Line Up

A Round of Applause For the Buffet at Phil & Derek's

Every meal brings memories at this soul food spot.

10/04/2018 By Joanna O'Leary

Preserved & Powerful

First Bite: Indigo

A tasting menu north of the Loop includes the history of soul food.

08/23/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

I'll Take Them Both!

Smothered or Fried, Mama's Oven Knows Pork Chops

When eating your feelings means going hard on pork, Mama's Oven is there for you.

07/04/2018 By Joanna O'Leary

Editor's Picks

9 Great Gulfton Restaurants

The neighborhood between Sharpstown and Bellaire offers a diverse mix of culinary delights.

10/02/2017 By Alice Levitt

Essay

A Vermonter Discovers Houston Food

Space City tastes like an exotic vacation.

08/21/2017 By Alice Levitt

Famous and Fried

Welcome to Sweetie Pie's Is Filming in Houston and the Food Is Fantastic

Want to play an extra while eating oxtails? Head to Sweet Times.

07/14/2017 By Alice Levitt

Southern Soul

Biting Into Black Restaurant Week at the Shack

Thanks to the special event, we've found our new favorite oxtails—among other discoveries.

04/21/2017 By Alice Levitt

Soul Patrol

Today's Soul Food Recipe: Smothered Chicken

How to make one of the best things to come out of Louisiana.

04/13/2017 By Victoria Haneveer

Global Gastronomy

Four Years In, Lucille's Is Reborn

The South rises again (with help from Europe and Asia) after a successful dim sum trial run.

11/25/2016 By Alice Levitt

Editors' Pick

The 10 Most Stirring Soul Food Spots in Houston

For when you need that fix of oxtails, smothered pork chops and, yes, fried ribs

10/24/2016 By Alice Levitt

From the Soul

Fried Day: Josie's Place

Your mama wishes her catfish were this good.

09/23/2016 By Alice Levitt

Meat Sweats

Our Latest Obsession: Fried Ribs at Soul Food by Catherine

It may be even better than it sounds.

09/13/2016 By Alice Levitt

Cheap Eats

Five Fabulous Ways to Start the Day for $5

From soulful spice to old-fashioned Southern breakfasts, these spots got you covered.

05/31/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt and Alice Levitt

Soul Patrol

Huge Flavor at Big Sarg's Soul Food

It's worth a trip way outside the loop for a taste of southern comfort.

04/26/2016 By Alice Levitt

A Chicken Ain't Nothin' But a Bird

Fried Day: French Toast and Wings at Lucille's

And you thought chicken and waffles was a brunch indulgence.

02/12/2016 By Alice Levitt

Best Breakfasts 2015

The Breakfast Klub: An Odyssey

What to expect when you’re expecting to wait.

05/03/2015 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