Erika is a freelance food writer, photographer and contributor to the Houston Press who particularly enjoys exploring the many unique sweet spots around Houston. She is constantly on the hunt for exceptional pad thai, vegetarian dumplings and pancakes.
22 days ago | Lists
Let’s talk breakfast tacos. Putting aside the controversy surrounding the origin of the breakfast taco, I think we can all agree on the inherent satisfaction that comes from consuming the Tex-Mex creation. While breakfast tacos generally foll...
23 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
"That looks like a potsticker,” my sister said as she tapped one of the two pierogi flanking the beautifully caramelized steak resting on a bed of haricot vert, delicate ends still intact. The flat, bronzed face of the half-moon-shaped pastry did ...
1 month ago | Lists
Okay taco fiends: it's time to talk VEGETABLES. Traditional Mexican tacos—the kind you'll find on the streets for dirt-cheap deliciousness—are simply chopped meat on tortillas, maybe with some cilantro or onion. But the rise of fusion and Tex-Mex ...
1 month ago | Restaurant News
No doubt by now you've heard about the new upscale (read $$$$) dim sum place that's opened up in the Galleria. Perhaps you've heard about the Michelin star awarded to its original London locale, or that this location marks only its second in the U...
2 months ago | Local Spotlight
At Osso & Kristalla, light pours through the floor-to-ceiling windows surrounding the bar, providing an airy dining space that's almost reminiscent of an atrium. At the head of the restaurant, the thick slab of marble and slatted beams ascendi...
2 months ago | Lists
Certainly no one would ever dub Houston the vegetarian capital of the U.S., yet there is a surprising number of ways to eat creative, meatless meals thanks to the diverse restaurant options in Houston. The following restaurants not only offer qual...