Esquire Magazine

  • 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

    January 28, 2014

    The First Families of Houston Food: Why We Eat the Way We Eat in H-Town

    Houston is a town inundated with great restaurants, but in tracing the city's history, you discover that many of the big names in the restaurant industry are related to each other in some way, whether by blood or business. Some families have continued to stick with their own, too, but to live and c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2013

    Houston Snubbed on Esquire's List of Best New Restaurants

    Remember back in August, when Bon Appétit magazine named The Pass & Provisions the sixth-best new restaurant in America. Boy, were we proud of our homeboys Seth Siegel-Gardner and Terrence Gallivan. On Monday, Esquire magazine came out with its own list of the best new restaurant in 2013, and you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    This Week In Food Blogs: "The Most Electrifying Food Destination in America" is Houston

    GQ: In the first of a few national spotlights on Houston this week (did you see the James Beard Award nominations yesterday? hot damn!), GQ's head food writer Alan Richman lists the 12 most outstanding restaurants of 2013 (early in the year though it may be.) and gives two of the spots to Houston re ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Texans, Tebow and BCS Titles! This Weekend's 4 Winners and 4 Losers

    All right, this is starting to get ridiculous, football gods. First, you knock out Arian Foster for the first three games of the season with a hamstring injury. Then you rob us of Andre Johnson not once but twice with injuries to each hamstring, forcing him to miss most of the season. Then you rip ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2009

    Openings and Closings

    ​Despite the brief interruption of Thanksgiving, several restaurants opened this week just in time for the holidays. Especially busy are downtown's Houston Pavilions, where Lucky Strike Lanes and Pete's Dueling Piano Bar have been hosting healthy crowds while several restaurants have opened. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    Bacon Bourbon: The Next Big Thing?

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttThe winning cocktail​​If the results of Monday night's Manhattan Experience contest are anything to go by, the answer is yes. It appears -- for now, at least -- that bacon hasn't entirely jumped the shark. The winning entry in the Woodford Reserve Manhattan ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 9, 2006
  • News

    October 20, 2005

    Toy Story

    An HPD sex-toy crackdown goes limp

  • Calendar

    October 23, 2003

    Cleaning Rags to Riches

    Crappy gigs are grist for this humorist's mill

  • Calendar

    February 13, 2003

    This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    Our picks of the week

  • Dining

    January 20, 2000

    Holy Noodle House!

    Working-class Kin Taro serves pan-Asian soups and salads with a superhero's flair

  • News

    November 18, 1999
  • Dining

    October 28, 1999

    A Bit Player

    Once cast in the lead, Sake Lounge is now a secondary downtown character

  • Dining

    December 17, 1998
  • News

    August 27, 1998

    Falling in Love

    Barnett Garrison had a way with women. And women had their way with Barnett Garrison.

  • Film

    March 26, 1998

    No Going Forward

    Edward Burns hasn't improved with practice

  • Dining

    October 31, 1996
  • Dining

    January 26, 1995
  • Film

    September 1, 1994

    Media Mad

    Combine TV, killing and crowds, and what do you have? Oliver Stone