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.
6 days ago | Here, Eat This
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...
8 days 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...
23 days ago | Restaurant News
Fifty years ago, on March 5, 1967, Brennan’s of Houston opened its doors to the public for the first time. In celebration of this major milestone, the restaurant hosted a special “1967 Celebration Dinner” last night, complete with throwback dishes...
1 month ago | Local Spotlight
Among the flurry of restaurants that opened in the two weeks just before Super Bowl LI, One Fifth Steak by James Beard Best Chef Southwest 2014 winner Chris Shepherd, centrally located on lower Westheimer in the heart of Montrose in a space that f...
2 months ago | Dining Deals
Shake Shack fans, today is your lucky day. To celebrate the launch of its brand-new Shack App for iPhone, Shake Shack is giving away one free single ShackBurger® to each guest who downloads the new Shack App. The offer is available at participatin...
2 months ago | Local Spotlight
More than 500 truffle-loving food enthusiasts turned out last night for The Truffle Masters competition at Hobby Center. Organized and hosted by Diane Roederer of DR Delicacy (a truffle importer) and Elizabeth Stone of Silver Stone Events, this is...