Connect the dots and you’ll find our city’s restaurant scene has been dominated by a few hardworking culinary pioneers and their descendants.
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 >>
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 >>
Photos by Katharine ShilcuttRobert Del GrandeIf 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
The Goode family's shrine to all things Texas could use a shootout or two.
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This year's South By Southwest makes room for plenty of local rap. Why can't our rockers get with the program?
Goode Co. Texas Seafood
Goode Company Texas Seafood
From the February 24, 2000 issue
Houston's First Family of Barbecue has anointed an heir apparent to its expanding empire. And his name is Levi.
Joyce's Oyster Resort proves to be a pearl of a place
Summer's the right time for many things -- but none better than soft-shell supping
Dog Day Haven
In a changing world, Goode Company Seafood keeps on delivering
Rancho Tejas does guy food a gal could learn to love
A quest for all that's good and greasy in an American icon
Cafe Artiste offers culinary masterpieces within a Cajun aesthetic