Now Open

First Look at Bistro Menil

Deceptively simple—and with good reason

10/20/2014 By Joanna O'Leary

It's All Greek

Niko Niko's vs. Aladdin

Who builds the better gyro?

10/20/2014 By Russell van Kraayenburg

In and Out

The Opening and Closing of the Week: Oct. 11-17

Works in progress

10/17/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Houston Restaurants

Breakfast at Croissant Brioche French Bakery and Cafe

Breakfast worth waiting for.

10/13/2014 By Russell van Kraayenburg

Food Trends

Macarons: The New Cupcake

Say goodbye to cupcakes and cake pops.

10/07/2014 By Kerry H.

Houston Restaurants

Common Bond vs. Tiny Boxwood’s: Who Has A Better Chocolate Chip Cookie?

In search of the perfect cookie.

10/06/2014 By Russell van Kraayenburg

In and Out

The Opening and Closing of the Week: Sep. 27-Oct. 3

Of museums and the Museum District

10/03/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

rebranding

Heights General Store Is Now Harold's

Same great menu, same great look, same old (new) name

10/02/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best of Houstonia

The Best New Restaurants of 2014

Everything you need to know: the very best places that opened this year, the hottest chefs, and what’s soon to come.

10/01/2014 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

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

Best New Restaurants: 5 Restaurants to Watch

Get excited: these five soon-to-open restaurants will be worth the wait.

09/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2014

Best New Restaurants: Common Fare

Elevating everyday food beyond the, well, every day, is no mean feat, except in the hands of this handful of places.

09/30/2014 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2014

Best New Restaurants: Desserts

Our much-loved mingling of cuisines and flavors isn’t just having its way with our main dishes. Desserts are now fair game too.

09/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2014

Best New Restaurants: Dives

Finding high-quality food in low-key settings is a local tradition.

09/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2014

Best New Restaurants: Burgers

What becomes a legendary burger most? Perfecting the patty and gussying it up with gusto.

09/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2014

Best New Restaurants: Ramen

Sure, noodle shops are everywhere, but a few places have turned a simple pleasure into a special one indeed.

09/30/2014 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2014

Best New Restaurants: Asian Fusion

The cuisines of Vietnam, Korea, Japan, and East Asia—everywhere in East Asia—are once more at the forefront of the city’s culinary scene.

09/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2014

Best New Restaurants: Americana

Comfort food is back, as classics are classed up and chefs draw inspiration from our collective nostalgia.

09/30/2014 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2014

Best New Restaurants: Seafood

Now more than ever, chefs are fishing the rivers and oceans of the world—not to mention the waterways of our own backyard.

09/30/2014 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

Meatless Monday

Is the New Pho & Crab Vietnamese Enough?

A first look at the new seafood pho restaurant in Memorial West.

09/29/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt