Atkins Diet

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Rich Food, Poor Food Authors on Choosing a Nutrient-Rich Diet and Avoiding Pitfalls at the Grocery Store

    I'm not much for diet books. I'm not much for diets, period. They're too often nonsensically restrictive and disappointingly uneducational. So you lost 10 pounds on the Atkins diet -- what did you learn from that other than how to avoid potatoes and Cinnabons? So you dropped a pant size on Weight W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    Liam Gallagher Is My Hero. Don't Judge Me.

    Liam Gallagher is a literary genius. Yes, I said it. And I won't take it back. But wait. Don't start typing out your "Beady Eye sucks and their album tanked" rant just yet. I can explain. I say this based not on Liam's musical prowess but on his inane ability to drop pearls of bitchy wisdom aime ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 17, 2012

    Liberty Kitchen Sink

    This Heights restaurant tries to be all things to everyone — but to me it's an oyster bar with a terrific burger and milk shake.

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    National Sandwich Day Is Thursday, November 3!

    Photo via​Fact: We love sandwiches. PB&J, BLT, grilled cheese, po-boy, Cuban, Reuben, cheese steak in Philly or muffaletta in New Orleans, single or multi-tiered, we can't get enough. We love them simple and oh so complicated, hot and cold, for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2010

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Federico Cavatore and Chef Raul Garcia of Cavatore's

    Federico Cavatore and Chef Raul Garcia.​If you're reading this, most likely you're interested in all things digestible. You are not only aware of the difference between organic and biodynamic, but you have the solstices etched out on your calendar. You know where all the latest and greatest pl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Umami at Umai

    Photos by Troy FieldsThe clean and modern interior at Umai. Check out our slideshow for more photos.​Umai Japanese Restaurant (8400 Bellaire) may be located along Bellaire Boulevard, but the restaurant is mostly removed from the hurly-burly tumble and flow of Chinatown, being closer to Sharpst ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Openings & Closings

    Photo by Robb WalshOyster season is permanently over for Shuck Daddy's.​Lasting only a little over a year, the not-quite-Hooters seafood spot Shuck Daddy's (1511 Shepherd) has shucked its last oyster. With Mak Chin suffering a similar fate in the same location in 2009, could it be that Houston ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    I Have Seen the Devil, and His Name Is Big Mac Snack Wrap

    You know, F. Scott Fitzgerald was right about American lives having no second acts. I found that to be sadly true yesterday as I sat down at the McDonald's near the bus station off Main and jumped teeth first into an American tragedy. Somewhere in a cold and sterile boardroom at McDonald's headqu ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 20, 2007
  • Blogs

    June 29, 2007

    That's a Lot of Photos

    With more than 140 photos, Russell Lee Photographs is fat. With a price of $50 and weighing in at almost five pounds, that’s $10 per pound. I wish Linda Peterson, Head of Photographic and Digital Archives at the Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin (how’s that for ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 19, 2007

    Yatra Brasserie

    A chic new Indian restaurant on Main Street serves Desi-Tex tacos for lunch

  • Dining

    June 15, 2006

    Carne Carnival

    The Brazilian churrascaria, an all-you-can-eat parade of steaks, chops and sausages, makes its way to Montrose

  • Dining

    March 17, 2005

    Thai High

    Do you want your dinner "bong-hit hot" or "acid-flashback hot"?

  • Dining

    July 1, 2004

    African Hideaway

    Addisaba has an air of foreign intrigue — and awesome kifto and yedoro wot

  • Dining

    August 21, 2003

    Barbecued Squid

    A special dish scores as the Seoul food of Korea Garden

  • Dining

    May 17, 2001

    Remembrance of Eggs Past

    Maybe nutrition isn't a one-size-fits-all proposition