TV Recaps

Top Chef Season 19 Episode 2 Recap: Friday Night Bites

With only 14 remaining, the chefs tackle the quintessential Houston favorites: queso and football

03/11/2022 By Shelby Stewart

The Kids of the 2021 Houston Livestock Show

Armed with Lambs and Goats, Anna Reed Is Ready for This Year's Rodeo

The Tomball teen using her drive, hard work, and a lucky shirt to win.

03/03/2021 By Allison Miles

Best Burgers

I Ate a Three-Pound Burger and Lived to Write About It

The Mega Mel at Mel's Country Cafe in Tomball isn't for the faint of heart—or stomach.

05/24/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Girls' Night In

Beauty Influencer Marlena Stell Hosts a Grown-Up Pajama Party for a Good Cause

The Sandlewood Manor event had all the trappings of a good old-fashioned sleepover, and guests made care packages for the Houston Area Women's Center.

04/30/2019 By Najla Brown

Newcomer's Guide

Houston's Standout Public School Districts

Here’s what you need to know about Houston’s 16 top-performing school districts and 4 top-performing charter school systems, as they stand today.

08/30/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas

Do You Ever Feel Like a Plastic Bag?

All the Houston Independence Day Firework Shows Worth Your Time

All the best places to avert your eyes from the headlines and watch the sky burn.

07/02/2018 By Cicely Rubottom

Get Out

6 Family-Friendly Flicks to Catch Outside This Weekend

BYO blanket and popcorn for these feature films—all screened for free in green spaces across the city.

08/07/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cool Beans

Our 10 Favorite Coffee Shops in the Suburbs

From Spring to Richmond—here's where to get caffeinated without going to the city.

07/06/2017 By Allyson Waller

The Great Outdoors

Get Out: Valentine's Pas de Deux at Haras Hacienda

An equestrian show after dinner isn't the only thing that sets this Magnolia inn apart.

02/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Comfort Food

The 5 Best Chicken Fried Steaks in Houston

In Texas, a good chicken fried steak isn’t hard to find, but these five places have elevated the craft to a fine art.

02/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt