• The Food and People of Tacolandia 2019
    October 20 at 4 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    There was no shortage of tacos, music, tequila, great weather and good times for Tacolandia at The Waterworks At Buffalo Bayou on Saturday, October 19. And the inner's list from the judging panel: Most Interesting Taco - Part & Parcel, Best…

  • Cool Weather and Bright Skies Bring Crowds to Festa Italiana
    October 13 at 7:11 a.m. by Mark Herman Reyes

    It was smiles all around during the 41st Annual Festa Italiana on Saturday, with cooler temps, Italian beer tastings and wine samples, plus the usual spectator sports: grape stomp and pasta eating contests and a Bocce tournament. High school…

  • Eat, Drink and Be Greek at the 2019 Original Greek Festival
    October 6 at 7:51 a.m. by Mark Herman Reyes

    You don't have to read Socrates to know that the Greeks do it best. After a rocky, rainy start Saturday the skies cleared at the 53rd annual Original Greek Festival on Yoakum. The dust has settled, and festival goers saw the renovated and expanded…

  • The Morning After Brunch 2019 Was a Good Time For All
    September 29 at 6:55 a.m. by David "Odiwams" Wright

    Food lovers stormed the halls of Silver Street Studios Saturday clamoring for tasty delights and libations at the Houston Press The Morning After brunch event.  Vendors lined the hall handing out more food than anyone's stomach could handle and in…

  • Etta's Sunday Brunch Makes its Return at Decatur Bar
    September 23 at 8:12 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    After the closing of Bar 5015 to make room for a new concept, Etta's Sunday Brunch made its triumphant return to Decatur Bar. With a new menu and sounds by DJ Big Reeks and The Waxaholics, this brunch was thoroughly enjoyed by all. Look out for…

  • Enter the World of Night Market at Hong Kong City Mall
    September 22 at 4:26 p.m. by Doogie Roux

    With no elaborate flyers, minimal advertising, and hardly any social media presence, the Night Market comes to life every two months or so at Houston's Hong Kong City Mall. The outdoor area is packed with street food delights that will make anyone…

  • Lucille's Celebrates 7 Years of Well-Refined Southern Cuisine Defined by History
    August 24 at 9:04 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    In 2011, brothers Ben and Chris Williams picked up and continued the culinary tradition began by their great-grandmother, Lucille B. Smith. They continue to honor her by replicating some of her most famous recipes while embellishing others to…

  • Good Vibes at HTX Brunch Fest
    July 21 at 9:40 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    More than 20 Houston chefs, many guests, and vendors gathered at Isle Rum Bar downtown for HTX Brunch Fest. Along with brunch menu favorites and specialties, the event boasted unlimited mimosas and silent cooking demonstrations in the Houston…

  • The People of VegFest 2019 at Minute Maid Park
    July 13 at 8:13 p.m. by Eric Sauseda

    The Vegan Society of Peace hosted their annual VegFest Houston on the main concourse of Minute Maid Park Saturday.  Lucky were those who got there early as the event was attended by thousands. By noon the concourse was packed with attendees and…

  • Julep Hosts an Oyster Shucking Contest for Damaged Kashmere Gardens Homes
    July 9 at 9:37 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Houston chefs and patrons battled for the title of fastest shucker Monday in a bracket-style tournament hosted by Julep, 1919 Washington Avenue.  Talk show host and media personality Michael Garfield emceed the event.  Ticket and drink sales were…

  • Scenes and Flavors at Houston's NOSH Culinary Showcase
    April 25 at 11:49 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Black Restaurant Week and Houston First hosted NOSH, a culinary showcase featuring Houston’s premiere black chefs, caterers, and bartenders. Attendees dove into African diaspora and indulged in flavors of African, African-American, and Caribbean…

  • Brash Brewing Celebrates Stoner Christmas at The Last Concert Cafe
    April 21 at 7:25 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    Brash Brewing teamed up with The Last Concert Cafe to celebrate 420 with a Stoner Christmas themed party on Saturday. There was plenty of Brash beer, vendors and live music in the backyard at The Last Concert Cafe. (Photos by Eric Sauseda)

  • The Smiling Faces At Menu of Menus 2019
    April 10 at 6:56 a.m. by Kate McLean

    Tastes and sips from more than 40 different Houston vendors lined the halls of Silver Street Studios as the Houston Press rang in another year at Menu of Menus Tuesday night. A portion of proceeds from the event will benefit Kids' Meals, a free…

  • A Peek Inside Judging The 2019 Gold Buckle Foodie Awards
    March 1 at 6:20 a.m. by Kate McLean

    Social media airwaves weighed heaviest yesterday as local celebrity judges did their best spreading the word to thousands of foodies worldwide while judging the 2019 Gold Buckle Foodie Awards.  But then again, weiners-on-sticks never really stood a…

  • Houston's Ramen Tatsu-Ya Celebrates Two Years of Noods
    February 21 at 6:46 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Nestled in the heart of Montrose, Ramen Tatsu-Ya celebrated two years of serving savory bowls of ramen to Houstonians and those passing through on Wednesday. Guests wearing signature Tatsu-Ya T-shirts received discounted meals while everyone of age…

  • Roundup & Best Bites Competition Opens Rodeo Houston Festivities
    February 18 at 6:16 a.m. by Kate McLean

    Veteran rodeo city-slickers and greenhorns alike moseyed about the Reliant Center last night feasting on braised meats, popsicle treats and much, much more.  Whistles were wet as bottles kept poppin' and all that could be seen far and wide were…

  • Valobra Master Jewelers Grand Opening Brings Thomas Keller, Daniel Boulud and Jerome Bocuse To Houston
    February 13 at 6:54 a.m. by Kate McLean

    Valobra Master Jewelers have been designing jewelry for royals and celebrities alike since 1905.  Last night, the grand opening of their River Oaks location housed several historical pieces— the Farnese Blue Diamond, another diamond that belonged…

  • Super Beef Sunday 2019 at Saint Arnold Brewing Company
    February 4 at 4 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    The 6th Annual Super Beef Sunday was held at Saint Arnold Brewing Company. Louie Mueller Barbecue, Eddie O's BBQ, and Eaker Barbecue teamed up to serve guests the finest smoked beef to fill their bellies before the  big game. Of course, tasty…

  • Top Houston Chefs Compete for the Title of “Truffle Master”
    January 29 at 8:53 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    The Truffle Masters competition, hosted by Houston-based luxury food importer and distributor, DR Delicacy, was held at The Revaire event space Monday night. With a panel of famous foodie judges and 25 of Houston’s top chefs, guests were given a…

  • Abominable Snow Monster Takes the Cake at Gingerbread Build-Off in Houston
    December 9 at 6:19 a.m. by Mark Herman Reyes

    The rains abated for the 10th Annual Gingerbread Build-Off, presented by AIA Houston, and the coveted Grande Prix de Show was awarded to PDG Architects for a wintry wonderland scene with Rudolph, Yukon Cornelius, Sam the Snowman, Hermey the Misfit…


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