I don't know if I'm a masochist or an optimist. Either way, I keep returning to Roots Bistro hoping, thinking that one day the prices will fall in line with the wonderful, farmers-market-fresh food and I can add a new neighborhood favorite to my list. So far, this has not yet happened. Instead, wha ... More >>
"Ingredients," reports the back label on a bottle of Randall Grahm's Bonny Doon wines from California, "Syrah grapes, tartaric acid, and sulfur dioxide. In the winemaking process, the following were utilized: indigenous yeast, yeast nutrients, and French oak barrels. At time of bottling, this produc ... More >>
This week, Arizona State University unveiled artist renderings of an overhauled Sun Devil Stadium. The project, which will eliminate some 16,000 seats and install a canopy-type roof at the circa 1958 venue, was spearheaded by new ASU athletic director Steve Patterson. (If you remember, Patterson was ... More >>
There is a great illusion at work in Lia Cook's work. Her massive, black and white photographs of human faces -- children gazing calmly at the camera, or extreme close-ups of lips and noses -- are not photographs at all. Rather, they're comprised of intricately woven cotton that, when viewed from af ... More >>
2010 was a big year for Berkeley, California's Lil B, aka "The Based God." He taught the world how to "Cook," supplied his disciples with new gospel almost daily, and graced the cover of The Fader. Now at 21 years old and only a month into the new year, he's released a digital album, been i ... More >>
The cheese plate at Heights West.In September, I wrote about ten Houston restaurants I wanted to try, having photographed them for the Houston Press. Since then, I've shot another large batch of restaurants and made a new list. These assigned restaurants included a lot of places I've been an ... More >>
Tyler Perry mangles Ntozake Shange's For Colored Girls.
Pistolas y Corazón
In your heart, you know the Yuppie Prick$ are right
Find out what the late Ian Curtis thinks about Interpol. No, really.
Local music goes unnoticed in the Bayou City
Bugs & Burglars
Last Chance, Revival of the Fittest
Creator of Wonder Boys and supermen, Michael Chabon is a literary hero
Lunch with Michael May
Three young fems and one aggressive 'tude, the Eyeliners prove to be more than cosmetic
Bryn Tustin was an electrician from New Jersey who became a punk-music DJ in Houston, opened a record store and remade himself into Chuck Roast.