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 | Restaurant News
Just look at that insane double stack. American cheese perfectly melted. Patties succulent and greasy. Side of sweet potato fries looking mighty fine. It's a meal that's heading to the Heights next week, but for some of us, the name of the a...
3 days ago | Things To Do
It was only a matter of time. And ahi. Yes, the first ever poke competition, the Poké Showdown, is heading to Houston on Sunday, June 11, from 6 to 10 p.m. at Bar Bleu, 2506 Robinhood, in Rice Village. With over a dozen poke eateries having ...
4 days ago | Restaurant News
Chef Omar Jose Pereney, who was chef at Houston’s Galleria-area Peska Seafood Culture until February 2017 until the restaurant rebranded itself as a Tex Mex eatery, has filed a lawsuit against the restaurant owners, a press release announced today...
4 days ago | Longform
Your cutoffs are drenched and the shirt on your back is Rorschached with a sweat blob the shape of California. The sun is sinking in the sky, the throat dry, stomach doing its groaning thing. You aren’t going home to change or shower, but forging ...
5 days ago | Meat!
When Texas Monthly released its list of the 50 best barbecue joints in Texas in 2013, only two Houston establishments made the cut, Gatlin's BBQ and Virgie's Bar-B-Que, with three Other Houston-area outposts, CorkScrew BBQ (in Spring), Brooks...