It was a sad day in Wharton on Monday, August 4, when 40-year-old Hinze's Bar-B-Que burned to the ground as a result of a pit fire. The Houston Chronicle reports that the fire occurred during the evening around 7 o'clock; no injuries were reported. Hinze's was a favorite of many Houstonians and thos ... More >>
Who doesn't love a good soft pretzel? Even better when there's a dip involved or meat and cheese stuffed inside. With that in mind, we've rounded up 5 Must-Try Pretzel Dishes in Houston. "Midnight Special" Soft Pretzel Where to get it: Mongoose Versus Cobra Pretzels and beer go together like mi ... More >>
Celebrating our city's diverse culinary scene.
Texas (especially the Houston region) is blessed with a multitude of produce farms, breweries, meat producers and dairy farms. While it is common for Houston restaurants to showcase a few local producers' products in menu items, there aren't many restaurants that are solely farm-to-table. And that i ... More >>
It may be the best yet.
Hubbell & Hudson Market's official last day is Wednesday, March 12, but according to CultureMap's Eric Sandler, from the looks of the market it could close much sooner. Whether it is on or before March 12, Hubbell & Hudson Market is closing. The Kitchen and Bistro are not going anywhere, though. In ... More >>
Food Truck Friday @ Houston Press Friday 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 2603 La Branch In continuation of Food Truck Friday at the Houston Press office, Bernie's Burger Bus will park its truck in our parking lot from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. to serve up its signature burgers and fries. Whether you love the intricate a ... More >>
This year, leading up to our annual Menu of Menus issue, Kaitlin Steinberg counts down her 100 favorite dishes as she eats her way through Houston. Just as Katharine Shilcutt did before her, and Robb Walsh before that, Kaitlin will eat and learn as she goes, compiling a list of the 100 dishes she th ... More >>
You've probably heard of community-supported agriculture programs that allow you to pick up boxes of farm-fresh produce each week, like Utility Research Garden. And you may have heard about companies such as Austin-based Farmhouse Delivery, which delivers CSA boxes straight to your door. Now another ... More >>
The 10 best new restaurants of 2012.
Houston Restaurant Weeks is coming this August. But before you budget all your dining dollars to that worthy cause, remember that an equally worthy one is going on this week: The GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up. Each year, the GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up features restaurants across the state cooking ... More >>
Deli delivers with tasty sandwiches, soups, salads, sides and Texas-made beer and wine.
This Heights restaurant tries to be all things to everyone — but to me it's an oyster bar with a terrific burger and milk shake.
Graduation galas, pool parties, summer weddings -- the high event season soon will be upon us, once Easter and Passover have passed. Unless you're a pro at throwing parties or you're going potluck, odds are you're going to need a caterer. And in a city so full of catering companies, how do you choos ... More >>
Our 100 favorite dishes in Houston.
Georgia's has been through many incarnations in the last ten years. I remember when it was a K-Mart. I remember when it was Sandy's, the precursor to Georgia's. I remember when it was a lot larger inside and had a chiropractor on site. But throughout the changes, one thing has remained the sa ... More >>
Kraftsmen on the left, Weslayan Cafe on the right. When it comes to tuna salad sandwiches, I'm with David Rosengarten: there is no better homemade sandwich. So simple - in its most basic form, comprising only canned tuna, mayonnaise, and bread - and so delicious. But there's also a dark side ... More >>
This weekend, Discovery Green is getting fresh. As mentioned earlier today by Nancy Kerschen, a Slow Food Picnic Dinner will take place tomorrow evening from 6 to 8 p.m. on the verdant lawn of Houston's best downtown park. $45 a person gets you food from local restaurants like Haven, t'afia, ... More >>
Halloween night, while most Houstonians were busy trick or treating, a few gathered at Animal Farm Center in Cat Spring for a decadent afternoon and evening. Jason Kerr (a chef and an EOW contributor) was on hand to serve up food brought in fresh from local vendors, including produce harveste ... More >>
BRC Gastropub could be great.
Twenty dollars goes pretty far tomorrow night when the Houston Chowhounds host a fundraiser and viewing party at 14 Pews (the former location of the Aurora Picture Show) for HoustonPBS from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. The party, Bon AppeTweet, encourages food fans to come out, Tweet and eat while the ... More >>
Photo courtesy of My TableThe steel awards themselves (no more glass!) weren't the only new things this year."You can't help but feel great when you're honored and respected by your peers and Houston diners," said Sean Beck today, after bringing home a stunning two awards at the annual My Tab ... More >>
We already felt lucky enough having stumbled upon Oh My! Pocket Pies in our neighborhood while out enjoying the sun last Saturday. But we'd just sat down in the grass outside the Menil Collection when we realized we'd gotten even luckier. Not only was free St. Arnold's Amber on offer behind ... More >>