Mai Pham is a contributing freelance food writer and food critic for the Houston Press whose adventurous palate has taken her from Argentina to Thailand and everywhere in between -- Peru, Spain, Hong Kong and more -- in pursuit of the most memorable bite. Her work appears in numerous outlets at the local, state and national level, where she is also a luxury travel correspondent for Forbes Travel Guide.
14 days ago | Restaurant News
We haven’t heard much about Jose Hernandez since he took up his post at Lucienne at the Hotel Alessandra in downtown. A big part of that is because Houstonians don’t frequent hotel restaurants like locals do in cities like San Francisco and New Yo...
3 months ago | Best of Houston
It would be easy to pack all the crazy good eats in Houston into a neat list of 10, but there is so much excellence happening in our food scene right now that a longer list was warranted. The dishes that defined 2018 were all exemplary in their ow...
3 months ago | Local Spotlight
Blood Bros. BBQ opens today in Bellaire, a significant opening for a variety of reasons. The first is that it’s the first brick and mortar location for what had hitherto only been a pop-up barbecue concept. The second is that it’s the first craft ...
Austin Simmons and Manabu Horiuchi: An Incredible "Collaboreight" Pop-Up Dinner at Cureight in The Woodlands3 months ago | Restaurant News
Amazing collaboration dinners happen all the time in Houston. But sometimes, the stars align and the synergy works out to where the sum of the parts end up being greater than the whole, and that’s what happened last night in The Woodlands. For the...
Pork Belly Burnt Ends, Brisket Tamales and Branzino: An Uchi Houston and Killen’s BBQ Collaboration Dinner5 months ago | Local Spotlight
Last night, Killen’s BBQ’s famous pork belly burnt ends made an appearance at Uchi Houston. The second course of a special one night-only collaboration dinner between the two restaurants, for many — including three patrons sitting just to my left ...
5 months ago | Restaurant News
It was just after 7o'clock last night when celebrity chef Nobu Matsuhisa, one of the most famous Japanese chefs in the world, and the man behind the worldwide chain of Nobu Restaurants, took the stage at Nobu Houston in the Galleria. “We are...