Baba Yega

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    5 Best Brunch Spots in Montrose

    In Houston, we're pretty serious about our brunch. Whether it be migas and breakfast tacos or chicken and waffles and loaded bloody Mary's, we have no shortage of awesome spots to get our brunch on. We'll be taking a look at some of our favorite spots around town. Starting with one of our favorite ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2014

    5 Best Vegetable Sandwiches To Try in Houston

    A meatless sandwich? "Blasphemous," you might say and note only the grilled cheese as a possible exception. You'll change your tune, my carnivorous friend, once you try a well-constructed vegetable sandwich (and I'm not talking veggie burgers). If you're looking to start practicing "Meatless Mondays ... More >>

  • Music

    December 5, 2013

    Too Much 77006

    50 Ways to Know You've Been In Montrose Too Long.

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2013

    25 Ways to Know You Spend Too Much Time In Montrose

    Rocks Off loves Houston's adorably scruffy, formerly sketchy hipster 'hood long ago known as "Neartown," but sometimes you have to go beyond Allen Parkway or 59. We asked a few of our writers exactly when they know that. You envy the comparatively walkable sidewalks of Fallujah. You have five dif ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 18, 2013

    Finally Visiting Cuchara

    An evening of highs and lows.

  • Dining

    April 4, 2013

    Here, Eat This

    A beginner's guide to Korean cuisine.

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    Saturday Funday? Houstonians Hold Sunday Sacred for Brunching

    After the third out-of-towner in a week asked me why Saturday brunch wasn't a "thing" in Houston, I got curious. Once is a blip, twice is a coincidence, three times is a trend. The problem is that -- as far as I know -- Saturday isn't the traditional brunching day of choice in Houston. Saturdays ar ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 19, 2012

    Like That Chain Restaurant?

    Try this local one instead.

  • Culture

    June 21, 2012

    Living Loud and Proud

    Celebrating Houston’s Gay Pride 2012—The celebrity grand marshal, local GLBT history, where to watch the parade — and the parties

  • Dining

    June 7, 2012

    The Rest of the Best

    Houston's Top 10 Patios

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 10 Patios

    For the next 20 weeks, we'll be rounding up the runners-up to our 2011 Best of Houston® winners. In many categories, picking each year's winner is no easy task. We'll be spotlighting 20 of those categories, in which the winner had hefty competition from other Houston bars and restaurants. Nope, Ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Here's a List of All the Restaurants You'll Get to Taste at Menu of Menus 2012

    In my years of covering and attending our yearly Menu of Menus event, I've never been quite as excited for the grand tasting as I am this year. Why? In addition to the first annual Iron Fork competition -- which pits two of Houston's best young chefs against each other, Iron Chef-style, while chef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Food Fight: Potato Salad

    Nielsen's Deli​Potato salad is not, strictly speaking, an American concept, but the mayonnaise-based version that most of us know and love is in fact American - or at least its origins are murky enough that we might as well claim it. And claim it we do -- in some towns it's illegal to hold a s ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 12, 2011

    Take It Outside

    Our picks for the best patios in Houston.

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    Houston's Best Patios: The 10 Best to Catch Up with Friends

    Photo by GroovehouseBehind the front doors at Baba Yega is one of Houston's grande dame patios.​​​​With patio weather season in full swing, Houstonians are absolutely spoiled for places to enjoy the day outside. And sometimes all you know is that you're in the mood for a patio, but can't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    This Week in Deliciousness

    NO, GODDAMMIT. You put the lime in the *COCONUT*, and you drink it all up. How many times are we gonna have to go over this, huh?​Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where the dingoes ate your baby and then complained that the babies used to be so much tastier than the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    Pasta Night at Baba Yega

    Photos hastily taken with iPhone: When pasta is involved, I don't mess around.​The Tuesday night special at this longstanding Montrose institution is pasta. That doesn't sound too exciting, does it? But how wrong you are. If Sunday brunches at Baba Yega are the Montrose equivalent of enormous ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Healthy Alternatives: Baba Yega's Black Bean Burger

    ​Fellow Houstonians, in case you haven't noticed: summertime is very near. We can feel it as the sun's rays turns our parked cars into saunas and feel it as the balmy air ruins our carefully styled hair. And though this is a somewhat welcome change after the harsh winter we endured, we know t ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 21, 2009

    Veggie Heaven

    Farmers' markets take over Houston.

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Even Transsexuals Need To Pee Somewhere

    If you're a transsexual and you gotta pee, there are at least 21 locations in Houston where you won't run into any problems - at least according to, a website that lists 1,848 transsexual-friendly bathrooms in 476 cities. Hair Balls tried to get in touch with the person who started the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2008

    $13 at Baba Yega on Grant

    Where: Baba Yega, 2607 Grant, 713-522-0042 What $13 gets you: I ordered the Fantasy sandwich (and made the mistake of saying, “I’ll have your Fantasy, please,” when I ordered – giggles all around). Normally, the Fantasy runs $8.95, but I subbed out fresh fruit for the potato salad for a ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 3, 2002

    Slim Comfort

    Has the Daily Review Cafe succeeded at staying the same?

  • Culture

    November 29, 2001

    Non Mall Shopping Adventures

    Shopping adventures

  • News

    April 12, 2001

    The Bench Warmer

    After two defeats by voters, will Bob Burdette finally lose his black robe to a DWI?

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000
  • Dining

    March 23, 2000

    Hot Plate

    Baba Yega

  • Dining

    May 13, 1999

    Promising Patios

    Restaurants heed the call of the great outdoors