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    July 10, 2014

    The Five Best Hidden Restaurant Gems in Galveston

    The time for the great exodus has arrived. Every summer as the temperatures rise and the oppressively hot days stretch into muggy nights, Houstonians escape the confines of the city for tropical paradise Galveston. No, it's not the loveliest beach in the world (or even in Texas), but it's our beach ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes 2014-15: No. 81, Daughter-in-Law Burger at Natachee's Supper 'n Punch

    Once again, Kaitlin Steinberg is eating her way through Houston and counting down her 100 favorite dishes as we work our way toward our annual Menu of Menus® issue and culinary extravaganza. She'll compile a collection of the dishes she thinks are the most delicious, most creative and, of course, m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes 2014-15: No. 82, Chiles en Nogada Tradicionales at Pico's Mex-Mex

    Once again, Kaitlin Steinberg is eating her way through Houston and counting down her 100 favorite dishes as we work our way toward our annual Menu of Menus® issue and culinary extravaganza. She'll compile a collection of the dishes she thinks are the most delicious, most creative and, of course, m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    Texas Republican Thinks Cutting Aid to Central America Will Cut Immigration Influx Problem

    With an influx of women and children coming to the United States illegally from Central America, more money might soon be spent domestically while cutting down foreign aid. United States Representative Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) on Monday introduced H.R. 5014, the Illegal Entry Accountability Act ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2014

    Surge in Undocumented Kids Linked to Cartel Activity, Says Texas Congressman

    By now you've heard about those hundreds and thousands of kids who are flowing over the border and causing what the president terms a humanitarian crisis. Some are blaming the Obama administration for leaving a loophole in its immigration policy that allows minors some time to find family and stick ... More >>

  • News

    June 12, 2014

    The 16 Hard-to-Spell Words Everyone From Houston Knows

    You can spell “Olajuwon” without looking, right?

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes 2014-15: No. 91, Smoked Salmon Waffle at The Waffle Bus

    Once again, Kaitlin Steinberg is eating her way through Houston and counting down her 100 favorite dishes as we work our way toward our annual Menu of Menus® issue and culinary extravaganza. She'll compile a collection of the dishes she thinks are the most delicious, most creative and, of course, m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2014

    Woman: Security Didn't Want Her Waving Palestinian Flag During Israel Game in Houston

    A woman watching the Honduras-Israel soccer match at BBVA Compass Stadium June 1 says a security guard tried to confiscate her Palestinian flag because it was a "racial slur." Buthayna Hammad says she was waving the flag about fifteen minutes into the match when four stadium security officers and f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes 2014-15: No. 93, Finocchiona Sandwich at Siphon Coffee

    Once again, Kaitlin Steinberg is eating her way through Houston and counting down her 100 favorite dishes as we work our way toward our annual Menu of Menus® issue and culinary extravaganza. She'll compile a collection of the dishes she thinks are the most delicious, most creative and, of course, m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes 2014-15: No. 94, Combo Catracho at Mi Bella Honduras Restaurant

    Once again, Kaitlin Steinberg is eating her way through Houston and counting down her 100 favorite dishes as we work our way toward our annual Menu of Menus® issue and culinary extravaganza. She'll compile a collection of the dishes she thinks are the most delicious, most creative and, of course, m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2014

    The Five Best Hidden Restaurant Gems in Spring Branch

    Oh, Long Point Road. You are a foodie's dream destination. There are consummate favorites Vieng Thai and El Hidalguense. There's Korea House, one of the most popular Korean restaurants in town, and Tacos Del Julio, home of greasy but delicious trompo. Detour a little and you'll find Polonia, Houst ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2014

    Season Outlook: Dynamo Ride Offense to MLS Cup Playoffs

    Every year that Hair Balls does a season preview on the Houston Dynamo, footy aficionados always complain and moan about the same things: why didn't the front office bring in a star player, is this team aging before our eyes, blah, blah, blah. For starters, the average age on the Dynamo for 2014 is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2013

    Zapruder Analysis Of A Harlem Globetrotter's Near Decapitation

    There was a time, years ago, when the Harlem Globetrotters were a really big deal. During my formative years (child of the 80's here), before Vince McMahon usurped the term "sports entertainment" for his World Wrestling Federation, the Globetrotters were the epitome of sports entertainment. It was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    Dynamo's Home Touch Fading with Loss To Red Bulls

    The Dynamo have seen some cold spells in their time in Houston, but their current situation is ridiculous. They are 0-3-1 in their last four matches, and have been outscored 12-2. Now as bad as that last figure looks, it could be much worse. If you don't include Sunday's home loss to the New York ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2013

    The 2013 Gold Cup: Wait, No Mexico This Time?

    The 2013 edition of the CONCACAF Gold Cup made its stop at BBVA Compass Stadium Monday night - where it was wet and very un-wild. It was a double-header that featured the final round of group matches for all four teams in Group B - El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, and Trinidad & Tobago. We learned af ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    U.S. Men's National Team Not Impressive in BBVA Compass Stadium Debut

    With the final round of World Cup Qualifying just around the corner for the U.S. Men's National Team, head coach Jürgen Klinsmann elected to exclude his European and Mexico-based players from the U.S. January Training Camp that started three weeks ago. Instead, he called upon a squad of young play ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    Go Gourmet This 420 Day: Houston's Best Stoner Snacks

    Today is 420 Day, the day known fondly to stoners everywhere as a kind of unofficial National Marijuana Appreciation Day. It's a holiday that's been around for more than 40 years -- you're not as hip or cool as your parents were, kids; they started this shit in 1971 -- and the evolution of the holid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Yet Another List of Funny (Accused) Criminal Names: Hello, Mega Matahari!

    Hush, little Mega Matahari.​Every so often we furnish you with a list of some of the strangest, funniest and most awesome names we find in our daily trollings of Harris County records. Usually, we do this roughly once a quarter, but this month has been fertile, so much so that we are now bring ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    National Illegal Immigrant Sting Nets Over 2,900 Convicted Criminals, 125 in Houston

    On Wednesday, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced the results of its "Cross Check" enforcement operation targeting convicted criminals who are also illegal immigrants. The sting conducted in all 50 states netted 2,901 criminals, including 125 in the Houston area. The seven- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    CONCACAF Gold Cup: Five Things We Learned At Reliant Stadium Wednesday Night

    Photos by Marco Torres​As anyone not a fan of Panama or Honduras expected, the USA and Mexico came out victorious from their CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal matches at Reliant Stadium on Wednesday night. The Stars and Stripes opened up the doubleheader with a high-scoring 1-0 victory over Panama, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2011

    Soccer Notes: Dynamo Look for Intensity; Mexico's Stars Get Ready for Reliant

    ​ The Houston Dynamo locker was quiet following their 2-0 loss Saturday night to the Columbus Crew. Whether it was the loss or the fact that there was no air conditioning in the home locker room, players were quick to leave after the match. Dynamo head coach Dominic Kinnear went through his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Divis Garcia Ordonez, Antonio Leon: Escaped to Honduras After West Bellfort Murders, HPD Says

    HPDDivis Ordonez: On the run.​Two men who have been charged with a pair of murders at a West Bellfort apartment complex this month are believed to have escaped to Honduras, Houston police say. Divis Garcia Ordonez, 24, and Antonio Leon, 21, who also goes by George Celaya, are each charged wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Wilber Adalid Rodriguez: Homeless Man Murders Another Over National "Honor"

    Some things are better left unargued​You'd hope that San Antonio residents Wilber Adalid Rodriguez and Jose Antonio Rodriguez would find a way to get along. As the old blues song goes, they were both poor boys a long ways from home: the 24-year-old Wilber hails from El Salvador, while Jose, 28 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Top 5: Latin Eateries

    Photo by GroovehouseTango & Malbec​Plantains, beans, rice, slow cooked pork, spicy sauces - these are just but a few foods that come to mind when I think of Latin food. We have such a richly diverse Latin population in Houston that narrowing down the five best is extremely difficult. For the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Elicio Moctezuma-Cisneros: Shootout with Fake ICE Cop Reveals Smuggling Ring; Gets Four Years

    Fake ICE cops: Just another hassle for the alien smuggler​Elicio Moctezuma-Cisneros was sentenced today to 46 months in federal prison for smuggling aliens, kidnapping, returning to the U.S. after he'd been deported, all kinds of things. If it seems a crowded career, you haven't heard the odd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Top 10 Restaurants in Gulfton

    Photo by Troy FieldsMaking fresh tortillas for baleadas at Honduras Maya.​Two weekends ago, I called my father up to see if he wanted lunch. I was craving pupusas and was pretty certain he'd never had any. And what Mexican man wouldn't enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet of tortillas, beans, chees ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 30, 2010

    Planet Houston

    The world's great cuisines converge here.

  • Dining

    September 30, 2010

    Planet Houston: Country Cooking

    An around-the-world guide to the foods of Planet Houston

  • News

    September 2, 2010

    Instrumental Story

    Readers chime in on Battle of the Bands

  • Dining

    August 19, 2010

    Honduras in Houston

    A too-small dining scene gets a welcome addition.

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Desayuno at Honduras Maya

    Photo by luisd22209A traditional Honduran breakfast in Tegucigalpa​When it comes to breakfast, Hondurans have a slight leg up on Americans. Just as Americans venerate a big, hearty breakfast (which we, in reality, very rarely have time for anymore), so do Hondurans. The difference is, Honduran ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 12, 2010
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    July 16, 2010

    Honduras Mayan Cafe & Bar

    ​I was headed over to Pico's for some top-shelf margaritas and mole when I decided to try something new, Honduras Mayan Cafe & Bar (5945 Belliare Blvd. 713-668-5057), which is right next door.

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    World Cup: Get in the Spirit

    zota​If you couldn't care less about the World Cup, that's fine, because basically the ENTIRE REST OF THE WORLD is excited, and we'll make up for your lack of enthusiasm. But should you be looking to get into the World Cup spirit, here's a brief list of Houston restaurants where you can enjoy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Cheese Contaminated With Staph Hits Houston Shelves

    Actual cheese not pictured. In fact, that gorgonzola looks pretty tasty.​There might be a reason Nicaragua and Honduras aren't known for their fine cheeses. And no one seems more determined to make sure the Central American nations continue to hold the dubious title of "Countries I Probably Wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Cheese Contaminated With Staph Hits Houston Shelves

    Actual cheese not pictured. In fact, that gorgonzola looks pretty tasty.​There might be a reason Nicaragua and Honduras aren't known for their fine cheeses. And no one seems more determined to make sure the Central American nations continue to hold the dubious title of "Countries I Probably Wo ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 28, 2010
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    June 24, 2009

    American-born Cajun With Checkered Past Deported From Houston To Honduras

    Diane Williams has had a pretty rough life. Over the past 20 years, the 34-year-old black-haired, olive-skinned Cajun of partial Native American ancestry has been arrested numerous times here and her native Louisiana on ticky-tack drug and prostitution charges.At some point, she started resorting to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2008

    $13 at Sabor! on Bellaire

    Where: Sabor!, 5712 Bellaire, 713-667-6001 What $13 gets you: Delicious authentically prepared Central American specialties. Sabor! is best known for its fajitas ($11.95) and seafood entrees, such as whole fried tilapia ($8.95) and black clams ($8.50). But I go for the simple, traditional fare – ... More >>

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    July 14, 2005

    Ready for Some Ftbol?

    Reliant Stadium gets worldly with the 2005 Gold Cup games

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    September 23, 2004
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    December 19, 2002

    Murder, They Wrote

    A Houston couple links up for a novel look at gory leftovers in the fridge

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    September 26, 2002

    Best Latin Restaurant

    Café Red Onion

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    September 20, 2001
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    December 21, 2000

    Hard Call

    A Tomball woman took on street waifs to find the truth: Comfortable can't compare to comforting

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    June 17, 1999
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    June 10, 1999

    Child Trek

    The devastation of Hurricane Mitch propelled thousands across our southern border in search of new lives in America. And those were just the kids.

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    April 8, 1999
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    August 6, 1998

    Deporting Disparities

    Immigration law divides Central Americans

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    April 4, 1996

    Ana's Angel

    Jay Hamburger rushed in where others feared to tread ... only to find that no good deed goes unpunished

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