100 Best Restaurants 2016

3 Hot Spots to Hit Right Now in the East End

There's only one place in town to get roasted guinea pig, and it's here.

09/19/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

100 Best Restaurants 2016

Go Fish at These 4 Favorite Seafood Spots

From you-buy-we-fry joints to creative ceviches, these spots put the Gulf in Gulf Coast.

09/19/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

100 Best Restaurants 2016

Our 3 Can't-Miss Meals in Midtown

It's not just nightlife that this neighborhood does right: Shipley Do-Nut bread pudding, anyone?

09/19/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

100 Best Restaurants 2016

4 Can't-Miss Korean Classics

Whether in Koreatown or the Museum District, these four spots offer everything from mandu to soju.

09/19/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

100 Best Restaurants 2016

Our 4 Favorite Feasts in Little India

From finger-licking chaat to filling fried chicken, the Mahatma Gandhi District will keep you coming back for more.

09/19/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

100 Best Restaurants 2016

Our 4 Freshest Favorites in Memorial

From Japanese and Vietnamese to Big Tex and Mex, the area around the Energy Corridor has it all.

09/19/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

100 Best Restaurants 2016

Go West, Young Man: 5 Unique Restaurants to Seek in the Suburbs

With interesting openings from Katy to Cypress, the west side is worth the drive.

09/19/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

100 Best Restaurants 2016

The New Old Guard: 4 Restaurants Adapting to the Times

In the ruthless world of fine dining, evolution is key to survival.

09/19/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

100 Best Restaurants 2016

Fairview and Taft: 4 Montrose Favorites, One Convenient Corner

Walk, bike or Uber to the busiest block in Neartown for excellent food, drink and people-watching.

09/19/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

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

100 Best Restaurants 2016

Eye Candy: 4 Dining Rooms That Dazzle

At these restaurants, the decor is just as stunning as the dishes.

09/19/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

100 Best Restaurants 2016

The 6 Spots to Try in the Heights Right Now

It's not just the corner of Shepherd and 19th that's heating up.

09/19/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

100 Best Restaurants 2016

At Your Service: 4 Restaurants Redefining Hospitality in Houston

Service hasn’t always been a selling point for Houston’s culinary scene. But in recent years, it’s seen a resurgence.

09/19/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

Editor’s Note

Better Than Algebra: Lessons from a 12th-Grade Hostess Job

“Good customer-service skills will always come in handy, no matter what you grow up to do.“

09/19/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Restaurant Review

Is Houston's First Food Hall Worthy?

Heading down—way down—to review the city’s new subterranean food court, Conservatory.

08/22/2016 By Alice Levitt

Euro Pop

Eating Out in Houston: Culinary Adventures of a Newcomer

What does a newly transplanted European think of Space City dining?

07/22/2016 By Victoria Haneveer

Beneath My Dignity to Climb a Tree

Where to Find Your Childhood Favorites All Grown Up

From Sloppy Joes to milk-and-cookies, we share our favorite ways to eat like a (sophisticated) kid.

05/12/2016 By Justine Hernandez

Restaurant Review

Do Nice Service and Atmosphere Make a Restaurant Important?

Whether dining Uptown at La Table or in Chinatown at Mein, sometimes the ambience matters as much—if not more—than the food.

04/28/2016 By Alice Levitt

Intersections

The Fresh Strip of Bellaire

The busy stretch of Bellaire Boulevard just inside the 610 Loop boasts a vibrant mix of shops, restaurants and community-oriented spaces.

04/28/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

No Accounting for Taste

What Were the Real Best Bites at the Big Taste of Houston?

Houstonia's critic compares her favorites at the Big Brothers Big Sisters event to the judges' picks.

04/25/2016 By Alice Levitt