1945-2020

Remembering Tony Vallone, Houston's King of Hospitality

Prominent names in the city's dining scene talk about H-Town's admired late host.

09/11/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Food News

Houston Restaurateur Tony Vallone Dies at 75

The operator's wife of 36 years says Tony's legacy will continue.

09/10/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Editor's Picks

The Best Restaurants for Celebrations

When you want a night out to feel like an occasion, head to one of these fancy, festive eateries.

10/28/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Raising Awareness

'Ladies Who Lunch' Turn Their Focus to Bullying at Crime Stoppers Event

The second annual Women Who Shape Houston Luncheon raised awareness about mental health and suicide prevention.

10/04/2019 By Abby Ledoux

0 For 11

Home Field Disadvantage: Houston Denied James Beard Awards

As all eyes focused on Space City for the nomination ceremony, there was a feeling of shock and disappointment.

03/27/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Adding Away

Food News: New Locations for Los Tios, Flower Child

Plus, Tony's is offering a free appreciation meal for federal workers.

02/06/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Best Restaurants 2018

5 Fine Dining Establishments to Visit for a Special Occasion

Or any time, really.

08/17/2018 By Mai Pham

Streeeeetch!

Food News: Wake Up and Welcome The Classic

A new eatery from Benjy Levit, plus National Sandwich Month and Cap'n Crunch macarons!

08/03/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Sommeli-Yeah!

Who Has the Best Wine List in Houston? And Other Food News

Wine Spectator hands out awards to restaurants that paid the entry fee to be considered.

07/13/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Cheap Eats

Low-Cost Takes on High-End Houston Favorites

Inexpensive caviar? Yes, and more.

05/31/2016 By Alice Levitt

Bayougraphy

Video: Behind the Scenes with Tony Vallone

After 50 years in the Houston restaurant business, Tony’s still got it.

11/03/2015 Videography by Bryan Lozano

Bayougraphy

You Want It, You Got It

Tony Vallone dishes on how to survive 50 years in the Houston restaurant biz.

11/03/2015 By Jeff Balke Photography by Nathan Lindstrom

Drink It Up

Heavy Pours: Houston Restaurants Recognized by Wine Spectator

Over 40 Houston-area restaurants are honored in Wine Spectator's 2015 Restaurant Awards, including one Grand Award-winner.

07/07/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Restaurants 2013

50 Restaurants That Define Houston Dining

The best of the best in America’s coolest food city

09/30/2013 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt

On the Table

Va Va Veuve

You’ve come a long way, Tony’s

03/15/2013 By Robb Walsh