Hudson Valley

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2014

    Where to Eat on Father's Day in Houston 2014

    Father's Day is less than two weeks away and it will be here before you know it. Houston restaurants are gearing up for the big day, and so should you. On Sunday, June 15, various establishments will offer celebratory brunches, lunches and dinners along with some drink specials. Check out our round ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 8, 2014

    Where to Eat on Mother's Day 2014 in Houston

    Take your mother out this year.

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    Where to Eat on Mother's Day 2014 in Houston

    It feels like just yesterday we were rounding up the places to eat on Easter. Now, it's time to help you decide where to take Mom out on her special day. A multitude of Houston restaurants are opening up their doors on Sunday, May 11, to serve brunch, lunch and/or dinner. So be a planner and make re ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 31, 2013

    Eastbound and Downtown

    The top 10 restaurants in EaDo.

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    Top 5 Foie Gras Dishes To Try in Houston

    I enjoy eating foie gras and I'm not going to apologize for it. I don't believe in animal cruelty (and whether force-feeding is actually "cruel", painful, or harmful is a matter of debate), but I do believe in an individual's right to choose what he or she consumes. Furthermore, I would consider my ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    Valentine's Day Dining 2012

    Ed. note: We are running this again after publishing it a week ago, for all you last-minute lovers. It isn't hard to figure out why dining and chocolate candy play such a prominent role in Valentine's Day celebrations. Eating is, by nature, extremely sensual. Few activities are capable of pleasura ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 9, 2012

    We Love Food

    Our 100 favorite dishes in Houston.

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    Whiskeys of the World: Cocktail Class at Anvil Bar & Refuge

    Whiskey: basically the same as vodka.​"You're not going to like this," says Bobby Heugel, pausing for effect while an expectant crowd giggles semi-nervously. "When it comes down to it, whiskey is the same thing as vodka." The crowd laughs, unsure of exactly what to make of this statement. "And ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Twenty Ways to Please Your Lover on Valentine's Day

    ​*17 - Alden Hotel (February 14) Chef Sam Beier has created a lust-worthy Valentine's Day menu featuring Sunchoke Veloute, Roasted Lobster Salad, Shrimp-Crusted Flounder, Cane Sugar Cured Duck Breast, Petite Filet with Favas and Lobster Ravioli, and Caramelized Halibut, among others. The mea ... More >>

  • 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

    October 14, 2010

    The Grand Theatre

    Old '97s snap back with new album.

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Chef Chat, Part 3: John Sheely of Mockingbird Bistro

    Photos by Tam Vo​This week I have been sharing my interview with Chef John Sheely of Mockingbird Bistro. After our conversation, I committed the deadly delicious sin of gluttony. First up was his calamari, which was quick fried and presented with two dipping sauces: the basic remoulade and a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    The Foie Gras Problem

    Photo by J.C. ReidI love foie gras. Is that bad? Foie gras is the fattened liver of a goose or duck. The fattening is brought about through the technique of gavage, or force-feeding the animal, in this case with corn. The resulting food product is a true delicacy which has a rich, meaty/salty flavo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    Treat Mom Right on Mother's Day

    Mother's Day is quickly approaching, and if you've already made plans to take your dear, sainted mother out to a lovely meal on Sunday...wonderful! You're ahead of about 90 percent of us. Make us all look bad, why don't you? If you're like the rest of us, you're probably still trying to deci ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 12, 2009

    The Tastes of Textile

    When it's on, there's no place in town like Scott Tycer's new restaurant.

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    A Taste of the Tasting Room

    Chef Steve Super has Gulf Coast cuisine honed to a fine art, surprising for someone who hails from Vermont and only recently made Texas his home. This time last year, Super was the executive chef at Steve and Erika's, the restaurant at Ten Acres Lodge in Stowe, VT, where he'd taken the restaurant ... More >>

  • Film

    November 6, 2008
  • Dining

    March 15, 2001

    House of the Rising Sun

    The stars align at Scott Tycer's Aries

  • Dining

    December 7, 2000

    Today's Horoscope

    You'll meet a creative Aries who will shake up your traditional ideas

  • Dining

    February 10, 2000


    The Confederate House's revamped menu will make you reconsider your Southern stereotypes

  • Film

    November 18, 1999

    Horseman, Pass By

    Sleepy Hollow looks great, but it's less filling than Washington Irving