At first, I wasn't sure how a drink containing both gin and coconut milk was going to work out. The creamy base is terrific in curries, but in cocktails? Although I watched as 150 people lined up to taste the creation, I remained unconvinced of the Rangoon Social Club that bartenders Angel Belman an ... More >>
Son LamAfter keeping Houston in suspense for much longer than expected, Lois the corpse flower bloomed over the weekend, and is now a mass of rotting organic debris instead of just smelling like one.
Local musician Danny Osterwisch was hired to play Jessica Zabala and John Smith's wedding, w ... More >>
Tonight at Coffee Groundz, a grand coffee competition will be taking place unlike anything the city has ever seen. Baristas from Houston, from Texas and from several neighboring states will compete in the H-Town Latte Art Throwdown to create the most original and elaborate latte ar ... More >>
Photo courtesy HMNSIn the small Montana town of Malta, a paelontologist named Nate Murphy pleaded guilty this week to stealing a rare fossil from a landowner.Murphy had found an exceedingly rare turkey-sized raptor fossil and made money off it, but he faked the paperwork declaring where he found it. ... More >>
Yesterday we were informed that it's official - the country is in a recession. And the lean times got us thinking -- can you still score a free drink in this town? Keith Plocek got drunk for free for ten days straight back in December 2005 for the story "Free Booze," guzzling ... More >>