• 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…

  • Beaujolais Nouveau Parties Sweep Houston
    November 16 at 5:37 a.m. by Kate McLean

    Thirteen Celsius, Camerata, Bistro Provence, La Vie En Rose Beaujolais Fest (hosted by the French American Chamber of Commerce) — everyone represented in their own special way as people across Houston welcomed baby Beaujolais 2018 into the world…

  • Etta's Kitchen & The Waxaholics Celebrate 3 Years of Sunday Brunch
    November 12 at 8:24 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Food, music and fun for three whole years. Etta's Kitchen and The Waxaholics teamed up to bring this weekly experience to Bar 5015. The famous pop up brunch menu includes: Crab Quiche, Shrimp & Grits, The Brunch Plate, Vegan Tostadas, Oxtail &…


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  • Check Out What Happened At Tacolandia
    October 28 at 7:41 a.m. by Kate McLean

    Houstonians know exactly what to do with beautiful weather, tacos, and tequila.  All boxes were checked yesterday at the fourth annual Houston Press Tacolandia at The Water Works at Buffalo Bayou Park in a culinary celebration from several…

  • Houston Italian Festival is Looking <i>Buono </i> in its 40th Year
    October 15 at 8:29 a.m. by Mark Herman Reyes

    Pasta eating contests, a parade of classic cars and Aaron Caruso in da house. Whether Sicilian by heritage or honorary Italian for the day, Houstonians came out in droves to celebrate the 40th annual Festa Italiana. There were performances by The…

  • Greek Festival Soars With 'Stros Fans, Souvlaki and Spanakopita
    October 7 at 7:39 a.m. by Mark Herman Reyes

    The weather was great this weekend in Houston for the 52nd Annual Original Greek Festival. There was plenty of food (pastichio, souvlaki, gyros, Greek salad and more), dancing, tours of the newly renovated cathedral, the big game on TV and free…

  • Southern Smoke Rolls Through the Rain
    October 1 at 9:39 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Many of the country's best chefs and masters of smoked meats gathered in Houston for the Southern Smoke Festival. This year's festival again benefited the Multiple Sclerosis cause. Last year the event decided to direct Southern Smoke profits to…

  • The Morning After Brunch Festival 2018
    September 30 at 10:23 a.m. by Marco Torres

    The Houston Press hosted The Morning After brunch festival at the Bayou City Event Center pavilion on Saturday - September 29, 2018 in Houston, Texas. Foodies from all across Houston endured the threat of thunderstorms to indulge in delicious…

  • Ramen Tatsu-Ya and Truth BBQ Join Forces Again
    September 28 at 6:40 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Houston's diversity is great. It all comes together to create an amazing culture of love, acceptance, and good food in the city. Truth BBQ Pitmaster Leonard Botello IV collaborated with Ramen Tatsu-Ya to serve up Smoked Shoyu Tonkotsu Ramen for one…

  • Whiskies of the World Expo Goes Down Smooth in Houston
    September 23 at 7:46 a.m. by Mark Herman Reyes

    Connoisseurs of rare and fine libations came out to Whiskies of the World at Houston's Silver Street Studios for the best from the Celtic countries of Scotland, Ireland and Wales as well as American-made spirits from Kentucky, Tennessee and…

  • First Look: Aramark's 2018 NRG Stadium Menu Preview
    August 16 at 4 a.m. by Cory Garcia

    Part of the game day experience is the food, starting with the tailgating and continuing on inside the stadium. Every year the team at Aramark has to come up with new ways to impress the thousands of fans catching a game at NRG Stadium. On…

  • The Best Houston Food Event Photos in 2018 (So Far)
    August 3 at 4 a.m. by Houston Press

    Food events occur all over Houston year round, attracting all manner of patrons in good weather and bad. Here's some of the best photographs we've taken at these special occasions so far this year. (Photos by Kate McLean, Mohammad Mia, Doogie Roux…

  • White Oak Music Hall Hosts Beer Fest 2018
    July 29 at 7:14 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    White Oak Music Hall hosted its first Beer Fest. The event was held inside and outside the venue and attendees enjoyed more than 20 varieties of beer offered in sampler flights or by the can. Beer Fest 2018 also included two DJ's, and event emcee…

  • H-E-B Wine Walk Takes Over Market Street
    June 8 at 6:46 a.m. by Mohammad Mia

    Wine and Food Week 2018, presented by H-E-B, returned to The Woodlands for its 14th year! The event featured live music, food sampling, and more than 80 different wine selections that had everyone smiling this Thursday. If you missed Thursday's…

  • Houston's Taste of the Nation, a Feast Fit for a Cause
    May 23 at 6:36 a.m. by Mohammad Mia

    Hundreds of Houstonians showed up to downtown's Silver Street Studios for the chance to dine on some of Houston's best restaurants, bars, and bakeries all in support of eradicating childhood hunger. At this year's annual Taste of the Nation, you…

  • Mudbuggin' Out at Navigation Esplanade's Crawfish Fest
    May 20 at 8:44 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Houstonians absolutely love crawfish. The city consumes more than any other place in the world. To celebrate the end of bug season, the inaugural Houston Crawfish Fest at the The Esplanade on Navigation was held on Saturday. Scrumptious mudbugs…

  • Gettin' Down and Rockin' Out at Market Square Park's Bayou Jamboree
    May 20 at 7:22 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    There was no need to make the trek to Louisiana to get a Cajun fix this weekend. Market Square Park hosted the family-friendly Bayou Jamboree with beer, crawfish, Cajun eats, and lots of horn-blowing, Cajun two-stepping. Sounds were provided by the…

  • Scenes From Menu of Menus
    April 11 at 8:50 a.m. by Kate McLean

    Savories and sweets lined the steely Silver Street Studio space as hordes of Houstonians happily partook in the 16th annual Houston Press Menu of Menus. The People's Choice Award went to  Ambriza Social Mexican Kitchen.

  • Saint Arnold &amp; Splice Records Host a Crawfish Cook-Off at Cottonwood
    March 14 at 4 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Teams from local restaurants set up to compete by serving their best crawfish to guests, while they enjoyed live music by Pecos Hank Schyma and Bayou City Funk at the Crawfish Cook-Off at Cottonwood.  Liberty Station took 1st Place, and Hughie's…

  • Behind The Scenes: Judging the 2018 Gold Buckle Foodie Competition
    February 27 at 5:48 a.m. by Kate McLean

    Alas, the long cold winter of eating kale salads and brown rice bowls ends today with the opening of the 2018 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and with that, carnival cuisine.  Judges from local media outlets congregated yesterday to determine this…


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