Get Out

Our 5 Favorite Pumpkin-Picking Patches for the Fall

Plus: pony rides, petting zoos and much much more.

10/12/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Turkey Day

Can't Find Patti LaBelle's Pie? Try These 4 Instead

A viral video put one pastry in high demand, but sweet potato pie is plentiful in Houston.

11/25/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Turkey Day

Celebrate Out of the Box: Thanksgiving

This year, let someone else do the cooking with a gourmet Thanksgiving feast at one of these Houston area favorites.

11/24/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Charity

When Once-A-Year Volunteers Strike

‘Tis the season for giving back—but what happens when there’s a surplus of samaritans?

11/03/2015 By Marianella Orlando

Wine & Dine

Picking the Perfect Thanksgiving Wine Just Got Easier

French Country Wines hosts its annual Thanksgiving tasting November 21.

10/28/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 27–30

Here's what to do after Thanksgiving dinner.

11/26/2014 By Michael Hardy

Holidaze

Where to Pick Up Your Last-Minute Thanksgiving Staples

Forget to order a turkey? No time to bake a pie? We've got you covered.

11/25/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Holidaze

The Perfect Pairing: A Beer for Every Thanksgiving Course

Buck the Beaujolais trend and bring a six-pack to Thanksgiving dinner.

11/24/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

humor

The People-Watcher's Guide to Black Friday

On the biggest shopping day of the year, the real fun is watching deal-crazed consumers make fools of themselves.

11/24/2014 By Andrew Husband

Wine Down

Red or White for Turkey Day?

Head to the Thanksgiving food and wine pairing at French Country Wines to find the best bottle for you (and your guests).

11/14/2014 By Wendy Cawthon

Home for the Holidays

What If: Randy Rucker's Third Coast Thanksgiving

How different would our traditional Thanksgiving dinner look if the Pilgrims landed on the Gulf Coast?

11/04/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Binge Watching

The 10 Best Thanksgiving Scenes in TV and Movies

Heart-warming to hilarious—gather round the YouTube and relive your favorite moments.

11/27/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Dept. of Good Ideas

Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Jello Shots

Looking to try something new this Thanksgiving? Our layered jello shots are a definite crowd-pleaser.

11/26/2013 By Dan Derozier

Gift Guide

Get Invited Back Next Year: Best Thanksgiving Hostess Gifts

Show them why you deserve a seat at the grown-up table.

11/25/2013 By Sarah Gabbart

Thanksgiving To Go

Turkey Day Take-Out

Let one of Houston's favorite restaurants supply your holiday feast.

11/20/2013 By Robb Walsh

Restaurant Review

The Spaghetti Cognoscenti

For a contrarian’s Thanksgiving, spaghetti in tomato sauce is a shining example of the “Columbian Exchange."

10/31/2013 By Robb Walsh