Meat Up

Try the Newest 'Cue in Little India

Kababjees shares the joys of the (spicy) flesh.

08/23/2018 By Alice Levitt

Immigration

Local Legislator Gives Impassioned Speech on Senate Bill 4 Debate

“Some are here as refugees, some are here as citizens, some are here without papers, but they’re all my people.”

05/03/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Holly Jolly

Best Restaurants for a Budget Christmas Dinner

Everyone else is talking about the prix-fixe. We know you just want good food.

12/19/2016 By Alice Levitt

All That Sparkles

Inside Karat 22, a Hidden Gem on Hillcroft

Anant Patel’s stunning family store has been a gold-filled fixture in the Mahatma Gandhi District since 1985.

10/24/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

100 Best Restaurants 2016

Our 4 Favorite Feasts in Little India

From finger-licking chaat to filling fried chicken, the Mahatma Gandhi District will keep you coming back for more.

09/19/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

Fertile Crescent

Who Has Better Persian Kebabs: Bijan or Darband?

A guide to choosing the destination for your next Iranian grilled meat fest.

06/15/2016 By Alice Levitt

Chapli-tastic

Why You Should Try Afghan Express' $10 Lunch Buffet

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the new Hillcroft haunt provides an Afghani education.

04/29/2016 By Alice Levitt

The Sweetest Thing

Sugar Rush: Kwality Ice Cream

A New Jersey-based ice cream chain unleashes its Indian flavors on the Mahatma Gandhi District.

04/20/2016 By Alice Levitt

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

Happiness on Hillcroft

Fried Day: Tawa Fish Fry at Spicy Eggs

A non-egg dish shines at the Indian breakfast spot.

02/19/2016 By Alice Levitt

Light Up the Night

Celebrate Out of the Box: Diwali

What better way to spend this festive Indian holiday than indulging at Houston's best Indian restaurants?

11/11/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Everything's bigger in Texas

Extreme Eats: Texas-Sized Dosa

This spicy Indian dish is large and in charge. Oh, and it's vegetarian.

09/18/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Meatless Monday

Chowpatty's Chaat Is Ready for Its Close-Up

The thalis at this Bollywood-themed restaurant are pretty enough to be in pictures.

08/24/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Retail Therapy

High Style on Hillcroft: Sameera Faridi Design Studio Opens

Fashion Houston's first South Asian designer is breaking down fashion barriers in her new couture studio.

02/04/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Sweet Treats

A Crash Course on Indian Sweets

Don't be intimidated by that case of goodies at Bombay Sweets.

06/18/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Eats

The Best Way to Stuff Yourself Silly for $5

The giant dosai at Shri Balaji Bhavan are a meal unto themselves.

06/02/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor’s Picks

The 8 Spiciest Spots in Little India

Sweat it out this summer with curry and chaat—plus, beer and wine pairings!

06/02/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt