Houston restaurants are ready to get shucking.
"He first selected the smallest one ... and then bowed his head as though he were saying grace. Opening his mouth very wide, he struggled for a moment, after which all was over. I shall never forget the comic look of despair he cast upon the other five over-occupied shells. I asked him how he felt. ... More >>
Alex Gregg, bar manager at the upcoming Goro & Gun, is reviving his popular Commercial Free Cocktail series -- initially hosted at Grand Prize Bar -- for a limited, three-night run at Ambrosia. And this time, he's bringing along guest bartender Chris Frankel to help. Both bartenders got their start ... More >>
As promised, Gulf appellation oysters have arrived -- albeit a little later in the season than usual. Tommy's Oyster Bar in Clear Lake, not too far from where the oysters are pulled out of such bays as Ladies Pass or Pepper Grove, has plenty on hand right now and is a great spot to try the appellati ... More >>
In a speech at last night's private grand opening party for downtown's new Sundance Cinemas, Mayor Annise Parker expressed sentiments echoed by many Houstonians, saying, "When the [Angelika Theater] closed its doors, it was like a light went off downtown." The Mayor felt the Angelika's sudden and ... More >>
Somebody's watching you, and it's not just the four-eyed fishWere you fishing along the San Jacinto Battleground of Lynchburg Ferry this weekend? Did you get the feeling you were being watched?You probably dismissed it as "Well, yeah, if I'm enough of an idiot to fish in these polluted waters, I ... More >>
Too much of a good thing threatens the oysters in Galveston Bay
Has the fight over port expansion turned a bay watchdog group into a rubber duck?
Residents of this seaside neighborhood are about to be joined by a 1,000-acre port facility
For years, homeowners, developers, environmentalists and the federal government have wrangled over a flood-control plan for Clear Creek. Now a compromise is in view -- but the creek's future is murkier than ever.
1996 Summer Guide
How many winters more will Arctic waterfowl make their 10,000-year-old journey to the western edge of Houston?