Movie studios scramble to have big-name stars headline their films, but in many of my favorite movies food is the star. Few things are better than pairing a foodie film with a great meal so we can enjoy ourselves just as much as the folks onscreen are enjoying their own aliments. In this series, we' ... More >>
The best of continental cuisine all in one beautiful, good mix.
Nothing says nostalgia like your birthday. Each year, my mom would make my brother, sister and me our favorite meals for our respective birthday dinners. I'd get super pissed when it was my sister's -- Pork Chops and Apple Sauce (though I love it now) -- and semi-excited when it was my brother's -- ... More >>
Although Midtown may be more well-known for its bars and late-night clubs, there isn't a shortage of good food to be found -- even if the neighborhood is steadily losing many of the Vietnamese restaurants that once saturated the area. In keeping with Midtown's current incarnation as the drinking-ou ... More >>
Johan Schuster Charivari Restaurant 2521 Bagby 713-521-7231 www.charivarirest.com This is Part 2 in a three part Chef Chat series. You can read Parts 1 here and Part 3 in this same space on Friday. EOW: When did you start cooking? JS: I've been doing this for 34 years. We were three brothers ... More >>
July 4 is truly America's national holiday, because it combines two of the country's grandest traditions: Taking the day off work and blowing shit up. Because freedom isn't free, fireworks and other explosives are embedded in America's formative myths and our national character. Also, they're pretty ... More >>
Superheroes bump superegos in Joss Whedon's all-star film.
Bluesy Memphis singer-songwriter Valerie June already has a Black Key in her corner.
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy takes us back to the Cold War.
Techno-punks have a new MC and a new message.
Documentary filmmaker Gaylen Ross's new film Killing Kasztner: The Jew Who Dealt with Nazis hits the screen at Houston's Angelika Theater today. If you don't know the name Rudolf Kasztner, you aren't alone. Although the Hungarian journalist and lawyer saved more than 1,600 Jews during WWII, h ... More >>
Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)
The Drams perform Thursday, January 18, at the Engine Room, 1515 Pease, 713-654-7846.
Fateless paints a stunning portrait of a Jewish teen's death camp survival
Introducing the best movies of 2005 you probably didn't see
Eddie Murphy and Owen Wilson's cash-in pays off
Somehow a restaurant from the Black Forest finds its way to Midtown
Speaking in the clichés of language-study tapes, the characters in The Danube mourn the loss of life's poetry
The forgotten treasure found at King's X
Ephron offers an appealing update of a classic charmer