Love Sunday Brunch at Hugo's

When a Beard-nominated chef offers you a buffet, you eat it.

04/13/2016 By Alice Levitt

Drink It Up

Heavy Pours: Houston Restaurants Recognized by Wine Spectator

Over 40 Houston-area restaurants are honored in Wine Spectator's 2015 Restaurant Awards, including one Grand Award-winner.

07/07/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Awards Season

Two Finalist Nods for Houston in the 2015 James Beard Awards

Plus: two exciting nominations for our sister magazines in Portland and Seattle

03/24/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Awards Season

Houston Nabs 5 James Beard Award Semi-Final Nominations

...or six, depending on how you look at it.

02/18/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2014

The Five Hottest Chefs of 2014

The heat is on in the city's best restaurants, and these five pros are responsible for turning it up.

09/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt Illustrations by Sebastian Gomez de la Torre

Mexican & Margaritas

Houston's Top 10 Regional Mexican Restaurants

Take an impressive culinary tour of Mexico without ever leaving the city limits.

06/30/2014 By Robb Walsh

Farm to Table

Squash Blossom Season Is in Full Bloom at Hugo's

The delicate yellow flowers are an annual favorite at chef Hugo Ortega's regional Mexican restaurant.

06/11/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt