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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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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 >>
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