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Albert Nurick

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2014

    The 10 Best Local Foodies to Follow on Instagram

    It's not yet officially in the dictionary along with selfie, crowdfunding and turducken, but food porn is definitely a real thing. I need only to pull up Instagram on my phone to start drooling over my friends' photos of fresh, local produce; croissants at Common Bond; and burgers galore. While ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    This Week In Food Blogs: Cantaloupe Pie, Going Nuts for Nut Milk & More

    H-Town Chow Down: After being asked when he started writing about food, Albert Nurick tells us about his journey into food writing and how it all started with a list of restaurants he liked the best. This 1994 restaurant list, which you can still find online today, turned into an Austin Dining Guide ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 27, 2013

    The 2013 Houston Web Awards: The Best Of Online Houston

    Fox26 newscaster Isiah Carey got over his embarrassment and learned to embrace the power of social media. He’s among this year’s winners, all creative users of the latest technology.

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    Katharine Shilcutt's 10 Favorite Dishes in Houston

    In a recent Food & Wine article, restaurant editor Kate Krader called Houston "America's newest capital of great food" and listed 10 of her favorite dishes/drinks in our city to underscore her point. They included the Vietnamese Wagyu meatballs at Underbelly, the blackstrap rum daiquiri at Charity S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2013

    This Week in Food Blogs: Official Texan Foodie Rules

    Texas Monthly: "For a city that sits so near to the coast, Houston is often criticized for lacking in contemporary seafood establishments," notes Layne Lynch in Texas Monthly. To find out why, Lynch visits with Jean-Philippe Gaston of popular new raw bar Cove. "We're the fourth largest city in the n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    This Week In Food Blogs: Thanksgiving Breakfast Muffins and Elevated Burgers

    Robb Walsh: "Gustavo Arellano's oft-stated opinion that 'Tex-Mex is dying,' has been forwarded to me repeatedly by Tex-Mex enthusiasts," writes former Houston Press food critic Robb Walsh. "They think I should challenge him to a debate - or a duel. Few people seem to realize that Gustavo and I are f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2012

    This Week In Food Blogs: Saying Hola to hOla

    Dallas Observer: Last week's cover story at our sister paper in Dallas chronicled the resurgence of craft breweries in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. "Free from the hangover of the '90s craft beer bust," writes Lauren Drewes Daniels, "Dallas' small brewers cheer another round of growth." Anyone wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    This Week In Food Blogs: Is Houston Diverse Enough?

    Lushtastic: Beer blogger Leslie Sprague has a preview of the city's newest craft beer bar from the owners of Liberty Station: Cottonwood. And if Sprague's write-up is any indication, Cottonwood is going to kill it. On the food end, there will be a full menu of burgers and mussels from Cottonwood che ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2012

    This Week In Food Blogs

    29-95: This week, take a trip out to Marfa with J.C. Reid, who heads to far west Texas in search of a Tex-Mex item rarely found this far east. What is it? The "elusive flat enchilada," which sees tortillas and cheese stacked lasagna style and then baked before being topped with a fried egg. Looking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    Three Rules for the Proper Use of Truffle Oil

    My esteemed colleague Jeremy Parzen recently wrote an article decrying truffle oil as "evil" and as something akin to farts. Farts? Really? If truffle oil were really all that bad, it wouldn't continue ending up on dishes in some of the best restaurants in Houston. As with any other pungent ingredi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    This Week In Food Blogs: The End of Cheap Food?

    The Village Voice: One of the highlights of my recent trip to D.C. was getting to watch the announcement of the brand-new American Chef Corps live at the State Department. Robert Sietsema at the Village Voice has more on what the so-called Diplomatic Culinary Partnership entails, while Eater has the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    This Week In Food Blogs: Lunfast, Roznovsky's and Pop-Up Opium Dens

    Weapons Grade: Justin Vann, sommelier at Oxheart, continues to write some of the most interesting and enlightening prose-poetry about what it means to work in the service industry. "Tell me what I'm tasting in this pourover." "Can you believe who they hired for their sous?" "Why don't you do another ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs

    2 Dine For: New food blog alert! You can now catch our own Christina Uticone over at new Houston food blog 2 Dine For (don't worry; she's still writing for EOW, too), where she and fellow writer Joshua Payne are tag-teaming Houston's restaurants and providing He Said, She Said-style reviews after ea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    Comment of the Day: The Sacrilege of Ketchup on a Burger

    Here on Eating Our Words, the commenters absolutely make the blog, and our Comment of the Day honors the best of the bunch. Every day, we read you guys and pick the commenter, or commenters, who made us laugh, cry, salivate over something delicious, or think about things in a new way. In return, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs

    Slate: In one of the most interesting pieces I read all week, Slate's Benjamin Phelan explains that one of the main reasons that Colorado can now consider pizza a vegetable is that there really is no such thing as a vegetable in the first place. Dude, You Going to Eat That?: On that note, Dr. Ricky ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs

    Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. 2995: Good news for 'cue lovers: Burns BBQ has not only reopened, it's already ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    Openings & Closings

    ​The big news this week, of course, was that Randy Rucker is packing up and moving to Houston. Bootsie's will still operate in Tomball under his mother's stewardship, but his new restaurant will be a partnership with pastry chef Chris Leung, located at 5219 Caroline in the Museum District. In ... More >>

  • News

    July 14, 2011

    Montrose Muffled

    Residents take sides on bar noise issue.

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Only In Houston...

    Hoagies & More: A family-run restaurant serving Salvadoran and Vietnamese food.​While finishing this week's cafe review off Thanh Phuong, the phrase "only in Houston..." kept wandering through my head. "Only in Houston," I thought, "would a chef like Chris Shepherd offer to stage at a tiny, f ... More >>

  • News

    June 9, 2011

    Broken Promises

    Readers recount problems with DFPS

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Meet Houston's Most Underrated Chefs

    Photo by Matthew DresdenWhich "underrated" chef made this beautiful tai ceviche?​Two weeks ago, Mai Pham's excellent post about the modern Franco-Japanese cuisine Chef Jason Hauck is cooking up at Soma Sushi shed some light on the fact that Soma serves much more than just sushi, despite its na ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs

    Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. Saveur: First and most importantly, congratulations to two of our regularly fea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs

    Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. Bon Appetit: The big news this week, of course, was Andrew Knowlton's trip to H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Comment of the Day

    ​Katharine Shilcutt took in a 'stros game and found herself at the FiveSeven Grille. And while she was frustrated by the $16 sliders, commenter Albert Nurick was downright outraged: $16 for three sliders? They're $5.78 at Little Bigs. Uncle Drayton, why do you insist on screwing over your fan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Comment of the Day

    ​Marco Wiles abruptly closed his new location of Dolce Vita in the Woodlands, and Katharine Shilcutt wrote about it, opening a floodgate of emotion on pizza, foodies, the suburbs and artichokes. (Have we mentioned we love you guys?) Albert Nurick, who often writes about Woodlands restaurants o ... More >>

  • News

    January 27, 2011

    Women of Rock

    Readers discuss Slutwave genre.

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2010

    Comment of the Day: Happy New Year's!

    ​We're going to end the year here at Eating Our Words on a positive note. Katharine Shilcutt listed the top ten EOW posts of 2010, and commenter Albert Nurick left her some well-deserved words of encouragement: Brava! You had a great run in 2010. Looking forward to what comes from your twist ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs

    Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. Great Food Houston: Former EOW blogger Ruthie Johnson posts on her personal foo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Social Media Folks, Caffe Bello and Fun Times

    ​Organized by frequent EOW commenter, foodie, tweeter extraordinaire and website developer who counts the Vallone enterprise as one of his clients, Albert Nurick (aka @htownchowdown) gathered lots of tweet-happy, food-loving Houstonians for a meal at Caffe Bello last night. The conversation fl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Fess Up: You Haven't Eaten at RDG Bar Annie

    Photo by mrzarquonIt's okay if you've never eaten at The Breakfast Klub. Fess up.​...or maybe you haven't eaten at La Colombe d'Or or Tony's or Mark's. Or, on the other hand, you haven't eaten at Lankford Grocery, Irma's, Pizzitola's or Molina's. Maybe you've never eaten at a Chili's. I don't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    Why Your Customers Hate You, Baristas

    She's thinking about punching you in the chest, straight through your stupid apron.​Last week, I interviewed three of my barista friends -- two of whom remained anonymous -- about behaviors that make them want to throttle the next person in line at their java joint. Of course, as many commente ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    A Comprehensive Guide to Houston's Food Blogs

    Cartoon does not reflect reality (most of the time).​In a city as large as Houston and with as many culinary options as we're blessed with, it's no surprise that the food blogging community here is large and diverse. Say what you want about food bloggers: that we're arrogant, obtrusive know-i ... More >>

  • News

    March 18, 2010

    Blog Stars

    Ten local sites that rock our world

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