Driving on Bellaire Boulevard to get to the majority of Chinatown eateries has been a challenge for some time now. The construction on Bellaire Boulevard in areas with the densest concentration of good eats has been ongoing mercilessly for at least a year, and traffic, not to mention safety issues a ... More >>
Dish Society touts its farm-to-table mentality and offers good food, albeit with a few detours.
Our 2013 Best of Houston® winners were announced a while back, but in many cases, picking the best item in any category was no easy task. In order to show off all the culinary greatness Houston has to offer, we're continuing to round up the "rest of the best" in some of our favorite categories. Bon ... More >>
This is the first part of a two-part Chef Chat interview. Check back with us tomorrow to read Part 2. When we talk about neighborhood restaurants around town, Paulie's on Westheimer has been a Montrose staple for years. Celebrating its 15th year in business this year, the casual Italian restaurant ... More >>
I love that the Market Street and Woodlands Waterway areas are growing with new shops and restaurants, so I had to check out the new burger joint next door to Hubbell & Hudson. BurgerFi is a chain burger restaurant based in Florida that just opened its first Texas location in The Woodlands. Known f ... More >>
To know me is to know that I'm freaking obsessed with Italian food. So when I first dined at Coppa Ristorante Italiano, with its brick-oven pizzas and freshly-made pastas, it was love at first sight. I had many amazing dishes that faithful night, but my favorite had to be the barrata arancini -- for ... More >>
20 terrific restaurants for eating healthy while staying social.
Roy de la Garza on what's next.
September is National Rice Month, and in honor of this glorious grain, I've decided to cook and sample a few rice dishes in and around Houston. I first tried biryani when I was traveling in Andhra Pradesh, whose capital Hyderabad is especially famous for a certain variant of the dish. Biryani is t ... More >>
As far as food is concerned, things really are looking up in the Museum District. Since I moved here in 2009, we've seen the Fine Art Food Trucks exhibit open at MFAH, giving Museum District workers and employees a daily food truck option; Green Seed Vegan opened its doors just down the road at Al ... More >>
When Pesce suddenly closed, news that Brio Tuscan Grille would take its place quickly followed. Brio is a national chain restaurant, this being the third location in Houston, with the others in The Woodlands and City Centre. The former Pesce space has been transformed to fit Brio's casual but chic ... More >>
It has long been common knowledge that a diet of healthy fats and lots of complex carbs, fiber and protein is sensible, but more recent nutritional findings have pointed specifically to the Mediterranean diet's advantages in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. A Mediterranean diet consists of fish a ... More >>
With the multitude of mind-numbing reality television shows that I can't stop watching and people like this parading around the internet, it's become blatantly obvious; I'm getting stupider more stupider just more freaking dumb by the second. Luckily, research has shown that what you eat plays an im ... More >>
The second location offers none of the soul of the original and little consistency.
English Pea and Ham Mousse Ravioli, English Pea and Ham Ragout, Soy Milk-Ham Nage and Nage FoamSo I lied. Kind of. My recent post really was the last actual Shiftwork Bites. It did, however, provide me with just enough material and inspiration to eke out one more piece, and for that, I'm grat ... More >>
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Carrabba's is cloning itself for national consumption. Has it kept its original flavor?