Chef Fest, a collaboration of chefs across the Houston area, is set to hold the fourth edition of its annual event at Harvest Green's Village Farm.
Near the intersection of Fort Bend, Harris and Brazoria Counties and less than 20 miles from downtown Houston is a place that feels a world away.
This latest review was made possible thanks to a kind email from a reader, who wrote to thank me for our coverage of the Fort Bend County restaurant scene and recommend Alex’s Kitchen in Missouri City.
MTea & Coffee has been in Sugar Land for three years, and it’s making a strong case for the distinction of being one of the best boba shops in the Houston region.
Its tagline beneath its logo contains an affirmation, “be awesome,” an accurate description for the three different teas I had the opportunity to try recently.
A small, mostly residential street just outside the Beltway sits a mere 2 miles away from Houston’s Chinatown, where some might say the city’s international culinary stars shine brightest.
I was excited at the prospect of trying Alings Chinese Bistro in Sugar Land, so I did my homework. Before visiting, I read about the origins and history of Hakka cuisine, which is widespread in Asia and found in countries like Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and even India.
The Richmond institution has been serving its classic smoked meats in a rustic farmhouse setting since 1973, when it was founded by Steve Onstad and his father Ward Onstad.
Bollywood, meet biryani. That’s the vision of Nirman Shah, the chef behind Nirmanz Food Boutique, which opened in 2017 at 16338 Kensington Drive Ste. #160 in Sugar Land.
If you’ve been to enough burger joints in your life, you probably have picked up on an informal yet usually reliable indicator that can help you predetermine the quality of the place you’re walking into.
Even approaching the newly-renovated Fort Bend Museum in Richmond, it’s easy for one to believe they’re about to enter some place in one of the world’s centers of culture – a New York, a Paris, a Tokyo.
I’ve seen many great innovations and adaptations from restaurants with their packaging and to-go containers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
One of the best birria spots in Fort Bend County is only a year old, and it only recently reopened in June after about a month of renovations.
The commercialization of the restaurant industry has led to an increasingly conformist and conservative aesthetic that has made its way into the dining experience of most people.
There are many restaurants serving New Orleans or Louisiana-inspired food in the Houston area, but not many that can boast an atmosphere that approximates the real thing like The Rouxpour in Sugar Land.
Sugar Land-based music mentor group Melody Mentors will showcase its work during its first online recital on Wednesday, according to a news release from the organization.
Full disclosure: I wasn’t looking for Love Bird. But when I found out the place I was looking for in the Four Corners neighborhood of Sugar Land wasn’t open that day, I wanted to find something similar.
I think it’s appropriate that most of my rites of passage that I’ve experienced as an adopted Texan have been food-related.
The most recent of these was making my long-awaited first trip to Torchy’s Tacos when its Stafford location opened in April, the second in Fort Bend County.
The city of Sugar Land will soon play host to dozens of young thespians from around the country during the first music festival of its kind in Texas.
While I don’t have much of a personal connection to Japan or Japanese culture, I’ve long admired from a distance the Japanese way of doing business — exporting some of its most iconic brands across the globe from a relatively remote archipelago with a colorful and youthful pizazz.
Constellation Field has been a fixture for Sugar Land families for nearly a decade. But ballpark food hasn’t always exactly been a highlight of that experience.
Opening a bar during a global pandemic is a bold bet, but Bar Kada in Missouri City is making the calculation that the best days will be ahead in a post-COVID-19 reality.
The Sugar Land Arts and Cultural Foundation launched a virtual teen talent competition aimed at showcasing musical talent in Sugar Land earlier this year, and recently named the first of what will be six finalists to perform in the competition’s finale in June.
Fort Bend Christian Academy will host a shadow play entitled “The Taste of Sunrise,” at Sugar Land Towne Center, 15958 City Walk, at 7 p.m. on May 22.
A burger and fries is about as iconic as it gets. It’s as American as Superman, ice cream and apple pie. But the visionaries behind Guru Enlightened Burgers and Bowls, Robert White and Victor Litwinenko, decided their burgers would have more interesting sidekicks.
Last month, Zeljko Pavlovic opened the fourth location of his Vivaldi Music Academy (VMA) at Sugar Land Town Square at 2115 Lone Star Dr. The 2,500 square-foot facility joins existing locations in West University, Bellaire and Memorial.
Central to Umami’s claim as the best sushi joint in town is the quality of its fish. The restaurant said it never uses Yellowfin tuna and only uses Spanish Bluefin tuna, one of the most expensive varieties in the world.
You can rack up a lot of mileage discovering some of the finest restaurants in Fort Bend County, but sometimes, the best food is right under your nose.
Almost anywhere you go, you can enjoy a bagel nowadays that will accommodate any dietary requirement or taste. Nutella? Check. Hummus? Check. Dairy-free cream cheese? Check.
Stafford High School sophomore Justin Amomoy has long been in awe of the school artwork he’s seen displayed for auction at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
The latest stop on the Fort Bend County Crawfish Season express didn’t leave much room for error with the high expectations it set from the moment I looked at the menu.
The City of Sugar Land will host its annual International Art and Kite Festival from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Brazos River Park, 18427 Southwest Fwy.
One of the most Instagrammable restaurants in Sugar Land’s Town Square is also one of the best modern Southern spots in the area. State Fare Kitchen & Bar made its debut in Fort Bend County in July at 15930 City Walk, joining its sister location in West Houston.
Recently, I scratched the surface of the Filipino food scene in Fort Bend County with a visit to popular fast food chain, Jollibee.
I have lived near the Texas Gulf Coast for two years, but this spring is my first crawfish season in the Houston area. It’s been an exciting thing to watch grocery stores and local restaurants set up their crawfish boils and release their seasonal menus in a variety of creative ways.
Last month, I was among the first visitors to Stafford Kabab & Grill, one of the city’s newest restaurants, having opened at the end of January a stone’s throw from where U.S. Highway 90A meets Dulles Avenue.
Set your phone’s navigation app on course to a Mexican restaurant in the Houston area and you’re bound to pass dozens of them on the way.