In and Out

Sweetening the Deal: Fluff Bake Bar Opens May 28

Houston's infamous Sugar Hooker, pastry chef Rebecca Masson, is opening her long-awaited bakery next week.

05/20/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Berry Season

Star Ingredient of the Season: Blueberries

Spare Key offers a chic, laid-back bar scene and a seasonal blueberry cocktail meant to be sipped and savored.

05/18/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Extreme Eats

Extreme Eats: The Morning After at Cook & Collins

Taking chili-cheese fries to the extreme with a cooked egg and sliced steak as toppings

05/01/2015 By Megha Tejpal

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: April 18-24

This week: Now we're just naming bars after stuff we found in our junk drawers.

04/24/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Restaurant Review

Weights + Measures Makes the Case for Vertical Integration

With four concepts under one roof—restaurant, bar, coffee shop, bakery—this ambitious Midtown undertaking is nothing if not bold.

03/30/2015 By Scott Vogel

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: March 14-20

A raft of new restaurants is making the most of Midtown.

03/20/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Art & Design

Mapped: Contemporary Jewelry Evokes the Landscape of Houston

Works on display at Houston Community College's Central Art Gallery were inspired by the Bayou City.

03/09/2015 By Brittanie Shey

Meatless Monday

Eat This Now: Mushroom Toast at Weights + Measures

This far-from-basic breakfast demands your attention.

03/02/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Drinking, Not Driving

Going Car-less for a Night: A Bar Crawl on the Metro

A guide to getting lit up on the light rail

01/29/2015 By Emma Hurt

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: Jan 17-23

Two Houstonia favorites call it quits and one old favorite gets a facelift.

01/23/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Eggstrordinary

Eat This: Panko-Fried Egg at The Fish

Yes, we're recommending something that's not sushi at a sushi restaurant.

01/21/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Dining Discounts

A Two-Course Lunch at Brennan's Is a Total Steal

Prepare to spend a long, leisurely lunch at Brennan's—without spending a lot of money.

01/14/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Slurp It Up

Warm Up with a Bowl of Banh Canh Hue

This spicy shrimp soup from Simply Pho will cure what ails you.

12/17/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

H-Town Diary

The Moving Story of a Houston Nomad

Or, why someone would move 19 times in 33 years

09/01/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

theater

Musical Theater + Pop Music = Midtown Live

Weekend event at Alley Kat tries to introduce musicals to a new audience.

08/22/2014 By Adam Castañeda

Bayougraphy

Meet the Man Behind the Mid-Main Island

Continental Club, Double Trouble, and Sig’s Lagoon are just the beginning.

06/30/2014 By John Lomax Photography by Jack Thompson

In Vino Veritas

Bartender Beat: Megan Zambas of Leon's Lounge

You haven't had a screwdriver until you've had a screwdriver at the oldest bar in Houston.

05/26/2014

Event

MATCH Arts Complex Breaks Ground in Midtown

The $25 million, 59,000-square-foot building will provide exhibition and performance space for small- to mid-size arts organizations.

05/08/2014

Midtown Munchies

First Look at Café Hélène

French-Vietnamese fusion arrives in Midtown.

05/01/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

We Were There

Scenes From #RunwayForACure

A Midtown bar turns rooftop runway.

04/14/2014 With Sarah Pendley