French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian—Creole cuisine has many influences. And Voice Places is Houston’s guide to the best Creole in town. Our hundreds of professional and user reviews, along with easily searchable listings, make it a cinch to find the best Creole this side of the French Quarter!
Tony Mandola's - like most restaurants run or owned by members of the Mandola family - has become a Houston institution in the years since it first opened... More »
BB's Cafe is a tiny diner-like eatery that specializes in overstuffed poor boys and Cajun-style Louisiana specialties such as gumbo, etouffee and grillades and grits with... More »
Though famous for New Orleans muffulettas, which were named the best in Houston, this sandwich chain looks more like an upscale New York deli. A huge black-and-white mural... More »
This place is housed in an old Simon Lewis building once occupied by Ward's Drugs. Ironically, considering that C&C once aspired to be a Jewish deli, the best... More »
The Cajun Stop is as close to a real New Orleans poor boy sandwich shop as we've had in Houston since Original New Orleans Poor Boys on Main Street closed. If you find... More »
Houston institution Brennan's is back after burning to the ground during Hurricane Ike. The grande dame of Cajun cuisine is looking even better than ever, and is... More »
The oyster bar is the first thing you see when you walk in the front door of this Cajun seafood restaurant near Bush Intercontinental Airport. Belly up to the bar and get a... More »
Only in Chinatown would you find a Vietnamese-run Cajun restaurant/sports bar that also serves sushi. And all of it is good, including the fresh crawfish that the Wild... More »
You know that when you're eating here, you're one of the family. The customers are a tight-knit bunch at this little restaurant with a steam table (if... More »
This ramshackle, cafeteria-style Cajun place offers a wealth of simple pleasures, among them bacony black-eyed peas, moist corn bread and mashed potatoes yellow... More »
One of the biggest bands to come from the Christian metal scene, Florida's Underoath is calling it a career after seven albums and 15 years of work. But they're giving fans one last tour before they split up and taking some of their favorite buddy bands along for the ride. The members have termed the ending of their time together as "heartbreaking" but have all admitted it was time to move...
Janis Joplin would have been 70 years old this weekend, but instead her October 1970 death at just age 27 left a legacy as one of rock's first female superstars and a lot of unanswered questions. One of the biggest is what she would have done next, but Joplin had just completed the classic album Pearl and would have had the music world at her feet whatever she chose. She might have...
No man has ever looked happier singing and playing the blues than B.B. King, or given audiences such joy with songs riddled with such pain. The 87-year-old guitarist and singer adores being onstage, and has released more live albums than he has children. (Almost.) His most recent studio effort, however, is 2008's T. Bone Burnett-produced One Kind Favor, an acoustic-shaded late-career...
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