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Father's Day

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2014

    Zelko Bistro's Anniversary Gift to You: Half-off Your Favorite Comfort Foods

    Zelko Bistro is celebrating their fourth anniversary with an exclusive offer for diners--enjoy half off ($25 for $50) Chef Jamie Zelko's award-winning menu with this Houston Press Voice Daily Deal. Dive into Zelko Bistro's menu of delicious comfort foods, and enjoy the cozy ambiance of their dining ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2013

    The 25 Best Houston Rap Projects of 2013, Nos. 5-1

    5. DeLorean, Grace A year ago, Hood Politics 3 ranked as one of the best tapes in the city - a proper balance of Delorean's idiosyncratic middle ground between New York's traditional rap appeal and Southern bravado. Grace capitalized on that motif and more, tossing plenty of Texas and Southern heavy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2013

    Summer Break: The Best Houston Rap Albums/Mixtapes of 2013 So Far

    Here's our fitting conclusion to Summer Break, as these have been the must have mixtapes/albums to employ inside of your vehicle or headphones at all times. A few more are still on the horizon, so of course this list will have more context come December. But as far as 2013 so far is concerned...

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2013

    Summer Break: The Best Houston Rap Songs of 2013, Part 2

    Remember back in mid-May where we broke down the Best Houston Rap Songs of the Year (So Far)? It was a small sample, only five, knowing good and damn well there was an avalanche of tracks just waiting to be either heard, jammed in a large setting preferably at high volume or mimicked and pantomimed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    Summer of Johnny: Looks Like the Haters Got to Manziel

    Every hero has his setbacks. Nothing is forever, and no story is just a perpetual arrow pointing upward, with puppy dogs and gumdrops (or, in this case, bikini-clad coeds and Jell-O shots) 24 by 7. Rocky had to get his brains splattered by Clubber Lang one time, Luke Skywalker had to get his hand c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Saint Arnold Craft Beers for Dad & Feast's Yard Sale

    Father's Day Weekend Saint Arnold's Tap Takeover @ The Barrel and Brew Friday-Sunday, 5 p.m. on Friday to 12 a.m. on Sunday 12720 Southwest Freeway, Stafford This weekend, The Barrel & Brew hosts a Father's Day Weekend Saint Arnold's Tap Takeover starting at 5 p.m. on Friday and ending on Sunday at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    5 Foods My Dad Really Wants for Father's Day, & Your Dad Will Want Them, Too

    Father's Day is this Sunday, for those of you who may have been living underneath a rock and haven't seen all the buzz about the holiday dedicated to celebrating our dads. This week, Brooke Viggiano gave us five things to do around Houston with Dad, like taking him to lunch, then to top golf, which ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 13, 2013

    Where to Eat on Father's Day

    Treat Dad to Something Sweet and Something with Meat.

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    Fat Tony: "I'll Always Have My Houston Roots"

    Anthony Obi has always been a humble and gracious Houstonian. Better known to the public as rapper Fat Tony, this week he drops Smart Ass Black Boy, his first retail album. It's been a long journey from his first LP RABDARGAB, which was inspired by an H.I.S.D. campaign to get children to read. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Where to Eat on Father's Day 2013: Treat Dad to Something Sweet & Something with Meat

    Unlike Mother's Day, Father's Day is not filled with champagne and mimosa brunches, or frou-frou breakfasts-in-bed. But, that doesn't mean you can't take your dad out for breakfast, lunch, dinner or even cupcakes this Father's Day. Show Dad how much you love him by filling his stomach with deliciou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Upcoming Events: $10 Wine-Tasting Class for Dad & a BBQ Book Signing

    Give Dad an early Father's Day gift by signing him up for the Wine Workshop: Wines for Father's Day -- "An ode to Dad" at Central Market this Monday, June 10, at 6:30 p.m. This demonstration class is run by the Central Market Beer & Wine Experts, who will take each participant on a tour through the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2013

    Fat Tony Remains Houston's Smart Ass Black Boy On New Album

    On Monday, Houston's affable, not-really-overweight rap superfriend Fat Tony gave his Smart Ass Black Boy album (out next Tuesday, June 11) to National Public Radio and thus the rest of the world's open consumption and pre-purchase perusal. (Stream it here.) The last part of that statement is what ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 12, 2012

    Texas BBQ Predates the Civil War

    The tradition of open-pit barbecues in Texas is older than you think.

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2012

    Father's Day, Functional Alcoholism and Funk: Lost Abbey & New Belgium Brett Beer

    Father's Day came and went recently and, nearly a decade in, I'm still getting used to the fact that it applies to me. Don't get me wrong, I am fully and completely a father. In order to do it even remotely correctly, being a parent has to take up approximately 97.3 percent of your time, energy, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    Last Night: Explosions In the Sky at Warehouse Live

    Explosions In The Sky, Zammuto Warehouse Live June 17, 2012 Our neighbors from just a few hours away, Explosions In The Sky, dropped in Sunday night to keep the Texas pride going and share more of their elaborate musical talents with not a single lyric spoken. Many may know, Explosions in the Sky ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    Father's Day: Five Horrible Dads You're Glad Aren't Yours

    On Father's Day, we all take time out to tell the old man what a swell guy he is, and then on Monday, we all move on, and Dad has to wait another year to get some acknowledgment. But most of us with cool dads probably don't realize how truly lucky we are; that a million cosmic shifts could have alte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    The Best Fathers Day Gift: 24 Hours Without Dubstep

    This Sunday is a big day. For our dads, that is. It's Fathers Day, and whether we have daddy issues or not, we have to admit that we children put their dads through a lot. They helped change our diapers (hopefully, if not poor mom), they killed spiders for us (my dad still does), but best of all, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    Forget the Boring Tie: 5 Wines for Father's Day

    Five years ago, it would have been unimaginable to give dad wine for Father's Day. Back then, in the age before the millennial generation decided that it would make wine its favorite luxury beverage, we still bought our fathers ties, golf clubs, and Weber grills and smokers to celebrate their "speci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    This Week in Deliciousness: How the Hell Did We All Become Allergic to Food?

    Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating...Our Words, where we're lobbying for Texas to move to a mimosa-based economy. Basically, 50 mimosas would be worth a dollar. Somebody better lock down this public transportation thing and soon. We started the week off right with a look at Oxheart, ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    Need Father's Day Gift Ideas? We've Got You Covered

    Father's Day is right around the corner. If you enjoy procrastination as much as I do, then you haven't gotten a gift yet, either. But don't fret! Whether your dad's a master griller, an aspiring molecular gastronomist or a total wino, we have plenty of gift ideas for him. Gourmet Spices & Sauces ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    New One Hunnidt Album Admirably Wrestles Cognitive Dissonance

    "As artists, it's like we have the responsibility to paint a certain picture of our own lifestyles. It's almost not allowed to be like, 'Man, my life sucks. I'm sad about this or that.'" -- One Hunnidt Three days ago, my fuel pump went out. Now, were I in Houston when it happened, it would have onl ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 17, 2012
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    March 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    Troma's Lloyd Kaufman to Present Two New Movies at the Alamo Drafthouse Saturday Night

    Lloyd Kaufman,the co-founder of Troma Entertainment (source of such legendary films as The Toxic Avenger and Surf Nazis Must Die), will be at the Alamo Drafthouse Mason Park this Saturday night to present two of the studio's newest films. The first is Father's Day, based on the urban legend of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    Rap Round Table: What Is The Best Song You Have That Was Inspired By Another Human?

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Each week Rocks Off will have some of them here discussing issues relevant to their culture. Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray​This Week's Panel: Bun B, Young Sensation, Fat Tony, Hollywood Floss, O.N.E., hasHBrown, Kyle Hubbard ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2011

    The Top 25 Comedy Rap Songs Of All Time: Nos. 5-1

    ​Here we are at long last, folks. Here are the top 5 hilarious rap tunes of all time. It was tough to decide who would rule the roost. Seriously, we thought harder about this than we did over naming our daughter. In the end, we think we've saved the best for last. If you've missed the rest o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    John Nova Lomax: I'm on the Next Episode of This American Life

    John Nova Lomax: Unlike the NPR segment being taped in this photo, his This American Life piece will air.​It was one of those things in life you just can't quite believe. A few weeks back, I received an e-mail from Robyn Semien telling me that This American Life was interested in a story I had ... More >>

  • News

    June 23, 2011

    Too Much Pavement

    Houston's strip malls increase heat, pollution.

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2011

    Tuesday June 21, 2011: Deals of the Day

    ​Today's VOICE Daily Deal from the Houston Press gets you half off ($10 for $20) at Casa Grande. Authentic Mexican fare includes Casa Grande's famous nachos supreme: marinated fajita meat, refried beans and gooey, melted cheese along with the traditional fixin's like jalapenos, guacamole, sour ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    Clarence Clemons' Top 7 E Street Sax Solos

    ​As most of our readers know by now, E Street has lost its most prominent resident and Block Captain with the death of Clarence Clemons. In poor physical health for years due to various ailments, he died on Saturday night from complications due to a stroke less than a week earlier. The Big Man ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Five Very Bad Father's Day Gifts

    Father's Day: What are you gonna do? You are forced by the powers that be to get something, unless your Dad has passed on to his reward. And if you're a Dad yourself, then you have to resign yourself to books from that one author someone saw on your shelf (never mind that you hated that book), tool ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Twisted Father's Day Cards: For The Dad You Have

    This Sunday is Father's Day, a day that keeps the folks who make bathrobes and mustache trimmers busy. A holiday where we reflect on that hairy dude who put their P in our mother's V to make us, and hopefully stuck around long enough for us to borrow the car keys or the money to put down on a house ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Happy Father's Day: Country Songs For Country Daddies

    Monica Fuentes​In country music, fathers are either saints with strong hands capable of spinning wonder and magic, or grim drunks who want nothing more than to beat their wives and children and induce general misery. After spending a lifetime listening to some of these songs, some bringing tea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    Top 5 Food Court Finds

    ​While malls themselves are annoying, there is something charming and nostalgic about a tasty (and absurdly unhealthy) food court treat. We all have our favorites, that one snack that we must sample while simultaneously picking out ties for Dad on Father's Day. Here is our list of the top 5 ... More >>

  • News

    September 9, 2010

    Children in Hiding

    Juarez kids surrounded by violence, dead bodies.

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Has the "Foodie" Backlash Begun?

    Courtesy of Toothpaste For Dinner​Late last year, all of the sister papers in the Village Voice Media chain were informed that we were no longer to use the word "foodie" in blogs or in print. The reason? "Foodie" has not only become overused but has developed a strongly negative connotation: A ... More >>

  • News

    July 1, 2010

    Book 'em, Danno

    Constables go after HISD students' unreturned books

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    Shane Perez: As His Own Pop Looks On, Drunken Dad Of The Century Is Knifed By Son In Father's Day Fracas

    Cody Perez: A bad Father's Day​Spending Father's Day with his 21-year-old son Cody Perez was top priority for 38-year-old Shane Perez. Perhaps he wanted to make up for lost time.Salvador Perez, Shane's father and Cody's grandfather, told the Corpus Christi Caller-Times that Shane had been absent f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Food-Loving Dads

    ​Hey punk, Father's Day is in two days! You don't have a present yet, do you? Well, fear not because Eating Our Words is here to keep you from looking like an ungrateful slacker child. Here are a few ideas for the foodie father: "Half Full" Glasses from Sur la Table (1996 West Gray) These c ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 17, 2010

    Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom

    Harrison Ford + a hat + a whip = an action film classic

  • Calendar

    June 17, 2010

    Daddies in Nature

    Spend some time with the rug rats that qualified you for Father's Day

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Father's Day: Five Very Bad Gift Ideas

    Gifts even worse than another tie​Father's Day is fast approaching, and you probably haven't given much thought to your gift. We know you.To be sure, most fathers would gladly settle for Peace & Quiet once the kids are out of the weirdly-shaped homemade-paper-clip-holder stage, but most people ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    What Do YOU Want To Do With Your Life??: Bad Dads In Music Videos

    Sorry ladies, he's taken. By my mom.​This weekend is Father's Day, a holiday in which fathers all over the Hallmark Empire receive cards and gifts ranging from power drills and bourbon to celebrate them sticking it out for the duration of your ragged existence on earth. Craig's Hlist and hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    Happy Father's Day! Loser Kids of Rock Star Dads

    We all aspire to honor our dads and hope that we've done right by them on Father's Day. Here's a list of offspring whose lives have served no useful purpose on earth other than churning out a never-ending source of disappointment for their rock star dads. ​Sean Lennon Yoko Ono is often credi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    Sky Smith: Snorting The Line Between Win And Fail

    ​As Father's Day approaches, you might want to do a lot of things with your dad: fishing, a ball game, or maybe you'd like to doll yourselves up and record a video of yourselves in a heartbreakingly epic duet of Eddie Money's "Take Me Home Tonight?" You might want to sing your heart out even thoug ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 18, 2009

    Family Fun Films with Pop Stars

    Dads Who Rock open for The Best of Children's Film Festival Seattle 2009

  • Calendar

    June 15, 2006
  • Dining

    July 5, 2001

    Dish Washed

    A Montrose-area restaurant has its plate wiped clean

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