Gwendolyn Knapp is the food editor at the Houston Press. Her writing has appeared in the Oxford American, Southern Foodways Alliance's Cornbread Nation 2015: Best of Southern Food Writing, and is forthcoming in The Best American Travel Writing 2017. Previously she was the editor of Eater Nola and is also the author of the memoir After A While You Just Get Used To It: A Tale of Family Clutter. After ten years of eating her way through New Orleans, she is ecstatic to call Houston, land of 10,000+ restaurants, her new home.
2 days ago | Breaking News
The application for members of the food and beverage community and their suppliers to apply for Hurricane Harvey assistance from Southern Smoke and Legacy Community Health is now live at southernsmoke.org. Southern Smoke is a nonprofit 501c3 chari...
3 days ago | Local Spotlight
Dash of Pepper, warm cream cheese, spicy mustard, curry ketchup, griddled onions, crunchy fried onions, honey mayonnaise and a touch of sriracha sauce. These are the toppings on one of Houston's best late night bites, YoYo's Hot Dog, 5555 Mo...
3 days ago | Restaurant News
While you were scouring Houston grocery stores for 24-count bottled water and finding only the last two dented plastic cylinders of obscenely priced celebrity-endorsed electrolyte fluids, the Starbucks of Taiwan, 85°C Bakery Cafe, was opening its ...
4 days ago | Happy Hour Scene
Hard to believe, but autumn officially starts next week, on Friday, September 22. With that in mind, the Houston Press has rounded up the best new happy hours in town. These happy hour deals include brunch and late night steals, vegeta...
5 days ago | Tacolandia
Attention taco fanatics, the 3rd Annual Houston Press Tacolandia presented by Tabasco is happening on Saturday, October 21 at the Water Works at Buffalo Bayou Park, 105, Sabine, from 4 to 7 p.m. and you'll want to purchase those tickets this...
5 days ago | Stuff You Should Know About
Merriam-Webster.com, the popular online dictionary you go to when you can't remember how onomatopoeia, didgeridoo, and restaurateur are spelled, has just added 250 brand new words. While this is particularly interesting for linguistics nerds...