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.
3 days ago | Local Spotlight
It’s been a banner year for the Houston restaurant scene, and it’s not stopping anytime soon. Just when we thought that we’d seen it all, a new restaurant comes along that’s ready to take Houston by storm. Roka Akor, which opens to the public toda...
30 days ago | Local Spotlight
Mike Tran is on a roll. The restauranteur and chef behind hotspots such Aka Sushi, Tiger Den, Mein Chinese Restaurant and Night + Market (which is temporarily closed and undergoing a reconceptualization) is opening Ohn Korean Eatery in Chinatown o...
2 months 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 ...
3 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...
3 months ago | Here, Eat This
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 Galleria3 months ago | Here, Eat This
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.