Nicholas Hall

 

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  • 16 days ago | Restaurant Reviews

    My wife and kids have a new favorite joke. It's pretty simple, really. They wait until I'm eating, and then they photograph me, jaw unhinged and gaping like some deathly creature. I've been self-conscious about how I look while eating ever since t...

  • 4 months ago | Restaurant Reviews

    "I never thought I liked mole.” That’s what my wife keeps telling people after eating at Xochi. It was the mole amarillo that shifted things for her. It came in a small white bowl, nestled next to three of its brethren, in a mole tasting ordered a...

  • 4 months ago | Restaurant Reviews

    We arrived at Kitchen 713 as the edges of Tropical Storm Cindy teased the city, pleated gusts of rain making us hesitate just at the edge of the causeway from the parking garage. We paused, waiting for a break in the rain before making the short d...

  • 10 years ago

    Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages, in a three-way tag-team cage match, it's Houston's Battle of the Sexual-Identity Stereotypes! That's right, folks, starting Saturday, it's an all-out war of the prefixes! Jägermeiste...

  • 11 years ago

    Jana Hunter haunts me in my dreams. Her music, though sparse in instrumentation and arrangement, bears a weight that clings to me like the stifling air of a Houston summer, albeit in a much more pleasant fashion. Fortunately for you musical claust...

  • 11 years ago

    Despite their Houston Press "Best New Act" nomination, L.L. Cooper boasts considerable local experience. Namesake guitar-slinger Larry Cooper and bassist Jeff Enlow previously lent their chops to scene stalwart Lisa Novak. Rick Thompson spent a go...

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