El Segundo

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Health Department Roundup

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    I Find Your Lack of Scotch...Disturbing

    ​Spotted on the street in El Segundo off Oakland: This hipster storm trooper loves scotch.

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    Catfish and Ribs at the Nickel

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    FlashForward: From Awesomely Bad to Boringly Bad

    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 >>

  • Music

    July 23, 2009

    52 Pick-Up

    Your guide to the 2009 Houston Press Music Awards showcase

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    Artist of the Week: Ozeal and the Eulypians

    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 You know how occasion ... More >>

  • Music

    November 10, 2005

    dios (malos), with Swords and Go Spread Your Wings

    Saturday, November 12, at Walter's on Washington, 4215 Washington Avenue, 713-864-2727.

  • News

    June 16, 2005

    Out of the Park

    Second Ward slugger Aaron Treviņo scores a scholarship and prepares to leave the barrio behind

  • Film

    March 25, 2004

    Suth'n Comfort

    The Coens score big with Ladykillers -- thanks to Hanks