Hands On

What To Expect From Houston's New Michelin-Starred Sushi Chef

Omakase and highbrow sushi define Washington Avenue's elegant new Japanese restaurant.

08/14/2017 By Alice Levitt

Train Shot

NettBar Is an Unlikely Neighborhood Haunt

Visit this 1917 home for the antidote to the Washington Corridor bar scene.

07/24/2017 By Lauro Rojas

Breaking Ground

A New 'Urban' H-E-B Is Heading to Washington Avenue

The much-anticipated grocery store will be on the ground floor of a new mixed-use development between Studemont and Heights Boulevard.

05/09/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Let's Taco 'Bout It

First Bite: Tacodeli

Regional ingredients are at the center of this Austin-based taqueria.

04/11/2017 By Alice Levitt

Global Soul

Kitchen 713 Reopens on Washington Avenue Next Week

The smart, heart-warming food from around the world debuts December 26.

12/19/2016 By Alice Levitt

The Sun Also Rises

Surya Is Serving Excellent Indian in the Washington Corridor

Chef-owner Sheel Joshi brought his upscale Los Angeles restaurant to Houston late last month.

10/24/2016 By Alice Levitt

Global Soul

Kitchen 713 Is Moving to Washington Avenue

Chefs James Haywood and Ross Coleman are raising the stakes in a new, larger location.

09/27/2016 By Alice Levitt

Market Share

Why Aren't You Shopping at Urban Eats Right Now?

We can't get enough of the Washington Ave. market's local and imported products and prepared foods.

08/04/2016 By Alice Levitt

Upscale on a Budget

First Bite: Prix-Fixe Lunch at Durham House

Three courses of excellence for $25 at the former Woodrows Heights.

12/17/2015 By Alice Levitt

Tex-Mex Tuesday

The World in a Tortilla at Velvet Taco

Overlook the aesthetic and enjoy the flavor at this taco chain instead.

12/15/2015 By Alice Levitt

Hanukkah Harried?

Fried Day: Sufganiyot from Three Brothers Bakery

Celebrate Hannukah with enough oil to illuminate a temple.

12/04/2015 By Joanna O'Leary

Lights Out

Dining in the Dark at Big Eyed Fish

The Sixth Ward restaurant hosts its first-ever blackout dinner November 18.

10/21/2015 By Sara Samora

Eat Like a Texan

Extreme Eats: Barbecue Pork Belly at BRC Gastropub

Extreme eats are an everyday occurrence at this Southern-style gastropub.

09/15/2015 By Megha Tejpal

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: August 8-14

A soft opening for Southern Goods and a hard stop for Commonwealth

08/14/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Moment of Zen

Extreme Eats: Buddha Burger at Max's Wine Dive

Stacked with beef, Brie, foie gras and a chicken fried lobster tail, the $65 Buddha Burger will have you rubbing your belly in pure joy.

07/31/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Julep

Attention, oyster lovers.

07/23/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: July 4-10

Of bagels and brambles

07/10/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Drink a Bite to Eat

Extreme Eats: Blood Bros. BBQ

Dr Pepper, donuts and darn good barbecue, all in one sandwich.

07/10/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Sign of the Times

Solving the Great Cafe Luxor Mystery

A frozen vodka with animal attraction

06/19/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Slurp It Up

Oyster Alert: Julep Brings In Rare Belon Bivalves

One of the world's best—and rarest—oysters makes a special appearance today at Julep.

04/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt