Jim Goode

  • 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.

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2013

    Saint Arnold's Brock Wagner Named a Legend of Houston Restaurants

    While many of Houston's finest in the culinary realm received awards at Sunday's 17th My Table Magazine Houston Culinary Awards in honor of their contributions to the Houston dining and restaurant scene, the most prestigious award -- The Legends of Houston Restaurants -- was bestowed upon the founde ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Openings & Closings: Two Houston Classics Plan to Expand

    The big news this past week was that two Houston classics are about to get even bigger, starting with word from CultureMap that Carrabba's Italian Grill on Kirby -- the original location of the chain -- is set to expand for the first time in 25 years. Carrabba's will be moving out of its old space i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    Houston Heavily Honored by James Beard Foundation

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttRobert Del Grande​If anyone is still under the impression that Houston is trying desperately to play catchup with culinary empires like New York City and Chicago, they only need to look at the 2010 James Beard Award nominations -- released today -- to see that isn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Bolillo's Campechanas

    ​As my friend Barry Popik explains, the word "campechanas" first entered the Texas food lexicon in the 1930s as the name for the flaky Mexican pastries that crumble into sweet flakes when you bite them. The glazed rectangles are similar in texture to the French "elephant ears." The pastries ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    BBQ Brisket Tasting at Texas A&M

    ​The Barbecue 101 class for freshman at Texas A&M is using my Legends of Texas Barbecue as a textbook, so I was invited to be the guest lecturer last Friday. The subject was brisket, and the theme was "To Wrap, or Not to Wrap." I talked about the history and methodology of brisket cooking, and ... More >>

  • Music

    June 4, 2009

    Armadillo World Headquarters

    The Goode family's shrine to all things Texas could use a shootout or two.

  • Dining

    April 28, 2005

    Lucky Stars

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

  • Music

    March 3, 2005

    White By Whitebread No More

    This year's South By Southwest makes room for plenty of local rap. Why can't our rockers get with the program?

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Seafood Restaurant

    Goode Co. Texas Seafood

  • Dining

    October 25, 2001

    Good Company

    Goode Company Texas Seafood

  • Dining

    August 31, 2000
  • News

    February 24, 2000


    From the February 24, 2000 issue

  • 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 8, 1999
  • Dining

    November 19, 1998
  • Dining

    July 10, 1997

    Catch of the Day

    Joyce's Oyster Resort proves to be a pearl of a place

  • Dining

    June 26, 1997

    Soft and Crabby

    Summer's the right time for many things -- but none better than soft-shell supping

  • Calendar

    March 6, 1997
  • Dining

    August 17, 1995

    Diner's Notebook

    Dog Day Haven

  • Dining

    June 29, 1995

    Goode Comfort

    In a changing world, Goode Company Seafood keeps on delivering

  • Dining

    May 18, 1995

    Taste of Texas

    Rancho Tejas does guy food a gal could learn to love

  • Dining

    May 11, 1995
  • Dining

    October 13, 1994

    Burger Heaven, Burger Hell

    A quest for all that's good and greasy in an American icon

  • Dining

    December 9, 1993

    Cuisine des Beaux Arts

    Cafe Artiste offers culinary masterpieces within a Cajun aesthetic