Every Day I'm Hustlin'

Meet a Mixologist: Matt Dulaney

The hard-working bartender has three local gigs, plus a love of photography.

08/13/2018 By Lauro Rojas

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Three-Day Weekend: Houston Food News This Week

East Hampton Sandwich Co. and Nobu open soon, and everything else you need to know this week.

05/24/2018 By Cory Garcia

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Best On the Block: Houston Food News This Week

Local chef wins big, wine time and more Houston food news highlights.

02/22/2018 By Cory Garcia

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After the Freeze: Houston Food News This Week

Free barbecue, Pie Day and more highlights of the week.

01/18/2018 By Cory Garcia

Kampai!

Japanese Oktoberfest? At Izakaya, It's a Reality

On Wednesday, October 11, celebrate with Hitachino Nest Beers.

10/10/2017 By Lauro Rojas

Wasabae

Houston's Best Japanese Food, According to Chef Jean Philippe Gaston

Where to find the best sushi, katsu and more.

08/11/2017 By Julia Gsell

Shiso Thirsty

Asian Ingredients Get the Spotlight on Izakaya's New Cocktail Menu

From Japanese shochu to Taiwanese whiskey, this is the place to try something new.

06/12/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Noodling Around

Izakaya Rolls Out Ramen for National Noodle Month

Beginning March 1, the fusion pub will serve six diverse ramen bowls.

02/27/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Umami-Rama

First Bite: Agu, A Ramen Bistro

Okinawa native Hisashi “Teddy” Uehara is about to open his third Houston ramen bar in less than two months.

12/14/2016 By Alice Levitt

100 Best Restaurants 2016

Our 4 Freshest Favorites in Memorial

From Japanese and Vietnamese to Big Tex and Mex, the area around the Energy Corridor has it all.

09/19/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

Izakaya Night

Tuesdays Aren't For Tacos at Eight Row Flint

Last chance to get in on the bar's izakaya patio pop-up!

08/29/2016 By Jenna K. White

There's the Beef

Houston's Top Chefs Went Way Out with Wagyu at Soma Sushi

At the first annual Go Wagyu event, marbled beef was king.

05/16/2016 By Alice Levitt

The Pigger the Better

Who Killed at Cochon 555?

This year's paean to pork was the ultimate sausage fest.

03/01/2016 By Mai Pham

Restaurant Reviews

Fusion Can Get Confusing Unless It’s In the Right Hands

Kitchen 713 finds a winning combo, while Izakaya is still tinkering with the mix.

02/05/2016 By Alice Levitt

Deals

Beyond the Bento Box: Power Lunch at Izakaya

Be a lady (or gentleman) who lunches with the newest mid-day meal deal in Midtown.

11/17/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best New Restaurants 2015

And the Top 10 New Restaurants of 2015 Are...

A slew of new, serious dining destinations opened in the last year, and 10 stand out as very special indeed.

09/29/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best New Restaurants 2015

A Midtown Restaurant Crawl

Midtown makes its mark.

09/29/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

New Kid on the Block

A First Look at Izakaya

It's not a traditional izakaya, and the Midtown restaurant is better for it.

08/05/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

Izakaya Moves Into Midtown

There's more to Japanese food than sushi—and there's more to this izakaya than beer and grilled meats.

07/21/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt