On the Line

Make Your Brunch Reservations at Xochi Now

With Oaxacan delicacies, special cocktails and face-painting, the brand-new buffet is going to be a hot ticket.

03/15/2017 By Alice Levitt

Flamin' Hot

Tex-Mex Tuesday: Culichi Town

Freshen up your ceviche routine at this Sinaloan-style seafood spot.

03/07/2017 By Alice Levitt

Stores of Excellence

Tex-Mex Tuesday: Mi Tienda

Eat 'til you drop at this Mexican market.

01/24/2017 By Alice Levitt

Get in Me Belly

Three of Houston's Best Pork Belly Dishes

Houston's game with the gooey, meaty cut is strong.

01/04/2017 By R. Gonzales

Tlayuda Time

Hugo's Owners Are Bringing Upscale Oaxacan to Downtown

It's hard to find the beloved Mexican cuisine in Houston — next month, that will change.

12/16/2016 By Alice Levitt

Chili Gravy

How Molina's Cantina Helped Invent Tex-Mex Cuisine

The restaurant is celebrating its 75th birthday, but these menus show that the more things change, the more they remain the same.

09/09/2016 By Alice Levitt

Boba Fête

Our Latest Obsession: Mangonada Bubble Tea at Pho 290

Could this Vietnamese take on a Mexican drink be the most Houston thing ever?

08/12/2016 By Alice Levitt

Being Green

Tex Mex Tuesday: Skinny Rita's Grille

Slimming down a notoriously Rubenesque cuisine.

08/09/2016 By Alice Levitt

Hot Dog!

Meet the Mexidog, Your New Favorite Indulgence

The Sonoran dog gets beefed up at Habanera and the Gringo.

06/14/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Still Mex-Mex

Celebrate All Seven Regions For Cinco de Mayo at Pico's

Perfect margaritas and make-your-own guac is just the beginning.

05/04/2016 By Alice Levitt

Southwestern Surprise

First Bite: Edgar's Hermano at the Whitehall

Where has exceptional chef Silvia Couvarrubias been hiding? At the old Crowne Plaza Downtown.

05/02/2016 By Alice Levitt

Bizarro World

Tex-Mex Tuesday: Ranchero King Buffet

It's worth visiting this Northside buffet for the experience alone.

03/01/2016 By Alice Levitt

Round & Round

Tex-Mex Tuesday: Gorditas de Trompo at PlazAmericas

The former Sharpstown Mall is a Mexican food court treasure trove.

02/23/2016 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

Hola From Hidalgo

Tex-Mex Tuesday: El Hidalguense

The barbacoa and cabrito at this Spring Branch staple have seen greener pastures.

01/26/2016 By Alice Levitt

District Dining

SumoMaya Mexican Asian Kitchen Coming to River Oaks

Pad thai al pastor is just the beginning at a new fusion restaurant concept.

01/14/2016 By Alice Levitt

Tex-Mex Tuesday

Sizzling Short Ribs at Taqueria El Tapatio

An extensive menu and killer jukebox await at this beefy Mexican spot.

12/22/2015 By Alice Levitt

Tex-Mex Tuesday

Mole and More at Puebla's Mexican Kitchen & Bakery

Meet the Mexican café of your dreams, in plain sight in the Heights.

11/24/2015 By Alice Levitt

On the half shell

Star Ingredient of the Season: Oysters

Oysters Añejo put a bold, Tex-Mex spin on a summer seafood staple.

08/05/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Bummer

Jarro Cafe Is Closed Indefinitely

The Mexican taco joint known for its spicy salsas and fiery food truck has closed.

06/26/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt