Nicholas L. Hall
3 days ago | Burgers
At first blush, Kuma Burgers seems a little improbable: a burger counter tucked into a business center food court, run by a chef who cut his teeth in the kitchen at Oxheart, the James Beard Award-winning restaurant best known for sophisticated, ve...
24 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
There’s an unfinished feel to State Fare that lingers with you past the exposed sheetrock on the walls and the dangling Ethernet cables. That absence of the finishing touches that make a space really come together into the final vision of a restau...
29 days ago | Restaurant News
It's hard not to get excited about a phrase like "Drive-Thru Banh Mi." The Vietnamese sandwich is classic Houston convenience food, and offering it via such a convenient retrieval method sounds like an Easy Button for deliciousness. Of course, a l...
1 month ago | Restaurant Reviews
The biscuits at Biskit Junkie are pretty good. They’re tender, buttery and satisfying, managing to be rich in flavor and light in texture at the same time. It’s a shame there are so many other things about eating at Biskit Junkie that don’t measur...
2 months ago | DEFCON Dining
Dining out with children is an exercise in situational awareness. Each experience is unique, with different variables leading to different possible outcomes, DEFCON-like in their escalating threat levels. Keen observation, forward planning and pri...
2 months ago | Restaurant Reviews
It’s entirely possible that the best thing I had at Conservatory was a glass of agua fresca, owing at least partially to the fact that the underground “food hall” is best reached by portage, trekking overland among the skyscrapers. Conservatory is...