I didn't plan on writing about the beer. I planned on writing about the food, but when the food isn't quite as good as the beer, well... That's what I discovered at Café Brussels, the subject of this week's cafe review. The place has a lot going for it. It's in a cute building, the décor is lovel ... More >>
There's lots of alternatives to the same old same old this year.
Hank on Food: Hank has been blogging up a storm lately, but one of his most useful recent entries is a review of Just Burgers up near Spring. He notes that the outside of Just Burgers is pretty nondescript, but inside it's a veritable shrine to the Texans and to burger. The menu features creatively ... More >>
Son Volt is heading down the highway with a new album in tow, Honky Tonk, but instead of lamenting still waters and beatnik poets, Jay Farrar and company have gone strictly Bakersfield, even naming a track after the legendary country-music mecca. Yep, Farrar has gone back to his roots mixing steel ... More >>
Bar Munich brings a little bit of Deutschland to Midtown.
Looking back on the year in movies, and what's coming in 2012.
Flora & Muse offers charming, European-style bistro fare.
The Brisket House rules their brisket with an actual iron fist.Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we kind of want our old pizza delivery job back just so we can hang out in the walk-in freezer. Yes, it's hot as balls here in Houston, and that's why we started t ... More >>
Local favorites the Wild Moccasins embark on a six-week European tour this weekend. Rocks Off knows how daunting international travel can be, especially when you're on a multi-country blitzkrieg that exposes you to numerous languages and many differing cultural mores in a relatively short per ... More >>
My cup runneth over.I realize Egypt is in chaos and everyone north of the Mason-Dixon line is going to be flash frozen like a bag of Birds Eye broccoli florets and Charlie Sheen is apparently the reincarnation of Grigori Rasputin, but that is no excuse, no excuse, for the criminal lack of att ... More >>
All right, beer nerds, sharpen your knives (or whatever your weapon of choice when chasing down fledgling beer reviewers, pinning them to the ground, and pouring gallons of domestic pilsner down their throats). That's right, this marks my official debut as the new Brew Blog writer here at Eat ... More >>
What is it? Red cabbage is exactly what it sounds like. While it isn't as exotic as a lychee or Chinese broccoli, it wasn't something I ever ate growing up in Southeast Texas, so it is exotic to me. Until later in life when I experienced some tart, sweet and savory red kraut at a German rest ... More >>
Listening to Wait, Wait ...Don't Tell Me on NPR a few weeks ago, a caller from Cleveland was challenged to come up with something positive about his city. After a long silence that drew plenty of laughs, he said, "Great Lakes beer." The Cleveland-based brewery is definitely one of many reaso ... More >>
Director Alain Resnais makes films, not movies
It takes a true Scotsman to get to the bottom of this whole Franz Ferdinand thing
The card game Yu-Gi-Oh! becomes a wild and crazy movie
Foster programs try to save departing soldiers' critters from becoming casualties
A Wave of Laughter, Strip Search Horrors, Fine Frye
A tale of UFOs, art collectors and the shadows of history
Hackemack's is a barrel of fun
Illuminati muses on the Almighty and basketball, with mixed results