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  • Dining

    April 10, 2014

    Where to Eat in Houston for Easter 2014

    Your guide to holiday meals.

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2014

    Where to Eat on Easter Day (2014)

    Some of you may be wondering, "When is Easter?" And I bet those of you who gave something up for Lent know exactly when Easter is (you've been counting down the days). Well, this special holiday is Sunday, April 20, and the best way to celebrate any weekend holiday is with brunch, no?. Many restaur ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 6, 2014

    Where to Eat on Valentine's Day

    FYI, it's on a Friday.

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2014

    Where to Eat on Saint Valentine's Day 2014: FYI, It's On A Friday

    This year, Valentine's Day is on a Friday. In other words, everyone will be vying for a reservation at one of the many Houston restaurants offering a special meal on the day of romance. Don't be that guy or gal who forgets to make a reservation in advance, especially if your special someone is expec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2013

    A Month of Chocolate: 28 Ways to Indulge

    We did it last year and this year, we're doing it again. It's almost February, which means in addition to fleeting resolutions, it's all about the chocolate baby. From Bacon & Chocolate Waffles to a piping cold cup of Frozen Hot Chocolate, here are 28 Ways to Indulge: Friday, February 1: Head to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    5 Stocking Stuffers for the Foodies in Your Family

    I don't know about you, but stocking stuffers are always last-minute gifts. It seems like we all forget about those little things until a few days before Christmas. But, if you've got a few foodies in your family, here are the perfect stocking stuffers to satisfy their love for cooking, wine or foo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    What Should Madonna Do In Houston This Week? (Besides Show Us Her Ass)

    Pop grand dame Madonna is in Houston for two shows this week at Toyota Center that are close to selling out. They are sold out, right? I figured that was why she was here two nights in a row, unless she just loves Houston that much. Rewind: Madonna's Top 5 MDNA World Tour Transgressions Our Natha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Taylor Burnham's Nude Ride: Allegedly Drunk Corpus Cowgirl Leads Cops On Chase Wearing Nothing But Cowboy Boots

    Police say a Corpus Christi woman was drunk when they arrested her early Saturday morning after a low-speed chase. At the time of her arrest, 18-year-old Taylor Burnham was wearing nothing but a pair of cowboy boots. Acting on a complaint about a suspicious person, police found Burnham in a back al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    Valentine's Day Dining 2012

    Ed. note: We are running this again after publishing it a week ago, for all you last-minute lovers. It isn't hard to figure out why dining and chocolate candy play such a prominent role in Valentine's Day celebrations. Eating is, by nature, extremely sensual. Few activities are capable of pleasura ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 9, 2012

    We Love Food

    Our 100 favorite dishes in Houston.

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Liquor Treat: Using Leftover Halloween Sweets for Six Candy Cocktails

    Photo by terren in VirginiaCandy overload. Must. Make. Cocktails.​Once Halloween has come and gone, I'm always left with a giant pile of Halloween candy. I have eaten it, tortured people by bringing it in to work, and baked it into all kinds of cakes and desserts. But this year, I plan on tryi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Top Five: Liqueurs on Blue Bell Vanilla

    Choices...choices...​Since I'm not a Texas native, I don't get Lone-Starry-eyed at the mere mention of Blue Bell ice cream, but I defer to its greatness. Blue Bell is not simply a taste of quirky provincial pride -- like Cincinnati chili -- but a champion amongst half-gallons, and a contender ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    The Way to Mom's Heart is Through Her Stomach: Mother's Day Brunch

    ​We've already put our mothers through enough, so don't add "forgetting Mother's Day" to the list, okay? I say skip the trinkets and go right for the good stuff: brunch, complete with cocktails. Breaking bread with Mom and spending quality time with her will make her a lot happier than the lat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    St. Paddy's Desserts ​You've been invited to a St. Paddy's Day party -- what to bring? Of course, booze is a no-brainer, but what about sustenance to fuel the party? Here are seven spiked desserts to liven up your St. Patrick's Day. 1. Guinness Cupcakes The booze in these cupcakes adds ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Brett Favre's Sister Would Do Anything for Meth (MUGSHOT ALERT!)

    Yes, Brett Favre's sister is named Brandi​In Season Five of The Sopranos, Tony is dealing with a lot of shit. In addition to the usual set of headaches -- little things like RICO statutes and wondering each day if that would be the day that the New York crew decides to off him -- Tony was d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    Odd Pair: Crawfish Boudin and Old Barossa Blend

    ​Boudin reminds us of sitting on Bourbon Street on a hot, swampy night listening to a little Zydeco with an ice-cold Abita. Beer and boudin is a perfect combo, like peanut butter and jelly. To spice things up a bit, we might opt for a Sazerac or a Hurricane, but definitely not wine. Nothing ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Aftermath: Peaches, Stripping the Onion (and Herself) at House of Blues

    Photos by Jody Perry/ Click here for a slideshow​ It's been a long time since Aftermath has been to the kind of high-energy, high-theatrics rock and roll show that makes us totally forget ourselves, even if just for an hour. Monday night at House of Blues, Peaches gave us exactly that kind of show ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2009
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    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 >>

  • Culture

    July 30, 2009

    Fresh Producers

    With this musical, the Masquerade Theatre gets everything right.

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2009

    Turning the Screw: Archie Lee & Coota Bang, R.I.P. Michael, Lil Jon, Jae Millz, Drake, 50, Tupac, Chris Brown and More

    Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: "Down For My Block," Archie Lee and Coota Bang Wire To Wire Michael passed. Three thoughts: 1. Michael ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2008

    The Christmas That Gift Baskets Forgot

    Usually, by this this time in December each year, offices around the country are swimming in gift baskets from Harry & David, boxes of chocolate from Godiva, or crates of summer sausage and cheddar cheese.  But this year, anecdotal evidence suggests that the recession has put the kibosh on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2008

    Ten Gruesomely Good Halloween Songs Pt 2: Violent Femmes, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Nick Cave and More

    Violent Femmes, “Country Death Song”: This tune sounds like the confessions of a degenerate hillbilly. It’s folksier than usual for the Violent Femmes, and singer Gordon Gano adds extra twang to the already countrified banjo riffs. Wails Gano, “I swear I lost my mind, I started makin’ plan ... More >>

  • Culture

    December 27, 2007

    All about Eve

    Our guide to the city's best New Year's parties

  • Culture

    December 20, 2007

    All about Eve

    Our guide to Houston's best New Year's parties

  • Dining

    May 24, 2007



  • Dining

    February 15, 2007

    Skyline Bar & Grill's

    Bannana Split Martini

  • Dining

    January 11, 2007

    Katz's Deli's

    5th Avenue

  • News

    March 9, 2006

    A Moon Swoon

    One Houston preacher gave up the cross for the cult

  • Calendar

    March 17, 2005

    Guinness Gracious!

    The parties are brewin' for St. Patrick's Day

  • Calendar

    February 10, 2005

    Panty Rave

    Get down and dirty at Lustfully Yours

  • Dining

    September 30, 2004

    Paper, Plastic or Chocolate

    McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant

  • Calendar

    April 17, 2003

    Chili Weather

    A cook-off for a cause

  • Dining

    February 14, 2002

    La Tour d'Argent

    Bayou Lounge's Chocolate Delight

  • Culture

    November 29, 2001
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    June 21, 2001

    Stirred and Shaken

    Grasshopper's Mocha Tini

  • Dining

    June 17, 1999

    From Brussels with Love

    A charming new cafe sprouts in Montrose

  • Dining

    May 6, 1999

    Capital Improvement

    The Travis Cafe feels like Austin -- if Austin had good food

  • Dining

    February 25, 1999

    It's a Grill!

    Once again, Prego is reborn

  • Culture

    January 30, 1997

    For Love --or Money

    Main Street's Miser isn't as rich as it could be

  • Dining

    October 10, 1996

    Collage Cuisine

    Crostini mixes a little Italian with a little Thai and a little Texas for food all its own

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    January 5, 1995
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    July 28, 1994