First Bite

Ostia Makes a Bid to Be Your New Favorite Neighborhood Spot

Houston native Travis McShane's first big solo swing feels pretty good so far.

10/07/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

First Look

Enjoy Italian Fare and a Flower Shop at Fiori

A new Montrose restaurant promises regional Italian and plenty of orchids.

05/26/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Buzzworthy

For Its Next Trick, Dak & Bop Is Reinventing Pasta

A blending of Korean and Italian makes the new Timbergrove location stand out.

02/19/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Buzzworthy

Getting One's Kicks at Rosalie

A little bit about shrimp and dessert at this downtown Italian restaurant.

01/08/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Pick Six

Where You Should Eat This Month: January 2020

Hey, it's crawfish season. Time to gather your friends and get twisting.

01/07/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Education

Expand Your Mind With These Classes

These Houston-area continuing education courses will restore your wellbeing and feed your mind, body, and soul.

07/22/2019 By Morgan Kinney, Gwendolyn Knapp, Nicki Koetting, Abby Ledoux, and Laura Furr Mericas

Getting the Boot

The Houston Italian Festival is Now Through Sunday

What to eat and drink at the beloved annual event.

10/13/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

In the Ghetto

A Primer on Roman Jewish Cuisine

There's a second Roman cuisine you likely haven't tried.

07/31/2017 By Alice Levitt

Editor's Picks

10 Brand-New Downtown Restaurants to Dine at Right Now

There's never been a better time to brave the one-way streets and parking meters: Downtown has dressed up for dinner.

06/21/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Fermenting Change

Hotel Granduca Hosts Opening of Its New Restaurant, Il Giardino

The al fresco restaurant will hold a special dinner on National Beer Day.

04/06/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

That's Amore

Mezzanotte's Wednesday Tapas Are One of the Best Deals Out of Town

Head to Cypress for $5 Italian small plates.

03/27/2017 By Alice Levitt

Editor's Picks

The Montrose Must-Eat List

From neighborhood fixtures to hot new spots, Houston's dining district is more vital than ever.

02/20/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Restaurant Review

Second Time's Also the Charm at Arthur Ave and Pepper Twins

How do the upscale Italian joint and the restaurant bringing Szechuan food to River Oaks compare to their successful predecessors?

02/13/2017 By Alice Levitt

Nonna Ninfa

Head to the New Laurenzo's Bar & Grill for Handmade Pasta

The latest addition from the Ninfa's dynasty takes Tex-Mex-Italian fusion to another level.

01/31/2017 By Alice Levitt

Prescription: Parm

Our Latest Obsession: Chicken Parmigiana at Romano's Pizza

A New Yorker finds a taste of home in River Oaks.

01/10/2017 By Alice Levitt

Christmakwanzakah

Let D’Amico’s New Cocktail Menu Take the Edge off the Holiday Season

Italian-inflected cocktails (and carbs) may be just what you need to make it through.

12/14/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Prix-Fixe Fix

A New Restaurant Week Helps Italian Earthquake Survivors

The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce's Italian Restaurant Week features hand-picked eateries using curated native products.

11/02/2016 By Alice Levitt

Off the Coast

Amalfi Continues to Deserve Its Accolades

Why you should try to make it to the upscale trattoria during Houston Restaurant Weeks.

08/08/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Little Italy

Arthur Ave Opens on Friday

Helen Greek Food & Wine's Italian sister debuts in the Heights.

07/26/2016 By Alice Levitt

Rolling in Dough

First Bite: Enoteca Rossa

Like burrata? You've got to try this off-menu pizza special.

07/04/2016 By Alice Levitt