Chicks dig the long ball, no doubt. But would you rather have Adam Dunn's power-hitting, possibly-actually-mentally-handicapped ass striking out 200 times a year, or, say, the legendary consistency of Tony Gwynn?
When it comes to health inspections, Ruchi's is Gwynn, without a doubt. The taqueria c ... More >>
With the Rodeo headed to town starting this weekend, plenty of local restaurants are featuring dining deals all season long. We've rounded up some of the biggest steals below, many of which even include parking deals. (And as anyone who goes to the Rodeo will tell you, parking is by far the least en ... More >>
What he does:
The friendly, calm-mannered Brooksy Smith runs JerryBuilt Homegrown Burgers, which means that he has "spent the past year getting them built, getting them open, getting them staffed, developing the menu, developing the pricing, and developing the marketing around it." He's referring t ... More >>
So if you are from Upstate New York (like me), and if you love hot dogs (like me), and you live in Texas (like me), then you probably really, really miss Hofmann hot dogs. Like me. Because when I tell you I miss Hofmann hot dogs, I mean that I miss them super-duper terribly, especially when holidays ... More >>
I love iFest so much, I typically go on both weekends of the festival each year. This time around, I'll be missing the second weekend of the International Festival in favor of appearing in a bright blue bridesmaid's dress at a mansion in Las Vegas (HOLLA), but you lucky people will still be able to ... More >>
Our hometown Luby's announced in June it would take over the bankrupt Fuddruckers chain. That turnaround must be almost complete, because city health inspectors hit eight Fuddruckers across town on Tuesday for change-of-ownership (or "pre-opening") inspections. Let's see how they scored.
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No Foursquare or proctologist visits, pleaseIn this week's cover feature, "The Twitterverse", we dive into the world of Twitter to spotlight some of the best things going with the social networking hub, and also uncover some of the worst things permeating the site. We talked to tweeting Texans in ... More >>
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.
Dude, You Going To Eat That: What begins as a simple question on Filipino cuisin ... More >>
Photos by James HolmesWhere: Bill's Café, 22845 Loop 494, Kingwood, 281-358-6198
What $13 gets you: Basically anything on the menu, from burgers, fries and beer to chicken wings and fried mozzarella sticks. This unpretentious burger joint doesn't put on airs or gouge its customers.
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George Mitchell is pretty much the guy who saved Downtown Galveston and the Strand area as it was slowly deteriorating into oblivion; now he's leading the efforts to bring it back from Ike.Today he issued an upbeat assessment of where things stand and where they'll be going.The 24 historical buildin ... More >>