Wows crowd at Brazos Bookstore.
A beginner's guide to Indian cuisine.
Phi Nguyen, a University of Houston alumni who had recently started his own food truck business, The Waffle Bus, after spending a year unemployed, found himself right back at his alma mater last spring when the school's University Center was closed for reconstruction. Little did he know that he was ... More >>
Upon opening my eyes on Christmas day, the first thought to run through my head was not Santa, or presents, or family. It was "I am so hungry." Followed immediately by "Oh my gosh all the grocery stores are closed what am I going to do do I have enough milk to get me through the day and what about d ... More >>
For those who may not know, being a blogger and writer also means you sort of have to support yourself with a 9-5. Some chose teaching, others chose busting their ass at a prospective company. Somehow I chose to be a town-car driver. An entrepreneur, a goddamn transporter of people. There are perks ... More >>
When my fiance and I met for lunch the other day, we'd planned to visit Chick-Fil-A. But right before we were about to make the turn, he remembered he'd been wanting me to try the Vietnamese place right by his office. I quickly switched lanes, cutting at least three people off and probably ruining t ... More >>
This year leading up to our annual Best of Houston® issue, we're counting down our 100 favorite dishes in Houston. This list comprises our favorite dishes from the last year, dishes that are essential to Houston's cultural landscape and/or dishes that any visitor (or resident) should try at least o ... More >>
There's no gloves or batting helmets when Larry Joe Miggins and the rest of the Houston Babies regularly travel back in time to play the game by its 1860 rules.
Can you smell it? Either love is in the air or the Chick-fil-A has started using chicken-scented billboards. Yes, Valentine's Day is coming to give all men night sweats over what to do on the most romantic of the Hallmark holidays. As we were searching around for entertainment suggestions, we were t ... More >>
In some alternate universe, the streets of Houston are currently bathed in Miller Lite, Reliant Stadium and every bar in town is a watch party, with even the homeless folks are wearing soiled Texans jerseys. But alas, our Houston Texans only made it into the second round of the playoffs, and here we ... More >>
Behold, the loser of the world's first high-stakes game of Duck Duck Goose.Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we're currently taking bets on how many Jack Sparrows it will be possible to see in one day at Dickens On the Strand. Our guess: 14. Not counting the p ... More >>
Oh gosh, I dunno if I can choke down a cherry tomato after I already pigged out on all that grape!Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where "pound cake" is more of a challenge than a noun. Bet I can pound more cake than you. We started the week off right with somethi ... More >>
chick-fil-a.comWhen my parents made their first trek to Houston after we relocated, they had a long list of things they wanted to do -- that is, my mother had a long list of things. My father's list contained one item: go to Chik-Fil-A. "I've seen their ads for years during football games, an ... More >>
Part of the "Don't Filter Me" projectThe Goose Creek ISD is one of four in the country being sent letters from the American Civil Liberties Union saying students' civil rights are being violated because the district blocks gay-related content from its school computers. One student said he wa ... More >>
What is better than chicken in the morning? FREE chicken in the morning, of course. We took advantage of another Chick-fil-A promotion in June and loved the spicy chicken sandwich. And now, the chicken magicians have done it again, but this time it's for breakfast. From this morning throug ... More >>
Photo by Josh HertzHosts and curators Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett introduce another video clip at a recent Found Footage Festival in New YorkYour most embarrassing home videos are probably long forgotten, and buried in a basement closet somewhere. Make sure they stay that way. Nick Prueher and Joe ... More >>
Hi. I'm John Lomax, and I'm a pedestrian. My friend, Uncle Tick, and I walked down 16-plus miles of Westheimer. This is our story.