Arnold Palmer

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2014

    This Week in Food Blogs: It's Always Better With a Fried Egg

    Zagat Houston: Marcy de Luna of Zagat Houston has the scoop on four new restaurants serving stellar brunches. You can't miss the Quinoa Johnny Cakes with blueberries, maple syrup and Greek yogurt at True Food Kitchen in the Galleria area. Order the Cereal Crunch French Toast at Tout Suite -- it's a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2014

    Beyond Iced Tea: 5 Best Drinks Traditionally Served Hot Just As Good Cold

    The sweaty season is upon us and when rehydrating I can't stand anything warmer than room temperature (of your average apartment during winter in Siberia). Just because the weather calls for chilled drinks doesn't mean certain beverages are off-limits; here are five beverages usually served hot tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2014

    Openings & Closings: It's Good To Have You Back, MF Sushi

    Last week ended with sad news when local baker, Jody Stevens, lost her home in a fire. Thankfully she was not at her home during the fire, but she lost everything inside her home, including the the tools she uses for her cake business, Jodycakes. Various restaurateurs and chefs have created fundrais ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    Top 5 Variations on the Arnold Palmer

    There's nothing quite as refreshing in summer as a tall, icy Arnold Palmer. So popular is this hybrid beverage (ice tea and lemonade, with some debate as to the exact proportions) that many supermarkets now offer their own premixed varieties. I prefer, however, to mix my own Arnold Palmer at home ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2013

    Two Surprise Ties and Fantastic Food at the Inaugural Big Taste of Houston

    As far as tasting events go, the Big Taste of Houston, which debuted this past Sunday night to a crowd of about 700, was all that it promised to be and then some. Billed as a premier foodie extravaganza and fundraiser for the Houston chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters, the elegant, high class soir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Houston Sports Stories That Need Their Own ESPN #30For30 Episodes

    Red-Blooded American Man's newest obsession -- behind Kate Upton -- has to be ESPN's 30 For 30 series. The sports documentary series takes on notable and not-so-notable events in sports history and gives them the 360-degree treatment. Since 30 For 30 debuted in late 2009, the directors have tackle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    Taste of Texas at Valentino Wine Bar

    What do you get when you place six premium Texas distillers enthusiastically vending their wares in one room and a complimentary assortment of tapas? A jolly good time. Wednesday night, representatives from Texas-made Cinco Vodka, Rebecca Creek Whiskey, Enchanted Rock Vodka, Treaty Oak Rum, Water ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2011

    Top Five Summer Drinks (Adults Only)​There are few things more enjoyable than an ice-cold beverage during the dog days of summer, except for maybe an ice-cold adult beverage enjoyed beach-side, poolside in the early evening. Although I often enjoy a simple beer on these occasion ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    Sweet Tea & Vodka: Deep Eddy, A Uniquely Texas Spirit

    ​Deep Eddy Sweet Tea Vodka couldn't be more Texas if it tried. Its namesake is the oldest swimming pool in Texas, on the National Register of Historic Places. The water for Deep Eddy comes from an artesian well in north Texas, and the corn for the vodka -- which is distilled 10 times -- from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Game Time: Earl Woods' Force Ghost Asks Tiger The Tough Questions, In The Name Of Nike

    So earlier this week, we got this presser from Tiger Woods at Augusta.... For those who don't want to waste nine minutes of your life watching bullshit, just know that Tiger plans on being nicer to all of the fans, he has had to view himself in a way he never thought he'd have to, and he's never tak ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 15, 2005

    Getting the Drift

    Paddling down Buffalo Bayou brings Katrina close to home

  • Dining

    August 1, 2002

    It Ain't Easy Being Green

    The Black-eyed Pea's Green Spider

  • News

    June 16, 1994

    The Burial and Resurrection (maybe) of Doug Sanders

    For 14 years, Doug Sanders ran Houston's most celebrity-filled golf tournament. Then he was accused of sticking his hand in the till. Now he wants to come back.