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

From Bean To Bowl

Video: Making Chocolate from Scratch at Caracol

We're really sorry you can't smell this video.

04/10/2014 By Phaedra Cook

Awards Season

Houston Chefs Named Semifinalists for 2014 James Beard Awards

Three Houston chefs recognized as semifinalists for prestigious dining prize.

02/19/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Seasonal Treats

Pomegranate: Ancient SuperFruit

September through February is pomegranate season.

10/28/2013 By Robb Walsh

Get Lit

Mexican Food Maven Diana Kennedy Heading to Houston

The author and authority on Mexican cuisine will be signing her cookbooks at Hugo's.

10/16/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2013

50 Restaurants That Define Houston Dining

The best of the best in America’s coolest food city

09/30/2013 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

Pour

How to Drink Tequila Like An Adult

Sip, savor, and drink like a grown-up.

07/01/2013 By Dan Derozier