After a highly successful guest sommelier series at Phil's Wine Lounge, wine whiz Vanessa Trevino Boyd is raring to go again. This time, the Philippe sommelier is hosting a new summer series starting on Wednesday, May 22. Phil's Wine Lounge -- located on the first floor of Philippe -- will host tast ... More >>
Now in its second year, the annual Zombie Banh Mi eating contest at Cafe TH drew seven competitors on Saturday, all attempting to finish the sandwich that no one could last year. The banh mi -- so named for its capsaicin-riddled Zombie hot sauce and its association with the Houston Zombie Walk, whic ... More >>
First and foremost, I want to wish a very happy Independence Day to all of the people who read this blog and listen to my radio show, and more than anything else pay thanks and tribute to all of our troops past, present, and future who protect our freedom. Their bravery and sacrifice is exemplary.
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Remember the days when The Burger Guys had first opened and Jake Mazzu was doing these amazing brunches with his crew, like Brandon Fisch and Steve Marques? Well, these day's you can find Marques turning out killer food at The Tasting Room Uptown, but Mazzu and Fisch are doing the brunch thing once ... More >>
Joey Chestnut: Proud to be an American, where at least he knows he's free.It's funny, about 25 years ago, right in the middle of my teenage years, I remember being figuratively beat over the head with constant reminders of "world hunger." If it wasn't the Band Aid video from a bunch of Euro a ... More >>
Photo by Katharine ShilcuttYou can even pose outside a mockup of Air Force One with a Secret Service dummy at the TAFR cookoff.Last year, the Texas Association of First Responders (TAFR) Wild Game Cookoff at Sam Houston Race Park was by far the best barbecue cookoff I attended all year. With ... More >>
The Revolution are coming! The Revolution are coming!The Houston Dynamo have teamed up with Methodist Cancer Center to bring awareness for Breast Cancer. The Dynamo will have a special $20 ticket package for this Sunday's home match against the New England Revolution. The package will include a t ... More >>
One amusing, if ineffective, way to eat your hot dogs.Do you have a big belly and want to put it to good use? Have no gag reflex and are looking to acquire a new skill? Can you put away more food than all of your friends combined and still have room for a few desserts?
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