Beard Move

Houston Kicks Ass With Nine James Beard Semifinalist Nods

They'll be culled down to finalists on March 15, with awards given on April 25.

02/15/2017 By Alice Levitt

100 Best Restaurants 2016

Food Fight: Who Makes Houston’s Best Pub Grub, Indian Sweets, Fancy Tacos and More

We tossed our favorite spots into the ring together to see whose cuisine reigns supreme.

09/19/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

Slather It On

Houston Restaurant Condiments We Wish Were Sold By the Bottle

Five sauces we want to put on everything.

07/26/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Editor's Picks

Eat Clean This Spring with Our 10 Favorite Salad Spots

There’s much more to the modern salad than just boring old lettuce.

03/03/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Sugar and Spice

The Holiday Cookie (C)rumble

Houston's food bloggers are back at it, determining once and for all: Who bakes the best holiday cookie in town?

12/11/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Light Up the Night

Celebrate Out of the Box: Diwali

What better way to spend this festive Indian holiday than indulging at Houston's best Indian restaurants?

11/11/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Happy Birthday!

Celebrate Out of the Box: Summer Birthdays

Don't let the summer season overshadow your birthday—celebrate it out of the box with spicy food and craft cocktails.

07/29/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Rise and Shine

Houston's 11 Best Brunches Before 11

If it's only served after 11 a.m., it's just lunch with eggs.

07/23/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Meatless Monday

Jain Says: The Buddha Burger at Pondicheri

It doesn't have to be Meatless Monday to enjoy this vegetarian burger at Pondicheri.

06/15/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Eat Fresh

Star Ingredient of the Season: Red Cabbage

Colorful cabbage can brighten up any coleslaw or spring mix, but at Pondicheri, red cabbage truly shines.

05/11/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Let's Eat

International House of Pancakes (and Pho): Behind the Spread

How do you pronounce foul? And what's up with uppma? A guide to the 10 international breakfast dishes you've got to try.

05/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Rise and Shine

The Baker’s Dozen: Houston’s 13 Best Breakfasts

Brunch, you say? Brunch is for the weak—these establishments are all open by 9 a.m. Up and at ‘em!

05/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor’s Picks

Where to Eat in Upper Kirby

Befitting its location between Montrose and River Oaks, Upper Kirby’s dining scene offers a blend of upscale and down-home.

01/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Freshly Baked

First Look at Pondicheri Bake Lab + Shop

Pondicheri meets Penzey's meets Revival Market meets Sur La Table

10/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

The Opening and Closing of the Week: Oct. 24-30

On the menu: foie gras nachos and chocolate-chili-oatmeal cookies

10/24/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Eats

Do This Tonight: Tasty Tuesdays at West Ave

Do a dining deal crawl every Tuesday at West Ave, when Pondicheri, Nara, and more offer weekly happy hour specials.

09/02/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Eat This!

Tuesday Night Special: Fried Chicken at Pondicheri

It ain't Frenchy's, but it's good.

04/10/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Breakfast

Pondicheri's Indian Breakfasts

Carrot paratha with a fried egg, keema, uppma and potato curry makes a quite a breakfast taco.

02/12/2014 By Robb Walsh

Best Restaurants 2013

50 Restaurants That Define Houston Dining

The best of the best in America’s coolest food city

09/30/2013 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

Brunch Box

What Time Is Brunch?

When does the most amorphous meal of the week start, and when does it end?

07/01/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt