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    October 25, 2012

    The Eating Our Words 100: Server Thai Van of Kata Robata

    Eating Our Words has embarked on a project to profile 100 Houston culinarians of all fields, practices, careers and backgrounds. This isn't a Best of Houston list, it's not a 100 Favorites list and it's not in any particular order. Instead, the Eating Our Words 100 is a way to introduce our readers ... More >>

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    August 6, 2012

    Sip On Some Chick-Fil-A Haterade Tonight at Grand Prize Bar...for Charity

    In the wake of Beaver's pro-gay rights, anti-Chick-Fil-A sandwich going national -- even the anchors on CBS This Morning were talking about the Chick-on-Chick Filet at the Houston icehouse this morning -- Grand Prize Bar is getting in on the action, too. The Montrose dive bar, which has lately been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    USDA's Meatless Monday "A Slap in the Face!" Texas Ag Comish Says

    In a blog post today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples says the U.S. Department of Agriculture's call for Meatless Mondays as part of a green environmental effort is a gross betrayal of everything the federal government should stand for. He calls for the firing of whomever came up with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    Shiftwork Bites: Paneer

    ​The realities of Shiftwork Bites cooking - little space, little equipment, one burner - dictate what I can and cannot reasonably prepare at work. A lot of my meals tend to be one-pot affairs, as this makes setup and cleanup much easier, and doesn't stretch me too thin. I am still at work, rem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    Chocoholics Unite: Chocolate Festival at Central Market

    ​Right in time for V-Day, Central Market is hosting its annual Chocolate Festival. The aisles are filled with chocolate products of all varieties. One of my favorite local chocolatiers, Araya Artisan Chocolates, recently began selling their products at Central Market, making it even easier t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs

    Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. Robb Walsh: If you're still stumped for a Christmas gift, Robb Walsh would like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Food Fight: Battle Tuna Salad Sandwich

    Kraftsmen on the left, Weslayan Cafe on the right. ​When it comes to tuna salad sandwiches, I'm with David Rosengarten: there is no better homemade sandwich. So simple - in its most basic form, comprising only canned tuna, mayonnaise, and bread - and so delicious. But there's also a dark side ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Sundae Sundays: Ben & Jerry's

    ​Ben & Jerry's has held a special place in my heart ever since I visited its factory and one particularly generous scooper let me have, like, 1,000 free samples. I generally find the flavors pleasing and inventive, with great chunk-to-ice cream ratios (no hunting around for peanut butter cups ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Giancarlo Ferrara of Arcodoro

    ​We recently caught up with Chef Giancarlo Ferrara of Arcodoro. We visited with this native of Salerno, Italy to discuss his origins and theories for success as a chef and how he ended up in Houston. Eating Our Words: How did you get into cooking? Ferrara: Growing up, everybody in my family ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 6, 2010

    Meals on Reels: Food, Inc.

    Chef Monica Pope serves up a heaping helping of truth

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    March 18, 2010

    Before there were cowboys, there were ...

    "Vaqueros y Rancheros" Exhibit hosted by Casa Ramirez

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    November 5, 2009

    3rd Annual Chocolate Festival of Texas & Texas Wines

    The Mayans and Aztecs were right about one thing - the fruit of the cacao tree is delicious

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    Chocolat du Monde in Rice Village

    Photo by J.C. Reid​When it comes to chocolate, there's the good stuff, and then there's the really good stuff. Once you get past mass-market chocolate like Hershey's, the next step up is Godiva and Ghirardelli, which are both certainly good-quality and widely available in Houston. But the rea ... More >>

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    July 30, 2009

    Murder by the Book: Jack Kerley

    Delving into the minds of serial killers might not seem like fun, but it suits this mystery novelist just fine

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2008

    Football Star Sausage Smackdown!

      I was standing in the pre-packaged sausage aisle of Disco Kroger. And right there at eye level was one of the greatest head-to-head matchups in football history. Yes, I said football. Earl Campbell's Hot Links vs. Vince Young Hot Links. The blog post wrote itself. "The taste of Vince Young's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2008

    Battle station: Kroger’s

    There’s four days left to cash in on Kroger’s gift card offer. Buy a gift card for $300 and get $30 worth of free grocery money tacked on at no charge. The promotion has apparently been so successful that Kroger stores have taken down the signs advertising it. But if you’d like to make a quick ... More >>

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    May 9, 2002

    Murder in Small Town X

    A cheese maker bites it in Actors Theatre's melodrama

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    September 20, 2001