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  • Blogs

    July 22, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes 2014-15: No. 78, The Outdoorsman at Pi Pizza Truck

    Once again, Kaitlin Steinberg is eating her way through Houston and counting down her 100 favorite dishes as we work our way toward our annual Menu of Menus® issue and culinary extravaganza. She'll compile a collection of the dishes she thinks are the most delicious, most creative and, of course, m ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 20, 2014

    Crawfish Season Is Off to a Slow Start

    But here's where to get your mudbugs.

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2014

    Houston, Here Are 7 Seafood Sandwiches to Help You Survive Lent

    One Friday down, seven more to go. This past week, the 40 days of Lent began. For many, it's a time of prayer, atonement, and -- most importantly for the purposes of this article -- meat-free Fridays. This can be quite difficult, especially in a city where fantastic burgers, juicy fried chicken, and ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 27, 2014

    Meet the First Families of Houston Food

    Connect the dots and you’ll find our city’s restaurant scene has been dominated by a few hardworking culinary pioneers and their descendants.

  • Dining

    February 13, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 23, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes 2013: No. 42, Fried Oyster Po'Boy at Goode Company Seafood

    This year, leading up to our annual Menu of Menus® issue, Kaitlin Steinberg counts down her 100 favorite dishes as she eats her way through Houston. She'll compile a collection of the dishes she thinks are the most awesome, most creative and, of course, most delicious in town. It's a list of person ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2013

    Celebrate National Margarita Day Today with 15 of Our Favorites

    For whatever reason, some marketing genius decided that February 22 is National Margarita Day. I can't figure out what significance this day has to margaritas or tequila or Triple Sec or limes. Even the National Margarita Day's web page offers no clues as to why February 22 is so important, leaving ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 6, 2012

    Uncommonly Keen

    The 10 best restaurants in the Upper Kirby district.

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    Health Department Roundup: HBU, Reef, Tina's Mystery Dive and more

    We tend to forget that Houston Baptist University exists. We've never met anyone who went there, at least not that we know of. We're wondering - what's it like? Are they allowed to dance there? Is it like Baylor, but with better access to pill mills and Indian food? The Health Department visited b ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 19, 2012

    Like That Chain Restaurant?

    Try this local one instead.

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2012

    Like That Chain Restaurant? Try This Local One Instead

    In the last couple of weeks, we've explored fun and funky Texas wines to drink in lieu of old standbys like Cabernet and Chardonnay and we've showcased local beers that can be enlisted to help wean your friends off adjunct lagers made by giant corporations. And just like we all have loved ones that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Houston's Top 10 Margaritas

    You don't have to wait for Cinco de Mayo to enjoy one of the city's favorite cocktails, but it doesn't hurt to have a few in celebration, either. Just remember to toast the Battle of Puebla (after all, that's what Cinco de Mayo commemorates -- not Mexican Independence Day.) 10. Sorrel Urban Bistro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    Health Department Roundup: Just the Facts, Mostly

    Normally we go all Popeye Doyle on the inspection reports, doing things our way, asking for forgiveness rather than requesting permission. We'd even consider purchasing an ankle holster if we were allowed to rub up against girls while on the clock. (Just kidding, it's a quick-draw gimmick.) Today, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    Best Of The Rest: Houston's Top 5 Places To Eat At A Concert

    We understand this category may initially seem a bit odd, as the words "concert food" tend to conjure up disturbing images of stale chips drowning in phosphorescent cheese, neon-orange grease pools of pizza, and the leathery hotdogs in ill-fitting buns so often found at Houston's larger concert venu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 10 Seafood Restaurants

    For the next 20 weeks, we'll be rounding up the runners-up to our 2011 Best of Houston® winners. In many categories, picking each year's winner is no easy task. We'll be spotlighting 20 of those categories, in which the winner had hefty competition from other Houston bars and restaurants.

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 10 Margaritas

    Photo by Troy FieldsSo many tequilas, so little sobriety to tackle them all...​For the next 20 weeks, we'll be rounding up the runners-up to our 2011 Best of Houston® winners. In many categories, picking each year's winner is no easy task. We'll be spotlighting 20 of those categories, in whic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Gulf Coast Fried Rice, or What To Do with Random Leftovers

    Photo by Nicholas L. HallThis dinner only cost 5 cents. That's my story, and I'm sticking with it.​I think I might have mentioned that I hate wasting food. Perhaps you've noticed on your own. Either way, I think it's fair to say that re-purposing leftovers - ingredients, composed elements, who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    Comment of the Day: Out-Whataburgered?

    ​Here on Eating Our Words, the commenters absolutely make the blog, and our Comment of the Day honors the best of the bunch. Every day, we read you guys and pick the commenter, or commenters, who made us laugh, cry, salivate over something delicious, or think about things in a new way. In re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Houston's Best Patios: The 10 Best to Take Your Kids

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttMaybe only have one of these at Goode Co. Taqueria if you've got the kids in tow.​​​With patio weather season in full swing, Houstonians are absolutely spoiled for places to enjoy the day outside. And sometimes all you know is that you're in the mood for a patio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Food Fight: Pecan Pie

    Dacapo's, left. Goode Co., right.​It may be the state tree of Texas, but the pecan sure doesn't attract the kind of attention lavished on the state flower, the bluebonnet. Put it this way: You don't see photo studios offering to capture a young Texan's first bite of pecan pie. If only! The blu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Deer Sausage and Eggs at Goode Co. Taqueria

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttPatio weather demands a bloody mary and a Goode Co. breakfast.​The recent news that Goode Co. Taqueria will start serving its breakfast menu seven days a week starting on May 1 got me very excited. Perhaps too excited, as I dragged my boyfriend over there first thin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    5 Restaurants to Hit for Final Four Weekend (And 5 to Miss)

    ​Dining out this weekend is guaranteed to be mass (or approaching critical mass) chaos. Shelby Hodge, writing for CultureMap, reports that nearly all of the high-end places close to downtown are booked solid for the weekend, while just as many other popular restaurants have been designated as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    Openings & Closings

    ​The closure of Dolce Vita in the Woodlands after only a matter of months prompted some serious discussion on the food blog earlier this week. Does Marco Wiles hate the suburbs? That's unlikely, and taking it a bit far. But the idea that not every concept is a fit for every market is a well-es ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    The Gumbo from Goode Co. Seafood

    ​I recently found a copy of Cooking up a Storm: Recipes Lost and Found from the Times-Picayune of New Orleans at Half-Price Books, and had planned to try the recipe for gumbo on Fat Tuesday but ran out of time. I still had my heart set on some Mardi Gras gumbo, even if I couldn't make it mysel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Smoked Duck at Goode Co. Bar-B-Q

    ​Some restaurants become institutions because of their fantastic food. Others, I've decided, become institutions merely because they are institutions. Take, for example, Goode Co. Bar-B-Q. This place is pretty much the epitome of Houston dining institutions. Since the mid '70s, the iconic spot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    The Houston Culinary Awards Get a Facelift

    Photo courtesy of My TableThe steel awards themselves (no more glass!) weren't the only new things this year.​"You can't help but feel great when you're honored and respected by your peers and Houston diners," said Sean Beck today, after bringing home a stunning two awards at the annual My Tab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2010

    Robb Walsh's 100 Favorite Houston Dishes #1 Oysters Gilhooley at Gilhooley's Raw Bar in San Leon

    ​For a slideshow of all Robb's favorite 100 dishes, click here. Over the course of the past few months, I've counted down 100 of my favorite Houston dishes. I chose some because they are such quintessential Houston creations, others for their cultural or historical significance, and others b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2010

    Robb Walsh's 100 Favorite Houston Dishes #3 Snapper on a Sizzling Comal at Tampico

    ​Over the course of the next few months, I'm counting down 100 of my favorite Houston dishes. I chose some because they are such quintessential Houston creations, others for their cultural or historical significance, and others because they are just so damn tasty. Share your own nominations in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Top 10 Places to Take Visitors

    ThisIsIt2Goode Co. offers a taste of Texas. ​We get asked a lot for suggestions on where to take visitors to Houston. Houston is an amazing place for foodies and non-foodies alike, and it's great to watch the surprised faces of non-Houstonians when they realize all Houston has to offer. Here a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    A Texas-Sized Food Fight at the Rodeo's Best Bites Competition

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttMasraff's got into the spirit of the rodeo with Lone Star attire.​With a nearly endless bounty of fine food and wine that stretched over an area larger than a football field, guests at last night's Best Bites Competition at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo were ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Visitors from Detroit Rate Houston Barbecue

    ​A friend's family flew in from Detroit for the weekend and demanded a statewide Texas barbecue crawl. But time was short, so we stole four hours between work shifts last weekend and set off on a Houston barbecue sprint. One in our party dubbed the tour MEAT (Men Eating Animals Together), an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Thanksgiving Pies from Goode Co.

    Photos by Bobette Riner​So you made a tradeoff with the Devil this year: In exchange for your invitation to join a Thanksgiving feast, you agreed to bring a dessert. Everyone knows what dessert means this time of year: You're not showing up with tiramisu or German chocolate cake or apple fritt ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 21, 2006

    Split Personality

    PK's Blue Water Grill has the soul of a funky fish house and the body of a fashionable seafood restaurant

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2006

    14:58, 14:57, 14:56...

    The much more attractive host of today's bus tour I'd like to thank the folks (both of you) who e-mailed me that I noted the wrong time of the KRIV morning show spot we did today. I showed up for the ridiculously early 6:30 a.m. slot, not 5:30 a.m. We were also allowed to pimp HouStoned again at ... More >>

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    February 2, 2006
  • Dining

    April 28, 2005

    Lucky Stars

    Test your love of Texas at Jim Goode's new cowboy saloon

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • Calendar

    February 26, 2004

    Sex, Food and Rock and Roll

    Power-geeks Lisa Loeb and Dweezil Zappa bring to town the things they love best

  • Dining

    January 29, 2004
  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Texas Stuff

    Goode Co. Barbeque Hall of Flame

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Seafood Restaurant

    Goode Co. Texas Seafood

  • Dining

    March 8, 2001

    Beefing Up the Coach

    Dom Capers takes on Texan barbecue for the first time

  • Dining

    November 16, 2000

    Mmm, Mmm Goode

    Goode Co. Hamburgers and Taqueria

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Sit-Down Breakfast

    Goode Co. Texas Burgers & Taqueria

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Catfish

    Goode Co. Seafood

  • News

    January 6, 2000

    The Goode Son

    Houston's First Family of Barbecue has anointed an heir apparent to its expanding empire. And his name is Levi.

  • Dining

    July 15, 1999

    Hot Plate

    Schlotzky's Marketplace

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    November 19, 1998
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