For the next 20 weeks, we'll be rounding up the runners-up to our 2011 Best of Houston® winners. In many categories, picking each year's winner is no easy task. We'll be spotlighting 20 of those categories, in which the winner had hefty competition from other Houston bars and restaurants.
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End-of-February/early March is usually not the peak period of ice cream consumption; I recall even that the Dairy Queen in my town shut down just after Christmas to re-open again in May.
A boisterous warm front, however, swept through Virginia during one of my weekend visits, and my ice cream cravi ... More >>
madfishestheblog.comTurkey Day doesn't have to be terrifying. Recently we read an article on "Facebook Depression," which is essentially a feeling of general malaise attributed to the constant comparison of one's own turbulent, unexciting existence to the seemingly glamorous and worry-free li ... More >>
Joanna O'LearyVariation on the Boston Cooler. Note: Only use Diet Ginger Beer if your supermarket strangely lacks Regular.Liquid desserts are ideal for summer, and while I love a good milkshake, sometimes I like a little carbonation with my ice cream. A root beer float is the obvious choice; ... More >>
Calamari is delicious but sad. Just think of all the many-armed hugs that squid will never give.Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where, thanks to our new Gelatin Piranha™ we bought off of a late-night infomercial, we can now gelatinize an entire cow in under four ... More >>
Put some more effort into it, girlLast night's Golden Globes brought with it, as it always done, a string of fashion triumphs and disasters. Many a publication or online site today is busy raining down judgment with lists of each category.
We must do our part. So here are the Golden Globes' ... More >>
The latest round of anti-Muslim rhetoric to spew forth from the nation's right-wing extremists has formed from the strangest combination of ingredients: Canada and Campbell's soup.
News that Americans have started a Facebook group called "Boycott Campbell Soup" [sic] -- which has nearly 3,50 ... More >>
dwell.comUrban chicken coop.5. Back to Basics.
junkfoodnews.netToday's green-conscious consumer pays attention to nutrition information and ingredients, particularly the ones they can't pronounce. This, partnered with the continuous barrage of bad press on everything from MSG to high ... More >>
The burger import from Denver, Smashburger, opened its new location in West University this week. The 2,150 square foot restaurant at 5520 Buffalo Speedway seats a maximum of 96 diners.
To celebrate this latest bit of good fortune for the company that cooks its 100 percent fresh not fr ... More >>
Photo courtesy of www.planetdan.netGiant Sno Ball: every stoner's dream come trueThere are many great and glorious foodstuffs in the world, foodstuffs that are widely acclaimed and highly prized: caviar, bacon, oysters, cheeseburgers, foie gras and fiddlehead ferns. And then there are those th ... More >>