Eat Fresh

Star Ingredient of the Season: Fennel

How to eat (and cook) the anise-flavored perennial.

12/01/2016 By Victoria Haneveer

Fermenting Fun

Why You Should Care That It's National Pickle Day

Everything you need to know about preserved cucumbers but were afraid to ask.

11/14/2016 By Victoria Haneveer

Eat Fresh

Star Ingredient of the Season: Baby Arugula

How to eat (and prepare) our good friend, eruca sativa.

11/02/2016 By Victoria Haneveer

Eat Fresh

Star Ingredient of the Season: Pumpkin

The winter squash is a nutritious vegetable worth eating.

10/05/2016 By Victoria Haneveer

Eat Fresh

Star Ingredient of the Season: Peanuts

How to eat (and cook) our favorite nut that's not really a nut.

09/29/2016 By Victoria Haneveer

On the Table

The City's 9 Best Raw Food Spots

In the thick of a steamy day, we recommend chilling out at these restaurants, all of which offer raw, mostly vegetarian dishes.

07/18/2016 By Alice Levitt and Katharine Shilcutt

Editor's Picks

Eat Clean This Spring with Our 10 Favorite Salad Spots

There’s much more to the modern salad than just boring old lettuce.

03/03/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Tis the Seasons 52

Meatless Monday: Seasons 52

Cut the calories, not the flavor, at this seasonally-inspired restaurant.

11/30/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Veg Out

Meatless Monday: Dish Society

Pair your vegetarian meal with half-priced bottles of vino on Mondays at this farm-to-table favorite.

11/09/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Meatless in midtown

Meatless Monday: Oporto Fooding House & Wine

The menu at this Midtown hot spot is loaded with tasty tapas of the vegetarian variety.

11/02/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Oh, so sweet potato

Star Ingredient of the Season: Sweet Potato

Trade in your plain old baked potato for a loaded sweet potato piled high with brisket and cabbage slaw at Dish Society.

08/11/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Ear This

Star Ingredient of the Season: Corn on the Cob

Corn plays a supporting role well at summer barbecues and picnics, but the fried corn on the cob at Ray's is a star all on its own.

07/20/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Meatless Monday

Sin Carne: Vegetarian Tamales at Brasil

It's the small things that make Brasil loom large in Montrose.

07/06/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Eat Fresh

Meatless Monday: Spicy Eggplant at Vieng Thai

Eggplant and basil, bridging Texas and Thailand.

06/08/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Eat Beets

Star Ingredient of the Season: Beets

The list of reasons we should eat beets may be longer than a summer day in Houston, but one charming Indian restaurant features a dish so bold, it "beets" the rest.

06/08/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Eat Fresh

Fresh Peaches and More at the Rice University Farmers Market

This Tuesday-only market is your one-stop shop for local produce, meats, eggs, jams and more.

05/19/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Eat Fresh

Star Ingredient of the Season: Red Cabbage

Colorful cabbage can brighten up any coleslaw or spring mix, but at Pondicheri, red cabbage truly shines.

05/11/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Suck It Up

Try These 5 Smoothies to Beat the Heat

From fruity favorites to spicy selections, these days there's a smoothie out there for everyone.

05/11/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Eat Fresh

Star Ingredient of the Season: Spinach

Check out the super-est of super foods in a dish of pure decadence at Backstreet Cafe.

05/04/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Meatless Monday

Freebirds Adds a Vegan Option

Summer squash and soybeans make their debut at Freebirds World Burrito.

04/27/2015 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt