Gwendolyn Knapp is the food editor at the Houston Press. Her writing has appeared in the Oxford American, Southern Foodways Alliance's Cornbread Nation 2015: Best of Southern Food Writing, and is forthcoming in The Best American Travel Writing 2017. Previously she was the editor of Eater Nola and is also the author of the memoir After A While You Just Get Used To It: A Tale of Family Clutter. After ten years of eating her way through New Orleans, she is ecstatic to call Houston, land of 10,000+ restaurants, her new home.
14 hours ago | Breaking News
Straits Restaurant, the Singapore and pan-Asian eatery from San Francisco, which opened in 2010 in City Centre, is closing next week. "We just found out on Thursday," manager Inri Diaz confirmed with the Houston Press by phone. "We're the third lo...
15 hours ago | Restaurant News
Cyclone Anaya’s Mexican Kitchen, the family-run Tex-Mex staple that started in an ice house on Shepherd more than 50 years ago and today boasts six Houston locations, has just been sold to Heritage Restaurant Group, operators of soup and sandwich ...
24 hours ago | Restaurant News
For two and a half years construction along Shepherd blocked the driveway of Tila's Restaurante and Bar. Forty foot-deep wells were dug in the eatery's parking lot. Dust and sand destroyed the building's air conditioning vents. People stopped driv...
5 days ago | Dining Deals
For those of you always on the hunt for a great dining deal, Houston's longtime po' boy favorite Antone's Famous Po' Boys has one coming up that's hard to beat. From September 11 through September 17, 1 to 3 p.m. only, customers can score 55-cent ...
6 days ago | Local Spotlight
It's midnight at a giant shopping complex on Bellaire and a dozen guys are tinkering with their crotchrockets. Motorbikes, that is, parked as this style of motorbike usually is, obstructing a perfectly good walkway. The neon lights shine down on d...
7 days ago | Tacolandia
We hope you've marked your calendar for the 3rd Annual Houston Press Tacolandia presented by Tabasco, happening on Saturday, October 21 at the Water Works at Buffalo Bayou Park, 105, Sabine, from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 21. &nb...