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  • Blogs

    June 18, 2014

    Rest of the Best 2014: Houston's Ten Best Bloody Marys

    Our 2013 Best of HoustonĀ® winners were announced a while back, but in many cases, picking the best item in any category was no easy task. In order to show off all the culinary greatness Houston has to offer, we're continuing to round up the "rest of the best" in some of our favorite categories. Bon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    First Look at Union Kitchen: 5 Things It Does Wrong and 5 Things It Does Right

    Because it's not fair to give a full cafe review to a restaurant before it's been open for at least three months, we bring you First Looks at new restaurants around Houston to see what they're doing right so far and what they still need to work on. The new Union Kitchen replaced a Hunan Emperor tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Bartender Chat: Susan of The Big Easy

    It's Mardi Gras weekend, y'all, and I can't think of a better place to kick off the party than The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, a little slice of NOLA in the Bayou City. I stopped in earlier this week to get a jump start on my bon temps since this Thibodaux native will be celebrating Mardi Gra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    This Week in Deliciousness

    Photo by Mike Overall*sigh* Let the hoarding commence.​Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we're going to launch a class-action lawsuit against Diet Dr Pepper for not tasting more like real Dr Pepper. We'll probably be defeated in court by the Dr Pepper lawyers p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Bartender Chat: Amber Southerland of Blue Bar at Brenner's on the Bayou

    Carrie Applegate Jaeger​There's nothing better than enjoying the last few days of wonderful weather before the hellish summer hits with a delicious cocktail and a beautiful view. Blue Bar at Brenner's on the Bayou offers just that: yummy cocktails, great scenery and a relaxed atmosphere. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2011

    Friday Night: Wilco At Verizon Wireless Theater

    Photos by Jason Wolter​Wilco Verizon Wireless Theater May 6, 2011 Jeff Tweedy's kind of an asshole. But it's okay, because we're familiar with the type:The guy who grew up a snotty punk-rock kid in the '80s, went on to form a band that just happened to become one of the most critically laude ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Bartender Chat: Kenny Roberts of Lola's Depot

    ​If you're brave enough to admit that you like to go to Lola's Depot, you might get a funny look or two, but the truth is that the place is piece of Montrose history. Plus it has seriously cheap, seriously stiff drinks that are made by some of the friendliest bartenders in town. "Skinny Kenn ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 27, 2007

    The Art Guys, "Cloud Cuckoo Land"

    The Art Guys share 25 years of "drawings, proposals, failed schemes and pipe dreams"

  • Music

    May 18, 2006

    Drunk and Orderly

    A pair of veteran boozers manage to grow up without sobering up

  • Calendar

    August 18, 2005

    Hotter than Hasselhoff?

    Maybe not yet, but Koufax is on the way

  • Calendar

    August 18, 2005

    Keeping It Reel

    The Ann Arbor Film Festival showcases edgy cinema

  • Calendar

    July 14, 2005

    Hip-hop Hoedown

    Bavu Blakes rides into town on Blazing Saddles

  • Calendar

    April 28, 2005

    Women of the Street

    Shake it with the horned-up East Coast ladies of Avenue D

  • Dining

    March 10, 2005

    Mixing It Up

    The world's best chefs have turned their attention to cocktails, with surprising results

  • Calendar

    November 4, 2004

    Hudson, Texas

    The Social gets an NYC spin

  • Calendar

    September 9, 2004

    Thong and Dance

    Hang with the scantily clad at the No Pants Party

  • Music

    August 19, 2004
  • Calendar

    May 20, 2004
  • Calendar

    January 15, 2004

    Pike's Peak

    Catch the tattooed lady's act at the Rhythm Room

  • Calendar

    December 4, 2003

    On the Freedom Tip

    Sabir Mateen's jazz quintet blows the boundaries of traditional jazz

  • Calendar

    August 7, 2003

    Moddening Crowds

    DJ Mod Scott brings '60s pop to Helios

  • Music

    April 10, 2003
  • News

    October 24, 2002

    Art of the Deal

    A new effort hopes to transform billboards into beauty, at least for a month

  • Music

    July 25, 2002

    Cyber Phantom

    DJ Spooky is a friendly digital ghost, unless you happen to be Tricky

  • Dining

    June 28, 2001

    Free Fire Zone

    The praise or blame lies with the diner at Fire + Ice

  • Culture

    June 21, 2001

    Wide-Open Spaces

    "Big as Texas" show emphasizes the state's free-wheeling ideas about art

  • Dining

    November 2, 2000

    Stirred and Shaken

    The Mercantile's peach martini

  • News

    March 16, 2000

    The Turning Point

    If Richie Hubscher couldn't be the Houston Ballet's prince in white tights, then he would be the dark angel of the Easy Credit Theater

  • News

    December 16, 1999

    Back to the Futurist

    The guy who designed Cadillac Ranch wants to build a dolphin space station. Is it any wonder UH is divided over the return of Doug Michels?

  • News

    January 23, 1997

    What Did He Do To Deserve This?

    Attorney John O'quinn says his big-business enemies are out to do him in. But the real source of his troubles may be closer to home.

  • Calendar

    August 1, 1996
  • Film

    March 21, 1996

    Antonio Times Two

    A Banderas bounty is just one of the pleasures of Two Much