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.
16 hours ago | Restaurant News
While you were scouring Houston grocery stores for 24-count bottled water and finding only the last two dented plastic cylinders of obscenely priced celebrity-endorsed electrolyte fluids, the Starbucks of Taiwan, 85°C Bakery Cafe, was opening its ...
24 hours ago | Happy Hour Scene
Hard to believe, but autumn officially starts next week, on Friday, September 22. With that in mind, the Houston Press has rounded up the best new happy hours in town. These happy hour deals include brunch and late night steals, vegeta...
2 days ago | Tacolandia
Attention taco fanatics, the 3rd Annual Houston Press Tacolandia presented by Tabasco is happening on Saturday, October 21 at the Water Works at Buffalo Bayou Park, 105, Sabine, from 4 to 7 p.m. and you'll want to purchase those tickets this...
2 days ago | Stuff You Should Know About
Merriam-Webster.com, the popular online dictionary you go to when you can't remember how onomatopoeia, didgeridoo, and restaurateur are spelled, has just added 250 brand new words. While this is particularly interesting for linguistics nerds...
3 days ago | Stuff You Should Know About
La Table restaurant and Invest Hospitality have formed Hospitality for Houston, a central platform for hospitality professionals across the country who are looking for opportunities to contribute to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. To date, H...
3 days ago | Random Ephemera
It's been three weeks since Hurricane Harvey unleashed its rains upon Houston, and for the residents of this great city, that means many different things. For restaurants, it's the hope that folks will once again return to dining out like normal, ...