Mai Pham

Mai Pham

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.

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  • 10 days ago | Breaking News

    Celebrity chef and Travel Channel host Andrew Zimmern was seen all over H-town this weekend as he went on a non-stop, two-day eating spree for an upcoming episode of his show, The Zimmern List. While we’re not sure of his exact itinerary, we did a...

  • 14 days ago | Bar Beat

    The Houston food scene has been growing so quickly in recent years that it’s almost impossible to keep up. Case in point, when Relish Restaurant and Bar debuted in Upper Kirby in October 2016, I heard about it. Sadly, I never made it in. And, beca...

  • 1 month ago | On the Menu

    If you’ve always wondered what it would be like to have a date night at The Dunlavy, now’s your chance. This summer, The Dunlavy is expanding its breakfast and lunch service to include dinner service on select Wednesdays and Thursdays through Sept...

  • 1 month ago | Restaurant News

    In the same way that the announcement of Goodnight Charlie’s seemed somewhat sudden and surprising, yesterday via press release, it was announced that the Goodnight Hospitality team — master sommelier David Keck and partners Felipe Riccio and Pete...

  • 5 months ago | Local Spotlight

    The lunar new year, popularly referred to as Chinese New Year, takes place this Friday, February 16. While there are a myriad of ways that you can celebrate — spending time with family, handing out red envelopes filled with money to young ones, or...

  • 6 months ago | On the Menu

    I don’t go to Ohn Korean Eatery nearly as often as I should. The cool Korean joint opened by chef and restauranteur Mike Tran (who also owns Aka Sushi House, Tiger Den, Mein Chinese Restaurant, Night Market Thai, and Laki Fish) earlier this year, ...


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