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  • Calendar

    May 22, 2014
  • Dining

    February 27, 2014

    Meet the First Families of Houston Food

    Connect the dots and you’ll find our city’s restaurant scene has been dominated by a few hardworking culinary pioneers and their descendants.

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2013

    RIP Lou Reed: Streetwise Rock and Roll Icon Dies at 71

    Lou Reed, the tragically hip, eternally cool songwriter and musician whose friendships, collaborations and rivalries with the likes of John Cale, David Bowie and Iggy Pop helped define, expand and elevate rock music from the mid-'60s to the present, has died. Reed's death was confirmed to The New Yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2013

    They're Back: The New Moon Tower Inn Has More Beer, Faster Dogs

    "What took so long?" asked a recent commenter regarding Moon Tower Inn's almost 18-month absence, pointing out that the East End hot dog stand looks -- at first glance -- largely unchanged. Here, still, is the canteen-style window that doubles as counter service and bar. The patio too is largely in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 3, Roast Summer Squash at Oxheart

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 9, Crawfish at The Hideaway on Dunvale

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 14, Bialy and Lox from The Hot Bagel Shop

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 16, Yogi Thali at Pondicheri

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 16, Beet Salad at Triniti

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 18, 63-Degree Egg at Brasserie 19

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 19, Truffled Egg Toast at Dolce Vita

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 20, Roasted Cauliflower at Roost

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 21, Chicken-Fried Water Buffalo at The Hay Merchant

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 23, Lamb at El Hidalguense

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 25, Shrimp and Grits at Shade

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 26, Menudo at La Mexicana

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 27, Brisket and Turkey at CorkScrew BBQ

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 29, Dirty Burque at Green Seed Vegan

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 30, Fried Chicken at Barbecue Inn

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 31, Pineapple with Chile en Polvo at Canino's

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 34, Whole-Fried Speckled Trout at Liberty Kitchen

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 35, Fried Chicken at Haven

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 37, Sashimi at Dadami

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 41, Pollo con Mole at El Gallo de Jalisco

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 42, Frito Pie at C&D Burger Shoppe

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 43, Wings and Grits at The Breakfast Klub

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 44, Spaghetti Carbonara at Coppa Ristorante Italiano

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 45, Larissa Plate at Harry's

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2012

    How to Make Beer Ice Cream

    It's tough to make a case for drinking thick, heavy porters and stouts during the sweltering summer months. So here's a better idea: Make ice cream with them. Beer ice cream is nothing new; restaurants have been serving Guinness ice cream for years. Sweet, creamy beers like porters and stouts actua ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2012

    July 4th Travesty: Joey Chestnut's Annual Hot Dog Beatdown To Be Tape Delayed!

    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. ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 9, 2012

    We Love Food

    Our 100 favorite dishes in Houston.

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2011

    The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 10 Hot Dogs

    Photo by Jeff VogtYou can even get sauerkraut on your $1.50 Costco dog!​For the next 20 weeks, we'll be rounding up the runners-up to our 2011 Best of Houston® winners. In many categories, picking each year's winner is no easy task. We'll be spotlighting 20 of those categories, in which the w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    A Tale of Two Dinners: Ava Kitchen & Whiskey Bar vs. The Modular

    This lobster risotto and accompanying lobster came from your friendly local dive bar.​One is a highbrow full-fledged restaurant -- a "brick-and-mortar" place, to use the parlance of the day -- owned and operated by heavyweight restaurateurs. The other is a cobbled-together food truck, ephemera ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Upcoming Events

    Photo courtesy of Tookie'sAll your honking finally paid off, folks!​It's a busy weekend across the city, from a pub crawl downtown to a flash mob in Clear Lake. But first things first, tickets are still available for the Hats Off to Hospitality gala this Sunday, June 26, at Haven. The gala wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2009

    Bye-Bye, Borders (On The West Side)

    ​It's been talked about for some months, but now there is an official date: The Borders at Westheimer and Gessner will be closing January 16.Three other Borders have been announced as on the endangered list -- locations in Willowbrook Mall, the Houston Center and Northwest Mall -- but the Gessner ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    This Week In Deliciousness

    The proper presentation for mat kimchee should mirror as closely as possible the appearance of an exploded chicken.Welcome back once again to the weekly round-up at Eating Our Words, where we've found a way to put gravy on pretty much everything (you just have to tell people it's "some kinda sauce") ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2007
  • News

    June 3, 2004

    Thrilled to Death

    Riders may get more than they bargained for when they head to amusement parks this summer

  • Calendar

    January 15, 2004
  • News

    September 5, 2002

    Myths and Legends

    The officers didn't know, their supervisors didn't know, the police chief didn't know. Oh, tell me another one. Tell me a Kmart story, please.

  • Culture

    November 29, 2001

    Non Mall Shopping Adventures

    Shopping adventures

  • Film

    November 16, 2000

    Fever Dream

    Aronofsky creates the ultimate horror flick for the modern era: A searing depiction of drug addiction

  • News

    September 21, 2000

    Letters 09-21-2000

    Listen to the Music, Still Fuming, Building Bonds

  • News

    April 27, 2000
  • Culture

    March 9, 2000

    Lana Verner, Lana Verner

    Theater Lab picks on stereotypes with Lana Verner, Lana Verner.

  • Film

    April 30, 1998

    Fouling Out

    With He Got Game, Spike Lee lets down the sport he loves

  • News

    February 26, 1998
  • News

    April 20, 1995
  • News

    April 20, 1995

    The Toxic Tort Case

    It began in the Panhandle with the promise of great riches, only to crash and burn in a Houston courtroom. The wreckage is still smoldering, and the truth is nowhere to be found.

  • Dining

    January 26, 1995

    The Case for Dallas

    Empire Baking colonizes Post Oak with distinguished breads -- and more

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