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Oprah's Big Night Out
Oprah Winfrey was busy in Houston over the weekend at her big Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend at the Toyota Center, but a girl's gotta eat. Wearing ...
Foodie Nightmare: Pumpkin Craze
I blame Starbucks. Really, wasn't it the first to trot out the pumpkin spice latte as a seasonal drink? And now things have gotten out of hand. Today we ...
Beautiful Beer
Beer nerds rejoice! City Acre Brewing Co., the long-delayed brewpub has received the City of Houston's approval to begin construction. Located about 10 minutes north of downtown off US ...
Foodie News
This year has been a turbulent one for bars and restaurants along Upper Kirby with places like Trenza, St. Genevieve and Brio closing. Now just as both The Tasting Room ...
New Restaurant's Noise Trouble
Leave it to The Menil Collection to address a problem in a most creative — and artistic — fashion. Since Bistro Menil opened Oct. 1, diners and food critics alike stopping by ...
Ultimate Restaurant List
Foodies love to be in the know — and there's nothing like a little advance intelligence. Who wouldn't want to know every restaurant that's opening this fall as ...
Houston's New Celebrity Chef
Houston has emerged as one of the country's leading culinary destinations, and Underbelly chef/owner Chris Shepherd deserves a significant share of the credit. Not just because he won ...
Cutthroat Culinary Competition
Galveston may seem like an unlikely place for a culinary competition, but chefs from all over the country flock there every fall for two days of intense battles. They're ...
Chef Arrest
Philip Speer, a Houston native who, in his role as Uchi's director of culinary operations makes frequent trips home to supervise the company's Houston restaurant, has been arrested ...
Scary Chef Secrets
Tony’s head chef Kate McLean — the recent winner of the Ready Houston Preparedness Kit Chef’s Challenge — is mostly found in her chef whites, but this month she’ll ...
Major Restaurant Openings
With CultureMap celebrating its fifth anniversary, we're taking a look back at some of the biggest food stories of the last five years. Today's column examines Houston's ...
Sushi Restaurant Changes
With all the restaurant closings that have happened this week, Houston diners could be forgiven for seeing an announcement that a restaurant has closed "for renovations" and assuming it's ...
Foodie News
Dish Society announced Thursday that it will add a location in Katy's LaCenterra development to its original in Tanglewood. Known for its casual atmosphere and local sourcing, everything from ...
Sushi Restaurant Closes
This week has become a rough one for fans of Houston restaurants. Italian restaurant Coppa Ristorante has temporarily closed due to "building maintenance issues," and well-loved Midtown Vietnamese restaurant Van ...
Where to Eat Right Now
Fall weather may be slowly creeping into Houston, but the fall opening season is in full swing. So many new restaurants opened in September that limiting this list to 10 ...
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