Newcomer's Guide

Houston's Essential 25 Restaurants

Want a crash course on Houston’s food scene? Start here.

08/30/2018 Edited by Gwendolyn Knapp

Fit To Print

Spring Break Catch Up: Houston Food News This Week

A new food hall announces its lineup, a board game brewery, and more.

03/15/2018 By Cory Garcia

Grazing

Skip the Entrée—These Starters and Sides Are Some of Houston's Best

From mashed potatoes to candied bacon, these small plates will assure you're too full for the main course.

04/28/2017 By Beth Levine

Ice House

May's Perfect Party: Overall-Quite-Fresh Edition

We rarely invite the same guest twice, but we occasionally make exceptions.

04/14/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Beard Move

Houston Kicks Ass With Nine James Beard Semifinalist Nods

They'll be culled down to finalists on March 15, with awards given on April 25.

02/15/2017 By Alice Levitt

Editor's Picks

The 10 Best Spots to Chow Down on Chinese Dumplings

And we’re not just talking about places in Chinatown’s Dumpling Corridor…

11/21/2016 By Alice Levitt

Spice of Life

Peking Duck and Bubbling Blood at Peking Cuisine

Scratching the surface of Sichuan cuisine in Houston

07/22/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cool as a Cucumber

Star Ingredient of the Season: Cucumber

When it comes to summer and spice, cucumbers help beat the heat.

07/13/2015 By Megha Tejpal

In and Out

Yes, the New Mala Sichuan Is Open

A first look at the Montrose location of a Chinatown favorite

05/21/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: Jan 2-8

New locations for old favorites

01/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2013

50 Restaurants That Define Houston Dining

The best of the best in America’s coolest food city

09/30/2013 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt