Joanne Harrison

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  • 16 years ago | Film Reviews

    Mohammed Kamara believes that film is the true universal language. It certainly has been for him. As a boy in Guinea, West Africa, he was exposed to cinema through the World Health Organization and the American Red Cross. "They used to bring 16-mi...

  • 18 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    Located on a small rise at a bend in the road just east of Norhill Addition in the Heights, the King Biscuit Patio Cafe offers one of Houston's most spectacular vistas -- an absolutely killer view of the White Oak greenbelt, with the tips of downt...

  • 18 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    It's a shame that many people know Russo's Cafe Anthony more for a legal struggle over its name than for its food. It's a shame, because Russo's place, located just north of the museum district in a row of converted fourplexes, is a splendid neigh...

  • 19 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    Serious Sauce You can get into some intense arguments over the merits of barbecue joints in this town. There's the Goode Company faction, and the Drexler's faction; there are Otto's aficionados and those who favor Luling City Market. There are eve...

  • 19 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    A confession: Over the last decade, while people nationwide were learning about sushi, going gaga over urchin roe and ebi and maguro and awabi, I was lagging behind, wondering how anyone could even consider putting raw fish between their lips. Per...

  • 19 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    When I hear that an eating establishment is one of only four Relais Gourmand organization restaurants in North America, and that the seriously gourmet menu is in French, I expect to find a dining room that's terribly formal and just a bit off-putt...