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  • Merguez in Midtown

    published November 3, 2011

    As my dining companion and I approached Majorca Bistro & Tapas on foot one night, we saw an unusual sight among the chairs and tables on... More >>

  • Where Are We Drinking?

    published Nov 01, 2011

    Here's a slightly different Where Are We Drinking for this week, in celebration of the upcoming Houston Beer Week and all of its fantastic festivities. The growler in question below arguably came from... More >>

  • What Kind of Coffee Do You Unwittingly Resemble?
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    What Kind of Coffee Do You Unwittingly Resemble?

    published Oct 31, 2011

    This weekend, I stopped into Inversion for a caffeine infusion in my preferred format: a cortado, which is a shot of espresso cut with an equal amount of steamed milk. No foam on top, nothing fancy, n... More >>

  • Happy Halloween: The 10 Most Disturbing Food-Related Scenes in Horror Movies
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    Happy Halloween: The 10 Most Disturbing Food-Related Scenes in Horror Movies

    published Oct 31, 2011

    Note: This is a repost of a popular Halloween post from last year. Trick or treat... There are a lot of taboos around what we eat as human beings, and even taboos around how we eat what we do. Eating... More >>

  • Where Are We Eating?

    published Oct 31, 2011

    If you've never had crawfish bread at this Cajun favorite, you're missing out on one of Houston's best appetizers: French bread, buttered and spread with garlic, then topped with crawfish tails and me... More >>

  • Upcoming Events: Eat Noodles, Help the Homeless
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    Upcoming Events: Eat Noodles, Help the Homeless

    published Oct 28, 2011

    Still haven't made Halloween plans? Head to RA Sushi in Highland Village or at CityCentre, where the restaurant will be hosting its annual Boo Bash this Monday, October 31, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Boo ... More >>

  • Openings & Closings: Wie Sagt Man Remodeling auf Deutsch?
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    Openings & Closings: Wie Sagt Man "Remodeling" auf Deutsch?

    published Oct 28, 2011

    Earlier this week, we received an email from a concerned customer of Old Heidelberg: "I recently relocated back to Houston from Dallas. One place I have fond memories of is called The Heidelberg on Fo... More >>

  • The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 5 Late-Night Eats
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    The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 5 Late-Night Eats

    published Oct 28, 2011

    For the next 20 weeks, we'll be rounding up the runners-up to our 2011 Best of HoustonĀ® winners. In many categories, picking each year's winner is no easy task. We'll be spotlighting 20 of those cate... More >>

  • First Look at Chatter's Cafe on Eldridge

    published Oct 27, 2011

    Confession time: Although I drive by it nearly every day -- sometimes as often as four times a day, even -- I've never eaten at the Chatter's off Washington Avenue. I freely confess that nothing about... More >>

  • Gas Station Sushi: 8 Fine Foods in Funky Places
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    Gas Station Sushi: 8 Fine Foods in Funky Places

    published Oct 27, 2011

    I read yesterday's Bon Appetit article on "Undercover Grub: Great Food in Surprising Places" with interest, hoping to catch a glimpse of a Houston restaurant in amongst the soda fountains and airport ... More >>

  • Houston Beer Week 2011: Bigger, Better, Beer-ier
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    Houston Beer Week 2011: Bigger, Better, Beer-ier

    published Oct 27, 2011

    The second annual Houston Beer Week kicks off this year on an auspicious date: 11/11/11. That's when the big craft beer festival will celebrate its sophomore year with a kick-off happy hour at Ziggy's... More >>

  • First Look at The Bird & The Bear
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    First Look at The Bird & The Bear

    published Oct 26, 2011

    The corner restaurant on the end of a River Oaks strip mall at 2810 Westheimer has been a lot of things. It's been Rickshaw, it's been Fins, it was even temporarily home to Tony Mandola's Gulf Coast K... More >>

  • Food Truck Driver Says Cop Hassled Him

    published Oct 26, 2011

    UPDATE: HPD's public information office called to say that, as of 2 p.m., "no complaint has been filed. No one by that name has filed an [Internal Affairs Division] complaint," the liaison stated. An... More >>

  • Sammy's Wild Game Grill: Imitation Is the Sincerest Form of Flattery

    published Oct 26, 2011

    In this week's cafe review of Sammy's Wild Game Grill, the new wild game hot dog-and-hamburger spot off Washington, we examine the idea that all artists borrow -- and the great ones steal. After all, ... More >>

  • The Modular Food Truck's Run-in with HPD Last Night at Liberty Station: UPDATED
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    The Modular Food Truck's Run-in with HPD Last Night at Liberty Station: UPDATED

    published Oct 26, 2011

    UPDATE: The Public Information Office of the HPD called to say that, as of 2 p.m. "no complaint has been filed. No one by that name has filed an [Internal Affairs Division] complaint," the liaison sta... More >>

  • Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs

    published Oct 26, 2011

    City of Ate: Our sister paper in Dallas interviewed Anthony Bourdain in advance of his new show, 48 Hours, and as Bourdain is wont to do, he dispensed some straightforward talk about his "low opinion"... More >>

  • Karbach Brewing's Grand Opening Brings a Big Crowd

    Karbach Brewing's Grand Opening Brings a Big Crowd

    published Oct 25, 2011

    At last night's grand opening for Karbach Brewing, Rich Arnold walked over to me with a glass of Karbach's Weisse Versa wheat in hand. "Have you ever had a beer that tastes so much like..." "Banana!"... More >>

  • Austin's Jester King Craft Brewery Sues the TABC, But Is the TABC Really the Bad Guy?
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    Austin's Jester King Craft Brewery Sues the TABC, But Is the TABC Really the Bad Guy?

    published Oct 25, 2011

    Jester King, based in Austin, is one of the state's most popular craft breweries. The TABC (or Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission), also based in Austin, is one of the state's most powerful agencies.... More >>

  • Can One Person Eat a 28-Inch Pizza In an Hour? With Video
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    Can One Person Eat a 28-Inch Pizza In an Hour? With Video

    published Oct 25, 2011

    Can one person eat a 28-inch pizza in an hour? The short answer is: no. But that didn't stop two devoted Houston Press staffers from taking on Russo's New York Pizzeria's party pizza challenge. Altho... More >>

  • Hot Diggity

    published October 27, 2011

    It's long been said that good artists borrow, and great artists steal. When More >>

  • Where Are We Drinking?

    published Oct 25, 2011

    Wine bottles and wine racks make for great subject matter in this black-and-white still-life. But where are those wines from? Think you know where we're drinking this week? Leave your best guess in t... More >>

  • Caesar Salad Cotton Candy and More: The 27th Annual Caesar Salad Competition
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    Caesar Salad Cotton Candy and More: The 27th Annual Caesar Salad Competition

    published Oct 24, 2011

    "I hope there's no Caesar salad Schweddy Balls," joked Ann Criswell, former Houston Chronicle food editor and longtime judge at My Table's annual Caesar Salad Competition. Most of the judges -- inclu... More >>

  • Houston Is the First (and Only) City to Get New Borden Milk
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    Houston Is the First (and Only) City to Get New Borden Milk

    published Oct 24, 2011

    Borden milk has made a move on Houston, hoping to seduce shoppers here with a brand-new line of milks that aren't available anywhere else in the country. Borden Life! is the newest product line from t... More >>

  • Where Are We Eating?

    published Oct 24, 2011

    One of the best things about the wealth of Asian grocery stores in Houston are the bakeries tucked inside. At this particular bakery, the pastries are 50 percent off every Sunday night past 8 p.m. Who... More >>

  • Upcoming Events: Hairy Bikers Heat Up Houston

    published Oct 21, 2011

    The History Channel came to Houston recently, and the bloggers behind spicy food blog Eat More Heat were tapped to help the show Hairy Bikers with the Ultra-Hot Chile Burger Challenge that will be fea... More >>

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