AAPI Month

Essay: Why Asian New Year Celebrations Are Important for Houston

Lunar New Year fell on Feb. 1, with local celebrations observed at places like Asia Society Texas Center and Asia Town’s Chinese Community Center.

05/11/2022 By Phoebe Suy Gibson

Meat, Rice, and Everything Nice

Our 10 Favorite Korean Spots in Houston

From barbecue to noodles to extra-crispy fried chicken, here are our recommendations across the city.

08/25/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Ride the wave

K-Pop Group NCT 127 Comes to Rodeo Houston

An explanation of the Korean pop music wave taking the world by storm.

03/02/2020 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

Meat Up

Recipe: You Don't Need a Grill to Make Korean Galbi Jjim at Home

A slow cooker can do many things, including transform a KBBQ classic.

08/15/2017 By Eubin Kim

Conflict Cuisine

Recipe: Time to Chill With Korean Dongchimi

You'll need soju, Sprite and patience to make this uncommon kimchi.

07/11/2017 By Eubin Kim

Soju Season

First Bite: Ohn Korean Eatery

Restaurateur Mike Tran keeps the hits coming in Chinatown.

06/14/2017 By Beth Levine

Joys of the Flesh

Our Latest Obsession: Spicy Pork Ribs at Daddy & Daughter

Jjamppong and jajangmyeon are all well and good, but order this instead.

03/23/2017 By Alice Levitt

Extra Crispy

Korean Fried Chicken Pioneer Lims Chicken Opens in Chinatown

They're serving the bird on Bellaire Boulevard, with more to come soon.

12/28/2016 By Alice Levitt

Bulgogi Barons

Remember Chi'Lantro? It's Returning in Brick and Mortar Form

The Korean food trucks left Houston in 2014, but a win on Shark Tank ensures they'll be back soon.

11/14/2016 By Alice Levitt

Head-To-Head

Food Fight: Where Can You Find Houston's Best Charcoal Korean Barbecue?

Who wins in a battle of BBQ Garden vs. Flower Piggy? Everyone.

10/21/2016 By Alice Levitt

100 Best Restaurants 2016

4 Can't-Miss Korean Classics

Whether in Koreatown or the Museum District, these four spots offer everything from mandu to soju.

09/19/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

The Fearless Femme

I Tried It: The 10-Step Korean Skincare Routine

Yes, it's time consuming, but it's the best thing I've ever done for my skin.

04/20/2016 By Hala Daher

Spicy and Sweet

A Taste of Korea in Katy

Hoodadak and Cocohodo bring Korean-style fried chicken and sweets, respectively, to a single building in the 'burbs.

03/29/2016 By Alice Levitt

Cutting Remarks

Our Latest Obsession: Hand-Cut Noodles at Korean Noodle House

Chase the blues away with Korean comfort food.

02/22/2016 By Alice Levitt

Editor's Picks

The 10 Heights Restaurants You Should Be Eating at Right Now

Houston’s hottest dining neighborhood is only getting hotter.

02/10/2016 By Alice Levitt

The Other KFC

Bonchon Chicken Is Coming!

International Korean fried chicken chain to open five locations in Houstonia.

02/01/2016 By Alice Levitt

The Other K-Cup

First Bite: Caffé Bene

Next-level café indulgences travel from Asia to downtown Houston.

01/27/2016 By Mohammed Zain

Panda Expense

Korean Beauty Products: A Primer

South Koreans have salves, serums and sheet masks to suit just about every cosmetic need—and you can find them all over town.

09/01/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Get the Look

Is Colorful, Crazy K-Pop the Future of Fashion?

If Korean pop stars become as popular stateside as Korean makeup or Korean fried chicken then these idols' style are a preview of what we’ll be wearing.

07/16/2015 By Javier Garza