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  • Blogs

    July 17, 2013

    Here, Eat This: A Beginner's Guide To 7-Eleven© Cuisine

    While the return of 7-Eleven© to Houston may have the gourmands among us raising their champagne glasses, the rest of us plain folk are perhaps sheepishly wondering, "Golly, that food looks good. But I wouldn't even know where to begin!" To the hoi polloi of Houston (and, please know, I count mysel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    This Week in Deliciousness

    How was your Cinco de Mayo? Ours was great!​ Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we're still looking for a bakery that can fit "Sorry I Never Finished College and Quit Going to Church and Swear Too Much In My Articles and Am Generally a Huge Disappointment to You ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    Getting Stuffed at Big Bite Night

    Photos by Marco TorresGuests snacking on an assortment of foods from Ra Sushi.​There's something discomfortingly meta about gnawing the spicy flesh off a piece of jerk chicken as you stand, staring idly, next to an exhibit filled with stuffed fowl: Atwater's prairie chickens, ducks, cranes, al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2010

    The World Cup Is Coming To Houston! The Trophy, At Least

    ​While Houston won't be hosting any World Cup games anytime soon, fans of the world's most popular sports can at least lay they eyes up on the world's most coveted trophy.The World Cup trophy is coming to the University of Houston and will be on display as part of a soccer festival that will featu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    Where Have All the Sex-With-Animals Videos Gone?

    ​Remember the good ol' days, when it was perfectly permissible to, you know, allow the family furry friend to lick your peanut-butter-slathered genitalia clean? Okay, okay, easy there, Judge Judy. Before you condemn, it's a good source of protein, no matter from where it originates. You can bet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2009

    Hong Kong Stocking Stuffers

    ​Stuffing stockings with candy canes and chocolate bars is boring. So every year I try to come up with some original ideas. One year I stuffed the stockings with drugstore items like toothpaste, dental floss, Q-tips, and Band-Aids. That didn't work out so well. Aggrieved parties are still whin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    Aftermath: A Lesson In Emotional Violence With Taking Back Sunday at House of Blues

    Photos by Groovehouse​ "It's going to be so different without Fred," that's all he kept saying as we entered downtown. "Who?" was the response he got in return. "Fred...I can't pronounce his last name, but he was the lead guitarist, you can totally tell which songs he wrote in comparison to the ot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2009

    Double Secret Hangover Cure

    ​The holiday season is upon us. How well are you prepared? Oh, we're not talking about stocking stuffers, travel tips, Christmas sweaters, and place settings. Let's take a minute to consider the oft-overlooked holiday thorn: the hangover. Holidays are for hugs, happiness, and that low-down d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    Catfish at Wunsche Bros. Cafe

    ​ Built in 1902 in Old Town Spring as a hotel and saloon for railroad employees, today Wunsche Bros. CafĂ© stands emasculated by its current surroundings but holds strong to its heritage. The interior of Wunsche Bros. is still filled with hints of manlier times - of honor bars and prohibition ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2009

    Sampler Plate: This Week In Food Blogs

    Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. Dude, You Going To Eat That: What begins as a simple question on Filipino cuisin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Top 5 Cheesiest Soft Drink Commercials

    Coca-Cola Hilltop Commercial Thirty years ago, Coca-Cola imagined itself as the arbiter of world peace. Let's just buy the world a Coke and everything will be hunky-dory. Today, America is often despised as a "Coca-Cola" culture, and Coke itself is blamed for the skyrocketing rates of obesity and ... More >>

  • News

    October 8, 2009

    You Can't Be Serious

    Our readers debate this year's Best of Houston® winners.

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    Oh, God: Now It's Our Teeth We Have To Be Self-Conscious About

    ​What is it with Houston and lists? Fattest city, most polluted city; even when it's a good thing, it's only something like being a cheap place to date. You know, we're guessing Des Moines, Iowa, is a cheap place to date, too. It's just that no one bothers to check.Now it's our teeth.Once again a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Health Department Roundup: Downtown Crackdown Edition

    In this economy, flat is the new up in the restaurant trade. One can't excuse nasty hygiene just because the chips are down, but this week, we'll throw in some good vibes along with the jibes as we look behind the scenes at health code-breaking restaurants in Houston's ever-revitalizing downtown. ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 14, 2008

    Houston Turns Back to Tap Water

    That stuff flowing from the faucet is safe, cheap and environmental

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2008
  • News

    June 12, 2008

    Machinist and Truck Drivers

    The College Question

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2008
  • Culture

    December 27, 2007

    Altar Boyz

    This show at Stages is predictable, banal and even a little offensive

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2007
  • Music

    July 5, 2007

    Bayou Blow

    Coke is the new weed

  • Music

    December 7, 2006

    Cred Sheet

    Stuff you need to know to avoid musical ostracism

  • Calendar

    October 13, 2005

    A Wedding and a Funeral?

    Maybe, if the Vikings prevail in Moira Buffini's Silence

  • Calendar

    July 21, 2005

    Gimme a B!

    Nate Nicoll's synth sounds are your ticket to the '80s

  • News

    May 19, 2005

    Sugar Coated

    This Baylor medical "expert" cashed in on infomercials. Now he's showing how things go better with Coke.

  • Film

    May 12, 2005

    Right Movie, Wong Time

    A romantic drama made in 1991 shows a Chinese director at his finest

  • Calendar

    May 12, 2005

    Beer Run

    Brew up some support at the Shiner Beer B.A.S.H.

  • Calendar

    March 24, 2005

    Righteous Party

    Get some Easter Salvation at the Jungle 13 weekend

  • Music

    February 10, 2005

    Radio Daze

    One man, one jambox and four walls. For 24 hours.

  • Music

    December 9, 2004

    Bar Etiquette 101

    Our columnist grills a few bartenders and comes up with The Nightfly's Nine Rules for More Effective Boozing

  • Calendar

    October 21, 2004

    Hot 'n' Heavenly

    Have a hell of a time at Club Envy's Halloween Ball

  • Calendar

    September 23, 2004

    World Party

    Dubtex grooves with global drum 'n' bass

  • Calendar

    June 10, 2004

    Fab Fest

    Queer Eye's Jai Rodriguez stirs up some Pride

  • News

    May 13, 2004

    Well-Dressed Rebels

    Revolt of the operagoing socialites

  • News

    September 4, 2003

    Hell on Earth

    Both sides in a Houston fight worship the same god: publicity

  • Calendar

    March 13, 2003

    Barfin' Green

    Hangover planning for St. Patrick's Day

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Film Series

    Angelika Film Center's "Sensational Cinema"

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002
  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002
  • News

    June 6, 2002

    The Big Deal

    Vending machines are leaving Texas school cafeterias. But the mother lode of "minimal nutritional value" has hardly gone away.

  • Dining

    March 28, 2002

    Main Street Refuge

    The Osteria d'Aldo Martini

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001

    Roger Cooper

    Oenophile, Bert Wheeler's Liquors, 6518 Westheimer

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000
  • Calendar

    May 25, 2000

    The Curbside Critique

    (Houston Sculpture 2000)

  • News

    December 16, 1999

    Real Life

    Migraine Mills. All-consuming paths converge at Katy's megamall

  • News

    December 17, 1998

    Carbonated Cash

    Drink up, kids. Keep those soda dollars coming.

  • Music

    February 13, 1997
  • Dining

    February 1, 1996

    Poor Boy Riches

    At Original New Orleans Po-Boys, the treasures are Southern-fried

  • Calendar

    May 11, 1995
  • Film

    May 4, 1995
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