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Hotel Zaza

  • Culture

    October 16, 2014
  • Culture

    October 9, 2014
  • Blogs

    June 30, 2014

    First Look at Red Dessert Dive & Coffee Shop

    Adding to the Houston bakery boom is Red Dessert Dive & Coffee Shop, located at the corner of Studemont and East 11th Street in the Heights. Owner Jessica Lusk decided to expand her at-home cupcake business, Stella Bakes, (Stella was Lusk's grandmother's name), and create Red Dessert Dive (her red-h ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 8, 2014

    Where to Eat on Mother's Day 2014 in Houston

    Take your mother out this year.

  • Dining

    February 6, 2014

    Where to Eat on Valentine's Day

    FYI, it's on a Friday.

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2013

    GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up 2013: Eat Locally To Support Your Local Food Bank

    In just a couple of weeks Houston Restaurant Weeks will begin, but to get your stomachs prepared for the exceptional grub you will feast on for the entire month of August, you can celebrate the great Lone Star State during GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up July 22 through July 28. GO TEXAN Restaurant Ro ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 7, 2013

    Sitting Pretty

    Houston's 10 Best Patios

  • News

    February 28, 2013

    Hotel ZaZa's Hidden Dungeon

    You have to ask for this cell.

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    UPDATED: Does Hotel ZaZa Have a Creepy, Hidden Room They Don't Want You to Know About?

    Hair Balls is kinda flipping out over online pics purporting to show a secret, mysterious room at Hotel ZaZa, with concrete floors, a bed chained to the wall, a giant skull-and-bones painting, and a portrait of a dude who looks a lot like a guy who used to work at Stanford Financial. The pics were ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2012

    Your Stress-Free Holiday Dining Guide: Where to Eat on Christmas Day 2012

    The presents are unwrapped, the place is destroyed and the pine needles from the Christmas tree have formed a fine carpet throughout the house. The last thing you want to do is dirty up a bunch of dishes cooking after all that. So why not let one of the many Houston restaurants open on Christmas Day ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2012

    Your Stress-Free Holiday Dining Guide: Where to Eat on Christmas Day 2012

    The presents are unwrapped, the place is destroyed and the pine needles from the Christmas tree have formed a fine carpet throughout the house. The last thing you want to do is dirty up a bunch of dishes cooking after all that. So why not let one of the many Houston restaurants open on Christmas Day ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    Your Stress-Free Holiday Dining Guide: Where to Eat on Christmas Day 2012

    The presents are unwrapped, the place is destroyed and the pine needles from the Christmas tree have formed a fine carpet throughout the house. The last thing you want to do is dirty up a bunch of dishes cooking after all that. So why not let one of the many Houston restaurants open on Christmas Day ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 20, 2012

    Where to Eat on Christmas Day

    Your stress-free dining guide to the holidays.

  • Dining

    November 22, 2012

    Dining Out on Turkey Day

    Our guide to restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day

  • Dining

    June 7, 2012

    The Rest of the Best

    Houston's Top 10 Patios

  • News

    January 19, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Stacy Shey: Dr. Brown's Alleged Stripper Ex Says He Spent $60K/Month on Gal Pals

    Attention hot twenty-year-old strippers: Have you ever wondered what it'd be like to date a famous Houston doctor? Namely, one who pledges to treat you "like family"? Well, according to one gal we spoke with, it's quite the gig. Our peek into the dating life of former hand surgeon/man-about-town-no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Health Department Roundup

    Convicted child molester, wings and rice connoisseur ​Today we're covering everything from a hotel that caters to the 1 percent, or those who likely aspire to be in that class, to a fast food chain that caters to 100 percent of people who like wings and rice. Probably a good 25 percent of thos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Upcoming Events

    ​First and foremost, mark your calendar now for June 30, the night of our first annual Houston Web Awards with special guest Fat Tony among other presenters such as the crew of Technology Bytes and the fabulous Houston Roller Derby girls. Nominations are closed, but we will be presenting awar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Eating Out on Easter Sunday

    ​Ahhh Easter, a pastel-colored day filled with stale marshmallow candy, uncomfortable clothing, hard-boiled eggs and magical hares. And when the Easter Bunny comes to town, many of us go out to eat. So many, in fact, that Easter Sunday is currently the second most popular day for dining out (M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Final Four Visitors: Ten Alternative Places to Visit in Houston

    You can skip the Beer Can House​So, you've made it to town for the Final Four and you are shocked to find out there are no tumbleweeds, we all aren't walking around in 10-gallon hats and the area surrounding downtown and the medical center is not filled with strip malls and urban decay. Welcom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Dining Out on Christmas Day? Here's What's Open

    achristmasstoryhouse.com"It's a beautiful duck. It's just that...it's SMILING at me." ​Does the thought of preparing another holiday meal under the scrutinizing glare of your mother-in-law make you want to shoot your eye out? The holidays are stressful enough without the pressure of preparing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Chef Chat, Part 3: Adam West of Monarch

    Beef carpaccio. ​Houston has a new chef in town. Adam West is new to the area, and he's enjoying cooking up some amazing dishes for us natives over at the Hotel ZaZa. He's trying to turn Monarch into a destination restaurant, instead of just being part of the hotel. As such, he just finished a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2010

    MLS All-Star Game: Commissioner, Dynamo Honcho Talk Houston Soccer

    Photo by David Clements/MLSMLS Commissioner Don Garber and Dynamo president Jamey Rootes at ZaZa​Last night, Major League Soccer hosted a party for the who's who in Houston. The evening soiree at Hotel ZaZa had players past and present, corporate honchos, team owners and executives; basically anyo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    One Local Winner Not Enough At "Superstar Soul Search" Contest

    Photos by Kendra BerglundSaturday's "Superstar Soul Search" finalists wait to find out who will advance to the semifinals.​"The talent here was so strong, I couldn't decide on one (contestant) to pick," Andre Harrell said. "So I decided with the other judges to pick three." According to the p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    MLS All-Star Game Build-Up Begins, And Dynamo Start Super Liga Action With A Win

    The man who cheated Ireland out of the World Cup is coming to Houston​The Houston Dynamo officially kicked-off their Super Liga schedule last night with a 2-1 over Mexican rival Pachuca. Joseph Ngwenya was the hero of night with both goals for the Orange. Ngwenya first got on the board in the 19th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    Soap In Fountains: A Sure Sign School's Out For Summer

    Photos by Paul Knight​People driving through the Museum District this morning probably noticed soap suds floating in the fountains at the Main/Montrose/Hermann Drive roundabout. Perhaps they gave a little chuckle and thought, "Classic."But we saw something far more serious. This is real, tangible ... More >>

  • Music

    January 14, 2010
  • Culture

    December 31, 2009

    Buh-Bye 2009

    Where to celebrate the dawn of a new year: Our guide to the best events in town.

  • Culture

    December 24, 2009

    Buh-Bye 2009

    Where to celebrate the dawn of a new year: Our guide to the best events in town.

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    A Chat with Reid McGraff of a bar and grille

    Photo by Sarah Rufka​Seeing Reid McGraff at the Alden-Houston's a bar and grille -- an affable and friendly bartender, but with a certain polished bearing -- you'd never guess he'd ever tended a less elegant bar. Asked about his past positions, he mentions Hotel ZaZa, House of Blues, Warren's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2009

    What Do Your iPhone Apps Say About You?

    When you're an iPhone owner, not only are you better than everyone else (obvs), but the lifeblood of your technological slice of gadget heaven is your applications, or "apps," if you're nasty.  An integral part of your holy iPhone identity really shines through the apps you choose to rely on wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Matt Stiles Joins Chronicle Exodus

    Matt Stiles, the energetic and respected governmental reporter for the Chronicle, has resigned, according to his Twitter page.He says: "Just gave notice that I'm leaving the paper. I'll be back in Austin in two weeks. I'm sad to go, but new opportunities await."Stiles had covered City Hall and was i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    Health Department Roundup: "Foo-la" Edition

    New contributor E. Ting likes eating, but for professional reasons prefers to remain anonymous. "Foo-la" is the sound a friend of mine makes when he wants to signal that something is fancy or hoity-toity, which for him could easily be anything over $25. The word sounds vaguely Cajun, since it is t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    Chronicle Brass Meets (At A Luxury Hotel) To Discuss Problems

    Photo courtesy Hotel ZazuThe layoffs at the Chronicle, which left plenty of blood on the floor, didn't magically solve the paper's problems. That's not surprising, given the state of print media these days.Staffers who have survived the cuts are struggling to fill the gaps as they are also expected ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    Upcoming Events

    Memorial Day is upon us and - aside from a day off - the pickings are pretty slim for activities. Traditionally a weekend for grilling, pool parties or trips to the beach, the holiday isn't particularly celebrated down South or in Texas for a variety of reasons. But that doesn't mean nothing's goi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 7, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Aftermath: Samantha Ronson at Rich's

    She wasn't there. Yeah, I know why you clicked this headline. Lindsay Lohan was not at Rich's last night with her ladyfriend DJ, Samantha Ronson. Sorry, we had to get that out of the way. Last night at Rich's, all manner of celebrity-stalking, Perez-reading, catty-hating denizens were out in brute f ... More >>

  • Year End

    December 18, 2008

    HOUSTON PRESS NEW YEAR'S EVE GUIDE

    Kiss 2008 goodbye in style

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2008
  • Blogs

    October 8, 2008

    Come On, People -- Keep Houston Rich

    As we know, Austin must be kept weird, San Antonio must be kept lame, and Dallas must be kept pretentious. Now, web designer Vernon Caldera is trying to make “Keep Houston Rich” happen. Caldera (disclosure: a friend of Hair Balls) got the idea for his campaign when a friend came over in a “Kee ... More >>

  • Music

    September 11, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 22, 2008

    An Open Letter to Metro

    Dear Metro, I love you but we need to talk. A friend and I recently rode one of your trains down to the Museum District to join another friend staying at the Hotel ZaZa. I didn’t want to pay $22 to valet park my car, see, and the train was a cheaper option. After walking out my door, I was at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2008

    Mother's Day Brunch Ideas

    Mother's Day is this Sunday - have you made reservations for Mom? Cru: A Wine Bar (9595 Six Pines Dr., Suite 650 in The Woodlands) is putting on a three-course brunch, with offerings including brown-butter poached sea scallops, eggs Benedict, pan-seared ahi tuna and roasted duck breast, not to men ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 20, 2008
  • Music

    January 31, 2008

    Floating over to Monarch Lounge

    New Money douches and Amazing Race winners at Monarch Lounge

  • Culture

    December 20, 2007

    All about Eve

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

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2007

    A Glimpse of the Future in Hermann Park?

    Last night’s Solid Blues show at Miller Outdoor Theater might have been the start of something promising. Not so much for what it was (though it wasn’t bad), but for the untapped potential demonstrated by a couple thousand Houstonians – with plenty of room for a couple thousand more - turning ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 16, 2007

    Monarch Restaurant

    Fit for a King (Almost)

  • Dining

    December 4, 2003

    Cosmopolitan Confit

    Chef Edelberto Gonçalves has cooked up a hot spot

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