Mai Pham is a contributing freelance food writer and food critic for the Houston Press whose adventurous palate has taken her from Argentina to Thailand and everywhere in between -- Peru, Spain, Hong Kong and more -- in pursuit of the most memorable bite. Her work appears in numerous outlets at the local, state and national level, where she is also a luxury travel correspondent for Forbes Travel Guide.
1 month ago | Lunch
It’s 72-degrees outside and the sun is shining. Not the sweltering, hot and humid sunshine that plagues Houstonians during our summer months, but the breezy, California-esque sunshine that practically caresses the skin. There I was, sitting under ...
2 months ago | Local Spotlight
The 14th Annual Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair (SLWineFood) took place this past weekend, featuring a series of events fit for every kind of foodie. Thursday brought a celebrity chef-hosted seafood boil and a master sommelier-hosted Italian win...
In a recent episode of Ludo à la Maison, the online cooking show by Los Angeles-based celebrity chef Ludo LeFebvre, he teaches the home cook how to make classic steak frites. “Who doesn’t like steak frites?” he ponders. “A vegetarian?” He goes on ...
Yauatcha Houston, a Michelin-starred Dim Sum Tea House and Patisserie, Opens Wednesday in the Houston Galleria
An introduction and preview of Yauatcha Houston, the Michelin-starred dim sum house and patisserie from London that opens in the Houston Galleria on March 29, 2017.
It's no secret that many of the Vietnamese Cajun crawfish spots are located close to one another. In fact, two of the current best are literally across the street from each other—walking distance if you want to burn off some calories, and just a q...
2 months ago | Restaurant Reviews
"I love the nuts on this chocolate cake,” my dinner companion remarked as we were enjoying the sweet ending to our very comfortable, laid-back dinner at Eloise Nichols Grill & Liquors. “They’re hazelnuts,” I said as I cut into the moist, frost...