Don't be that guy (or girl) charging through CVS on February 14 in search of a giant heart-shaped chocolate box. If Valentine's Day is important to you, or rather, if Valentine's is important to your partner, act early and order one of these gifts. You'll get extra points for planning ahead, I promi ... More >>
Dagan Lynn 024 Grille at the Westin Memorial City 945 N. Gessner Rd. Tel: 281-501-4350 This is Part two of a three-part Chef Chat series. Read Part 1 here and Part 3 in this same space on Thursday and Friday. EOW: So, being an executive chef in a hotel, how is that different than being one in a ... More >>
From cash-hungry strippers to protesters dressed as vaginas.
If you're anything like me, you don't know how to make graceful small talk at parties without resorting to an awkward recitation of facts within your narrow range of interest: Ethiopian food, maps, the history of the Gulf Oil building... New Year's Eve parties aren't any better or worse than ... More >>
The Rolling StonesBobby Keys takes an Exile on Main Street breather, Nellcote, France, 1971Born in Lubbock and raised just east in Slaton, Joe Ely's home town, saxophonist Bobby Keys left Lubbock in 1960 looking for kicks. At 14, he was playing with Bob Dylan influence, Bobby Vee, before movi ... More >>
If you're anything like me, then December basically translates to a month of nonstop drinking and eating. My absolute favorite beverage to indulge in during the holidays is champagne, so imagine my glee when I wandered into Monarch at Hotel Zaza and discovered that they are doing a whole mon ... More >>
A champagne buyer's guide