• Putting the Ink in Drink - Bar Tats
    March 28 at 7:05 a.m. by Lawrence Elizabeth Knox

    The days of tattoos being an obscure piece of art reserved only for sailors and those of ill-repute are long gone, and ink is becoming more and more of an industry norm within the food and beverage sector. We interviewed six local bartenders who…

  • Outside Eats: Houston's Top 25 Restaurant Patios
    March 23 at 10:09 a.m. by Matt Griesmyer

    As spring swings into motion, Houstonians tend to flock outside. The birds are chirping, the bluebonnets are in bloom and the temperature outside is ... marginally tolerable. What better way to enjoy the warmer weather (before the temperature…

  • Carnival Food Done Right at Rodeo Houston's Go Tejano Day
    March 20 at 1:11 p.m. by Marco Torres

    Turkey legs, funnel cakes, and corn dogs are staples at Rodeo Houston. But we also found elote topped with Hot Cheetos, frozen popcorn, and deep fried oreos. Check out the bites of the carnival! Photos by Marco Torres/HoustonPress.


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  • Cool People and Cold Brews at the Celebr8ion of Beer
    March 19 at 8:41 a.m. by Lawrence Elizabeth Knox

    On Saturday, 8th Wonder Brewery hosted its annual Celebr8ion of Beer festival in honor of its 4th anniversary. The event featured a wide selection of beer, food trucks, and bands like White Denim, Dumpstaphunk, Guilla vs iLL Faded, -Us. , Colonial…

  • All Fired Up at the Houston Rodeo World's Championship Bar-B-Que Competition
    March 3 at 7:23 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    Houston, Texas (March 2, 2017); It's finally rodeo time in Houston! The first night of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Bar-B-Que Contest kicks off the month long party at NRG Park. Pits were fired up and smoke filled the air as food, drink and…

  • Grand Mardi Gras Beer Dinner hosted by Saint Arnold Brewing Co.
    March 2 at 10:13 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Texas' oldest craft brewery celebrated Mardi Gras with a special beer dinner in their Investors Pub. Chef Ryan guided guests through five indulgent courses, and the beers we chosen to pair with each. The final course of the evening, the king cake,…

  • Bands, Beads and Bugs at BB's in the Heights!
    March 1 at 9:53 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    BB's Cafe hosted its 6th Annual, Bands, Beads and Bugs in the beautiful Houston Heights! Two Zydeco bands took the stage inside the restaurant and in the parking lot. They pushed party as late as the law would allow. Guests danced it out and were…

  • Southern Goods Hosts the Inaugural Heights Crawfish Cook Off
    February 27 at 8:44 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    Southern Goods hosted the inaugural Heights Crawfish Cook Off which pitted six Heights area restaurants against each other for fun and bragging rights. Participants included, Hughie's, KA Sushi, Ritual, Cherry Pie Hospitality, Kitchen 713 and…

  • Giddy-Up for Rodeo Uncorked! Roundup and Best Bites 2017
    February 27 at 7:47 a.m. by Francisco Montes

    Chefs, wine connoisseurs and foodies were all in attendance for the Rodeo Uncorked! Roundup and Best Bites competition on February 26, 2017 at NRG Center.

  • Great Gumbo for the Greater Good at the f.r.e.s.h. Mardi Gras Gumbo Cook-Off
    February 20 at 1:03 p.m. by Chuck Cook Photography

    Four teams squared off at 8th Wonder for the f.r.e.s.h. Second Annual Mardi Gras Gumbo Cook Off, benefiting the Houston Food Bank. There was plenty of beer, excellent gumbo, and king cake to keep it all down.

  • Festive Eats at Mardi Gras - Galveston
    February 20 at 8:29 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Parades went on throughout the day on the island and attendees sought nourishment in all forms. Pots, pans, grills, pits, and fryers bought wide a range of food for all to enjoy. Photos by Doogie Roux.

  • Hot Music and Great Food at Beats, Brews and BBQ at Axelrad
    February 12 at 9:40 a.m. by Chuck Cook Photography

    The Straight-Outta-Alief team from Blood Brothers BBQ served up brisket, beef and pork ribs, boudin and sausage to a packed house at Axelrad Saturday afternoon. DJ Seek (Robin Wong) served up tasty beats instead of barbecue, including plenty of 80s…

  • Meat Eaters Crush the 4th Annual Super Beef Sunday
    February 6 at 8:11 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    Houston, Texas (February 5, 2017); Hungry eaters ventured to St. Arnold's Brewery for the 4th Annual Super Beef Sunday to succulent 'cue done up right by Larry Mueller Barbecue, Pinkerton's Barbecue and Harlem Road Texas BBQ.

  • Cooking Teams Face Off at the Saint Arnold Brewery's 10th Annual One Pot Showdown
    January 30 at 2:32 p.m. by Doogie Roux

    It started ten years ago as a small cook off (featuring mainly chilis) in their old parking lot. The event then evolved into a huge cook off of creative and eclectic dishes with a happy crowd and the downtown skyline in the background. A lineup of…

  • Things Heat Up at the 2017 Karbach Cook-Off Featuring Aaron Lewis
    January 30 at 10:15 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    The 2017 Karbach Cook-Off was held at Lucky's Pub downtown benefitting the Robert Garner Firefighter Foundation. Sundance Head, Tracy Byrd and Aaron Lewis performed at the event that featured more than 35 teams competing in multiple categories.…

  • Bayou & Bottle Opens For Business at The Four Seasons
    January 26 at 11:37 a.m. by Marco Torres

    HOUSTON, TX - JANUARY 25: The Four Seasons Hotel hosted the opening of it's new lobby bar and restaurant called Bayou & Bottle on January 25, 2017 in Houston, Texas. In partnership with Chef Richard Sandoval and his restaurant group, the new…

  • Top Culinary Professionals Compete for the “2017 Truffle Master” Title
    January 17 at 1:31 p.m. by Doogie Roux

    DR Delicacy and Silver Stone Events hosted 25 of Houston’s top culinary professionals at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts to compete for the title of “2017 Truffle Master”. The all-star lineup featured various types of cuisine, but each…

  • 25 of the Hottest Restaurants in Houston 2016
    December 30 at 3:58 p.m. by Houston Press

    Here's a collection to date from our monthly series "Hottest Restaurants". We hope you've frequented them all. If you haven't, you better catch up with us!

  • Burger Joint Venture with Arash Kharat of Beaver's
    December 28 at 8:52 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    On the last Tuesday of every month, The Burger Joint partners with some of its favorite chefs to serve creative burgers and sides to benefit their favorite charity.  This month's partner is Arash Kharat aka @spacecitycowboy of Beaver's! His charity…

  • The Gingerbread Buildoff in Herman Square
    December 13 at 3 p.m. by Bryan Williams

    Lots of baked goodies, gingerbread and all the sweets that go with it were on hand for the kiddies and grownups to enjoy.  The Annual Gingerbread Buildoff sponsored by  Architecture Center Houston in Houston's Herman Square on Saturday December 10,…



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