A beginner's guide to Argentine cuisine.
For this week's edition of Here, Eat This, we venture into South America, where hardy Houstonians possessed of a hearty appetite will find much to love in the pampas of Argentina. See also: - Here, Eat This: A Beginner's Guide to Nigerian Cuisine - Here, Eat This: A Beginner's Guide to Korean Cuisi ... More >>
Here go hell come, SXSW has just released the first batch of names for the 2013 festival. I know, only a week after Fun Fun Fun Fest and a month since ACL. Did you see the FPSF blog from earlier today? Yeah, time is moving too fast. The big names on the list so far include the Zombies, Alt-J, Akro ... More >>
Top 10 State Fair of Texas foods
It's a Tuesday night, and as I enter the MKT Bar at Phoenicia Specialty Foods Downtown, there's this kind of hazy, underground, industrial vibe going on. Strains of poignant, dramatic tango music are coming across the loudspeaker, and dancers slide and sway across the concrete floor, some with the t ... More >>
This ain't honky-tonk: Presented by They, Who Sound and Signal To Noise, Baltimore-based composer and avant-garde steel guitarist Susan Alcorn performs three sets starting 8 p.m. tonight at 14 Pews (800 Aurora): One solo, and two in trios with David Dove (trombone) and Damon Smith (bass), and Jo Bir ... More >>
The Houston International Festival enters its second weekend tomorrow, with featured musical acts WAR, Joe Louis Walker, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, Texas Tornados, Del Castillo, Steel Pulse and lots more. Although iFest's performers come from all over the world, all around the main stages will be the sig ... More >>
The International Festival (iFest) is upon us once again. And this year, the multi-weekend festival has chosen Argentina as its spotlighted country. That means that much of the music, art and -- most importantly -- food that will be showcased will be Argentinean. And for meat-loving Texans, that's a ... More >>
Photos by Mai PhamCebiche de conchas (scallops), a new item from the Cebiche Bar at Latin Bites CafeChef Roberto Castre of Latin Bites Cafe knows what it means to work hard. The last two days, he shared the details of how he worked up the ranks after graduating from culinary school in Peru, a ... More >>
With the weather heating up, we thought we'd revive Robb Walsh's favorite ice cream experiences, which he first shared in August 2009, in conjunction with his feature story on Houston ice cream parlors, "The Scoop." Photos by Paul S. Howell10. CreamWorx 8817 Hwy. 6, Missouri City 281-778-273 ... More >>
Take that, New York Senator Chuck Schumer!!! You insult Houston at your peril while Michael Berry's here to defend it!!! The tiresome KTRH talk-show host has found a new dead horse to beat: the decision to spurn Houston when it comes to retired space shuttles. Pretty much everyone else got o ... More >>
For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction, right? Well, for all the new restaurants that disappointed us in 2010, there are many more coming in 2011 that we're awaiting with baited breath. Whether they be old favorites revived or entirely new restaurants, whether they be from ... More >>
Photo by GroovehouseShort ribs with chimichurri sauce at Tango & Malbec.Last night saw the grand opening of Houston's newest South American restaurant, the oddly named Tango & Malbec (2800 Sage, 713-629-8646). No, it's not a supper club with cheesy dancers; it's an Argentinean establishment r ... More >>
Two couples, two choices, one reality
There's an accident "in the clearing stage" somewhereWhen IBM puts out a survey that features bar graphs and big circles somehow illustrating results, you can rest assured it is beyond reproach.So know this, Houston: Among 20 top international cities, your "traffic pain" is about as low as ... More >>
Photos by J.C. ReidJuan Montero is an international man of sandwiches. Adorning the walls of his newly opened sandwich shop are pictures of him eating sandwiches in just about every world city -- Rome, Berlin, Barcelona, Buenos Aires and many others. And as it turns out, these gastronomic tra ... More >>
Papa Coppola returns, successfully, to the clan in Tetro.
The Argentinean deli serves great sandwiches and empanadas — but leave room for dessert.
Marcelo Kreindel, owner of Trentino Gelato The dulce de leche gelato was masterful: velvety smooth with that familiar thick sweetness, but not overwhelmingly so. Some dulce de leche treats take on an overpowering, sickly sweet caramel flavor, but not this gelato. Th ... More >>
Spanish singer/songwriter brings his music to the Verizon
Sicardi Gallery presents Drawings
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Giannotti's serves up pasta and yerba mate
The Houston Press Indie Film Series makes its debut
Continental Club dweller Glover Gill would sooner starve to death than give up playing tango. Not that guys who back Pavarotti and score Hollywood films waste away that often.
How Enron's high temptress turned massive projects into a $2 billion wet dream for the company -- and an estimated $100 million profit for herself
Friday, August 16
The Argentine parrilla loses its charm in the move north to La Estancia
Evita boils down the complexity of its title character to a series of impressive leg kicks
Tango goes screen dancing
Tosca takes up arms against a watered-down craze. Its secret weapon? Tango.
September 3 - 9, 1998
Chimi-Churris South American Grill has great steak and fabulous roasted potatoes
Unlike many that claim the homey name, Europa is no bogus bistro
Granny Steve Garfinkel gobbles the scenery and an anemic script in Main Street's La Nona
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