7-Eleven Inc.

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2013

    Here, Eat This: A Beginner's Guide To 7-Eleven© Cuisine

    While the return of 7-Eleven© to Houston may have the gourmands among us raising their champagne glasses, the rest of us plain folk are perhaps sheepishly wondering, "Golly, that food looks good. But I wouldn't even know where to begin!" To the hoi polloi of Houston (and, please know, I count mysel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    This Week In Food Blogs: Cronut Craze and RA Sushi's Watermelon Margaritas

    Eater: The cronut craze has taken the world by storm. After having its origin in New York, the hybrid croissant-donut has made everyone in the United States and overseas go crazy for the sinfully sweet treat. Eater gives us nine cronut imposters from around the world, including an at-home recipe wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    Thank Heaven: 7-Eleven Returning to Houston

    I am barely old enough to remember 7-Eleven, which departed the Houston market in the 1980s following the Dallas-based company's financial decline in that decade, but I remember the stores being awesome. Since it left the southern part of the state, 7-Eleven has mushroomed into a multi-national cor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2012

    The 12 Biggest Food News Stories of 2012: The Year In Twinkies, Go-Go Juice and Guy Fieri

    From eating like cavemen to redneck sketti, we're taking a look back at some of the biggest food happenings of 2012. 12. Singapore Serves Mashed Potatoes...From A Vending Machine? The internet was abuzz when a photo of a mashed potato vending machine surfaced. Eventually, the viral picture was tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    The Slurpees Are Back in Town

    It's just an ICEE with a silly (okay, sillier) name!​Guess who just got back today? (I love Thin Lizzy; sue me.) Slurpees, that's who. While there hasn't been a 7-Eleven in the Houston city limits since the late '80s, fans of its famous Slurpee still exist. Although it's just a cleverly mar ... More >>

  • Film

    June 9, 2011

    Flirting with Disaster

    J.J. Abrams deploys humor and destruction in his super fun, super loud catastrophe flick Super 8.

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    There's Just Something About That Snoop Dogg

    ​Recently, Rocks Off's sister had a baby. That, of course, means that we were required to travel to the city where the child currently lives in, Corpus Christi, and comment on his specific attractiveness. Now, this is hardly an inconvenience; we were amped to see King Roman, the teeny tiny ha ... More >>

  • News

    February 18, 2010

    Teen Porn 101

    If they're taking their laptops and cell phones to bed with them, it's probably not to do homework.

  • News

    December 24, 2009

    Year in Film: Rent a Wreck

    For a former video store giant, not such a blockbuster decade.

  • Culture

    January 29, 2009
  • News

    December 27, 2007

    The Year In Film

    Judd Apatow's pretty good year and much more

  • Music

    June 29, 2006

    ˇViva la Revolución!

    A rogues' gallery of rock and rollers reflects upon the USA's big day

  • Calendar

    June 3, 2004

    Keeping Up with the Jones

    The Triple Crown thunders to the finish line

  • News

    August 7, 2003

    FOB Story

    Sunil Thakkar's a plenty cool Indian-American. But he wants his socially pathetic Fresh-Off-the-Boat past to work mainstream cinema magic.

  • News

    February 13, 2003

    Spaced Out

    Saturation coverage for another space shuttle crash

  • News

    January 4, 2001

    Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

    Why does it bother people when toddlers still breast-feed? Could it be about sex?

  • Music

    December 30, 1999

    Where Will They Be?

    A look at the rock scene in 2020

  • Film

    July 15, 1999

    Potent Project

    Sheer suspense sends Blair Witch into legendary horror status

  • Film

    October 9, 1997


    The bracing Licensed to Kill reveals the minds of hate criminals

  • Calendar

    January 30, 1997