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Houston’s 100 Very Best Restaurants

By ALICE LEVITT AND KATHARINE SHILCUTT 9/19/2016 AT 12:00AM For the diner on the go, we present our no-frills list of the city’s top spots. Dig in.   WE KNOW—our annual Best Restaurants issue is massive this year, with an even 100 restaurants spanning every different cuisine, price point and neighborhood across ...


The New Old Guard: 4 Restaurants Adapting to the Times

These Houston institutions trade on their reputations, yes, but also prize ingenuity and hospitality. BY ALICE LEVITT AND KATHARINE SHILCUTT 9/19/2016 AT 12:00AM IN A CITY WITH THE ATTENTION SPAN of a hungry toddler and the appetite to match, there’s no resting on your laurels. Houston’s best fine-dining institutions trade ...


The 10 Best Desserts in Houston

  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2016 AT 6 A.M. BY ERIKA KWEE   There’s dessert and then there’s dessert — the uniquely Houston, show-stopping kind that might warrant a birthday treat, showing off to an out-of-town visitor or just obsessive contemplation. Many of the following sweets have achieved cult-like status among Houston ...


Recommendations from three top Houston sommeliers

Recommendations from three top Houston sommeliers By Dale Robertson September 5, 2016     Photo: Jon Shapley, Staff At Brennan's of Houston, Marcus Gausepohl recommends a bottle of 2015 Domaine des Terres Dorées Beaujolais Blanc.   Three popular Houston sommeliers have recently relocated to new restaurants, with Michaël Peltier having ...


8 Ways Oyster Bars Are Upgrading Your Favorite Bivalve

BY ALISON SPIEGEL 8/31/16   Baked Oysters with Bacon and Bread Crumbs | Photo: Tasting Table Move over, cocktail sauce. To the left, traditional mignonette. Though chefs have long been taking creative license with the classic oyster condiments, this summer it feels like oysters have gotten a whole new wardrobe. ...


10 Hot Reservations to Make for Houston Restaurant Weeks

By Robin Sussman July 14, 2016 It’s finally here: Houston Restaurant Weeks means a month (August 1–September 5) of delicious discounted dining, special menus, and most importantly, a percentage of the proceeds to benefit theHouston Food Bank. Diners can access a growing list of more than 200 restaurant participants and menus ...


10 Surprising Vegetarian Menus for HRW

By Erika Kwee WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2016 AT 6 A.M.     Ah, Houston Restaurant Weeks, the most wonderful time of the year for exploring new restaurants around Houston. While many carnivores can expect to be delighted by impressive beef fillets and decadent pork shoulders, vegetarians may be side-eyeing some ...


Houston’s 5 Best Restaurants For Tableside Service

By Forbes Travel Guide Correspondent Mai Pham Pressed white tablecloths, silver-domed plate covers and true gastronomy are the hallmarks of a fine-dining restaurant. For the true gourmand, however, nothing beats the experience of tableside service with the ornate cart known as the guéridon. Forbes Travel Guide profiles five Houston establishments ...


Where Should You Be Eating for Houston Restaurant Weeks?

By Alice Levitt 7/28/2016 2:45 PM Not all restaurant week menus are created equal. Here are the good ones.   THERE IS A RIGHT WAY for a restaurant to participate in a restaurant week and there is a wrong way. Offering the same menu as always with no discount? For ...