Center for Mexican-American Studies

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2008

    Felix Mexican Restaurant Closes After 60 Years in Business

    Felix Mexican Restaurant at 904 Westheimer has shut down after 60 years in business. Longtime patrons are leaving notes on the front door of the shuttered Tex-Mex institution demanding an explanation. “We need some closure,” one note read. Felix Mexican Restaurant was the granddaddy of Housto ... More >>

  • News

    May 5, 2005

    The Warrior Ramirez

    For Macario, the fight for Chicano causes and culture is far from over

  • News

    May 27, 2004


    What does it take not to be left behind?

  • News

    October 24, 2002

    Cram Shop

    A-Plus makes the money even if students don't make the grade

  • Dining

    August 31, 2000

    Combination Plates

    Legendary restauranteur Felix Tijerina mixed Mexican food and Texas politics

  • News

    May 13, 1999

    Hire Calling

    Rousting day workers under the banner of a crime crackdown

  • News

    May 6, 1999

    Roll Over, Selena

    And tell Emilio the news

  • News

    April 30, 1998

    Frontier Fiesta

    The annual western party at UH is not everyone's idea of a good time