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Domino's Pizza Inc.

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2014

    La Fresca Pizza: Please Become a Chain

    La Fresca makes a worthy American-style pizza.

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2014

    Have Your Pizza for Breakfast at These Five Eateries

    Some mornings, you just want pizza for breakfast. And we're not talking about leftover Domino's from your post-bar 3:00 a.m. bad decision. We're talking fresh-out-of-the-oven, hot and bubbling breakfast pizza. And because Houston is such a wonderful, wonderful place, you can get your fix of bright ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2014

    Foodie Words That Must Be Banished Now (Let's Start with 'Foodie')

    Just as various foods come in and out of style, so, too, do the words that describe them. In 2011, the word "taquito" was added to the Oxford English dictionary and "chimichurri" was added to the Oxford Dictionaries Online. In 2012, the online dictionary added "frankenfish," "locavore" and "food des ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2013

    Mixed Emotions: When CD Compilations Create "Feelings"

    I recently received an e-mail from my nephew, Orlando, inviting me to join something called the "Mix of the Month" club. The correspondence detailed how 12 members of this group would each have an assigned month to create a mix CD to send to the others. Original, creative cover art was encouraged. I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    Dr. John at Miller Outdoor Theatre, 9/7/2013

    Dr. John Miller Outdoor Theatre September 7, 2013 Happy birthday, Miller Outdoor Theatre. This year the Hermann Park amphitheater marks its 90th year of providing all manner of cultural offerings for the low cost of absolutely free, said to be the largest program of its kind in the nation. But mun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2013

    Investigating Food in Film: "Timpano Di Maccheroni" in "Big Night"

    It's little surprise many famous movie scenes involve food; there's a certain pleasure in watching characters eat the foods we enjoy in real life or grapple with familiar challenges of cooking, say, lobsters. But have you ever been watching a film and someone mentions a food you've never heard of? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2013

    And We Still Got the Shaft: Self-Righteous Tipper Gets Waitress Fired After Being Outed on the Internet

    Any healthy adult will tell you that the proper response to being called out on a self-admitted mistake is to have the dignity and wherewithal to own the mistake and work toward improvement in the future. That sounds like a lot of work, though, and apparently Pastor Alois Bell thought so too. Pasto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2013

    Schadenfreude Alert! 5 Thoughts On JaMarcus Russell's Attempted Comeback

    For most football players, when their careers finally end, rarely does it happen on their terms. More often than not (WAY more often, actually), players are either asked to leave, never asked back, or beat up physically to the point of no return. The bravest of football warriors continue to try over ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    A Ransom Note To All Major Fast Food Chains

    Scene: KFC International Food Testing HQ "So what you're telling me, Colonel, is that I can only get these creamy, delicious, bacon and herb stuffed taters...when I go to Japan? Japan!! Is that what you're telling me!??! Cue sound effects: multiple explosions followed by a quick sword fight and t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2012

    The Six Worst One-Game Uniforms You'll See In The 2012 College Football Season

    Look good, feel good, play good? Not in these cases. This list doesn't include full-time offenders like Houston, who substituted a perfectly slick design for a blob. Instead, these universities -- some with long traditions -- will subject us to a fashion upchuck on select game days.

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    The 5 Fast Food Sides We Miss Most

    It's once again time to look back on some of the discontinued food items that were sadistically ripped from our lives and our stomachs by the soulless monster that is corporate America. It's a cruel, cruel world out there... In case you missed our rants, we think a life without the freedom to purc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    Five Dumbest Reasons Someone Got Killed in East Texas

    We understand some of you will read this and likely think: Every reason to kill someone is wrong. This rationale holds ostensible merit, you, reader of great virtue. But there is a difference -- minuscule as it may be -- between wrong and just plain dumb. Every excuse is wrong, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2012

    Pie-magination: 5 Improbable Pizza Pies

    Considered from a local, regional, national and international perspective, the world is home to a great variety of pizzas. From authentic to fusion to deep dish to Sicilian-thin, the term "pizza" covers all manner of sins. I think that we owe it to ourselves, as a pizza-obsessed nation, to do bett ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    Can Domino's Pull Off "Brooklyn-Style" Pizza?

    No! 1000 percent, N-effing-O. Maybe my expectations were raised too high by the promise of hand-stretched, perfectly foldable crust, and by images of the flavorful, thin, crisp crust conjured by the word "Brooklyn." Or maybe it was the fact that I just wasn't drunk. Anyway I look at it -- my experi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    Health Department Roundup: Just the Facts, Mostly

    Normally we go all Popeye Doyle on the inspection reports, doing things our way, asking for forgiveness rather than requesting permission. We'd even consider purchasing an ankle holster if we were allowed to rub up against girls while on the clock. (Just kidding, it's a quick-draw gimmick.) Today, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2012

    Hangover Smorgasbord from Aladdin's Mediterranean Cuisine

    This week is 'Reader's Choice' at Fast Times. On the suggestion of commenter Helenafromworchester, I made a trip to Aladdin's Mediterranean Cuisine on Westheimer for take-out the day after a late night with friends at Jackson's Watering Hole. My husband had a hangover-hangover, while I had a designa ... More >>

  • News

    April 19, 2012

    American Parasite

    Mitt Romney's years at Bain represent everything you hate about capitalism.

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    Lamar's Head Basketball Coach Pat Knight Rants Maniacally (w/ VIDEO)

    Yep, that apple fell right by the tree.​It's not easy being the son of a legend, and then trying to follow in said legend's footsteps into the exact same vocation of choice. Pat Knight knows this. His father, Bobby Knight, garnered 902 career wins as a head coach. He also had dozens of epic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2012

    Question of the Week: Is the Pizza Boomerang a Real Thing?

    Caution: The video above is highly NSFW for reasons including but not limited to: a penis being cut off by a pizza boomerang in graphic detail. Watch at your own risk. Pizza Boomerang is the latest viral video making the rounds on YouTube and Twitter. (And, if your mom happens to have seen it, then ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    Phillip Little: Four Arrested in Domino's Driver's Murder

    Timothy Robinson and three others face capital murder charges.​Four people -- including a 15-year-old girl -- have been arrested for the November 2 murder of Domino's Pizza driver Phillip Little, Houston police said today. Little was shot in a robbery attempt near the intersection of Martin L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Phillip Little, 40, Pizza Driver Shot During Robbery, Bayou Body Count No. 170

    Pizza driver killed in robbery.​A Domino's deliveryman was shot and killed during an apparent robbery on the south side of town last night. Phillip Little, 40, was found slumped over his steering wheel after an accident at the intersection of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Canterway, police ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Health Department Roundup

    ​Some of the reasons city inspectors write up restaurants are oddly inexact. When we see stuff like, "Utensils designed to serve food not kept at proper 45-degree angle from serving tray/as shiny as they probably could be/free of roach droppings," we imagine bureaucrats taking secret pleasure ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    Five Foods Experiencing Identity Confusion

    My general food philosophy: if I want a corn muffin, I eat a corn muffin. If I want oysters, I eat oysters. But I guess I'm in the minority because judging from supermarket shelves, many people want corn muffins...that taste like oysters. There's a glut of products trying to be something they're no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2011

    Rating Consumer Reports Top Ranked Frozen Pizzas

    Frozen pizza can be delicious and photogenic: Amy's Cornmeal Crust 3 Cheese Pizza with mozzarella, Parmesan, and goat cheese.​Recently, Consumer Reports asked the question, "Can a frozen pizza truly satisfy anyone other than discriminating kids? In other words, you?" The answer: Yes. Among the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    A Domino's Convert

    ​Trust me, I am a champion of the SLGT movement. In fact, for my family's tradition of eating pizza on Christmas Eve I really tried to support local so that we could all grow together. So I called Daddy-O's and Lazaro's, and as the phone rang and rang, I soon realized that local business owner ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    The Top 10 Google Searches for 2010: Food & Drink Edition

    Google, you clever bastards. Making me hungry for Thanksgiving dinner all over again in December.​On a particularly creepy episode of Conspiracy Theory -- yes, the one with Governor Jesse Ventura and the Blond Ponytail of Better Days -- a cornered spokesperson for a government Fusion Center to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    Top 10 Fallen Fast Food Items

    Much has been made in the past few weeks about the McRib, McDonald's exalted ground pork and barbecue sauce wonder. You may remember it first hitting America's mouths in the early '80s, not selling extremely well, and only coming back every now and then. It returned briefly in 1994 as the "Brontos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Joe's Deli: As Simple As It Sounds

    Almost as good as Wonder Bread and Kool Aid.​Joe's Deli 3729 W Alabama St Ste C I'm a sandwich guy, but I'm not fussy about it. I'm as thrilled with prosciutto and brie on Italian as I am with turkey and American cheese on Wonder Bread, especially if cherry Kool Aid is involved. While drivin ... More >>

  • News

    April 29, 2010

    Houston Is Under Attack

    Bedbugs threaten our slumber.

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Apparently The Noid Was Unavailable for Questioning

    No one can tell when a hot wing jones will overcome them. You might be sitting on the couch, watching a Saved by the Bell marathon, when bam, you get the fierce craving for spicy Buffalo goodness. When we've been broke and this happened, we've done some crazy things, like pour ranch sauce on our fin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2010

    The Shameless Chef: Barbecue Cheeseburger Pizza

    Chicks totally dig a custom pizza job.​ So the Super Bowl is coming up, and unless you live outside the borders of the United States, that's a pretty big deal. Even people who don't care anything for football will watch the Super Bowl, and this is the perfect opportunity for you to try out the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: The Rockabilly Country Soul of Big Al Downing

    Maybe the most successful African-American country artist of the post-Charley Pride period was Big Al Downing. Talk about a guy who could blur the line between country and soul. An affable Oklahoman, Downing had a huge baritone voice that could melt hearts. Downing's career began in rockabilly. Aft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2009

    ACL 2009 Day Two: Who'll Stop the Rain?

    Photo by Mark C. AustinThe Scabs​That was the question on Saturday, when downpours tested the drainage properties of the newly laid Zilker Park sod to test. Curiously, with the air still warm, the crowd seemed to take the growing swamp in stride, but you have to guess that with all the muddy-b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Aftermath: Big Walter "The Thunderbird" Price's Birthday at the Big Easy

    Reg Burns​While the indie-rock world dodged lightning strikes Sunday afternoon, Houston's blues community gathered inside the Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club to pay homage to its most elder statesman, Big Walter "The Thunderbird" Price. The venue was packed with dancers, drinkers and a plethora ... More >>

  • News

    July 9, 2009

    Almost A Millionaire: One man's brief stint in the spotlight

    Highlights from the Blog at HOUSTONPRESS.COM

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Who Wants To Be A Contestant On Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

    The producers of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire are coming to town Friday today to audition contestants for the show. Our Craig Hlavaty has already gone down this road before; here's his tale and some tips on how to get picked.Back in the summer of 2005, when I was slinging dough for Domino's and stu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    Ten Classic Restaurant Commercials from the 1980s

    If you're a child of the '80s, much of your misspent youth was misspent in front of the television taking in shows like Mr. Wizard and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. But just as those classic TV shows from your childhood have remained with you all these years, so have the equally classic commercials. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2008
  • Dining

    March 8, 2007

    Turquoise Grill

    Turkish Delight

  • Film

    October 13, 2005

    Keira Get Your Gun

    Domino chronicles the life of a model-turned-bounty hunter

  • Dining

    September 8, 2005

    Can't Hold a Candle to It

    Candelari's Italian sausage pizza is a Washington Avenue wonder

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Mexican Bakery

    El Bolillo Panaderia

  • Dining

    April 4, 2002

    Paris Matched

    Laurier Café is turning out Parisian bistro food at Paris, Texas, prices

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001
  • Dining

    February 8, 2001

    Junk-Food Journalism

    A new book detailing the "dark side of the all-American meal" could use a little more beef itself

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Pizzeria

    Star Pizza

  • Dining

    July 13, 2000

    The Food Chain

    Meals on Montrose

  • News

    February 17, 2000
  • Dining

    July 18, 1996
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