It doesn't seem possible that nearly an entire year has passed since our inaugural Burger Bracket competition, in which we set out to determine the city's best burger in a March Madness-style breakdown that pitted four finalists (out of the original Sweet 16) against one another at Lucky's Pub: Petr ... More >>
Illustration by Monica FuentesOur Burger Bracket mascot. Think of him as our Uncle Sam.Do you love eating burgers?
Do you love judging things?
Do you have the time and stomach capacity to do both over the next couple of weeks?
Then we want you!
The first annual Eating Our Words Burger Bra ... More >>
Think your food predilections are a little weird? Local author Steve Wiley has your penchant for peanut butter and banana sandwiches beat with his new book, Are You Gonna Eat That?!: A Collection of Crazy Culinary Concoctions.
According to Wiley, the book was a long time coming:
The idea an ... More >>
Photo by alykatSometimes a lack of civility on the part of the patron -- yes, you -- will ruin an entire dining experience. For you, your dining party and sometimes even the entire restaurant.
Inspired by a series run on our sister papers in Phoenix and Seattle, we're starting our own weekly ... More >>
NonsequiturlassCalling all chefs, home cooks, restaurant scenesters, Food Network watchers, taco truck aficionados, Bellaire explorers, farmers' market crawlers, people lamenting the departure of Robb Walsh and everyone in between. Think you know what Eating Our Words needs? Like to write? He ... More >>
Photo courtesy Baker InstituteAllen Matusow is in the midst of a distinguished career -- he's the director of academic affairs at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy; he's written such tomes as Nixon's Economy: Boom, Busts, Dollars and Votes and The Unraveling of America: A History of Liberalis ... More >>