It's exciting to run across a well-priced favorite on a restaurant's wine list, or to discover something new as you dig through its pages. But there's more to making a world-class wine list than just stocking a cellar with Cakebreads and Chardonnays.
To spotlight the best wine lists in Houston, we ... More >>
Chuck Cook PhotographyHave you ever told a friend, "I simply have to come see you sometime!" and then ended up saying that every time you ran into each other? And then, by the time you're ready, or he's ready, something has changed?
Well, while "wine badass" Marc Borel was at Bacchus, I kep ... More >>
A few years ago, I tried being vegan. Then, I swapped to a vegetarian diet, and finally, pescetarian. I found it extremely educational. (For example, I learned that I don't want to live the rest of my life without cheeseburgers.) It also sent me on a quest to find restaurants that could accommodate ... More >>
Pearland is really moving up in the world, home to greats like Killen's Steakhouse and hole-in-the-wall gems like Thanh Phunog that serve wild boar pho. In addition to its own recently opened version of House of Pies, a new biergarten/carwash called King's Biergarten has opened on Broadway. A ... More >>
Photo by GroovehouseBehind the front doors at Baba Yega is one of Houston's grande dame patios.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, but can't ... More >>
Which one of our top 10 restaurants landed a spot in the newest edition of GQ?Trying to select only 10 restaurants out of the dozens that have opened the past year is agonizing. In a good way, of course -- Houston has been fertile ground for innovative and passionate restaurateurs this year. ... More >>
Jazzie's played out; Gatlin's takes the stage.As mentioned earlier this week, the latest Tony Vallone outfit -- Caffe Bello (322 Westheimer) -- has finally opened in the old La Strada location in Montrose. Early indications are that the fabulous pizzettas are the restaurant's strong point, wi ... More >>
Tam VoEvery day this week we'll be highlighting the female winners from our poll on Houston's Hottest Chefs. On Friday we'll reveal the hottest chef of all.
Eating Our Words: Were you surprised to see that you were named one of Houston's hottest female chefs?
Jody Stevens: Definitely! I wa ... More >>
Yesterday after finishing up our interview with local wine badass Marc Borel, we decided to experience his favorite day at 13 Celsius for ourselves by attending a Tuesday cupcake pairing. We had a raspberry-filled dark-chocolate cupcake with a blend of Shiraz and Bordeaux. The deep tones of t ... More >>