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

Editor's Picks

Where to Eat Right Now in Sharpstown

From Ethiopian to halal fried chicken to the best mall food court you've ever seen, Sharpstown's culinary offerings shouldn't be overlooked.

04/29/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

The World's a Buffet

Why We Love Sunday Brunch at Hugo's

When a Beard-nominated chef offers you a buffet, you eat it.

04/13/2016 By Alice Levitt

Stay Frosty

11 Drinks Every Houstonian Must Know

It's not just the air conditioning that gets us through the summers—it's the cold drinks, too.

04/07/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Houston—One Plate at a Time

Rick Bayless Is Cooking in The Woodlands

The celebrity chef talks Tex-Mex, Houston and what Mexican food you should be eating.

03/07/2016 By Alice Levitt

Fast Food Fever

Tex Mex Tuesday: In Praise of Pollo

Why we aren't embarrassed to love El Pollo Loco.

02/16/2016 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

Alicia's Mexican Grille Shares Its Family Secrets

This Houston chain owes its success to a surprising menu and a family's hard work.

09/22/2015 By Sara Samora

Insider’s Guide

Best of International Houston: Mexico

Mexican opera, norteño nightclubs and, of course, fútbol

09/01/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Restaurant Review

Are You Being Servered?

At Peska and La Grange, in praise of waitstaffs that keep their distance.

08/04/2015 By Scott Vogel

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Caracol

A dozen roasted oysters for $12, and other compelling reasons to come to Caracol.

05/21/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Go Fish

Celebrate Ceviche Season at La Fisheria

It's time to start seeking respite in the cool, crisp, clean flavors of ceviche.

03/31/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Article

Tila's Is a Treat During Houston Restaurant Weeks

Tila’s Restaurante combines a swine décor with authentic Mexican food.

08/18/2014 By Shy Hardiman

Reader Responses

About That Mural at El Big Bad

Don't judge a book by its cover (or a mural by its rabbits).

07/09/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mexican & Margaritas

4 Tex-Mex Breakfast Plates That Rise & Shine

Tacos are hardly the last word in Mexican breakfasts—especially on leisurely weekend mornings when you need to refuel after a long week (or just a long night).

07/07/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mexican & Margaritas

The 10 Essential Taco Trucks

The fancy-food-truck fad may be fading, but good, old-fashioned taco trucks are here to stay. Here are a few worth seeking out.

06/30/2014 By Robb Walsh

Mexican & Margaritas

Our Tex-Mex Survey Results

We asked, several hundred of you answered.

06/30/2014 Illustrations by Dan Derozier By Katharine Shilcutt

Mexican & Margaritas

Houston's Top 10 Regional Mexican Restaurants

Take an impressive culinary tour of Mexico without ever leaving the city limits.

06/30/2014 By Robb Walsh

Mexican & Margaritas

Where to Find Houston’s Best Mexican Seafood

Houston has long boasted America’s widest variety of Mexican seafood restaurants, but thanks to these five spots, Gulf Coast Mexican is entering a whole new era.

06/30/2014 By Robb Walsh