Carl's Jr.

  • Culture

    October 23, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 16, 2014

    County Attorney Goes After Sharpstown Strip Center Over Prostituion

    "The Track" has moved, apparently. Last May, we wrote about how County Attorney Vince Ryan was suing the Plainfield Inn at the corner of the Southwest Freeway and Bissonnet Street because it was home to prostitution and other general criminal activity. Those in the know referred to it as "the Track" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2013

    Katherine Webb Makes Sweet Love To A Cheeseburger In New Carl's Jr. Ad

    You've really got to feel for Katherine Webb. You all remember her, don't you? Former Miss Alabama, Auburn grad, and probably best known for being the girlfriend (still? I think?) of Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback A.J. McCarron? She (and to a lesser extent, McCarron's mom Dee Dee Bonner) were pu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2013

    Top 5 New Fast Food Menu Items You Should Try

    Crazy concoctions and brand new menu items seem to be popping up in just about every fast food restaurant these days. Throughout the summer, many quick-service chains introduced new items in hopes of luring customers. After last week's announcement of several new menu items, we decided to put togeth ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 18, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 16, 2012

    The 5 Sexiest Celebrity Chefs: Ladies Edition

    We've taken a look at the Sexiest Men in the Kitchen (meatballs, anyone?). Now, it's the ladies time to turn up the heat. Check out the Top 5 Hottest Female Chefs: 5. Nadia Giosia As in, "Nadia G." As in, the wild and slightly psychotic Italian but Canadian-born chef, singer, and host of Nadia G' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    This Week in Deliciousness: Eatin' With Sticks and Other Bad Ideas

    Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where thanks to this week's plentiful rains, our blood oranges are now constantly being carried off by vulture-sized mosquitoes who don't understand the hyperbolic nature of fruit-naming. IT REFERS TO THE COLOR, YOU BUZZING BASTARDS. We s ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 31, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    This Week in Deliciousness: Pet Food, Pets As Food, and More

    Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating...Our Words, where the kinds of things we're filling watermelons with would make your head spin. I mean, sure, everybody goes with vodka, but how many of you have tried an Absinthe & Everclear bomb? Not many of you, judging from the relatively normal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Desserts In Disguise: Carl's Jr. Testing New Ice Cream Burger Top 5 Frosty Food Fakers

    Wait, no, it's not an ice cream burger. It's a Brrrger. BRRRger. Jesus Christ. Carl's Jr. is testing this confection in a few California locations and yes, it looks ridiculous, but I also think I'm...jealous. I'd like to try it. I mean, I like a good ice cream sandwich just as much as anyone. (Wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    The 10 Dumbest Fast Food-Related Crimes

    Tuesday's news that a homeless woman had been arrested for "offering BJs" in exchange for Chicken McNuggets at an L.A.-area McDonald's sunk the whole fast food-crime genre to a new low. For years, there have been an increasing number of weird and silly fast food-related crimes, but this latest one w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Openings & Closings: January 2011

    ​As the first month of the new year ended, restaurant openings picked up and Houston saw a busy week for new places. At long last, Philippe (1800 Post Oak Boulevard, 713-439-1000) has finally opened its doors. And lest you think the food is out of your price range, check out the bargain-price ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    Openings & Closings

    Photo by mlsnpOishii's "open" sign will be lit again soon.​This week saw two big closings, one big opening and some scares for fans of sushi and wine. First things first: Oishii (3764 Richmond, 713-621-8628) is not closed. The same dead-eyed panic sets in every year when the owners take a bre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Embarassing Moments In TV Cooking History: Welcome to the List, Padma

    Padma Lakshmi isn't technically a celebrity chef. Yes, she's published two cookbooks and hosted/starred in an array of food-related programming. But she's also known for plenty of other endeavors, chief among them being married to Salman Rushdie and her career as a highly successful Indian model/act ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    This Week In Deliciousness

    Okay, so maybe this week didn't start out so hot. First of all, Robb Walsh made the mistake of ordering a hamburger at BB's Cajun Café, a place renowned for its excellent poor boys, not so much its burgers. So not only did his week start out with a dry-ass hamburger, poor Robb was then plagiarized ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    Hamburguesa Estilo Monterrey

    What exactly is a hamburguesa estilo Monterrey? I visited the Hamburguesas Del Rio location at Avenida Constitucion 1121 Pte. Centro in Monterrey, Mexico to seek the definitive answer to that question. I had long assumed that the term described a specific Mexican-style set of garnishes, namely the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2009

    Carl's Jr. Coming to a Corner (and TV Screen) Near You

    From the Houston Business Journal comes news that burger franchise Carl's Jr. will be opening over 100 stores in Texas, with several planned for the Houston area.  Although it's not yet known how many Carl's Jr.'s will be opened or where they'll be located, hamburger enthusiasts are already sta ... More >>