Chef's Special

Recounting Old East End Houston With Chef Alex Padilla

The Ninfa's chef remembers a childhood spent wolfing down tacos at Villa Arcos.

10/30/2019 By Carlos Brandon

Please, Mr. Postman

These Houstonians Need to be Commemorated With Their Own Stamps

Thanks to a 2011 policy change at the USPS that allows the living to appear on stamps, the options are endless—but we narrowed it down.

07/22/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Pick Six

Where You Should Eat This Month: July 2019

Enjoy pizza on a warm summer evening and numbing Szechuan spice during a busy dinner.

07/01/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Take It Uptown

Ninfa's Will Open in Uptown on June 10

Who's ready for sizzling fajitas, creamy queso, and sweet margaritas in Uptown?

06/05/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Tortilla Tournament

Food News: Original Ninfa's Takes Top Prize at Tacos Over Texas

Plus, a new chef de cuisine at a popular Heights spot.

05/23/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Goodbye, Canopy

Food News: Canopy and WoodBar to Close

Plus, get a first taste of Rosie Cannonball at an upcoming event.

05/16/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

0 For 11

Home Field Disadvantage: Houston Denied James Beard Awards

As all eyes focused on Space City for the nomination ceremony, there was a feeling of shock and disappointment.

03/27/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Crustacean Nation

5 Crab Cakes You Should Have Right Now

These delightful dishes are worthy of your next seafood splurge.

03/19/2019 By Joanna O'Leary

Tequila!

Where to Celebrate National Margarita Day

A number of restaurants and bars are mixing up specials for this all-day happy hour.

02/20/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Tour De Uptown

Finding Fantastic Winter Meals at BLVD Place

Before Ninfa's moves in and fajita smoke hypnotizes the masses, get here for hearty and cozy fare.

02/01/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Name Editing

Food News: La Villa Saint-Tropez Changes Things Up

Plus, Ninfa's sets up its top brass before opening its BLVD Place location.

01/21/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Quiet Screening

5 Things You Need to Know About the Houston Episode of 'The Zimmern List'

Though the chef is in hot water, America got another look at our food.

01/03/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Cow Town

The Steak Lover's Guide to Houston

Steak is, and always will be, king in Houston.

10/22/2018 By Timothy Malcolm and Mai Pham

Cow Town

The Best Cuts of Beef in the Bayou City

Four cuts, four butchers, and four restaurants you need to know about.

10/22/2018 By Mai Pham

Special Request

Here's Proof That Ninfa's Isn't All Fajitas

On the heels of an NBC appearance, the storied restaurant is back in the spotlight.

10/10/2018 By Joanna O'Leary

Newcomer's Guide

Houston's Essential 25 Restaurants

Want a crash course on Houston’s food scene? Start here.

08/30/2018 Edited by Gwendolyn Knapp

Expansion!

Second Original Ninfa's Location Planned for Uptown

The classic spot for fajitas and queso is eyeing a spring 2019 opening.

08/21/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Making Moves

Ninfa's Fast-Casual Concept to Launch in Downtown Food Hall

The Tex-Mex giant is expanding into Capitol Tower with more locations to come.

08/21/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Touchdown!

Here's the New Food Coming to Texans Games This Season

Some big local names will be part of the gameday menu at NRG Stadium.

08/16/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Grain Game

These Are Some Houston Restaurant Weeks Options For the Gluten-Free Diner

We scoured the menus for dishes that'll both satisfy and give you peace of mind.

08/10/2018 By Rebekah Kibodeaux