In the Limelight

You Can Find Edible English Esoterica at The British Isles Shop

Eat like you're in Old Blighty without leaving the Loop.

08/03/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Sippin’ on Gin and Juice

Upstairs Bar & Lounge Highlights the Importance of Fresh Produce

These days, every ingredient counts in a cocktail—not just the booze.

07/26/2017 By Kyndall Krist

Dining Out

Try Something Different for Houston Restaurant Weeks

Head to one of these off-the-radar spots.

07/19/2017 By Alice Levitt

Damascus Dining

Want To Try Syrian Food? It's Nearby at Island Grill

A new location means you're always close to the juice bar and Mediterranean grill.

05/22/2017 By Alice Levitt

Retail

Rice Village Is Getting an Artful, Pedestrian-Friendly Makeover (Again)

Goodbye, pink brick; hello, stylish storefronts.

05/10/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Just Beet It

Hungry's Upstairs Bar Debuts a New Cocktail Menu and Bar Bites

Looking for your new happy hour destination? This could be the place.

05/10/2017 By Amber Tong

Get Out

The Top 5 Spots to Watch the Chevron Houston Marathon (and Where to Eat When You're Done)

The 45th annual race takes to Houston's streets this Sunday—and so should you.

01/13/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt With Amber Tong

On the Move

Shop the Moving Sale at WildBloom

The beloved Rice Village boutique taking a break, and everything is on sale—even the furniture.

12/15/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Nao is the Time

Nao Ramen House Opens Tomorrow in Rice Village

On December 1, the slurping begins at the former 55 Bar & Restaurant.

11/30/2016 By Alice Levitt

Ice House

Where Have All the Dive Bars Gone?

Charting the demise of the Inner Loop dive bar, an increasingly endangered species

10/24/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

We Want It Nao

Nao Ramen House Is Coming to Rice Village

Ramen, robata and bao are taking over 55 Bar & Restaurant's Morningside Drive digs.

10/12/2016 By Alice Levitt

Local Bowl

Sustainability Is Key for Seaside Poké

The pop-up is working toward a brick-and-mortar location—and local fish.

09/14/2016 By Alice Levitt

Street Art

Rice Village Just Got Brighter

A new art mural adds some pep to Morningside Drive.

07/25/2016 By Paulina Lelo de Larrea

Pour

Coppa Osteria Has All the Rosé You Can (and Should) Drink

Other restaurants in Houston have two to four rosés at most. Coppa Osteria has 40.

07/18/2016 By Jenna K. White

Plantain Wishes

Cuban Comfort in Rice Village

Lunchtime provides a break from formality at El Meson Restaurant.

04/04/2016 By Alice Levitt

Good-Bayou

A Farewell Tour of Houston: Dive Bars and Skyspaces

No final week in Houston is complete without visits to Poison Girl, Istanbul Grill and the James Turrell installation at Rice.

03/18/2016 By Hala Daher

Retail

Pomp & Circumstance Pops Over to Rice Village

The beloved boutique for fun and affordable fashion is bigger and better than ever.

02/18/2016 By Beth Levine

Best Bars 2016

Where to Drink Right Now in Rice Village and Bellaire

Including the best bar for crossing off a Houston bucket list item.

02/01/2016 By Alice Levitt

Gone Too Soon

Houston Loses Two Favorite Spots for Beer and Candy

Baker St. Pub in Rice Village and the Heights Candy Bar are closing their doors for good.

01/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

All That and a Bag of Chips

Just #TBT? As If!

Benjy’s in the Village celebrates its 20th anniversary with a two-week dive into ‘90s nostalgia.

12/08/2015 By Andrea Siso