International Coffee

Order South Indian Java at All Bengal Sweets & Coffee House

India might be the world's second-largest tea producer, but you should try a cup of Kumbakonam Degree.

03/01/2021 By Paul Galvani

Eat at Home

What We're Ordering Out This Week: Bento Boxes and Outstanding Pho

With cooler weather comes more comfort food. What, can you blame us?

02/03/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Hit the Lights

Where to Celebrate Diwali with Feasts and Treats in Houston

The Indian festival of lights will be marked by restaurants across the city.

11/04/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

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

Editor's Picks

9 Great Gulfton Restaurants

The neighborhood between Sharpstown and Bellaire offers a diverse mix of culinary delights.

10/02/2017 By Alice Levitt

Essay

A Vermonter Discovers Houston Food

Space City tastes like an exotic vacation.

08/21/2017 By Alice Levitt

Spice of Life

Houston's Best Indian Food, According to Chef Kiran Verma

From Hillcroft to Sugar Land and beyond, Houston's best Indian dishes are everywhere.

08/02/2017 By Julia Gsell

Premium Veg

Meatless Monday: A Thali Feast at Maharaja Bhog

If there's a more filling vegetarian meal in town, we haven't found it.

07/17/2017 By Alice Levitt

Spicing Things Up

First Bite: Tarka Indian Kitchen

Check out the Heights' new fast-casual Indian spot.

07/05/2017 By Alice Levitt

Restaurant Review

At Night Market and Maba Pan-Asian Diner, a Fine Fusion of Traditions

Go for the loaded fries, stay for the five-spice-rubbed ribeye and pork belly tacos wrapped in scallion pancakes.

05/25/2017 By Alice Levitt

Non-Veg

Our Latest Obsession: Aga's Restaurant & Catering

Go for the goat chops, stay for the sheermal and lab-e-shireen.

04/04/2017 By Alice Levitt

Fire & Spice

Kiran's Reopens on Richmond Avenue

The "godmother of Indian fine dining" makes her grand return.

01/17/2017 By Alice Levitt

Telugu Style

Food Fight: Where Is Houston's Best South Indian Buffet?

Both Yaal Tiffins and Hyderabad House serve all the curries you can eat, but who does it best?

11/29/2016 By Alice Levitt

The Sun Also Rises

Surya Is Serving Excellent Indian in the Washington Corridor

Chef-owner Sheel Joshi brought his upscale Los Angeles restaurant to Houston late last month.

10/24/2016 By Alice Levitt

openings

Indian Cuisine Coming to Shepherd & 19th in the Heights

Austin import Tärka Indian Kitchen will open early next year.

09/26/2016 By Alice Levitt

Spice Trail

Lunch at Mayuri Is a Trip Across India on a Buffet Line

The Westheimer Road restaurant's fare includes the best of Northern, Southern and Indo-Chinese cuisines.

09/08/2016 By Alice Levitt

Sated Sattvic

The GOOF Gets Its First Indian Restaurant

The Hare Krishna Temple & Cultural Center has opened buffet Govinda's Vegetarian Restaurant.

08/01/2016 By Alice Levitt

Cheap Eats

Hot Chaat: A Primer on Indian Snack Food

Get your fix in the Mahatma Gandhi District, which offers everything from samosa chaat to bhel puri—all in air-conditioned comfort.

05/31/2016 By Alice Levitt

Stay Frosty

11 Drinks Every Houstonian Must Know

It's not just the air conditioning that gets us through the summers—it's the cold drinks, too.

04/07/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

East Meets Tex

Fried Day: Egg Bonda at Bawarchi Biryani Point

Deep-fried eggs and biryani are on point at a Hillcroft restaurant.

03/18/2016 By Alice Levitt