As a professional food historian (I made this job up myself), I feel it is my duty to celebrate certain seminal events in the culinary world, and January 2014 marks an especially important anniversary. Eighty years ago this month, a modest food company and manufacturer debuted a canned soup featurin ... More >>
My mother shops and cooks for a living. She's there at Randall's or H-E-B or Kroger every single morning -- sometimes Costco, depending on the client -- with her battery of cloth sacks and cold bags, waiting for the day's haul of fresh produce, raw meat and canned goods to rumble down the conveyor b ... More >>
At DiverseWorks, curator Diane Barber sends up our city's new obsession with art fairs.
Bass giant Stanley Clarke reflects on Return to Forever, Bitches Brew, and the importance of being prepared.
In addition to cultivating one-sided relationships with wealthy older people, Dinesh Shah has shown himself to be eager to "befriend" handsome young men. Two such have written in to the Houston Press since Part One of our series on Shah ran last week. One man, who wanted only to be identifi ... More >>
The latest round of anti-Muslim rhetoric to spew forth from the nation's right-wing extremists has formed from the strangest combination of ingredients: Canada and Campbell's soup. News that Americans have started a Facebook group called "Boycott Campbell Soup" [sic] -- which has nearly 3,50 ... More >>
In a nondescript storefront named simply "Classic Bakery" next to Wel-Farm on Highway 6 sits an unassuming Chinese bakery that serves some of the most delicious chicken pot pies I've ever tasted.
The sandwich mesmerizes you with its exotic accent and mysterious foreign spices. Surrender to the sandwich.Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we've already started marinating the turducken. After E. Ting's N. Formative chat with Elouise Jones of Ouisie's Tabl ... More >>
Bombay Brasserie's new second-story location will have to do for the time being
Bodard Bistro on Bellaire is packing them in with "not too greasy" Vietnamese food
Tom Burckhardt creates an amazing cardboard atelier
A picture of our opinions on local exhibits
Indulge your inner Olympian with skater Sasha Cohen
Houston actually pulls off one crazy week
The Pacifica Campaign is slowly weeding out all of its opponents on the Pacifica national board
For a winter skating rink in Houston, just add ice. And that's the problem.
Clearing the desk for the New Year, and other excuses for a column
A single painting encapsulates the artist's gadfly influence