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Houston's Best Restaurant Bites

Houston's Best Restaurant Bites: The newcomers, oldies and departing icons that wowed

By Marene Gustin

Despite a pretty impressive list of restaurant openings right before the holidays, 2013 wasn’t the most memorable of eating years in Houston — although there were some standout dishes. ...


Food for Thought

The final days of a Houston institution: Sad goodbye lures crowds — for a last burger and beer

By Marene Gustin

The final days of Blanco’s Bar & Grill were crazy good and they reminded me of why I will miss this place. I didn’t go at night for the bands and I didn’t really go for th ...


Historic Bars In Danger

With two more iconic Houston bars facing closure, another old mainstay vows to fight on

By Marene Gustin

A while back I stopped by Blanco’s Bar & Grill for a cold one and owner Karin Barnes was chatting with some customers who had read the CultureMap exclusive about the closing of the l ...


Food for Thought

Another Houston food institution is set to be bulldozed: Shouldn't we care more about history?

By Marene Gustin

Restaurants and bars often become second homes to regulars. Think of Cheers. (Norm!) They are places where you can hang out, relax, get some great food and some drinks and just be as comfortabl ...


Food for Thought

The best ladies rooms in Houston: These bathrooms wow, make their restaurants proud

By Marene Gustin

So I’m standing at the car wash on Kirby Drive and looking across the street at the new Carrabba’s. There are still men in hard hats and equipment and the front of the building doesn&rs ...


Food for Thought

A cheap lunch: Five great deals that will change the way you look at eating out in Houston

By Marene Gustin

It’s almost scary to eat these days. There’s arsenic in my rice, the Ham-ageddon is upon us, bacon will be at a premium next year and now the feds have declared a fishing disaster in Ne ...


Food for Thought

Cha-cha-changes at favorite restaurants can be hard to stomach

By Marene Gustin

I don’t like change. I’ve lived in the same place for almost eight years, the longest I’ve ever lived in one spot. But I’m moving now and so the whole thought of changin ...


Food for Thought

Burger King home delivery signals the end of America: It's find portion control, or perish

By Marene Gustin

Paula Deen has type 2 diabetes. I’m shocked. Shocked I say. But I’m not going to go all Anthony Bourdain on her ass. Let’s face it. She’s not the only person in Amer ...


Food for Thought

Sometimes, it's more than food: What makes a good restaurant good?

By Marene Gustin

Houstonians eat out more than any other folks in America. On average 4.2 times a week. I eat out about eight or nine times a week. Sometimes more. This food frenzy is partly because of my w ...


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