Cafe Chino proves looks can be deceiving.
If you're interested in a steakhouse on acid, then Mr. Peeples is the place for you! Eric at Eater reports that Mr. Peeples Seafood & Steaks will open on Monday July 29. Eric was able to snap some photos of the place, which is majorly purple. There's also a 1,600-bottle wine tower, VIP lounges and g ... More >>
Some restaurants just couldn't wait for the Mayan apocalypse on December 21, 2012 and decided to implode all on their own, while other restaurants simply expired of old age and waning interest in a city that's constantly chasing after the next big thing. Instead of a toast to the restaurants we'll ... More >>
Katharine Shilcutt called it one of the old-school anchors of the East End. Yelp reviewers gave it a four-star average in 66 reviews. A Health inspector was not impressed with 888 Chinese (403 Winkler), however, sticking it with 19 health code violations during an inspection last week. Issues includ ... More >>
Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating...Our Words, where we keep looking for the profession of "food truck dispatcher" to become a thing, but sadly so far it hasn't. Which is a shame, because I feel like I would knock that shit out of the park on a daily basis. We started the week off r ... More >>
Higher prices, bland food and no really good margaritas to ease the pain.
When news broke that three of the city's most popular Ninfa's locations had been sold to Maggie Rita's -- a Tex-Mex chain owned, in part, by comedian Carlos Mencia -- there was an uproar. Sure, Ninfa's hadn't been that great in a long time, but to many longtime Houstonians (me included), the deal wi ... More >>
Try this local one instead.
Photo courtesy of FacebookThe Bushes and the Molinas: Texas legends.As we slowly move out of the winter doldrums, restaurant news is getting much more exciting -- and coming at us much more quickly. On Tuesday, two big announcements got the food community all atwitter: The Burger Guys announ ... More >>
Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Every Monday, Rocks Off will have some of them here discussing issues relevant to their culture. Photo illustration by John Seaborn GrayThis Week's Panel: Eskabel, Renzo, O.N.E., Brad Gilmore, D-Risha, K.A.B. Not Invited: Carlos Menc ... More >>
Discussion continues around Ask A Mexican and the Bronx Bar.
A VERY SPECIAL PANDEMIC EDITION
Ever wondered why Joe Rogan rags on Carlos Mencia so much (besides the obvious fact that the latter totally blows)? Rogan thinks Mencia is a joke thief. Check out the following clip for an example:
The host of Fear Factor and Man Show wont let stealing slide
Few laughs to be had in this lackluster parody
DOS QUESTIONS EDITION
Does the bean dare call the beaner brown?
Greg Giraldo drops into the Improv this week, but last week Assistant Night & Day Editor Dusti Rhodes talked to him on the phone about roasting celebrities, stealing jokes, being a dad, and his upcoming show on Comedy Central. Houstoned: You’re kind of known for being really good at roasting peop ... More >>
This Latin comic didnt just jump on the Mencia bandwagon
That Banned Show is a good idea -- but it better be funny
Race and culture with a side of beans
Bowfire shows off its hot hands at Hobby
Carlos Mencia and The Three Amigos Tour