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The Hit List: Top Dog
By Robin Barr Sussman | September 3, 2015

1. On Tuesdays, BRC GastroPub (519 Shepherd Dr., 713.861.2233) proffers Draughts and Dogs. Three varieties of hot dogs—five bucks each...

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Women of Style
By The Editors | September 3, 2015

The Jawda sisters are inseparable. They both studied at UH before opening their Montrose design studio, Jawda and Jawda, in 2009. They also share a...

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Retreat in the Ribera
By Becca Hensley | September 2, 2015

I drink from a waterfall at the heart of Spain’s Duero Valley, in a refurbished 12th century monastery-turned-five-star hotel called Abadía Retuerta LeDomaine. Not part of nature,...

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Uncovered Girl
By Ray Rogers | August 31, 2015

Oh, the glamorous life of a supermodel! “Hold on—my dog just threw up,” says Chrissy Teigen, Sports Illustrated cover model and no-holds-barred co-host of new ABC talk show FABLife. She is splayed out on a couch in an L.A...

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The Hit List: Peachy Keen
By Robin Barr Sussman | August 21, 2015

1. Bernie’s Burger Bus (5407 Bellaire Blvd., 713.349.9400) is whirling up a wicked Texas peach cobbler milkshake mixed with Bernie's ...

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The Hit List: Back to Cool
By Katie Canales | August 17, 2015

1. Breezy boho boutique Abejas (5600 Kirby Dr., Ste. 4, 713.522.3025) is welcoming a new shipment of vintage Rolex watches, this time in...

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On the House
By The Editors | August 12, 2015

Montrose and the Heights share common pasts, but the similarities are ending fast.

Two storied inner-Loop ’hoods, Montrose and the Heights, have always had much in common. Both formerly...

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Sand Castles
By Mike Espindle | August 6, 2015

My first trip to the Caribbean as an adult, several years ago, was to Anguilla, and that visit did a great job of spoiling me. I’ve visited many other island destinations, but a return to “Rainbow City” (so nicknamed for its propensity to...

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The Hit List: Fork It Over
By Robin Barr Sussman | August 5, 2015

1. Chef-owner Giancarlo Ferrara of Amalfi Ristorante Italiano (6100 Westheimer Rd., 713.532.2201) is participating in Houston...

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By Jeff Gremillion | August 3, 2015


Downtown, near City Hall

This year’s LGBT Pride Parade was especially meaningful for outgoing Mayor Annise Parker (left), the first openly gay mayor of a major U.S. city...

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Northern Exposure?
John DeMers | Photography by Julie Soefer | August 3, 2015

If you consider Italy one extra-long, extra-loud director’s cut of Roman Holiday—a place of surging traffic, cascading music, swirling Vespas, dark eyed men and voluptuous women—well, that Italy...

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Going Stag
By Brittanie Shey | August 3, 2015

When Steve Shuck, 47, and Don Weir, 37, met eight years ago in Austin, they made an interesting discovery: They both had a dream to open a new men’s boutique. They decided it made more sense to work together than as competitors. The result was Stag...

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