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Calvin Trillin

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    Thanksgiving Recipe: Pork Chops in Apple Butter Mole

    Photo by Jasmine&Roses​Calvin Trillin has lobbied to replace the Thanksgiving turkey with spaghetti carbonara --something to do with Columbus being Italian, I think. In the Tex-Mex Cookbook, I pointed out that Juan de Onate and his Mexican pioneers held a Tex-Mex thanksgiving in El Paso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    The 10 Best Burgers In Texas

    Photo by Robb WalshCalvin Trillin once said, "Anybody who doesn't think that the best hamburger place in the world is in his home town is a sissy." I think the best hamburgers places in the world are all in my home state. Here's my list of the 10 Best Burgers in Texas.

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008

    The Best Barbecue Sandwich in Texas

    I'm saying the Bohemian Special at Mustang Creek B-B-Q on Highway 59 in Louise is the best barbecue sandwich in Texas. It excels by virtue of architecture alone--a mound of sliced brisket is topped with lengthwise slices of smoked Prasek's sausage and topped with thick raw onion slices and dill p ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 8, 2007
  • News

    August 25, 2005

    Eighteen Greater Houston Hamburgers You Need to Try Right Now

    A "must try" list of Houston-area burgers

  • News

    August 25, 2005

    Eighteen Hamburgers You Need to Try Right Now

    A "must try" list of Houston-area burgers

  • Dining

    August 25, 2005

    Texas Burger Binge

    Our food critic reports on the state of the Texas burger -- and recommends 18 you need to try immediately

  • Dining

    October 28, 2004

    Fried in the Heights

    At Barbecue Inn, the 'cue is tasty, but the fried chicken rocks

  • Dining

    November 7, 2002

    Forbidden City Food

    Sometimes when a Chinese waiter says "not for you," he's right

  • Dining

    September 16, 1999

    Darkness Palls

    ...beside food as good as Thai Cafe's

  • News

    May 15, 1997
  • Dining

    November 24, 1994

    Vegetable Magic

    Abdallah's can make you wonder, who needs meat?

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