The Works

MVPs: Tony Johnson, Star Server

An occasional series in which we spotlight the men and women who make dining out more than just a meal.

06/30/2015 By Kelly Schafler

Riding the Rail

The Offbeat Path: What to Do Off METRO’s New Green Line

Quirky restaurants, bars, galleries, and cultural spaces abound just a few blocks away from the Second Ward stop.

03/30/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: March 21-27

Washington Avenue continues its evolution apace

03/27/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Special Occasion Restaurants

Celebrate Outside the Box: Birthday Dinners, Puppy Paw-tys and the First Date

Check out some of Houston's most unique dining destinations to celebrate your next special occasion.

03/26/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Vietnamese Vittles

The Pho Kings of Sugar Land

For those who find Bellaire too long of a commute, here are the two best pho houses in the southwest corner of town.

03/19/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Editors Picks

Where to Eat Now on Washington Avenue

A new infusion of talent is changing the face of Washington Avenue once again.

03/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Health

Dining in the Med Center, Where Health and Disease Collide

If you thought the world’s biggest hospital district would have healthier dining options, think again.

03/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Road Eats

The Top 10 Things to Eat in New Orleans

One man's treasure trove.

02/23/2015 By Bill Wiatrak

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: Feb 7-13

Celebrate a week without a closing with some super-fresh sushi.

02/13/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

North Italia Plans a March Opening, Made-From-Scratch Pasta, and Much More

Says chef Taylor Domet: "I just don’t think that Houston really has anything like us yet."

02/11/2015 By Jared Monmouth

In and Out

Texas Cafeteria on Shepherd Closes After 50 Years

The transformation of the N. Shepherd Dr. corridor continues apace.

02/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor’s Picks

Our Top 10 Romantic Dinner Spots

Get a table at one of Houston's most romantic restaurants.

02/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Seriously?

Senator Advocates Abolition of Hand-Washing Laws in Restaurants

Senator Thom Tillis has clearly never come down with a nasty case of food poisoning.

02/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Data Visualization

The 10 Most Interesting Things We Learned from This TABC Map

This map showing gross receipts for Houston-area bars is the coolest thing we've seen this year.

01/27/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt Research by Ian Wells

Celebrating with Full Stomachs

40 Years of Hungry's

Checking in on one of Houston's oldest cafes for their ruby anniversary.

01/19/2015 By Maggie Berardo

It's a Wrap

Mission Burrito Gets a New Name for the New Year

Überrito Mexican Grill looks to make its mark.

12/31/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: Dec 19-25

Katch and release

12/26/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

The Halal Guys Are Heading to Houston

The famous NYC food cart is expanding nationwide.

12/22/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: Dec 12-18

Welcoming Woodbar to the widening Montrose scene.

12/19/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Low-Cal Comfort

First Look at Kitchen 713's Modern Soul Food

The Second Ward gets some more soul.

12/10/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt