Best Restaurants 2014

Best New Restaurants: Dives

Finding high-quality food in low-key settings is a local tradition.

09/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2014

Best New Restaurants: Burgers

What becomes a legendary burger most? Perfecting the patty and gussying it up with gusto.

09/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2014

Best New Restaurants: Ramen

Sure, noodle shops are everywhere, but a few places have turned a simple pleasure into a special one indeed.

09/30/2014 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2014

Best New Restaurants: Café Society

Exceptional coffee shops where coffee is far from the only exceptional thing on the menu

09/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2014

Best New Restaurants: Asian Fusion

The cuisines of Vietnam, Korea, Japan, and East Asia—everywhere in East Asia—are once more at the forefront of the city’s culinary scene.

09/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2014

Best New Restaurants: Americana

Comfort food is back, as classics are classed up and chefs draw inspiration from our collective nostalgia.

09/30/2014 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2014

Best New Restaurants: Seafood

Now more than ever, chefs are fishing the rivers and oceans of the world—not to mention the waterways of our own backyard.

09/30/2014 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2014

Best New Restaurants: Upping the Steaks

What could possibly be new and interesting about that old Texas mainstay the steakhouse? Oh ye cutting-edge carnivores of little faith!

09/30/2014 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

The Opening and Closing of the Week: Sep. 13-19

Drinking in high cotton

09/19/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

The Opening and Closing of the Week: Sep. 6-12

Living the sweet life out east

09/12/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

The Opening and Closing of the Week: Aug. 30—Sep. 5

Placing bets on a better light rail location

09/05/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Restaurant Openings

First Look at Bradley Ogden's Funky Chicken

Fast-casual chicken and Southern-style sides hit the Heights.

12/06/2013 By Robb Walsh

Restaurant Report

Ba Mien Bistro Reopens

The best little Vietnamese bistro in Champions Forest is reopening following repairs.

07/17/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Grocery Wars

The Fresh Market Opens in Southside Place

Four former Rice Epicurean locations are turning into The Fresh Market stores.

07/17/2013 By Robb Walsh

Restaurant Openings

Award-Winning Chef Bradley Ogden Sets His Sights On Houston

Notable Chef Eyes Houston for Three Different Concepts

04/15/2013 By Phaedra Cook

Restaurant Openings

A Sunny Afternoon Lunch at Batanga

A new tapas restaurants opens downtown.

04/03/2013 By Phaedra Cook