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Fiesta Mart Inc.

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    At Celebrate Australia, Texas Barbecue Reigns Supreme

    The theme of this year's Houston International Festival may be Australia, but at Celebrate Australia, the main food event of the festival, the best eats were decidedly Texan in nature. The barbecue cook-off competition, the first of what the International Festival hopes to make an annual event, br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2014

    I-Fest Barbecue: a Shared Texan and Australian Pastime

    Ask any relatively intelligent American to throw out an Australian phrase, and he'll probably say either "G'day, mate," or "throw another shrimp on the barbie." This limited knowledge of Australian slang might lead one to think that Australians don't barbecue much other than shrimp, but this is, of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2014

    2014 International Festival Celebrates Australia...But Hold the Vegemite, Please

    I'm excited about this year's International Festival highlighting Australia for two reasons: One, it gives me an excuse to post the music video for Men At Work's brilliant 1980 song "Land Down Under" (see the next page), and two, I honestly don't know much about Australian food. Being that the fest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2014

    Six Cool Things With Cross-Cultural Appeal That You Can Find at Fiesta Mart

    Fiesta Mart is an amalgam of Houston culture, offering foods for most of the ethnic people you find in the city. It's also the grocery store for those living in and around rapidly gentrifying neighborhoods, and a place designed to meet the needs of modern Houstonians, or so we'd like to think. Call ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2013

    Voting Is... Easier When You Do It Early

    Planning on voting early in Houston? There are only two days left to do so and on November 5th you can ONLY vote in the precinct you are assigned to. When time is against you, waiting until the last minute to vote could be worse than trying to find this year's IT toy during a Black Friday sale. Wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2013

    Twinkies Are Back; Here's Where to Find Them in Houston

    Photo from Christian CableFYI, when you search for images of Twinkies, you get a lot of photos of cats.They're baaaaaaaaaaaack! That's right, ladies and gentlemen. Twinkies are back! Unless you've been living in a cave for the past several months, you know that there was a time when it looked like ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 21, 2013

    So Delicious, a Caveman Could Eat It

    Paleo-friendly restaurant menus abound in Houston.

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    You, Too, Can Shop for Groceries by Light Rail!

    When I tell people that my husband and I share a car, and have for the entire three years we have lived in Houston, we get a lot of funny looks. It's true that the logistics don't always work out, but we almost always make it work. Note the "almost" -- that's the little word that forced me to get ou ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 27, 2011

    A Scary Good Time

    The Houston Press Guide to What's Happening This Hallowen

  • Culture

    October 20, 2011

    A Scary Good Time

    The Houston Press Guide to Halloween

  • Culture

    October 13, 2011

    A Scary Good Time

    The Houston Press Guide to Halloween

  • Calendar

    October 13, 2011
  • News

    October 28, 2010

    Let's Get Spooky

    Here's our guide to what's happening this Halloween.

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Jacob Thompson: $20 Gets You A Tat And Minor Surgery (Allegedly)

    Jacob Thompson: The doctor is in​Not many of us would confuse James "Jacob" Thompson with a medical doctor, but to an unidentified 16-year-old East Texas woman, the fact that the Groveton man was something of a tattoo artist was qualification enough for her to ask him to perform minor surger ... More >>

  • News

    October 21, 2010

    Let's Get Spooky

    Our guide to Houston's best Halloween haunts.

  • News

    October 14, 2010

    Head Out

    Our guide to Halloween's best haunts

  • Calendar

    October 14, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    Elotes la Estrella

    ​In the parking lot of the Fiesta Mart on Fulton is Elotes la Estrella, a food cart that specializes in the Mexican street food elote - roasted corn covered with chile, mayonnaise, grated cheese, lime and salt. It is freaking fantastic. This is one of my favorite places to get elote - I order ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    What's My Crime: Match The Mug Shot To The Misdeed

    1. Rudy Camarillo​To paraphrase Shakespeare's Macbeth, "Your face, my thug, is as an open book, where men may read strange matters." We got to wondering how much you could tell about someone by just looking at their mugshot, so we pieced together this photo array of ten men and women, all of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    Palma Garcia Marlen-Beatrice, 30, Bayou Body Count No. 181

    Photo courtesy HCSOWeird, but surprisingly successful, way to kill your wife​Back on May 13, 48-year-old Pedro Cueva-Ferman thought he had come up with the perfect way to get rid of his wife and get clean away with the crime, according to allegations in a probable cause warrant on file at the Harr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Recipe: Beer Bread

    ​We swung by Fiesta Mart to nab baking supplies this week and happened to find Guinness on sale for $6.99. It occurred to us we that should include the 250-year-old beer in our baking run, so we hopped on the Internets and, working from several similar recipes, came up with the following pla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    Top 5 Grocery Store Openings of the Decade

    Photo by athomsonThe hot dog section at an H-E-BYesterday, we recounted the top five grocery store closings that had a significant impact on the Houston supermarket scene during the past 10 years. But for as much as we may (or may not) miss AppleTree or Albertson's, we've had some much better grocer ... More >>

  • News

    October 29, 2009

    Get All Dressed Up

    There's plenty of places to go this Halloween.

  • News

    October 22, 2009

    Get All Dressed Up

    There's plenty of places to go this Halloween. Check out our updated listings.

  • News

    October 15, 2009

    Get All Dressed Up

    There's plenty of places to go this Halloween.

  • News

    October 8, 2009

    Get All Dressed Up

    There's plenty of places to go this Halloween.

  • News

    October 1, 2009

    Get All Dressed Up

    There's plenty of places to go this Halloween.

  • Halloween Guide

    October 23, 2008

    Trails to Terror

    2008 Halloween Guide

  • Music

    October 7, 2004

    All He Wanted Was a Pabst

    The Nightfly goes out for a quiet Sunday drink and winds up in a Mexican bordello downtown

  • Calendar

    September 25, 2003

    Cirque du Soul

    UniverSoul Circus puts the funk under the big top

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Horchata

    Fiesta Mart deli

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001
  • Dining

    September 21, 2000

    Strange Fruit

    People pay lots more for organic produce, but are they getting their money's worth?

  • News

    December 24, 1998

    Then There Were None

    Health Department fires a final whistle blower

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