Tex-Mex Guide

Tex-Mex City: Eating Across Houston the Texican Way

Overwhelmed by your options? Houstonia is here to help.

05/04/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Editor's Picks

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo the Houstonian Way with Margaritas y Mariscos

These three Mexican seafood dishes will make May 5 a proper celebration.

04/17/2017 By Alice Levitt

The Crawfish Guide

Houston’s Top 10 Cajun Crawfish Joints

For when you want dive into a pound or eight of old-school Cajun mudbugs.

02/20/2017 By Robb Walsh

The Crawfish Guide

The 10 Best Places to Get Viet-Cajun Crawfish in Houston

Viet-Cajun crawfish has become the new standard in the Bayou City, and these are the top spots to dig in.

02/20/2017 By Mai Pham

The Crawfish Guide

Wait, When Is Crawfish Season Again?

Thanks to crawfish farming, you can get fresh bugs from January to August.

02/20/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Crawfish Guide

How Houston Took the Louisiana Crawfish Tradition and Made It Our Own

Cajun crawfish didn’t take off in the Bayou City until 1976, but Houstonians' appetite for crawfish has exploded since then.

02/20/2017 By Robb Walsh

It's Mudbug Time

Where to Eat Crawfish in Houston Right Now

Break out your bibs! It's crawfish season, and it's bigger and better than ever.

02/20/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Getting Stuffed

February 18 is National Crab-Stuffed Flounder Day

Yes, apparently that's a thing. And this Saturday, you should take advantage.

02/15/2017 By Victoria Haneveer

Starry Eyed

Food Fight: What's the Difference Between One Michelin Star and Two?

Comparing and contrasting Alice Ristorante and Seta in Milan.

02/13/2017 By Alice Levitt

Gone Fishin'

A Poke Tour of Houston

Suddenly, Mutt City is swimming in Hawaiian fish tartare.

01/31/2017 By Beth Levine

In the Raw

First Bite: Local Foods Downtown

Open just in time for the Super Bowl, this location has a raw bar.

01/26/2017 By Alice Levitt

Happy Hour Guide

Better by the Dozen: The Cheapest (Good) Oysters in Houston

Oysters for a buck or less are one of the greatest Gulf Coast privileges of them all.

12/28/2016 By Alice Levitt

Food Fest

Early-Bird Pricing for the 2017 Gumbo Smackdown Ends Tomorrow

Save $5 on your ticket for Houstonia's fourth annual gumbo festival—our largest to date.

12/28/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Surf and Turf

The Best Burger at Hopdoddy Burger Bar Contains No Beef

Can't decide between sushi and a burger? Here's the solution.

11/22/2016 By Alice Levitt

Chirashi & Champon

Zen Japanese Izakaya Brings a Taste of Japan to Montrose

The city's newest izakaya is the real deal.

11/11/2016 By Alice Levitt

recipes

Star Ingredient of the Season: Redfish

How to eat (and cook) one of the Gulf's greatest hits.

10/14/2016 By Victoria Haneveer

Go Gulf

First Bite: Third Coast

We dig into the new fine dining in the heart of the Texas Medical Center.

10/13/2016 By Mai Pham

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

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

Serving Fish

Our Latest Obsession: Bún Chả Cá Đà Nẵng

The Vietnamese soup for the seafood lover in you.

09/06/2016 By Alice Levitt