Butter Up

Searching For The Best Croissants in Houston? Try These First

Because no happier marriage between butter and flour exists in breakfast pastry form.

12/12/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Notes From Underground

The Holiday Burgundy Truffle Menu at Le Mistral Is Worth Every Calorie

In other news, there is a Houston French Corridor and you should be eating there.

12/07/2016 By Alice Levitt

Young & Beautiful

Our Latest Obsession: Ube Brazo de Mercedes at Filipiniana Restaurant + Bakery

The next generation in the Filipiniana dynasty introduces modern Filipino cuisine to Houston.

11/28/2016 By Alice Levitt

Il Est Cinq Heures

Sugar Rush: Pâtisserie Paris Je T’aime

This Westchase bakery isn't your average French sweet shop.

11/08/2016 By Alice Levitt

Sweet Charity

Get Your Gray Goodies at the 3rd Annual Depressed Cake Shop

This Sunday's star-studded bake sale raises money to battle depression and mental illness.

10/04/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Tout Savory

Some of the Best Things at Tout Suite Café Aren't Sweet

Don't skip the pastries, but do save room for excellent vegetarian fare.

08/31/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Cheap Eats

The Affordable Riches of Chinatown

It’s easy to fill up at Dun Huang Plaza, but don’t forget the other six square miles of Bellaire Boulevard surrounding you.

05/31/2016 By Alice Levitt

Cheap Eats

Lunch Break: Sandwiches for a Song

Look beyond the banh mi (but also, don’t forget the banh mi).

05/31/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

Puffed Up

Sugar Rush: Choux Much

Forget macarons and cupcakes—Houston now has a cream puff delivery service.

05/11/2016 By Alice Levitt

On Their Toes

How Does a Houston Ballerina Inspire a Dessert?

Houstonia looks behind a collaboration between Fluff Bake Bar and the Houston Ballet.

04/07/2016 By Alice Levitt

Hulk Smash

Sugar Rush: The Hulk at Dolce Delights by Candace Chang

Green tea mousse is the secret to Midtown's best fancy dessert.

03/16/2016 By Alice Levitt

Don't Eat the Baby

Celebrate Kings' Day With a Culinary Epiphany

Bistro Provence offers a traditional French take on the king cake.

12/29/2015 By Jennifer Nguyen

Kuu La La

Happy Hour of the Week: Kuu

The new social hour menu at Kuu features more selections than many full-service restaurants.

12/17/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Poppin' Fresh

A First Look at Julie's French Pastries

A new bakery in Memorial is focusing on all things French, from croissants to crepes.

06/17/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

King of Kings

Where to Find the Best King Cakes in Houston

These classic Mardi Gras pastries taste best when they're faithful to their Louisiana roots.

01/14/2015 By Chris Abshire

Pan Dulce

The Wonder That Is El Bolillo Bakery

Looking for Houston's best Mexican bakery? Look no further.

11/04/2014 By Russell van Kraayenburg

Pan Dulce

The Gringo’s Guide to Pan Dulce

Don’t know your conchas from your cuernos? We’re here to help.

06/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

From Bean To Bowl

Video: Making Chocolate from Scratch at Caracol

We're really sorry you can't smell this video.

04/10/2014 By Phaedra Cook

Snickerdoodles

The Pastry Shop That Made Us Understand Kickstarter

When it comes to crowdfunding, Houston certainly has its priorities in order.

02/02/2014 By Scott Vogel