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8 Reasons Why Donuts Are Better in Houston

Donuts. What a beautiful creation they are. It's like dessert for breakfast. They come in dozens of variations, are beautiful enough to post pictures of, and of course, they taste amazing. Almost every Texan has been to Shipleys, but there are dozens of exquisite specialty shops in and around Houston. Many of these shops have their own unique flair, so you will have to decide what matters most to you. We’ve put together a small list to help you get started on the quest for your new favorite…

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Sun’s Out, Buns Out: Happy National Hamburger Day!

With the sun out this summer, it’s only right that you celebrate with your buns out! Hamburger buns that is. To celebrate this traditional American favorite, be sure to visit some of your favorite local restaurants for National Hamburger Day on May 28 with some delicious entrees that you won’t want to miss. Don’t eat beef? No problem! Make sure to also check out their vegan and veggie options. View this post on Instagram A post shared by The…

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How to Celebrate Mother's Day in Houston

Mother’s Day is coming up on May 8. How are you celebrating? Houston is filled with options to spend the day. Here are a few of our picks to help you plan. Watch a Performance If Mom loves the performing arts, what better way to celebrate than with a Mother's Day Serenade? Join the Houston Latin American Philharmonic for its annual serenade at the Wortham Theater. Grab your tickets for this beautiful performance beginning at 6:30 pm on Sunday. Over at Jones Hall, Mother’s Day weekend features…

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Your Guide to April

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Official Flicks (@official.flicks) Harlem Globetrotters April 1, 9, 2022 For the ultimate in fun and family entertainment, head to the Harlem Globetrotters at NRG Park. The Globetrotters are coming to Houston and doing what they do best, basketball wizardry mixed with ankle-breaking moves, and of course, slam dunks. Everyone will laugh at the hijinks and hilarity that ensues with every play. Tickets…

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Picnicking in Houston's Great Outdoors

Hibernation from the brutally cold winter is over and it’s time to enjoy being outside. After one of the coldest winters in recent memory, we’re in need of some fresh air picnicking. With so much great food in Houston, what better way to savor it than the great outdoors? Levy Park View this post on Instagram A post shared by Levy Park (@levyparkhouston) Want a spot to spread out with your family? Look no further than Levy Park. Complete with a…

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7 of the Best Tex-Mex Restaurants in Houston

Craving Tex-Mex? You won’t be disappointed in Houston. For more than 100 years, the cuisine has held a special place in the city’s culinary scene, making it one of the first items visitors seek out when they are in town. Want to know where to find the best puffy tacos, nachos, fajitas and margaritas? 1. Irma's Original 2. Armandos 3. Teotihuacan Mexican Cafe 4. El Tiempo Cantina 5. Molina’s Cantina 6. Ninfa's on Navigation 7. Tacos a Go Go Read on to learn more about our top picks. Irma's…

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12 Crawfish Staples in Houston

Crawfish season is an exciting time in Houston. Yes, we Houstonians love our mudbugs and come crawfish season, many establishments around the city serve the tasty creatures Cajun-style or seasoned with Houston’s own viet-cajun flavorings. The appearance of crawfish on menus also coincides with the start of warmer weather perfect for a good crawfish boil. Get ready to dig in at one of these popular places around town. New to this boiled crawfish phenomenon? No problem. Read our primer on…

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Your Guide to February

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Discovery Green® (@discoverygreen) Mosaic Music Lounge Feb. 1 – 25 Last call for Mosaic Music Lounge sponsored by PNC Bank. The sensory experience at Discovery Green will run weekends until Feb. 25. Starting at 6 p.m., kick off your weekend on the Hess Deck overlooking gorgeous mosaic lights and sculptures while you sip on one of the creative craft cocktails offered. DJ Sun curates the roster of…

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Valentine's Day in Houston: A Guide

February is the shortest month of the year, but potentially the most anxiety-ridden. Why? Valentine’s Day. Fear not, whether you’re happily coupled up or single in the city, there are plenty of ways to celebrate. This year, Valentine’s Day falls on a Thursday, so there are plenty of weekend options for ample ways to celebrate. Our below list is full of activities no matter your interest, budget, or relationship status. THE OUTDOORSY PAIR Love the great outdoors? Houston has no shortage of green…

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Top Chef Selects Houston to Host Season 19

With a focus on celebrating culture and diversity, the Emmy and James Beard Award-winning culinary competition Top Chef selects Houston (ranked the nation’s most diverse city) for its series’ 19 th season. The series, produced by Magical Elves, will premiere on Bravo in 2022. A new batch of talented chefs will be challenged all over the city, and host Padma Lakshmi, head judge Tom Colicchio, and judge Gail Simmons will all be back to crown the next Top Chef . Hosting Top Chef is a prime example…

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