Grocery Games

First Location of Japanese Supermarket Chain to Open in Houston

It's never been a better time to be an Asian grocery store guru in Houston.

03/27/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Picks!

Six Local Sushi Spots

A fan's favorites, including a few you may have missed

02/25/2015 By Kayla Stewart

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: Feb 7-13

Celebrate a week without a closing with some super-fresh sushi.

02/13/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor’s Picks

Houston’s Best Hot Pot

Warm up your bellies this winter with this popular East Asian dish.

01/04/2015 By Mai Pham

Making the Cut

Fugu Is Back on the Menu at Kata Robata

The potentially fatal fish is a much sought-after delicacy in Japan.

12/23/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

beauty

Akyish Takes Nail Art to the Next Level

From anime characters to cable-knit patterns, anything is possible at Houston's first Japanese-style nail salon.

12/12/2014 By Brittanie Shey

On the Table

Upper Kirby Korean: Highs and Lows at Nara

How do chef Donald Chang’s lighter, more refined versions of Korean food stack up?

04/30/2014 By Robb Walsh

Soup of the Day

Lining Up for Ramen

Expect to wait for your noodles at Ramen Jin in Westchase.

01/07/2014 By Robb Walsh

Exhibition

Japanese American WWII Soldiers Finally Get Their Due

Tens of thousands of Japanese Americans served on the American side in WWII, even while their relatives were being held in internment camps.

12/19/2013 By Michael Hardy

New Creole Cuisine

First Look at Nara: Korean-Japanese Cuisine in West Ave

Donald Chang's newest restaurant blends his two culinary passions.

12/05/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Keeping Tabs

Checking In on Sushi Jin

An old West Side favorite is still going strong.

08/22/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Japandemonium

Stop Buying Grocery Store Sushi for Lunch

Kata Robata's $13 sashimi bento box is the best way to get your raw fish fix at lunch.

08/14/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt