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Unique to Houston Eats

YOU CAN ONLY FIND THEM HERE! Only in Houston will you find seafood, barbecue, Tex-Mex and even carnival food with a twist. It’s all thanks to the many cultures that make up this great city. From fusion crawfish to revolutionary barbecue, you’ll want to taste it all. With more than 10,000 restaurants, it can be difficult to choose a restaurant in Houston. Start your food tour with our list of unique Houston eats. Here's the lineup and read on to get a quick snapshot of each! Crawfish & Noodles…

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10 Must-Try Houston Restaurant Weeks Menus

Houston, our favorite time of the year is back! What better way to support local restaurants than by participating in Houston Restaurant Weeks (HRW)! This is a weeks-long event with participating restaurants offering prix fixe and to-go menus in which a portion of the proceeds benefit The Houston Food Bank. From August 1 through September 4 (Labor Day), participating restaurants will donate $2 from the $25 lunch and brunch menus, $5 from the $39 dinner menus and $7 from the $55 dinner menus…

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Black Restaurant Weeks: Historic Houston Restaurants

When Jessie Hearn told Percy “Frenchy” Creuzot Jr. in 1969 that his fledgling po’ boy business might fare better as a fried chicken restaurant, Creuzot Jr. put up a fight. Fried chicken wasn’t his dream; he wanted to bring Creole cuisine to the masses. But, after seeing the steady stream of cars that pulled into the Church’s Chicken lot a few blocks down the street, Creuzot Jr. used an old recipe and put a New Orleans version of fried chicken on the menu. Similarly, when he noticed that other…

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West African Eats in Houston

West Africa's colorful and nutrition-packed cuisine can be found all around Houston. Dishes chock full of proteins, vegetables and grains are packed with flavor, usually from particular sources with high food integrity. View this post on Instagram A post shared by ChòpnBlọk (@chopnblok_) Chop N Blok ChòpnBlọk's fast-casual restaurant showcases a truly West African culinary experience. Their dishes are packed with fresh proteins, vegetables…

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Best International Eats in H-Town

Taste the world one bite at a time! With more than 145 languages spoken, Houston is the perfect destination to taste different cultures through food! From American to Asian and African cuisines, you know you can find the best international eats in H-Town. Read on for our list of the best restaurants to try food from around the world. AMERICAN View this post on Instagram A post shared by PinkertonsBBQ (@pinkertonsbbq) PINKERTON’S BARBECUE Taste…

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A Perfect Day of Eating: 24 Hours in Uptown

Eat, Drink and Explore! The Uptown area anchored by Post Oak Boulevard, is not only known for its shopping, it’s also known for its endless dining options. From casual to upscale dining, there’s a restaurant for everyone. Here are our recommendations for you to try the next time you’re in the area. BREAKFAST View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Annie Café & Bar (@theanniehouston) A great day of shopping starts with a great cup…

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Houston Barbecue Reflects The City’s Diversity

Houston’s barbecue scene has been booming in recent years, with barbecue joints of all stripes – mom-and-pop shops, chef-driven restaurants, and trucks – serving up tasty smoked meats to the delight of barbecue fans. Houston barbecue is further enriched by its deep cultural influences. From Cajun to Korean and Mexican, Houston’s diversity can be seen in its ‘cue. Here's a quick glance, and scroll down to read more: Gatlin's BBQ | Ray’s BBQ Shack | Southern Q | Blood Bros BBQ | Tejas Chocolate…

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Houston Restaurants and Bars with a View

Good food and good views make a great pair. Whether you’re looking for a romantic evening out or want to get a bite with a group of friends, Houston has an array of restaurants and rooftop bars with good views of downtown Houston and other areas of town. B&B Butchers | The Grove | Z on 23 Rooftop Bar | Harold’s | Flora Mexican Kitchen | Buffalo Bayou Brewing Company Keep reading to learn more about our list of Houston bars and restaurants with a view. View this post on Instagram…

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Asian Restaurant Month in H-Town

Discover the diversity of Asian cuisine across Houston during the 2nd Annual Asian Restaurant Month this May. Sign up for your FREE digital pass which allows guests to select restaurants and win swag by checking in. The more restaurants you visit, the more prizes - and incredible food - you can unlock. Here are just a few of the restaurants you won’t want to miss. Tiger Den | Bubble Egg | Dumpling Haus | Xin Chao | Aqua S View this post on Instagram…

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Chopped & Stewed Series: Chef Hugo Ortega's Arroz a la Tumbada Negro Recipe

Looking to make an authentic Mexican dish at home? Let award-winning chef Hugo Ortega show you how to make Arroz a la Tumbada Negro, a coastal Mexican-inspired seafood with rice dish from Veracruz, Mexico. If you’ve tasted this dish at his restaurant Hugo’s in Montrose, you know it’s delicious! Here’s Chef Hugo Ortega’s recipe for you to enjoy. INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings) 4 Tbsp. olive oil 8 medium mussels 8 medium clams 4 scallops 6 U-10 shrimp, head on 3 Tbsp. white onion, medium dice 1…

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