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  • Blogs

    October 14, 2014

    District Attorney Candidate Kim Ogg on the "Human Toll" of Prosecuting Misdemeanor Pot Offenders

    Last Friday, Kim Ogg, the Democratic candidate for Harris County District Attorney, was the guest of honor at a gathering of the Houston chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, a pro-pot legalization group. Just let that sink in for a moment. A major party candidate v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2013

    2013: The Year in Houston Openings & Closings

    It's that time of year again. As we say goodbye to 2013 and welcome 2014, let's take a moment and reflect on the restaurants that opened and closed this year. Unlike our usual Openings & Closings reports, this one is simply a month-by-month listing of which restaurants joined the Houston dining sce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2013

    The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Food Truck Friday, Party with Santa & Triniti's Anniversary Dinner

    Food Truck Friday @ Houston Press Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 2603 La Branch Come grab a bite to eat for lunch during Food Truck Friday at our office. This week, Third Coast Steak Sandwiches will be serving up the grub. Make your own sandwich, or choose from the favorites such as the Long Horn with home ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 6, 2013

    A Slice for a Tat

    Pi Pizza truck reflects on its unique promotion.

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    Openings & Closings: An Earlier Goodbye from Feast, But a Happy Welcoming of Christine Ha

    The month of May has seen many restaurants and bars come and go, including a few surprises and an earlier good-bye from a well-loved restaurant, but this week fortunately brought more openings than closings. As Mai Pham reported, Seasons 52 opened last week on Thursday offering a menu filled with i ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 16, 2013

    The Pho-ndamentals

    A beginner's guide to Vietnamese cuisine.

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    Openings & Closings: Renovated Restaurants and Born-Again Bars

    It was a busy week for openings, so we'll kick things off this Friday with some happy news. Eleven XI, the new restaurant helmed by chef Kevin Bryant, opened this past Tuesday night...and it already has three Yelp reviews. The location at 607 West Gray had to be extensively renovated to turn the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    Cafe Adobe Closes Its Montrose Location This Sunday; Readers Share Their Memories

    There was a period of time when going to the massive, two-story Cafe Adobe complex at Westheimer and Shepherd meant devoting at least three hours of your day -- if not more -- in near-prostrate devotion to its super-strong margaritas and sprawling rooftop patio. Although those days are past for me, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2013

    Celebrate National Margarita Day Today with 15 of Our Favorites

    For whatever reason, some marketing genius decided that February 22 is National Margarita Day. I can't figure out what significance this day has to margaritas or tequila or Triple Sec or limes. Even the National Margarita Day's web page offers no clues as to why February 22 is so important, leaving ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2013

    Councilwoman Helena Brown Is A Self-Made Video Star, Of Sorts

    When Hair Balls first cast about for reasons behind Houston Woman Magazine's selection of Helena Brown as one of Houston's "50 Most Influential Women" earlier this month, the only thing we could come away with was a statement from Brown's office. According to the councilwoman's coterie, her selectio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2013

    Top 5 Low-Cal Margaritas To Try in Houston

    In the spirit of a healthy start to the New Year, I'm trying to cut back on excessively sugary beverages. My biggest weakness is margaritas at mainstream bars and restaurants, which tend to use high-calorie commercial mixers. Thankfully, many Houston establishments have jumped on the skinny cocktail ... More >>

  • News

    November 8, 2012

    Patent Law: The New Cold War

    On the frontlines of the costliest battle in the high-tech world.

  • Dining

    October 18, 2012

    The Rest of the Best

    Houston's top 10 sushi restaurants.

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2012

    Openings & Closings: Cafe Adobe Closing and Downtown Blind Items

    It looks like EaDo is getting more gentrified by the day, as one of our readers sent in pictures of TABC notices for Walker Street Gastropub, set to take over the old Cafe Shoppe place at 2016 Walker. A banh mi shop replaced by a gastropub? The old Chinatown has truly changed. Another old spot will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    Health Department Roundup: The Texans Grille, Tony's, Falafel Frenzy, Teotihuacan and More

    Before we opened the report for the Houston Texans Grille (12848 Queensbury), we decided the inspection result would predict the team's fate in the coming season. This method has literally never failed, or succeeded. If it turns out to be an ineffective predictor, though, we promise to name our firs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    Alternatives to Five of the Pricier Software Titles

    The Business Software Alliance announced last week that it had come to an agreement with local business Affordable Power, LP, to settle legal claims that the company pirated software titles. According to the release: As part of the settlement, Affordable Power agreed to pay $150,000 to settle legal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2012

    iCan't: 4 Reasons Why Even the iPad 3 Won't Cause Me to Buy One

    In April of last year, I wrote about whether I should buy an iPad. After a few musing paragraphs, I came to the begrudging conclusion that the iPad was likely part of my technological future. Well, it's nearly a year later and still no iPad for me. With the release of the iPad 3 tomorrow (and a prob ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    Jose Cuervo Light Margarita

    As you might have inferred from recent posts, I have been spending a lot more time in Alexandria, Virginia while my husband finishes a temporary job. With no teaching responsibilities this semester, my schedule has been much more flexible; it's been an exercise in self-discipline to write during th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    DEFCON Dining: Cafe Adobe

    DEFCON Dining isn't always about dealing with the kids' tenuous grip on civility. At least not directly. Sometimes, it's just a matter of parental weariness, or adult surliness, and the need to go somewhere the kids won't mind, and where we won't be required to be on our best behavior. Take, for e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Wanted: $100 Music Video From Emmy Winner

    ​Rocks Off likes to troll the musicians section of Craigslist in an effort to catch interesting acts at their very inception. Usually we get the same old thing day in and day out: Need FOC (Friend of Christ) bass player for worship band. Must have ride. 18 SERIOUS singer looking for band. Ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    Houston's Top 11 Margaritas for National Margarita Day

    Photo by Eric HesterThe winter spiced margarita at Ninfa's on Navigation.​Tomorrow is National Margarita Day. (Yes, much like International Hot & Spicy Food Day, it's a thing.) And although it'll be cloudy most of the day tomorrow, the sun should come out right around happy hour time, and wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Health. Dept. Roundup

    ​Don't complain about your adobe -- you'll wind up getting re-inspected on Health Department Roundup. Forgive for the Mad Libs. Let's get to this week's rundown: A complaint at Murphy's Deli (16536 Park Row) forced an August 17 inspection, during which the inspector found an employee not rest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    Bobby Heugel's Weekly Cocktail: The Margarita

    ​Nobody wants to talk about margaritas on May 6, the day after Cinco de Mayo. However, rather than avoiding discussing the source of the dreaded May 6 hangover, we thought we'd confront the Tex-Mex monster head-on. You can almost smell the lingering stench of artificial margarita mixes and poo ... More >>

  • News

    April 29, 2010

    It's Five O'clock Somewhere

    We scout out happy hour in Houston.

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Houston Happy Hours: Don't Go Out Un-Guided Or Un-Apped

    Photos by Bryan WilliamsHappy hour is a good thing in the upstairs bar at Benjy's on Washington.​Happy hour in Houston can be a strange thing. Michelle Cowden, a bartender at Washington Avenue's Sawyer Park, told us recently, "I don't really do happy hours. I've probably only been to one in m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    Great Moments In Political Debate, La Marque Style

    ​You can have your Daniel Webster rising in the Senate to give his storied Second Reply to Hayne; the La Marque City Council has set the bar for legislative contemplation far, far higher with its epochal Argument Over A Past-Due Library Book.As noted in the Galveston County Daily News, the ever-sq ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    Food Fight: Battle Cheese Enchilada

    Photos by Katharine Shilcutt​"Cheese enchiladas served in chili con carne -- not thin, meatless chili gravy, or authentic enchilada sauce -- are the hallmark of real Tex-Mex, according to 78-year-old Fort Worth sportswriter and Tex-Mex expert Dan Jenkins," as Robb Walsh stated in his July 2 ... More >>

  • News

    August 13, 2009

    Readers loved the tale of José & Magdalena...

    ...the overrated restaurants list, not so much.

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Health Department Roundup: Hyperlink Edition

    This week's hall of health-code-violating shame includes restaurants previously reviewed, mentioned, discussed or otherwise examined in the Houston Press. Back in September 2004, Press food critic Robb Walsh said to forget about the then-ubiquitous South Beach bitch of a diet and eat up at The Sac ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 21, 2009

    Veggie Heaven

    Farmers' markets take over Houston.

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2009

    La Comida Mas Fina Para Cinco De Mayo

    Photo by CC ChapmanEven if you're a bit rusty on your high school Spanish, at least one thing should be gleaned from that headline: Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner! Despite the fact that the holiday is largely unobserved in Mexico and does not -- as is commonly and erroneously assume ... More >>

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    June 12, 2008
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    April 10, 2007
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    April 10, 2007
  • News

    October 12, 2006

    The Sole of Houston

    Hi. I'm John Lomax, and I'm a pedestrian. My friend, Uncle Tick, and I walked down 16-plus miles of Westheimer. This is our story.

  • News

    May 25, 2006

    Gator Aid

    Thanks to the Endangered Species Act, alligators are everywhere in southeast Texas. So now the state is going to make it easier for you to shoot you one.

  • Calendar

    December 16, 2004
  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • Music

    August 26, 2004

    Let's Get Nuts

    The Nightfly and his twin land at the Marq*E and win a free trip to Vegas

  • Culture

    November 29, 2001

    Non Mall Shopping Adventures

    Shopping adventures

  • Dining

    March 29, 2001
  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Margarita

    Cafe Adobe

  • Dining

    June 15, 2000

    Booze in a Blender

    Two-Tone Tonic

  • Music

    March 9, 2000

    Listen In

    Hollisters, Bo Patt, Hadden Sayers Band, and Tom Cummings Quartet

  • Dining

    December 9, 1999

    Dinner and a Movie

    Local Restaurant News

  • Music

    October 23, 1997
  • Dining

    April 28, 1994

    The Dallas Version

    At Mesa: A Taste of Santa Fe, there's a whole lotta trendiness going on