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Buenos Aires

  • Culture

    August 21, 2014
  • Culture

    August 14, 2014
  • Culture

    May 15, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 28, 2014

    The Rocks Off 200: Robert Kuhn, the Well-Traveled Islander

    Welcome to The Rocks Off 200, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See previous entries in the Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? They say it's difficult t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2013

    Aquiles Chávez left fame and Mexico behind for a restaurant in Houston

    Aquiles Chávez was holding his face next to a bottle of Bigote Mexican wine and smiling for the camera. "Bigote" means "mustache" in Spanish, and the label design is a facsimile of his famous eyes and mustache. Produced in limited quantity in Mexico, where it's bottled just for him, it's one of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2013

    Pope Francis I: Five Questions We Want Answered About The New Guy

    We've got white smoke; we've got cheering crowds, habemas papem, as they say. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio got the gig and, even though his name ends in a vowel and looks like it should be preceded by a nickname, he's not Italian. For the third time in a row, the College of Cardinals has elected ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend

    Scooter Brown Band Firehouse Saloon, January 4 Few bands on the Texas country circuit -- a scene largely made up of affable college dropouts -- can say that they have a true-blue U.S. Marine up front, but the Scooter Brown Band can. Lead singer-songwriter/Iraq war combat veteran Scott Brown chose ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    Lose Your Illusion: 5 Lowlights of the Tour That Tore Guns N' Roses Apart

    On May 24, 1991, Guns N' Roses embarked on its Use Your Illusion Tour, a massive 192-date concert spectacular that took the band to every place on the planet with electricity. The string of shows marked the very height of Guns' popularity, with more than seven million people in 27 countries plunkin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    More Than 40 Food Vendors Will Feed Your Face at iFest

    I love iFest so much, I typically go on both weekends of the festival each year. This time around, I'll be missing the second weekend of the International Festival in favor of appearing in a bright blue bridesmaid's dress at a mansion in Las Vegas (HOLLA), but you lucky people will still be able to ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 1, 2012

    A Carnivore's Paradise

    Bring your own wine, order the parrillada and enjoy a civil bacchanalia at Pampa Grill.

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Express Yourself: The 10 Best Deep Tracks of Madonna's Career

    Daniel KramerPhoto by Daniel Kramer.​Madonna is one of those artists that does it all: she sings, dances, acts, and occasionally writes. The main thing that keeps her fans begging for more is that she always seeks to reinvent herself - whether it be her 'Borderline'-era '80s street-style or th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    MFAH Set to Launch Titanic Latin American and Latino Art Archive...and It's Free

    Like many ideas that are actually executed, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston didn't exactly anticipate the International Center for the Arts of the Americas (ICAA) having the legs that it does. "This is the only center of its kind in the world," says Dr. Mari Carmen Ramirez, Wortham Curator of Lat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    Top 5 Guns N' Roses Riots

    More literal than metaphorical.​"The World's Most Dangerous Band." That was the tag applied to Guns N' Roses in their late '80s heyday, and though the smacked-out bad boys of Appetite for Destruction have largely mellowed into comfortable, safe middle age, Axl's crew can still lay a claim as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    10 Odd Things Left At Elvis Presley's Grave

    Chris GrayAs close as Rocks Off has ever come personally to Elvis' grave. Graceland was already closing for the day by the time we got there in April.​Today is the 34th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death, which means that even as you read this, Graceland workers are hard at work sorting, cat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    Robb Walsh's Top 10 Ice Cream Experiences in Houston

    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. Howell​10. CreamWorx 8817 Hwy. 6, Missouri City 281-778-273 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    NY Senator Chuck Schumer Feels the Awesome Power of Michael Berry

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Restaurants We're Excited About for 2011

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    Openings & Closings

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Leon's Opening Again Soon

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttLeon's by the light of the moon.​Been missing Midtown's favorite dive bar? Don't fret; Leon's will be open once again soon. The bar has been closed since January, when Scarlett Yarbrough -- daughter of the eponymous Leon Yarbrough -- sold it to Pete Mitchell, who a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    Luis Angel Landin And The Dynamo Show DC United Who's Boss

    Photo courtesy Houston DynamoDynamo are in second place, with two other teams​It was a display of speed, and a little Luis Angel Landin on Saturday night, as the Houston Dynamo cruised to comfortable of 2-0 victory over DC United. The victory keeps the Dynamo in second place in the Western Confere ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    Food Fight: Battle Empanadas

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttEmpanadas with a side of chimichurri sauce.​It's not often that we get so grossed out by a certain food item that we nearly immediately throw it in the garbage, walk away from the entire plate and go off to sulk angrily, our appetites lost for the rest of the day. U ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 7, 2010

    International House of Sandwiches

    Juan Mon's youthful swagger is endearingly silly, and his sandwiches are very tasty.

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2009

    Juan Mon's International Sandwiches

    Photos by J.C. Reid​Juan 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 >>

  • Film

    August 13, 2009

    Family Business

    Papa Coppola returns, successfully, to the clan in Tetro.

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    Top 10 Ice Cream Experiences in Houston

    This week, Robb Walsh explores the vast world of Houston's ice cream parlors in the feature story, "The Scoop." In the course of writing his article, he ate more ice cream than Napoleon Bonaparte did at the Ziggy Pig in Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (but didn't get a pin afterwards). He imparts t ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 21, 2009

    Summer of Salvation

    The Terminator is back. Plus lots of other movies we can't wait to see this season.

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2008

    U23D Marq-E = OK

    My 11-year-old son John Henry hates U2. I can’t really figure it out, since he digs Coldplay. I thought it might have something to do with South Park’s recent skewering of Bono, but if I recall correctly, he has hated U2 since long before that episode aired. A year or so back, I loaded some Josh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2007

    Get Lit: Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 of the World’s Greatest Trips, by National Geographic

    Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 of the World’s Greatest Trips, by National Geographic, is a husky 400-page to-do list that includes 400-color photographs and sells for $40. The first word that comes to mind when opening the spine of this baby is stately. All Geographic books are that. For the wande ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2007

    Tales from Transit: Proxima Estacion

    John Nova Lomax rides the rails. The Metro Rail, to be exact. And when he isn’t busy dealing with bomb scares or dodging Nigerian scammers , he’s jamming out to Manu Chao and writing poems... Infinita Tristeza Manu Chao writes train songs But they don’t roll with Johnny Cash’s smoke-belch ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 6, 2007

    Luis Fernando Roldan

    Sicardi Gallery presents “Drawings”

  • Film

    December 28, 2006

    Don't Believe the Hype

    Despite a nonexistent marketing campaign, Cuarn's latest is not to be missed

  • Film

    December 28, 2006

    Family Ties

    For Argentine director Daniel Burman, life is a movie

  • News

    August 10, 2006

    The Orange Show

    Spain Colored Orange takes home four Press Music Awards

  • Dining

    March 2, 2006

    The Crudo at Bice

    A new excuse to go to the Galleria and play dress-up

  • Calendar

    December 16, 2004

    Johnny Demonic

    Kill the holiday crap with some caustic rock at the Proletariat

  • Film

    September 30, 2004

    The Importance of Being Ernesto

    The Motorcycle Diaries explores Che Guevara's formative years

  • Culture

    April 1, 2004

    The Meat Market

    Photogs and reviewers cruise each other at the Meeting Place

  • Music

    December 25, 2003

    The Class of '03

    Grab your gift certificates and trade in your white elephants -- here's what you really wanted for Christmas

  • Dining

    November 21, 2002

    The Luck of the Gnocchi

    Italian-South Americans can take pride in chef Ricardo Giannotti

  • Dining

    December 21, 2000

    Brave Nuevo World

    Last in a six-part series

  • Dining

    November 23, 2000

    The French Connection

    Part 5 in the six-part history of Tex-Mex

  • Dining

    October 26, 2000

    The Authenticity Myth

    The Mex-Mex issue

  • Dining

    August 31, 2000

    Combination Plates

    Legendary restauranteur Felix Tijerina mixed Mexican food and Texas politics

  • Dining

    July 27, 2000

    Pralines and Pushcarts

    A six-part history of Tex-Mex

  • Music

    October 29, 1998

    Anti-Swing Objective

    Tosca takes up arms against a watered-down craze. Its secret weapon? Tango.

  • Calendar

    September 3, 1998

    Night & Day

    September 3 - 9, 1998

  • Calendar

    May 21, 1998

    Night & Day

    May 21 - 27, 1998

  • Dining

    November 7, 1996

    Bonjour, Neighbor

    Unlike many that claim the homey name, Europa is no bogus bistro

  • Film

    April 4, 1996

    Lights, Action, History

    A century ago, France's Lumiere brothers started something big -- the movies

  • Culture

    March 17, 1994

    A Glutton for Farce

    Granny Steve Garfinkel gobbles the scenery and an anemic script in Main Street's La Nona

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