Bob Randall

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    Your Guide to Spring Produce in Houston

    Although the weather has been hot and cold during the past several weeks (I think it listens to Katy Perry wayyy too much), the spring season has arrived. And with it comes an array of new fruits, vegetables and herbs for you to cook with and eat. Say goodbye to the heavy winter squashes like butte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2013

    Upcoming Events: Gingerbread House Competition, Holiday Farmers Market Bike Ride and a Tamale Workshop at Sylvia's

    Before you know it, you'll be heading out to holiday parties and inviting friends over for a special holiday get-together. And, you'll need a great bottle of wine to celebrate the season during those times. On Monday, December 2, at 6:30 p.m., Central Market will hold a Wine Workshop featuring class ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    Upcoming Events: Eat Sushi for St. Jude's

    Both RA Sushi locations in Houston will host their 9th annual "Nicky's Week" starting this Sunday, May 26 through Saturday, June 1 to raise funds for children battling cancer and other life-threatening illnesses at St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. Since its inception, Nicky's Week has raised ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2012

    Get the Best Christmas Gifts at Citrus Fest This Weekend at the Eastside Farmers Market

    Want to get your loved ones an unusual, thoughtful Christmas gift that keeps giving year after year? Of course you do. Your father doesn't need any more ties, socks or boxers and your mother is only using that coffeemaker because you bought it for her. She secretly hates it. So head to Urban Harves ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    Upcoming Events: Downtown Hoppy Hours and Italian Stallions

    Everyone loves The Orange Show -- but the non-profit Center for Visionary Art needs your help to keep providing Houston with amazing public art displays like the annual Art Car Parade and concerts at the Orange Show monument itself. To that end, Saint Arnold is sponsoring the 2012 Foamraiser tomorro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    7th Annual Urban Harvest Tomato Fest

    Urban HarvestTomato Fest​To me, tomatoes are one of summer's quintessential foods. I think of a crisp salad with juicy, ripe tomatoes or fresh sliced tomatoes with just a sprinkle of sea salt. There is so much to do with this versatile fruit and, of course, the best tomatoes can be found at yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Women Would Rather Spend Money on Shoes than Food, and Other Things I Learned Today

    Well...problem solved.​"Well, I learned something new today!" exclaimed my friend Jessica Walters as I met up with her after a panel at today's Houston Summit for the Creative Economy. "Women cause diabetes!" She laughed, but we both agreed that the moral of the story from the panel had been r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    Tomato Fest at Bayou City Farmer's Market

    Photos by Carlos Meltzer Jr.Tomato season has begun. And last Saturday the Bayou City Farmer's Market celebrated the lipstick-red, round bottom fruits with their Fifth Annual Tomato Fest. The market felt more like a block party that day, with the usual vendors selling everything from eggs to homemad ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 13, 2005
  • Dining

    May 8, 2003

    Watching the Market

    Can a new farmers market support itself, and revitalize Westbury Square?

  • Dining

    March 27, 2003

    In the Garden

    Meet Camille Waters, an urban guerrilla armed with lettuce

  • News

    April 18, 1996

    Time to Sow

    A man named Verious plants a seed, and a vision takes root in the Third Ward