Taste Test

We Tried Van Leeuwen’s Mac ‘N’ Cheese-Flavored Ice Cream

We taste-tested the ice cream that broke the internet, plus the company’s other July specials.

07/19/2021 By Carolina Larracilla

Wait, what?

Try Van Leeuwen’s Mac ‘N’ Cheese-Flavored Ice Cream

Van Leeuwen’s partnered with Kraft to dream up this cheesy-centric ice cream, available in scoop shops and stores around the country starting July 14.

07/14/2021 By Carolina Larracilla

Not Pumpkin Spice Flavored

Get Comfy with This Mac 'n' Cheese Soufflé

Rise N˚2 brings back a saucy classic for fall. Dig in.

09/18/2018 By Cory Garcia

Editor's Picks

Dining with the Tots: Houston's 9 Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants

Both you and your little ones will love these spots.

12/29/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Famous and Fried

Welcome to Sweetie Pie's Is Filming in Houston and the Food Is Fantastic

Want to play an extra while eating oxtails? Head to Sweet Times.

07/14/2017 By Alice Levitt

Food of the Century

Marvels Never Cease: Mac ’N’ Cheetos Fries at Burger King

What happens when the food you've been making fun of is secretly amazing?

06/02/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Walking the Plank

Fast Firsts: Long John Silver's

Thirty years later, does the pirate please?

03/22/2017 By Alice Levitt

Ice House

April's Perfect Party: Who's Adorable Edition

Adoration might be a strong word, but we definitely appreciate the good things these Houstonians have been doing lately.

03/21/2017 By Catherine Matusow

This is Not a Drill

Rejoice! Houston Is Hosting Its First Mac 'n' Cheese Festival

Vegans and gluten-free folks need not apply for this cheese-and-carb fest.

02/07/2017 By Nicki Koetting

Comfort Food

H-E-B Lets You Bring Luby's Mac 'n' Cheese Home

To celebrate the cafeteria's 70th birthday, the grocery chain adds the cult noodles to its frozen food stock.

12/02/2016 By Alice Levitt

Beneath My Dignity to Climb a Tree

Where to Find Your Childhood Favorites All Grown Up

From Sloppy Joes to milk-and-cookies, we share our favorite ways to eat like a (sophisticated) kid.

05/12/2016 By Justine Hernandez

Eat Like a Texan

Extreme Eats: Barbecue Pork Belly at BRC Gastropub

Extreme eats are an everyday occurrence at this Southern-style gastropub.

09/15/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Side Shows

Traditional Side Dishes Get a Modern Twist

Elevating classic East Texas sides to new heights is a uniquely Houston phenomenon.

08/04/2015 By Robb Walsh

Extreme Eats

Extreme Eats: Macaroni + Cheese + Pizza

It's the Monday pizza night special at Lowbrow.

07/03/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Comfort Food

Houston’s 5 Best Fancy Mac ‘n’ Cheeses

For those days (and nights) when that little blue box in your pantry just isn’t enough.

02/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Feature

A Houstonian’s Guide to Comfort Food

We’ve grilled the experts for the best in grilled cheese, fried our brains thinking about the best fried chicken, and driven ourselves silly over chili.

02/15/2015

The Cheesiest

The Making of the Mac 'n' Cheese: Luby's Shares Its Recipe

Put the blue box away and try your hand at Luby's old-fashioned mac 'n' cheese recipe.

02/02/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Meatless Monday

Eat This: Quinoa Mac 'n' Cheese at Ruggles Green

You'd never know this creamy, cheesy indulgence was gluten-free.

01/19/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Eat This Now

Dish of the Week: Mac Étouffée at Beaver's

If gumbo can be served over potato salad, why not étouffée over mac 'n' cheese?

12/11/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Heating Up

Now at Luby's: Jalapeño Mac 'n' Cheese

Luby's is kicking its classic side dish up a notch.

09/16/2014 Videography by Katharine Shilcutt