After a slow month, the inspections have gotten comparatively dirtier. It was a dangerous week for dirty restaurants, a couple of which got stuck with citations. Late Nite Pie (302 Tuam) burned down six days after an inspection turned up seven violations. The violations were fairly routine, and inc ... More >>
Spotted on the street in El Segundo off Oakland: This hipster storm trooper loves scotch.
Robb Walsh gives these pits his seal of approval."That's no Southern Pride cooker," Robb Walsh said, gazing with admiration at the two barbecue pits that sit behind the Nickel Sandwich Grill (5601 Lyons, 713-674-8020), belching fragrant gray smoke into the air. "I know you hate Southern Prid ... More >>
Spoiler alert: I'm half-assing this one! Because for reals, if you're still watching FlashForward expecting a great show, you've got problems. But if you keep reading this blog expecting the torrent of bad TV I watch every week to drive me crazy, well, you just might be in luck. The episode opene ... More >>
Your guide to the 2009 Houston Press Music Awards showcase
Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to firstname.lastname@example.org. You know how occasion ... More >>
Saturday, November 12, at Walter's on Washington, 4215 Washington Avenue, 713-864-2727.
Second Ward slugger Aaron Treviņo scores a scholarship and prepares to leave the barrio behind
The Coens score big with Ladykillers -- thanks to Hanks