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  • Openings and Closings

    published Dec 18, 2009

    ​Two long-awaited restaurants have finally opened in the past week, just in time for the not-so-busy Christmas season. Here's your chance to check them both out before the masses pack into ... More >>

  • The Week in Photos

    published Dec 18, 2009

    Christmas is nearly here, which means Houston has wound down for the holidays. But the talented photographers in our Flickr pool have been as busy as ever, capturing our winter scenes and the holiday ... More >>

  • Last Chance for Free Wine Tasting Tickets

    published Dec 17, 2009

    ​As promised, we're giving you one more chance to win a pair of tickets to this weekend's highly anticipated Holiday Wine Tasting bash at Sonoma, taking place on December 19 from 6 to 11 p.m. T... More >>

  • Food Fight: Battle Hot Chocolate

    published Dec 17, 2009

    Lately, our food fights have been both adventurous and, well, about food. It's been a while since we focused on comfort food and even longer since we focused on drinks. And with the horribly drizzly a... More >>

  • Sampler Plate: This Week In Food Blogs

    published Dec 17, 2009

    Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comm... More >>

  • Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree with Dr. Sketchy
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    Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree with Dr. Sketchy

    published Dec 16, 2009

    ​All we wanted for Christmas was on display this past Sunday afternoon at Dr. Sketchy, the popular life drawing art class / burlesque show that takes place at Avant Garden on the second Sunday... More >>

  • Win Tickets to Our Holiday Wine Tasting at Sonoma

    published Dec 15, 2009

    ​You only have a few days left to buy tickets for our first-ever event at Sonoma -- a holiday wine tasting featuring 40 different kinds of beer, wine and champagne -- but one lucky reader could ... More >>

  • Gas Station Sushi

    Gas Station Sushi

    published Dec 15, 2009

    Only a few short days after Eating Our Words' body revolted violently against some inadvisedly consumed cheese enchiladas that had been on a steam table for far too long, as it turns out, we decided t... More >>

  • Where Are We Drinking?

    published Dec 15, 2009

    Who among us hasn't ended up flat on their back after too many drinks? This perspective may look familiar, but does the bar? ​Leave your best guess in the comments section below.... More >>

  • What a Difference a Decade Makes: Zagat's Top 5 Restaurants in 1999 and 2009

    What a Difference a Decade Makes: Zagat's Top 5 Restaurants in 1999 and 2009

    published Dec 14, 2009

    Ten years ago, Houston was a different city. Enron hadn't yet experienced its downfall. Downtown was just beginning its slow renaissance. There were no silly "town square" concepts littered around tow... More >>

  • Where Are We Eating?

    published Dec 14, 2009

    Could this be the best eggroll in town? At least one of our loyal readers thinks so. And if you can figure out where we're eating this week, that eggroll could be yours. ​Leave your best guess ... More >>

  • Holiday Wine Tasting at Sonoma
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    Holiday Wine Tasting at Sonoma

    published Dec 11, 2009

    ​We hope you've marked your calendar for the December 19th event at Sonoma Wine Bar, because we can't wait to see you there. Eating Our Words is excited to be hosting its first ever event for ... More >>

  • Top 5 Grocery Store Openings of the Decade
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    Top 5 Grocery Store Openings of the Decade

    published Dec 11, 2009

    Yesterday, we recounted the top five grocery store closings that had a significant impact on the Houston supermarket scene during the past 10 years. But for as much as we may (or may not) miss AppleTr... More >>

  • Openings and Closings: November 2009
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    Openings and Closings: November 2009

    published Dec 11, 2009

    Although a very high profile restaurant shut its doors this month -- the longtime Montrose institution La Strada -- we've seen far more openings lately than closings. Below is your roundup of new and ... More >>

  • Top 5 Grocery Store Closings of the Decade

    published Dec 10, 2009

    Houston -- like most other cities -- was once home to a broad array of supermarkets and grocery stores like Weingarten's (whose last grocery store closed in 1984 -- the company is now exclusively in t... More >>

  • Food Fight: Battle <i>Bo Luc Lac</i>
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    Food Fight: Battle Bo Luc Lac

    published Dec 10, 2009

    ​Bo luc lac -- also known as Vietnamese shaking beef -- is a traditional favorite and a meat lover's kind of dish. Considering the fact that the ingredients are so simple and so very Western,... More >>

  • Sampler Plate: This Week In Food Blogs

    published Dec 09, 2009

    Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comm... More >>

  • The 10 Best Places to Eat in Westchase

    published Dec 09, 2009

    Unlike neighboring Memorial, the Westchase district of Houston -- which runs roughly down the spine of Westheimer from Gessner to Dairy Ashford -- is brimming with some of the city's best and (happily... More >>

  • Sunday Brunch at The Rockwood Room
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    Sunday Brunch at The Rockwood Room

    published Dec 08, 2009

    As mentioned in our last Openings & Closings roundup, the much-anticipated venture from Michael Dei Maggi (formerly of Max's Wine Dive) and Robert Hall III (of the Robert Hall Winery) -- The Rockw... More >>

  • Where Are We Drinking?

    published Dec 08, 2009

    Pretty maids all in a row. If you can't guess the bar just by the beers, what kind of barfly are you? ​Take your best shot in the comments section below.... More >>

  • Dreaming of a White Christmas
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    Dreaming of a White Christmas

    published Dec 07, 2009

    Houston is predicted to have a much wetter and colder winter this year thanks to a fading El Niño pattern. And if anything was proven by last week's snowstorm, it's that it may very well be possible ... More >>

  • Where Are We Eating?

    published Dec 07, 2009

    Octopus, lobster and prawns -- oh my! The seafood presentation at this Houston restaurant is so fresh you can almost smell the ocean. Does it look familiar to you? Do you know where we're ea... More >>

  • Tune In and Turn On

    published Dec 04, 2009

    If you missed Robb Walsh's two-part apperance on The Michael Berry Show back in October, you have another chance to catch our newly un-anonymous food critic this weekend as he appears on Southbound Fo... More >>

  • Food Fight: Battle Ceviche
    FEATURED STORY

    Food Fight: Battle Ceviche

    published Dec 04, 2009

    In keeping with our recent trend of expanding the weekly food fights to encompass more than just burgers and donuts, this week's battle pitted two restaurants against one another to see who could craf... More >>

  • Oh, The Weather Outside Is Frightful
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    Oh, The Weather Outside Is Frightful

    published Dec 04, 2009

    ...but your photos are -- pardon the holiday cheer -- delightful. So keep sending in those wintery pictures to the Houston Press Flickr pool and let it snow! For more information on any of the p... More >>

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