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Seafood

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2014

    Review: Hubbell & Hudson has Lost Some of its Spark Along with its Market

    You can't see inside the market at Hubbell & Hudson anymore. The expansive windows that allowed pedestrians to view the bounty of fruits, vegetables, breads and meats are now fogged and glazed. The elevator that used to drop you off at the floral department now dumps you out onto the Woodlands Water ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2014

    Sushi Sunday Funday at Kubo's Sushi Bar & Grill

    They don't call it Sunday Funday for nothing. Kubo's Sushi Bar & Grill in Rice Village offers up excellent sushi plates, bento boxes and seafood appetizers every day of the week, but the best time to enjoy these Japanese bites is Sunday, when Happy Hour is offered from the minute Kubo's opens at noo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2014

    Latin Bites Introduces Five New Cebiches for National Ceviche Day

    Nothing says summer quite like ceviche, especially when you're eating it while lounging on a warm beach with a Pisco sour in one hand. OK, so the closest beach here is Galveston, and it's not exactly a tropical paradise, but there is definitely Pisco and ceviche to be found in Houston, and the best ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2014

    5 Best Soft-Shell Crab Dishes To Try In Houston

    With the advent of soft-shell crab season, many Houston restaurants are featuring specials using these supple crustaceans, while some establishments that offer soft-shell crab year-round are simply taking advantage of the fresh crop. If you've got a soft spot for soft-shell crabs, check out some of ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 8, 2014

    Where to Eat on Mother's Day 2014 in Houston

    Take your mother out this year.

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    Where to Eat on Mother's Day 2014 in Houston

    It feels like just yesterday we were rounding up the places to eat on Easter. Now, it's time to help you decide where to take Mom out on her special day. A multitude of Houston restaurants are opening up their doors on Sunday, May 11, to serve brunch, lunch and/or dinner. So be a planner and make re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2014

    Fish On Friday: It's A Good Thing

    Fish on Friday for Lent? The fast choice is J & J Seafood Market.

  • Dining

    April 10, 2014

    Where to Eat in Houston for Easter 2014

    Your guide to holiday meals.

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2014

    Where to Eat on Easter Day (2014)

    Some of you may be wondering, "When is Easter?" And I bet those of you who gave something up for Lent know exactly when Easter is (you've been counting down the days). Well, this special holiday is Sunday, April 20, and the best way to celebrate any weekend holiday is with brunch, no?. Many restaur ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 20, 2014

    Crawfish Season Is Off to a Slow Start

    But here's where to get your mudbugs.

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2014

    Houston, Here Are 7 Seafood Sandwiches to Help You Survive Lent

    One Friday down, seven more to go. This past week, the 40 days of Lent began. For many, it's a time of prayer, atonement, and -- most importantly for the purposes of this article -- meat-free Fridays. This can be quite difficult, especially in a city where fantastic burgers, juicy fried chicken, and ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 6, 2014

    Where to Eat on Valentine's Day

    FYI, it's on a Friday.

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2014

    Where to Eat on Saint Valentine's Day 2014: FYI, It's On A Friday

    This year, Valentine's Day is on a Friday. In other words, everyone will be vying for a reservation at one of the many Houston restaurants offering a special meal on the day of romance. Don't be that guy or gal who forgets to make a reservation in advance, especially if your special someone is expec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2014

    Oysters and Tuna Tacos: First Look at Caracol

    "I could come here just for this," I thought to myself as I sampled the unbelievably tasty ostiones asados, or wood grilled oysters, topped with chipotle butter at Caracol. The first of several dishes I tried during my first visit to Hugo Ortega and Tracy Vaught's new coastal Mexican seafood restaur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2013

    Where to Eat on New Year's Eve and Day 2013

    Making plans for New Year's Eve celebrations can be hectic and stressful, but that's why an array of Houston restaurants have opened their doors to help you ring in the New Year with lots of food, dancing, music and, of course, Champagne toasts at midnight. Treat yourself to an amazing last meal of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2013

    New Twists on the Feast of the Seven Fishes

    The Feast of the Seven Fishes may be an Italian-American Christmas Eve tradition, but it's so good that we think everyone should celebrate it. The feast, commemorating the wait for the midnight birth of Baby Jesus, usually consists of seven (or eight or nine) different seafood courses. Typically, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2013

    Where to Dine Out in Houston on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2013 (No Dishes To Do!)

    Eliminate some of the holiday stress this year by letting some of the best Houston chefs serve you and your family on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. After you've finished shopping, decorated the house and welcomed all of your family members into your home, you deserve a scrumptious meal prepared b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2013

    A First Look at Mr. Peeples

    Stepping into Mr. Peeples for the first time, it's inevitable that you'll have a strong reaction. Bright neon pinks and purples, royal blues and golds dominate everywhere you look, from the ornate crystal chandeliers above the billiard table in the restaurant's main landing, to the hostess stand sha ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 26, 2013

    Every Meal Is a Feast at Hai Cang Seafood

    Hai Cang Seafood Restaurant gives diners the royal treatment.

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    Top 5 Restaurants To Try on South Padre Island

    Eating on South Padre Island? Don't you just go there to drink? Well, perhaps if you're an early twenty-something on spring break from college. The rest of us are more okay with splitting our money between booze and food. If you're SPI-bound and looking for places to eat, here are my top five reco ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 13, 2013

    An MF Perfect Nigiri: Trust the Chef at MF Sushi

    Sushi Chef Chris Kinjo offers exotic fish, delicious sashimi and some of the best nigiri sushi in town.

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    Where To Eat: Mother's Day 2013

    One of the best ways to show your mother how much you love her on Mother's Day is to take her out to eat and treat her like the Queen she is. All throughout Houston, you will find an ample amount of opportunities to treat your mother to brunch, lunch and dinner. Here's where you can make Sunday, May ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    Where To Brunch on Easter Sunday 2013

    From holiday classics like the Easter bunny and roast leg of lamb to Mexican-style brunch buffets and live bands, here's where to eat this Easter:

  • Dining

    March 7, 2013

    Sitting Pretty

    Houston's 10 Best Patios

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    Chef Chat, Part 3: Joe Macri of Up Restaurant and His Melting Pot of Cuisines

    This is Part 3 of a three-part Chef Chat series. If you missed the previous posts, you can read Part 1 here and Part 2 here. This week, we chatted with Joe Macri of Up Restaurant, finding out about his Italian roots and his quick decision to leave the East coast for Houston a little more than a yea ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 28, 2013

    Praise the Lord and Pass the Pints

    Houston's 10 best beer bars

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2013

    Fraudulent Fish: 50 Percent of Seafood Sold in Texas Mislabeled, New Oceana Study Reports

    Think that tai sushi you're eating is red snapper? It's far more likely to be tilapia, says Oceana, a Washington D.C.-based ocean conservancy organization. This isn't a new concern, of course. Former Houston Press food critic Robb Walsh wrote a scathing expose of the issue back in 2001, "Fish Fraud, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    Where to Eat During Lent 2013: 40 Days of Meatless Meals, Vegetables & Fish

    Lenten season is upon us. Many people have decided to give up something that they love in their lives, and most of the time that something ends up being food or drink. I'm talking about beer, chocolate, candy, coffee and meat. Devout Catholics also abstain from meat throughout the Lent season, so, ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 7, 2013

    Eating Our Hearts Out

    100 Favorite dishes in the Bayou City

  • Dining

    January 17, 2013

    Keep Those Resolutions

    20 terrific restaurants for eating healthy while staying social.

  • Dining

    January 10, 2013

    Raw Materials at Cove

    The raw fish and raw meat here are so delicately and deliciously rendered, you might think about giving up on the whole fire thing.

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    20 Terrific Houston Restaurants for Eating Healthy While Staying Social

    For me -- and, I imagine, for a lot of people -- the toughest part about dieting is when you're confronted with eating out. Unless you're dining in a chain restaurant, it's tough to count calories or know what the sodium or fat content of any given dish is. And I can pretty much guarantee you that n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2013

    First Look at Michiru Sushi: Affordable Luxury in Greenway Plaza

    Michiru Sushi is the other high-profile sushi restaurant which opened recently, not to be confused with Chris Kinjo's MF Sushi on Westheimer. I haven't been to MF Sushi yet, and I'm keen to dine there. Although reviews so far have been mixed, one thing has been noted across the board: MF Sushi is qu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2012

    Ring in the New Year: Where to Eat on New Year's Eve and Day 2012

    It's time to start making plans for New Year's Eve and Day, if you haven't already. Houston restaurants are opening their doors for you and your friends and family to celebrate the end of 2012 and beginning of 2013 with a delicious meal and champagne toasts at the strike of midnight. Many locations ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    Ring in the New Year: Where to Eat on New Year's Eve and Day 2012

    Yes, Christmas isn't here yet, but it's time to start making plans for New Year's Eve and Day. Houston restaurants are opening their doors for you and your friends and family to celebrate the end of 2012 and beginning of 2013 with a delicious meal and champagne toasts at the strike of midnight. Man ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    First Look at Cove, the New Raw Bar Inside Haven

    Jean-Philippe Gaston, the sous chef at Haven, is curling vermillion-colored slices of yellowfin tuna into elegant half-rosettes with his fingers before placing them gently on a white plate, all in a gently curving row. It doesn't take long; he plates as swiftly and surely as he cut the ribbons of fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 7, Ceviche at La Fisheria

    This year leading up to our annual Best of HoustonĀ® issue, we're counting down our 100 favorite dishes in Houston. This list comprises our favorite dishes from the last year, dishes that are essential to Houston's cultural landscape and/or dishes that any visitor (or resident) should try at least o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 24, Kinilaw at Reef

    This year leading up to our annual Best of HoustonĀ® issue, we're counting down our 100 favorite dishes in Houston. This list comprises our favorite dishes from the last year, dishes that are essential to Houston's cultural landscape and/or dishes that any visitor (or resident) should try at least o ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 26, 2012

    The Bounty of Dadami

    For an evening at this Korean restaurant, come hungry, and with friends.

  • Dining

    May 10, 2012

    Sushi Stop at The Blue Fish

    Dallas import a fun place for rolls and drinks before a nigt on the town.

  • Dining

    March 15, 2012

    Crazy for Crawfish

    The Seafood Shoppe does mudbugs the right way.

  • Dining

    February 9, 2012

    We Love Food

    Our 100 favorite dishes in Houston.

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 10 Seafood Restaurants

    For the next 20 weeks, we'll be rounding up the runners-up to our 2011 Best of HoustonĀ® winners. In many categories, picking each year's winner is no easy task. We'll be spotlighting 20 of those categories, in which the winner had hefty competition from other Houston bars and restaurants.

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    10 Fish You're Eating That Are Endangered Species

    Human beings: acting like jerks since we killed off the pupfish.​Yesterday, we touched briefly on the plight of the idiot fish, a small red fish with giant, round marbles for eyes. It's delicious, despite its odd appearance. And it's also endangered. Yet it's still sold and served across the w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    The Roughest Catch: Ike Jime on the Gulf Coast, Part 1 of 4

    Photos by GroovehouseCaptain Barry Irwin prepares to set out from Aransas Pass for the day on the La Victoria, a commercial trawler. See more photos from the expedition in our slideshow.​"I don't eat bait," growls Captain Barry Irwin, pointedly ignoring the plate of raw bonito being offered to ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 11, 2011

    The Fish That Got Away

    The Gulf of Mexico produces some of the world's most delicious seafood, but we're not processing it for sushi. What gives?

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Lobsters and Clams at Bistro Le Cep

    Anamaris Cousins PriceLobster Clambake​A typical clambake is built on a bed of seaweed and stones, then heated on a pit or grill over firewood. The ingredients will include a variety of seafood, such as clams, mussels and lobster; much like in a crawfish boil, potatoes, corn and sausage are of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2011

    Say Yes to Protein at Samba Grille

    Photos by Paul SedilloSamba Grille Pork Belly​I was recently invited to a media tasting at Samba Grille to sample its South American steakhouse cuisine. I wasn't sure how I would fare -- I'm more of a seafood gal than a meat-eater--but between the exquisite food and the entertaining, informati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    "Thai Style Whole Fish" at Reef

    ​The "Thai Style Whole Fish" has been on Reef's menu for at least a year, but I've never ordered it, opting instead for the terrific crispy snapper and many, many delicious buns. Not that I don't find the idea of eating an entire sea creature (or most any creature for that matter) appealing. ... More >>

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    December 2, 2010
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