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  • Upcoming Events

    published Dec 04, 2009

    Do you like burgers and beats? Of course you do. You're a red-blooded Houstonian. It just so happens that Stanton's City Bites (1420 Edwards) is hosting a Beats and Eats party on Saturday afternoon fr... More >>

  • The Week in Photos

    published Dec 04, 2009

    Each week, we choose our favorite reader-submitted photos from the Houston Press Flickr pool to feature here. Want to see your photo on Hair Balls? Then jump in to the pool. For more information abou... More >>

  • Walking in a Gingerbread Wonderland

    published Dec 03, 2009

    ​If it didn't feel like Christmastime yet on Tuesday night with a slight chill in the air, the sight that greeted us as we walked into Voice put us right in the holiday mood: delicately and i... More >>

  • The 10 Best Places to Eat in Memorial
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    The 10 Best Places to Eat in Memorial

    published Dec 03, 2009

    Although it's undergoing some massive growth in the form of redevelopment and expansion at Memorial City Mall and the construction of the nearly finished CityCentre "town square" off Beltway 8, Memori... More >>

  • Give Something Better Than a Fruitcake This Year

    published Dec 02, 2009

    Etsy, the online marketplace where the artsy-crafty types among us can sell their handcrafted and homemade gifts to the world, is good for gifts other than just jewelry or throw pillows. Their "edible... More >>

  • Sampler Plate: This Week In Food Blogs

    published Dec 02, 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 >>

  • Sonoma For the Holidays: Join Us At Our Holiday Wine Tasting

    published Dec 01, 2009

    ​Over at Eating Our Words, we're ringing in the holidays in style...by hosting our very first event for you, our readers. We'll be at Sonoma Wine Bar on December 19 from 6 to 11 p.m. for a ... More >>

  • Where Are We Drinking?

    published Dec 01, 2009

    This landmark should be instantly recognizable to any true Houston bar connoisseur. Can you figure out where we're drinking this week? ​Leave your best guess in the comments section below.... More >>

  • Where Are We Eating?

    published Nov 30, 2009

    A burger and a basket of fries...or two. Can you identity where we're eating this week from the burger cross-section below? ​Leave your best guess in the comments section.... More >>

  • Let It Glow, Let It Glow, Let It Glow

    published Nov 30, 2009

    While we might be short -- extremely short -- on snow in Houston this holiday season, we had plenty to glow about on Saturday night at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Houston's famous art cars ... More >>

  • Architecture Gone Awry: Houston's 8 Ugliest Buildings
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    Architecture Gone Awry: Houston's 8 Ugliest Buildings

    published Nov 27, 2009

    The old HISD Central Services building on Richmond -- called the Taj Mahal by HISD employees, both for its massive size and the massive budget that went into building it -- was torn down in 2007. One ... More >>

  • Openings and Closings
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    Openings and Closings

    published Nov 27, 2009

    ​Despite the brief interruption of Thanksgiving, several restaurants opened this week just in time for the holidays. Especially busy are downtown's Houston Pavilions, where Lucky Strike Lanes and Pe... More >>

  • November 2009: The Month in Photos

    published Nov 27, 2009

    ​A month full of festivities, festivals and feasts comes to a close on Monday. Check out our favorite photos from the month in our slideshow.... More >>

  • The Week In Photos
    FEATURED STORY

    The Week In Photos

    published Nov 27, 2009

    With street festivals and Thanksgiving in the air, our talented Flickr photographers had plenty of ripe subject matter the past week. Want to see your own work featured here each week? Then jump into ... More >>

  • Black Friday Beat: 5 Best Mall Foods
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    Black Friday Beat: 5 Best Mall Foods

    published Nov 26, 2009

    ​Yesterday, we told you about the five biggest mistakes that shoppers make in the mall food court during Black Friday and the holiday season. Fat, empty calories, sodium, mounds of sugar --... More >>

  • Black Friday Beat: 5 Worst Mall Foods

    published Nov 25, 2009

    ​When you're out there in the trenches this coming Black Friday, let it be known that we're thinking fondly of you. Waging war with high prices, reaping the bounty of sweet sales victory, d... More >>

  • Sampler Plate: This Week In Food Blogs

    published Nov 25, 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 >>

  • More Than Just Yards of Beer at CityCentre's New Yard House
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    More Than Just Yards of Beer at CityCentre's New Yard House

    published Nov 24, 2009

    The first thing you notice upon walking into Yard House -- the new upscale bar at west Houston's CityCentre -- is the beer. Purposefully, of course, as the California-based chain likes to claim that i... More >>

  • Where Are We Drinking?

    published Nov 24, 2009

    After last week's difficult-to-identify dive, we've chosen a location that should prove somewhat more simple to recognize. Do you know where we're drinking this week? ​Leave your best guess in ... More >>

  • Deep-Fried and Still Alive: 5 Culinary Practices As Cruel As the Chinese Deep-Fried Fish
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    Deep-Fried and Still Alive: 5 Culinary Practices As Cruel As the Chinese Deep-Fried Fish

    published Nov 23, 2009

    The video above is fairly graphic. Do not watch if you are faint of stomach or heart. By now, most people have seen the video circulating the Internet which features a fish that has been deep-fried,... More >>

  • Eating Out on Thanksgiving Day? What's Open

    published Nov 23, 2009

    ​Not everyone in the city celebrates Thanksgiving, and that should come as no surprise given our increasingly diverse tapestry of residents (something for which Eating Our Words is thankful). A... More >>

  • Where Are We Eating?

    published Nov 23, 2009

    Last week's version of Where Are We Eating? proved so popular that we're going to continue the same format (albeit condensed) from now on. Can you figure out where we're eating this week by the dish b... More >>

  • Openings and Closings
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    Openings and Closings

    published Nov 20, 2009

    ​November has been a good month for Houston restaurants so far, with notably few closings. Among them in the past week were two casualties of Spanish cuisine: Tio Pepe (5213 Cedar) in Bellaire ... More >>

  • Upcoming Events

    published Nov 20, 2009

    ​Although the Saturday tours at the brewery are still on hold for now, you can still get your fix of walking and beer with the Saint Arnold Pub Crawl tonight starting at 6 p.m. As a special bon... More >>

  • Divine on the Line: Bottling Saint Arnold's Divine Reserve #9
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    Divine on the Line: Bottling Saint Arnold's Divine Reserve #9

    published Nov 20, 2009

    Last week, we trekked out to the old Saint Arnold brewery to watch as Phil Dagger and the rest of the line crew bottled the limited-run Divine Reserve #9, which will hit store shelves on December 1. (... More >>

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