Dine-In or Takeout

Our 11 Favorite Restaurants in River Oaks

From stalwart spots to exciting newcomers, the neighborhood is home to Houston's finest eateries.

09/03/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Eat At Home

What We're Ordering Out: Hot New Thai and Massive Burgers

We sample some fare at a few of Houston's newer restaurants in this week's takeout round-up.

08/12/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

To Mayo or Not To Mayo?

5 Takeout Spots for Richly Rewarding Lobster Rolls

This New England summertime delicacy can be found at quite a few eateries in town.

07/29/2020 By Joanna O'Leary

Back to basics

The Perfect Fried Chicken Recipe for Your Picnic

Douse it in Bobby Matos's sambal honey, and you've got the ultimate twist on a summertime classic.

06/09/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Award Season

Restaurant Industry Magazine StarChefs Names 2019 Houston Rising Stars

From Indigo to Eunice, these are the people and places to watch in the Bayou City.

11/13/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Cephalothorax and All

5 Places for Soft-Shell Crab In Houston

Eat the whole thing, in everything from bao to taco.

06/12/2019 By Joanna O'Leary

First Bite

Family Dinners and Nostalgic Trips Prevail at La Lucha

Crispy fried chicken and rich fried oyster loaf highlight a voyage across the Gulf.

10/04/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Tartar Talk

State of Grace's Filet 'O' Fish Leaves McDonald's In the Dust

Yes, we compared a fast-food classic to a chef-driven sando.

09/07/2018 By Joanna O'Leary

Home-Cookin'

Gulf Coast Cuisine Celebrated at La Lucha Pop-Up

The Ford Fry and Bobby Matos collaboration came to life last week at State of Grace.

08/07/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Better With Biscuits

Butter Me Up: The Most Comforting Biscuits in Houston

When times are tough, visit these spots for the joy of a good biscuit.

02/23/2018 By Joanna O'Leary

Baby, It's... You Know

Updated: The Houston Restaurant Cold Weather Closure Guide

A few local spots are keeping their doors closed today.

01/16/2018 By Cory Garcia

'Tis The Season

Where to Go to Get Your Eggnog Fix in Houston

Plenty of Houston bars are serving up their version of the holiday classic.

12/19/2017 By Beth Levine

Dining in Style

Want a Couture Dinner? Try These Six Chef's Tables

Because when you desire a truly special night, prêt-a-porter just won't do.

12/01/2017 By Beth Levine

Houstonian Holiday Recipes

The Ultimate Houstonian Holiday Table

Switch up your traditional holiday fare with these recipes from Houston chefs.

10/30/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Houstonian Holiday Recipes

Recipe: State of Grace’s Creamy, Crowd-Pleasing Poblano Spoonbread

This stuffing will transform anyone into a cornbread lover.

10/30/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Carbo Loading

Craving Pasta? Don't Limit Yourself to Italian

From Gulf Coast to Japanese cuisines, these are some of our favorite places to indulge in a bowl.

10/09/2017 By Beth Levine

Editor's Picks

Houston's 8 Best Brand-New Brunches

Need a new spot to get your brunch 'n' booze on? We have a few suggestions.

10/02/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Heroes of Harvey

Our Long List of Hurricane Harvey Heroes

Many people and organizations rescued lives and gave their time and money to help Houston—these are just a few.

09/29/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Grazing

Skip the Entrée—These Starters and Sides Are Some of Houston's Best

From mashed potatoes to candied bacon, these small plates will assure you're too full for the main course.

04/28/2017 By Beth Levine

Family-Style

State of Grace Introduces Sunday Supper Menu

Look for the inexpensive, family-style dinner option starting on April 23.

04/18/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto