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2007 Stories by Chris Boyd

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  • NOTSUOH'S

    published June 14, 2007

    Between hundreds of drinks, thousands of drunk texts and too many dates with a hot brunette to count, I've learned a couple things doing this... More >>

  • PICO'S

    published June 7, 2007

    "Two margaritas in, who gives a fuck, my man!?" asks our cabbie on the way to Pico's Mexican Restaurant (5941 Bellaire, 713-622-8383)... More >>

  • SHERLOCK'S

    published May 31, 2007

    "Where's Chris?" I ask Neena, whose boyfriend disappeared without warning 20 minutes ago. "He's dropping the Browns off at the Super Bowl,"... More >>

  • DOLCE VITA'S

    published May 24, 2007

    Depending on the night, Dolce Vita Pizzeria Enoteca (500 Westheimer, 713-520-8222) can be your friendly neighborhood pizzeria with... More >>

  • BUTTERFLY HIGH'S

    published May 17, 2007

    Whether you blame the sudden rash of bar closures downtown on HPD, the homeless, or the 1970s architects who decided brown would make a... More >>

  • UNDER THE VOLCANO'S

    published May 10, 2007

    "Now those are some nice tits!" the customer to my right says, sounding like a pirate on Viagra. The rack he's complimenting... More >>

  • THE MEZZANINE LOUNGE'S

    published May 3, 2007

    When it comes to bars, Monday nights are usually reminiscent of a George Romero flick. You've basically got three groups straight out of Dawn... More >>

  • KENNEALLY'S IRISH PUB

    published April 19, 2007

    "Never challenge a bartender," Sanchez tells me as we walk into Kenneally's Irish Pub (2111 S. Shepherd, 713-630-0486), "because the... More >>

  • CHUY'S

    published April 12, 2007

    The best way to cure a hangover is to start drinking again. More alcohol, combined with decent Tex-Mex and attractive women, will ease even... More >>

  • HARD ROCK CAFE'S

    published April 5, 2007

    Lil' Sis and I arrive at Hard Rock Cafe (502 Texas 713-227-1392) early on a Saturday night. We sit down and slam a near-fatal series of... More >>

  • Absinthe Brasserie's

    published March 29, 2007

    Knowing that absinthe was responsible for so much fun in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and that it was outlawed for nearly 80 years,... More >>

  • The Mink

    published March 22, 2007

    "Fuck MySpace" says Editrix as we walk into The Mink (3718 Main Street, 713-522-9985) on a Saturday night. She's giving our group of six a... More >>

  • LZ Pub

    published March 15, 2007

    When a couple friends and I walk into LZ Pub (2239 Richmond, 713-522-7118), "Welcome to the Jungle" is playing, which is fitting, because... More >>

  • The Davenport

    published March 1, 2007

    I walk into The Davenport (2115 Richmond, 713-526-9997) to join my friend Sanchez for a double date: mine with a brunet spiritualist, his... More >>

  • THE TAVERN ON GRAY'S

    published February 22, 2007

    It's Poker Night at The Tavern on Gray (1340 West Gray, 713-522-5152), and the only people in the bar who aren't silent and trying their... More >>

  • Skyline Bar & Grill's

    published February 15, 2007

    Some days I barely get ahold of; other days I'm on top of things from the get-go. Then there's the day I end up at the Skyline Bar & Grill... More >>

  • Cavatore Italian Restaurant's

    published February 8, 2007

    Our city has seen its fair share of heroes and legends, from its namesake, famous general (and general drunkard) Sam Houston, to Beyoncé... More >>

  • The Improv's

    published January 25, 2007

    I decide to catch Doug Stanhope live at The Improv (7620 Katy Fwy., 713-333-8800) after hearing several friends call him "the next Bill... More >>

  • California Pizza Kitchen's

    published January 18, 2007

    I meet up with a sexy biologist on a Saturday night at California Pizza Kitchen (1705 Post Oak Boulevard #A, 713-963-9262), hoping by the... More >>

  • Katz's Deli's

    published January 11, 2007

    Despite its status as one of the largest cities in America, Houston has surprisingly few 24-hour establishments whose main trade doesn't involve... More >>

  • ARMADILLO PALACE

    published January 4, 2007

    Whenever people who've never been to Houston picture a night out here, they imagine a bar filled with people in cowboy hats, barstools made from... More >>

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