Connect the dots and you’ll find our city’s restaurant scene has been dominated by a few hardworking culinary pioneers and their descendants.
A pleasant surprise imported from College Station.
Sugar Land finally has a traditional Brazilian restaurant.
If you would rather swim at the pool, relax with friends and family, set off some fireworks (if permitted) and have someone else do the cooking this Fourth of July, then we have you covered. Celebrate our nation's independence at one of these restaurants and festivals.
This is the first part of a three-part Chef Chat series. Parts two and three will run in this same space on Thursday and Friday. Korean food is full of flavor and texture, its tastiness so addictive that it brought national attention to LA's @kogibbq truck, whose claim to fame was Korean barbecue-s ... More >>
The top 10 restaurants in Chinatown.
One of the more frequent questions I'm asked these days is where to find good gluten-free food. And when GF folks ask this question, they're looking for more than an answer of, "Oh, any place that serves vegetables and meat. Can't you figure out your own dietary restrictions?" No; they're looking f ... More >>
Every year around the holidays, it happens. Like clockwork. For as long as I've worked for or at the Houston Press. The Outback Steakhouse gingerbread martini article crawls out of the netherdepths of the Internet like some ink-stained zombie as people across the United States scour search engines f ... More >>
On a recent road trip to Chicago, my girlfriend and I wound up eating far more Wendy's than normal people should. Driving through small towns and with options limited, sometimes fast food is the preferable option to the local truck stop with all the windowless vans parked out back. I rarely eat fa ... More >>
Of Montreal hasn't gone a year without releasing some kind of new, evolved material since their debut album Cherry Peel in 1997. Lead singer Kevin Barnes repeatedly claims the group's new album, Paralytic Stalks to be his most personal. Barnes has written and produced most of Of Montreal's tracks ... More >>
Here at the Houston Press, we keep an eye on which stories are the most popular, and sometimes we notice interesting oddities. One is a post on the Gingerbread Martini at Outback Steakhouse, written in 2007 by our drinks columnist at the time, Debbylou Mountjoy. Apparently this martini has a cult fo ... More >>
If you've been looking for the right opportunity to try TQLA -- which just won our rather specific, yet no less applicable, award for Best Revival of a Genre -- here's the opportunity you've been looking for: TQLA is hosting a tequila dinner with Don Julio on Wednesday, October 19, starting at 6:30 ... More >>
Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. Food in Houston: Important news first: Anonymous Eater is back! Sort of. Our on ... More >>
True love, on the commute homeAlmost done with the workday and it's time to head home. But of course you can't come home empty-handed on this day of all days. So like a lot of guys, you'll be making a stop on the way home to pick up a little something. What you pick up may tell more about yo ... More >>
Today Kevin Shalin counted down his "Top 5: I-10 Eats," and as usual with these geographical lists, debate followed. Commenter nguyenhm16 was one of several who disagreed with the inclusion of Taste of Texas: Reasonable prices? More like "Outback Steakhouse" quality and ambience for "Flemin ... More >>
boost ventilatorBasically an entire goddamn Grand Slam Breakfast between two slices of bread.In the recent kerfluffle regarding Denny's new sandwich, the Fried Cheese Melt, we seem to have forgotten that it's far from the only reason to be afraid of the 24-hour restaurant chain. Allow us to r ... More >>
Photo by Sarah RufkaTo watch Norman Daughtery make a martini is a beautiful thing. The head bartender at Bailey's American Grille in Seabrook, he pours his ingredients slowly and precisely before furiously going to town with the cocktail shaker, whipping the ingredients until the strong drink ... More >>
Katy High School was going to play against a Florida team on national TV. Now all it had to do was find a way to win again.
For the first time in a long time, Rocks Off is sitting here at HQ not listening to classic rock. (Ramon, let that sink in for a second.) Because I happened to have it with me on the way back from my parents’ house, I set up the trusty XM Satellite Radio unit in my office this morning, tuned to co ... More >>
A "must try" list of Houston-area burgers
A "must try" list of Houston-area burgers
Our food critic reports on the state of the Texas burger -- and recommends 18 you need to try immediately
The real chefs' surprise is who made it -- or didn't -- into Culinary Capital
London Sizzler serves up Indian food made the British way
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse serves up excellent renditions of the nation's most average food and wine preferences
If you can get past the silly surface, Outback delivers the goods
Carrabba's is cloning itself for national consumption. Has it kept its original flavor?
Abandon all hope, all ye who swallow here