Houston Press contributor Carlos Brandon is a freelance writer, blogger, and self proclaimed Houston hip hop historian. He contributes to various publications and can usually be found haggling with food truck cooks or talking politics on the METRO Rail.
24 hours ago | Bar Beat
Get in loser, we're going downtown. You've been working all week, and this is your night out. Maybe it's a birthday or an anniversary. Maybe it's just Thursday and Friday was taking too long. Whatever the occasion, whatever the excuse, you're goin...
2 days ago | Houston 101
The website for the 2018 Houston Restaurant Weeks is now live. Would be diners can now scroll through the preliminary list of this year's participating restaurants, browse menus and meal options, and learn more about the year's largest fundraising...
6 days ago | Food Nation
In 2016, at the height of the Trump campaign media storm, the late Anthony Bourdain said of immigrant workers, "If Mr. Trump deports 11 million people or whatever he's talking about right now, every restaurant in America would shut down." A long t...
8 days ago | Bar Beat
It has taken over cocktail menus across the country. That smoky and polarizing cousin of tequila, once found on only the most authentic of Mexican menus, has taken hold of the American drinking palette. Mezcal, the earthy and peaty fermentation of...
15 days ago | Burgers
Chef Jonathan Wicks of Hotel Zaza Memorial City's Tipping Point, enters his blended burger creation into the James Beard Blended Burger Project for sustainable beef practices.