Some like it hot

The 25 Spiciest Dishes in H-Town

We dare you to try them all.

07/16/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Some like it hot

The Wide World of International Spicy Cuisine

From Mexican to Chinese, traverse the globe's spiciest flavor profiles right here in Houston.

07/13/2021 By Carlos Brandon

Sorry, I'm Late!

Distinct Yet Universal, Mala Sichuan Always Has a Place

How the heck does this Chinese regional cuisine relate to Tex-Mex? Follow us.

06/24/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Let Me Roll It

Food News: Modern Sushi Concept Opens in Midtown

Plus, a popular Malaysian concept cuts ties with a ghost kitchen food hall.

12/28/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Eat at Home

What We're Ordering Out This Week: Neighborhood BBQ and Szechuan Heat

We battle our cravings, whether they be for peppercorns or creamy Gulf-style grits.

12/02/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Editor's Picks

Our 12 Go-To Spots for Chinese Food

Some of our favorite places for Cantonese, Sichuan, and more.

10/20/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Here's a Menu

More and More Restaurants Are Re-Opening Their Dining Rooms

Establishments are cautious as they look to fill up to 25 percent capacity.

05/14/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Destination: Downtown

Where to Eat Downtown Right Now

Downtown is now a foodie paradise.

06/25/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

No Side Of Mine

An Ode to Dry-Fried Green Beans

Our four favorite variations of the Sichuan specialty.

05/16/2019 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

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

The Essential Guide to Asiatown

Required Eating: 11 Restaurants in Asiatown You Can't Miss

From Cajun-Vietnamese crawfish to dim sum and Sichuan staples, these are our favorite places to eat.

06/22/2018 By Mai Pham

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