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Hostess Twinkies

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    November 11, 2013

    The Best Things at Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013

    It Combines So Many Different Things I Love Friday night I got to stand outside and watch professional wrestling while a reunited Quicksand played a set. It's great to live in a world where that sentence is a thing that's real. CORY GARCIA The Weather Friday night was a bit chilly, but cloud cover ... More >>

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    September 27, 2013

    A First Look at Mr. Peeples

    Stepping into Mr. Peeples for the first time, it's inevitable that you'll have a strong reaction. Bright neon pinks and purples, royal blues and golds dominate everywhere you look, from the ornate crystal chandeliers above the billiard table in the restaurant's main landing, to the hostess stand sha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2013

    Twinkies Are Back; Here's Where to Find Them in Houston

    Photo from Christian CableFYI, when you search for images of Twinkies, you get a lot of photos of cats.They're baaaaaaaaaaaack! That's right, ladies and gentlemen. Twinkies are back! Unless you've been living in a cave for the past several months, you know that there was a time when it looked like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2012

    The 12 Biggest Food News Stories of 2012: The Year In Twinkies, Go-Go Juice and Guy Fieri

    From eating like cavemen to redneck sketti, we're taking a look back at some of the biggest food happenings of 2012. 12. Singapore Serves Mashed Potatoes...From A Vending Machine? The internet was abuzz when a photo of a mashed potato vending machine surfaced. Eventually, the viral picture was tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2012

    That's a Big Twinkie: A Soundtrack to the Apocalypse

    The last shipment of Hostess Twinkies was supposedly delivered last Tuesday, as Hostess indeed filed for bankruptcy. Twinkies were also linked to great destructive forces in the movie Ghostbusters. This all falls very close to December 21, which marks the end of the Mayan Mesoamerican Long Count C ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 29, 2012

    Spoiler Alert!

    A handy infographic guide to the shelf life of fruit.

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    Junk Drunk Food Gourmet: Your Guide to Late Night Snacking

    Whilst living the life of a broke-ass college student for what felt (to me) like a gazillion years, my fiancé came up with the idea of Junk Drunk Food Gourmet. Think: your college pantry fancied up in a way only way too many games of survivor flip cup can fashion (the full idea involved an inebriat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2011

    Bottle Service: I Just. Don't. Get. It.

    Photo by DannyTamman on Flickr​I first learned about bottle service my freshman year in college. I was new to the Big City and all of its glamorous social practices and an acquaintance of my roommate had been "lucky" enough to be treated to the experience by her much older, i-banking boyfriend ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    Rocks Off's Fantasy RodeoHouston Lineup

    Photos courtesy of Houston Livestock Show & RodeoGeorge Strait in 1996​If you walk through Reliant Center, hanging from the ceiling are banners listing almost every musical performer RodeoHouston has hosted since the '60s. The names reflect the hallowed history of country and fleeting fancies ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 17, 2011

    Come and Bake It

    Local movement fights for cottage food bill.

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    Pie, Dirt and Pimento Cheese: Food Trends for 2011

    Photo by Troy Fields2011 will be the year of the hot dog...among other delights.​Back in October, Nation's Restaurant News released their annual list of predicted food trends for 2011. Some items were already cresting the horizon here in Houston two months ago: high-end junk food, one-dish res ... More >>

  • Music

    September 23, 2010

    Black Crowes Pull the Plug

    Band celebrates album's 20th anniversary by going on hiatus.

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    Numbers Update: Don't Mourn Goth Sanctuary Just Yet

    Abrahan GarzaYes, this is Numbers.​Houston already has a bad case of shaken cat syndrome after the upheavals involving once-stable institutions like Fitzgerald's and KTRU this year, and when the Chronicle posted a listing saying that Numbers was up for sale, longtime fans and patrons went abs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Urban Food Legends - Part I: Deadly Pop Rocks, Undead Twinkies and Corrosive Coca-Cola

    They didn't blow up Mikey and they won't kill you either.​It would be convenient to say that urban legends and myths can be traced back to some shred of a fact, but the disturbing truth is that some, especially the more entertaining rumors, appear to have no real logical foundation whatsoever ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    iFest: Of Drew Brees and Discount Perfume

    Photo by Jason Wolter​Every year since 1971, iFest has grown. And every year, it becomes less and less distinguishable from any other festival in Houston, for better or for worse. This year's iFest spans two weekends and roughly ten city blocks around City Hall. It's filled with more sights, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Odd Pair: Twinkies and Nicolas Hermen Piesporter Goldtropfchen Spatlese

    ​This week, we were feeling a bit nostalgic, so we decided to pair Twinkies with wine. We haven't had a Twinkie since we were about 12 years old. But you're never too old for a Twinkie. People have been enjoying Twinkies since 1930. Today you can even find them battered and fried on restaur ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 11, 2010

    F*ck Love, Let’s Party: An Anti-Love Celebration

    Being single on Valentine’s Day just got a whole lot more fun

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2009

    This Week In Deliciousness

    Pumpkin pie, more than anything else, is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.​ Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we can never remember whether or not you're supposed to hyphenate the word "roundup." Perhaps we should call this installment "This Wee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Candy-Coated Fantasies

    ​After a fruitful trip to Half-Price Books in Rice Village, we stopped by the newest location of The Chocolate Bar, which serves up chocolate-covered fun in just about any form you can imagine: fruit, nuts, popcorn, coffee beans, pretzels, Oreos and more. If you can dream it, they can dip it. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    This Week In Deliciousness

    Hopia baboy is a lard-based Filipino pastry, not the name of the new Sigur Ros album.​Welcome back to Eating Our Words' weekly round-up, where we separate the wheat from the chaff and then have Robb Walsh make us a bitchin' spiced blackberry chaffshake. We started off the week with some gou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    For Teddy: Our Favorite Dead Kennedys Songs

    ​That's right, we went there. Longtime Massachussetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, better known as Teddy, passed away late Tuesday night at age 77. News media sites have already gone to Defcon 2 - "A Famous Person Not Named Michael Jackson Has Died" - so Rocks Off thought we'd take a different appro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    PBS's Guru Of Extreme Skateboarding Twinkies & Ants Wearing Pants

    Lois Bernstein​Skateboarding Twinkies, ninja squirrels and space hamsters are making their way to Houston, with Commander Mark leading the way. Things might get a little weird. Mark Kistler, the self-styled Bob Ross of children's art, will be holding drawing camps in the area over the next two we ... More >>

  • News

    February 12, 2009
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    February 4, 2009

    His Twinkie Defense: It Was A Long Time Ago

    This website, called the T.W.I.N.K.I.E.S. Project, is, in Internet terms, an ancient classic. A War and Peace of the Web, if you will. When it was posted in - oh, em, gee - 1995, it caused a minor sensation. And it was started by two Rice students, Todd Stadler and Chris Gouge. T.W.I.N.K.I.E.S. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2009

    His Twinkie Defense: It Was A Long Time Ago

    This website, called the T.W.I.N.K.I.E.S. Project, is, in Internet terms, an ancient classic. A War and Peace of the Web, if you will. When it was posted in - oh, em, gee - 1995, it caused a minor sensation. And it was started by two Rice students, Todd Stadler and Chris Gouge. T.W.I.N.K.I.E.S. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    Fried Tamales for the Holidays

    I guess if one waits long enough, everything ends up in the deep fryer. Fried ice cream, fried Twinkies, fried Oreos, you name it. I was in Mexico recently and came across a street vendor offering tamales dorados. Deep-fried tamales. I noticed that she had to use a protective cover when she put ... More >>

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    August 13, 2008
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    August 11, 2008
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    August 8, 2008
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    May 15, 2008
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    January 24, 2008
  • Music

    May 31, 2007

    On set with Weird Al Yankovic

    The remaking of "Beautiful Liar"

  • Dining

    March 30, 2006

    Sandwich Circus

    A California-style Vietnamese cafe is the cool new thing on Bellaire Boulevard

  • Film

    January 26, 2006

    Rocky Waters

    Annapolis salutes all the classic boxing clichs

  • Calendar

    April 22, 2004

    We Want the Funk

    Cecil's Tavern rises from the ashes with a new look

  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Young Guns

    Some are ready to die. Others aren't -- they just want a chance at a better life. But even the most careful of local teens who enlist in 2003 may find their plans for a desk job interrupted by war.

  • Culture

    July 25, 2002

    Summer of Love

    Tamalalia 7 and West Side Story offer different musical takes on a time-honored topic

  • Music

    July 12, 2001

    Life Begins at 41

    Early success was almost the end of Ray Wylie Hubbard

  • Film

    August 10, 2000

    Makeup Remover

    The Eyes of Tammy Faye peeks underneath the persona of the garish televangelist

  • News

    December 2, 1999

    Larger Than Life

    Anna Nicole Smith fights for a fortune as her past erupts

  • Music

    February 4, 1999
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    December 26, 1996
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    June 22, 1995

    A Question of Power

    Do fields from high power lines cause childhood cancer? Years of research have revealed few solid facts. But Joe Jamail has charged the answer is yes, and HL&P knows it. He's headed to court to prove his case - or to dig into the utility's deep pockets.

  • Music

    January 12, 1995

    Ray Wylie Gets Intense

    The self-improved "Redneck Mother" man refines his technique

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