P.F. Chang's China Bistro Inc.

  • Dining

    June 5, 2014

    The Five Best New Food Trucks in Houston 2014

    Armed with only a truck and a dream (well, and a batch of recipes), these food entrepreneurs continue to fan out across Houston.

  • Dining

    August 29, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 21, 2013

    The 10 Worst People in Houston Restaurants

    Houstonians love food. Dining out is one of our favorite pastimes, and we embrace it like it's the official sport of Houston. We are a city of "foodies," and thanks to us, the restaurant industry is thriving. Unfortunately, this insane love of food has also spawned a culture of restaurant monsters ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    Health Department Roundup: Meat Row and Trouble in the Phamily

    Pickings are sort of slim on the Health Department's Web site this week. Regardless, we'll start with the meat, because you don't win friends with salad. Fleming's Prime (2405 W. Alabama) had a good inspection, earning just two violations during a routine inspection: equipment not kept tight/adjuste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2013

    Houston's Best Ribs, Tex-Mex and Steaks -- According to You, Social Media Maven

    What if you could ask social media sites such as Twitter, Foursquare, Facebook and TripAdvisor what Tex-Mex restaurant they'd recommend as the best in Houston? All at once? Without having to mess with the whole following people and enduring their boring status updates part? Triposo is here for you. ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 3, 2013

    Pho to Ramen, Bulgogi to Bo 7 Mon

    The top 10 restaurants in Chinatown.

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    December 27, 2012

    Houston's Best Gluten-Free Dining Options

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    P.F. Chang's at Home with Frozen Dinners for Two

    P.F. Chang's is one of my favorite guilty pleasures. When I head home to New York and hit my favorite mall, my girlfriends and I almost always choose P.F. Chang's for our post-shopping lunch and wine session. I usually order the chicken lettuce wraps and garlic noodles; add a few glasses of wine, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    Don't Eat That: A List of Foods to Avoid

    This is my close friend Jamie from Hackney, East London, and he will eat anything you put in front of him. Whole, raw jalapenos and Thai chiles, dubious Asian convenience store sandwiches at 3 am -- whatever it is, it doesn't bother him. He once showed me a video from Thailand of him eating ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    Samurai Steak & Sushi

    I wrongly assumed that Benihana was a hokey American take on Japanese steakhouses, basing my opinion on the famous, and un-Japanese, fried rice. But I married a girl who'd lived in Tokyo, and she assured me that most elements of Benihana are authentic, except the fried rice. Furthermore, she loves ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    Top 5 Houston Restaurants With Gluten-Free Options

    Ruggles Green at CityCenter.​Before you roll your eyes at this post title and think, "God, I'm so ready for that trend to be over," (as I admittedly have done on previous occasions), consider that gluten-free dining is not just a casual lifestyle for many Americans. One in three Americans suff ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Chef Chat, Part 2: Frédéric Perrier of Aura Restaurant

    Photo by Matthew DresdenChef/Owner Frédéric Perrier, in the kitchen of Aura Restaurant​In part one of our Chef Chat, we discussed how Chef Perrier came to Houston and his vision for Aura. Today we'll talk about working in the suburbs and his other venture, Hoggs n' Chicks. EOW: Talk about t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Prom Night: Adventures in Dining (Or Not)

    ​One of the questions I've been fielding a lot lately is, "Where should my [son, daughter, sister, brother, etc.] go for dinner before prom?" And the answer I've been giving is always the same: Haven. Haven has a beautiful dining room and patio; a great central location to where most proms se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    Viet Tran, Young & Recessioned: You Can't Be Afraid To Be Goofy

    ​Today's installment of Young & Recessioned features Viet Tran, a 27-year-old University of Houston grad who has used reality TV, YouTube episodes and street corner stunts to find his dream job. I went into commercial real estate right after I graduated. I did that for about three years. I had ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Clinton Tod Harwell: Fake Oil Millionaire Convicted Of Felony Theft In California Court

    Bad dealings, and porn actresses who are anal-sex specialists​Clinton Tod Harwell might have run his last scam for a while. The long-time Houstonian -- well-known as a defendant in the civil and criminal courthouses here -- moved to California a while back, and that's where he came to grief.And a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Gimme (A Tax) Shelter

    ​Even if Uncle Sam took a great big bite out of your wallet this year, there are still ways to enjoy a good meal today -- several, in fact -- thanks to local restaurants taking advantage of your newfound poverty to offer free or reduced-price goodies today. It's like a crack dealer giving you ... More >>

  • Music

    June 25, 2009

    Pay for Play

    Superstar session drummer and Dadaist marketing genius Josh Freese (Devo, A Perfect Circle, the Vandals) sells himself, his famous friends and all-you-can-eat shrimp at Sizzler to promote his new album.

  • Dining

    April 26, 2007

    Alice's Diner

    Great hamburgers and Austin Powers-era Chinese food are both on the menu at Alice's

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
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    April 17, 2003

    Chili Weather

    A cook-off for a cause

  • Dining

    February 6, 2003

    Dining by Demographic

    Fleming's Prime Steakhouse serves up excellent renditions of the nation's most average food and wine preferences

  • Dining

    November 14, 2002

    Steak House Shuffle

    Vallone's takes a break just in time to give Fleming's a shot

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002
  • Culture

    November 29, 2001

    Non Mall Shopping Adventures

    Shopping adventures

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001
  • Dining

    November 16, 2000

    Stirred and Shaken

    P.F. Chang's mai tai

  • Dining

    October 26, 2000

    Mixing It Up

    Saba chef Dylan Murray returns home to add even more spice to Houston's restaurant scene

  • Dining

    July 20, 2000

    Claire Smith: Change of Venue

    Daily Review Cafe's executive chef takes to the road

  • Dining

    September 16, 1999

    East Meets Best

    Scott Chen opened Houston's top Chinese restaurant. Now he wants to run Houston's top restaurant. Period.

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    February 13, 1997