Editor’s Note

Have You Ever Pulled Up To a Restaurant on a Boat?

If you live in Midtown, Clear Lake may seem like another country. But we promise you: It’s not as far as you think.

05/31/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Up in Smoke

First Bite: Midtown BBQ

Is the new 'cue joint on Bagby just the first in a long line?

05/26/2016 By Alice Levitt

Visual Art

Artist Nicolas Russell Brings Bold Work to ARKA Living

The exhibit features various paintings that combine a mix of bright colors and simplistic shapes.

05/13/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Second Chance

First Bite: Tarakaan 2.0

With a new chef, the clubby Midtown spot is now more serious about food than ever.

05/10/2016 By Alice Levitt

Best Neighborhoods 2020

Houston’s Hottest-of-the-Hot Neighborhoods of 2016

We picked 10 areas that are already nailing this whole quality-of-life thing.

03/31/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Carbo Loading

Celebrate Leap Year with All-You-Can-Eat Gnocchi at Piola

Forget binge-watching; spend today binge-eating gnocchi at this Midtown favorite.

02/24/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Happy Hour Holley-day

Happy Hour of the Week: Holley's Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar

Fried oysters, Thai curry mussels, and so much more for under $10 during happy hour in the oyster bar.

02/11/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Cheers!

Celebrate 360 Days of Weights & Measures This Week

An 80s dance party, Valentine's dinner for two, and free donuts are all part of the Midtown restaurant's anniversary celebration.

02/08/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Restaurant Reviews

Fusion Can Get Confusing Unless It’s In the Right Hands

Kitchen 713 finds a winning combo, while Izakaya is still tinkering with the mix.

02/05/2016 By Alice Levitt

Real Estate

How Much Condo Can You Buy for Your Budget?

You don’t need to be a millionaire to own a condominium. But it certainly helps.

02/05/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Real Estate

Houston's 4 Best Areas for Apartments and Condos

From beachfront properties to urban living, we’ve got you covered.

02/05/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Best Bars 2016

The Midtown Must-Drink List

Including the best bar for joining the circus.

02/01/2016 By Nick Esquer

Pho Shizzle

Meatless Monday: Saigon House

Midtown's newest Vietnamese concept offers a build-your-own spring roll and Banh mi bar.

02/01/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Eat. Drink. Relax.

Celebrate Out of the Box: Hammocks, Beer, Pizza

Anything is game in the hammock grove at Axelrad Beer Garden.

01/21/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Shop Local

Where to Indulge Your Inner Pin-Up Cowgirl: My Flaming Heart

This mid-Main boutique draws an uncommon crowd by mixing vintage fashion and timeless art.

01/19/2016 By Beth Levine

Cocktails

A Toast to the Nifty Fifty

At Midtown bar Spare Key, there’s a drink—and a story—for every state.

01/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Pastry Perfection

Houston Chef Pens New Book For Pastry Enthusiasts

Russell van Kraayenburg guides aspiring bakers in the ways of Making Dough.

12/29/2015 By Emily Oberton

Just Desserts

Where to Find Food & Wine's Favorite Cupcake in Houston

It's not a cupcake; it's a Cup|Cake—and it's only at Fluff Bake Bar.

12/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Other Mediterranean Kebab

Turkish Fish Salad? It's Better Than It Sounds

At Dögarz Döner, a salad stands up to the classic kebab.

12/02/2015 By Joanna O'Leary

Historic Meals

Celebrate a Culinary Grande Dame at Brennan's

Feast on Commander's Palace classics in honor of haute-Creole matriarch Ella Brennan's 90th birthday.

11/19/2015 By Alice Levitt