The year gone by marked some very exciting restaurant openings (such as Haven, Branchwater Tavern, Yelapa Playa Mexicana and Stella Sola) and some equally important closings (such as Cafe Annie, Bedford, Las Alamedas and Felix Mexican Restaurant). To close out the yea ... More >>
Texas A&M University created an architectural award this year, the Spirit of Place medal, "envisioned as becoming one of the world's premier built-environment awards," according to a press release from the school.The university wants its new award to be "viewed in the same light" as the Stirl ... More >>
Houston's grindcore provocateurs (and HPMA nemises) Insect Warfare reunite for a brief U.K. tour.
Courtesy Dallas CowboysYou spend over a billion dollars on something, you want to at least get a good review out of it in The New York Times.Alas, Jerry Jones, you're out of luck. As a great philosopher once said....The Times's architectural critic (named, as any Times archiectural critic should ... More >>
It wasn't a good week to be an Asian restaurant in Houston. Japanese, Chinese and Thai -- none were exempt from the executioner as three well-known restaurants closed around town. Café le Jadeite (1952 West Gray), the eye-catching Chinese restaurant in River Oaks, closed out the month of May by cl ... More >>
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