A first look at this new restaurant.
The words "work in progress" spring forth on a visit to Eastdown Warehouse. Anyone even a bit familiar with the people behind the warehouse district's newest music venue will tell you to put the emphasis on "work" in that phrase. The operators of the club, located at 850 McKee, have a big vision fo ... More >>
An evening of highs and lows.
Let's say you want to be a real estate broker in Houston, but you're a bit of a fuckin' idiot. Relying on underhanded tactics online in the hopes that it'll drive traffic your way, you create a website called, oh, Texasrealtypros.com, and then, in a section of alleged client reviews and testimonia ... More >>
Wows crowd at Brazos Bookstore.
Fried eggs and truffle oil as toppings may be old hat to foodies these days. We're easily distracted creatures who paw like needle-clawed kittens at every new bauble that comes along. But back in the rollicking days of the mid-2000s, the novelty had not yet worn thin and restaurants like Max's Wine ... More >>
Top 10 restaurants on Washington Avenue
Southern-fried dim sum from Yaki Snack Attack and Bernie’s Burger Bus.
Lucille's (5512 La Branch) had its soft opening earlier this week, and plans to host its grand opening on Monday, September 10. The restaurant is the latest addition to the food-starved Museum District, which recently saw the well-received Jade Stone Café open inside the Asia Society. Unlike the pa ... More >>
Attention all you Torchy's Tacos fans who aren't fans of the parking situation at the current location on Shepherd: The Austin-based taco shop is opening a second location in the Heights on 19th Street, in the spot formerly occupied by Harold's. Is there any restaurant that isn't opening a location ... More >>
UPDATE: The Houston Business Journal reports that Trader Joe's has also received a sales tax permit for 2922 S. Shepherd, which is the location of the Alabama Theater. It looks like plans for the Montrose incarnation of the grocery store in the repurposed theater are back on. *** According to a po ... More >>
Bailey's American Grille: As far as we know, the banana-pudding recipe is not under litigation.After news broke last week that Brad Bailey, a Nassau Bay councilman in addition to the owner of Bailey's American Grille in Seabrook, had suddenly closed his popular restaurant and banquet hall, Ba ... More >>
How Metro and its president Frank Wilson got so far off track.
In case you've been experiencing the typical Houstonian's self-doubt about whether or not we're really a sophisticated metropolis, you can relax.Houston is now one of only five American cities with direct flights to Branson, Missouri. On real planes, too!You didn't think he would do "Moon River," ... More >>
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