Houston Rules

Houston Has 12 James Beard Award 2018 Semifinalists

"The Oscars of Food" really likes what Houston is doing.

02/15/2018 By Cory Garcia

Hooked on 'Ponics

Acre in a Box Grows Greens in View of Downtown

A farm in two shipping containers? It works for some of the city's best restaurants.

06/07/2017 By Alice Levitt

100 Best Restaurants 2016

7 Spots Defining New American Cuisine in Houston

No matter the New American experience you’re seeking, you’ll find it here.

09/19/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

Pour

Why This Fortified Wine From Spain Is Making a Comeback

As sherry experiences a resurgence in popularity on the coasts, Pax Americana is leading the charge at home.

03/31/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Special Occasion Restaurants

Celebrate Out of the Box: Milestone Birthdays

Take the fear out of turning 30 and 40 and celebrate out of the box at these festive Houston hot spots

05/06/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Honors

Is Houston Home to Food & Wine's Best New Chef?

If you cast your vote, it could be.

04/01/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cream of the Crop

Caracol Tops Texas Monthly's Best New Restaurants List

Three Houston restaurants made it onto the magazine's annual best-of list.

01/07/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Restaurant Review

Ain’t That Americana?

Review: Journey to the postwar era at Montrose’s new Pax Americana

11/03/2014 By Robb Walsh

Best Restaurants 2014

The 5 Very Best New Restaurants of 2014

Of all the amazing restaurants that opened this year, it was tough to pick our five absolute favorites—but somehow, we managed.

10/01/2014 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2014

The Five Hottest Chefs of 2014

The heat is on in the city's best restaurants, and these five pros are responsible for turning it up.

09/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt Illustrations by Sebastian Gomez de la Torre

New & Notable

First Look at Pax Americana

With great power comes great responsibility.

08/08/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt