Chaat, Curry, and a Whole Lot of Spice

Our 10 Favorite Indian Restaurants

From Sharpstown to Uptown and everywhere in between, these are our picks.

09/11/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Dine-In or Takeout

Our 11 Favorite Restaurants in River Oaks

From stalwart spots to exciting newcomers, the neighborhood is home to Houston's finest eateries.

09/03/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

A 2020 Production

There Will Be No Winners at This Year's James Beard Awards

Instead, previous honorees will be celebrated. Also, there will be no 2021 Beard awards either.

08/20/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Eat at Home

What We're Ordering Out: Award-Quality Indian and Thai Green Curry

Plus some comforting Tex-Mex, DIY spring rolls, and specialty breakfast tacos.

07/22/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Sharing a legacy

Now You Can Buy Scarves as Well as Food at Pondicheri

Owner Anita Jaisinghani explains how these handcrafted beauties tell a crucial story about India’s history and culture.

07/22/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Golden Hour

Iconic Montrose Cocktail Bar, Local Cookbook, and 2 Bayou City Chefs Are James Beard Award Finalists

The result was just a little better than last year's, we have to say.

05/04/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Essay

Why We Still Need Foodstagram

Beautiful plates can help open up a whole new world of flavors.

04/25/2019 By Meredith Nudo

Best Breakfasts

The Breakfast Bucket List: What to Order at Houston's Top Breakfast Spots

From nostalgic classics to the flashy new fare, these are the dishes we can't live without.

01/28/2019 By Timothy Malcolm and Gwendolyn Knapp

Egg-cellent Option

The Joys of All-Day Breakfast at Pondicheri

And you don't have to feel guilty about ordering dessert!

09/25/2018 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

Good Food, Good Cause

I'll Have What She's Having Knows Women's Health Matters

A group of chefs, physicians and professionals are hosting a major food event on April 8.

04/04/2018 By Cory Garcia

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

Editor’s Picks

Where to Eat Right Now in Upper Kirby and River Oaks

This hip district boasts a dining scene that offers a range of options, from upscale to down-home.

07/19/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

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