Sum King

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2012

    Top 10 Restaurants in Chinatown

    "You're going to do a top 10 Chinatown list, aren't you?" a reader implored last week on Twitter. Of course -- Chinatown is my favorite neighborhood for dining and exploration in the entire city. For every old favorite you visit, you're guaranteed to find at least two new restaurants to fall in love ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2012

    The Foodie's List of 100 Things to Eat Before You Houston

    When we published our "Foodie's List of 100 Things to Eat Before You Die," the suggestion was made by several people that we re-print the list again -- this time with instructions on where to find these various delicacies in Houston. I'll tell you that not all of the dishes or drinks on the list ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Disappointed at Dim Sum King

    Shrimp har gow at Dim Sum King​Whenever there are discussions about dim sum in Houston, I inevitably hear references to Dim Sum King, the tiny little restaurant tucked way in the hard-to-find corner behind a police station on Bellaire and Ranchester. I love eating dim sum, and while I've been ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 30, 2010

    Planet Houston: Country Cooking

    An around-the-world guide to the foods of Planet Houston

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Top 10 Restaurants In Chinatown

    ​"Chinatown" seems like an awfully lopsided epithet for Houston's enormous and vibrant pan-Asian community, straddling Beltway 8 on the southwest side like an entire city unto itself. There are Chinese restaurants in Chinatown, sure. But there are also Vietnamese, Thai, Korean, Japanese, Malay ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    New Year's Dumplings at Dim Sum King

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttOur long-awaited dumplings. To prosperity in the new year!​Fresh off celebrating the Lunar New Year at the Chinese Community Center down the road, we headed into Chinatown on Saturday afternoon in search of lunch. True, we could have eaten from the bounty of food st ... More >>