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

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

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