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Hyde Park

  • Culture

    June 19, 2014
  • Calendar

    June 5, 2014
  • Culture

    May 29, 2014
  • Culture

    May 22, 2014
  • Music

    December 5, 2013

    Too Much 77006

    50 Ways to Know You've Been In Montrose Too Long.

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2013

    Chef Chat Part 2: Restaurant Cinq's German Mosquera Talks Land, Art, and Working a Grill

    This is the second part of a two-part Chef Chat with German Mosquera of Restaurant Cinq. You can read Part 1 here. EOW: How old are you? GM: I turned 28 this year. EOW: Tell me about your background. GM: So, I was born in New York, grew up in New Orleans, and half of my high school life was in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    25 More Ways to Know You've Spent Too Much Time In Montrose

    Rocks Off loves Houston's adorably scruffy, formerly sketchy hipster 'hood long ago known as "Neartown," but sometimes you have to go beyond Allen Parkway or 59. We asked a few of our writers exactly when they know that last week, and they hit 25 and went right on going. You have a favorite pothole ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    Baker Spotlight: Chef Michael Savino, Michael's Cookie Jar

    If there's one thing people can agree on, it's cookies. That's what Chef Michael Savino of Michael's Cookie Jar believes in and has believed in since he began his business, in 2006. Savino hails from upstate New York, and after a failed career in television and radio production, he started working ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2013

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Joe Macri of Up Restaurant, On Growing Up in a Southern Italian Family, and How He Moved to Houston Within 10 Days of Visiting for the First Time

    This is the first part of a Chef Chat series. Parts 2 and 3 will run in this same space on Thursday and Friday. Up Restaurant in Highland Village boasts one of the most beautiful dining rooms in the city. Above the bar, a gigantic, glittering Swarovski chandelier immediately wows before you step d ... More >>

  • Film

    December 20, 2012

    On His Majesty’s Secret Service

    In Hyde Park on Hudson, it’s patriotic to pleasure a president.

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2012

    Chef Chat, Part 2: Bobby Matos of Ciao Bello, On Learning on the Fly in the Kitchen

    Bobby Matos Ciao Bello 5161 San Felipe 713-960-0333 ciaobellohouston.com This is the second part of a three-part chef chat series. Read Part 1 here and look for Part 3 in this same space Friday. Yesterday, we chatted with Chef Bobby Matos about why he became a chef, and why he chose culinary sch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Bobby Matos of Ciao Bello, On Whether Culinary School Is Worth It

    Bobby Matos Ciao Bello 5161 San Felipe 713-960-0333 ciaobellohouston.com This is the first part of a three-part chef chat series. Look for parts 2 and 3 in this same space Thursday and Friday. Ciao Bello, Tony Vallone's lighter, more casual version of his iconic Tony's in River Oaks, offers some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 4, Tuna and Bottarga at Tony's

    This year leading up to our annual Best of Houston® issue, we're counting down our 100 favorite dishes in Houston. This list comprises our favorite dishes from the last year, dishes that are essential to Houston's cultural landscape and/or dishes that any visitor (or resident) should try at least o ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 9, 2012

    Keep Cool and Caffeinated

    Houston's ten best iced coffee crinks

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    July 2012 in Openings & Closings: t'afia Is Dead, Long Live t'afia

    It's true: t'afia is closed. But only until August 14. That's when -- as chef/owner Monica Pope told us on Wednesday -- the restaurant will be reopened with a revamped concept. It's also true that our beloved Nabi is on the chopping block, as owner Ji Kang confirmed to Eater Houston. However, just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 85, Wild Boar and Crab Pizza at Boheme

    This year leading up to our annual Best of Houston® issue, we're counting down our 100 favorite dishes in Houston. This list comprises our favorite dishes from the last year, dishes that are essential to Houston's cultural landscape and/or dishes that any visitor (or resident) should try at least o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2012

    Some Members of the Hyde Park Civic Association Don't Like Their New Neighbors, Underbelly and Hay Merchant

    Maybe the guests at Chances and Mary's were quieter back in their days, or maybe Montrose residents have short memories these days. Either way, the Hyde Park Civic Association apparently isn't a fan of its newest neighbors -- Underbelly and Hay Merchant, the new restaurant and craft beer bar duo at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2011

    A Festivus Miracle: Hyde Park's Stolen Christmas Tree Returned

    Not the Hyde Park tree.​We told you Monday how someone had stolen the traditional outdoor Christmas tree put up by the Hyde Park neighborhood in Montrose. Dry those tears: The miracle we foretold occurred: The dude who took it returned it, and all is well. "GREAT NEWS!!!! The Hyde Park Commu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    Saddest Christmas in Hyde Park: Neighborhood's Tree Stolen

    Starring Susan Lucci....​If this was a Lifetime movie, it would all end with everyone learning the true meaning of Christmas. And maybe it still will. But as of now, there are still plenty of commercial breaks to go before the story ends. Sunday was supposed to be the day to celebrate the se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2011

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Tommy Birdwell of TQLA

    Photo by Matthew DresdenChef Tommy Birdwell, in front of TQLA​Houston native Tommy Birdwell, the co-owner/executive chef at TQLA, may hold the record for having worked at more restaurants than any other chef in Houston: 37, at last count. Then again, his career began at age ten. A graduate of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Juan Carlos Gonzalez of Bistro Alex in City Centre

    Executive Chef Juan Carlos Gonzalez of Bistro Alex​Executive Chef Juan Carlos Gonzalez of Bistro Alex is a cool kind of guy. The first time I met him, during the launch of Bistro Bar, he came down from the kitchen decked out in full chef's regalia - complete with a signature chef's toque hat t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    Houston At SXSW: Where & When The Bayou City Invades

    ​In the coming week, legions of Houstonians will trek northwest to descend upon the city of Austin, blessing it with our mere presence during the madhouse that is SXSW. Heck, some of Houston is already there. Our delegation is not limited to SXSW attendees, however. A host of Houston bands, r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    Tommy Joe Kelley: Slasher Nabbed, and, Um, Tired Austinites Breathe Sigh of Relief

    Travis County SOTommy Joe Kelley, the slasher​Tommy Joe Kelley's reign of terror appears to be at an end. The 56-year-old drifter was quietly nabbed by Austin cops last month on a trespassing charge and booked into Travis County Jail under what police say is one of his 44 aliases. Earlier this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Aaron Scheerhorn, 28, Bayou Body Count No. 285

    Aaron Scheerhorn: Stabbed outside a Montrose nightclub​A very public stabbing in Montrose Friday night is being described by police as a crime of passion. Aaron Scheerhorn, 28, as stabbed in front of witnesses standing outside of Club Blur on Pacific, the heart of Montrose's gay clubland. Po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    The Strange Saga of The Muffin Man

    Above: Jason "Muffin Man" Perry speaks, um, passionately at a Houston City Council meeting on September 28, 2010. Sitting at home one August day in the Montrose, I watched as a young man walked up and down my street, rolling up flyers and sticking them into gates and doors up and down Hyde Park. H ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 19, 2010
  • Culture

    August 12, 2010

    An Ancient Impulse

    Portraiture is alive and well.

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    Chef Chat, Part I: Riccardo Palazzo-Giorgio of Sabetta Café & Wine Bar

    ​You may recognize Chef Riccardo Palazzo-Giorgio's name from his stint at Simposio Restaurant. Back in November 2009, we visited Simposio and Chef Palazzo-Giorgio for a Fall Wine Tasting featuring the restaurant's new Southern Italian dishes. Palazzo-Giorgio had been there for about two months ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    Antonelli's Cheese Shop

    ​Specialty shops are not dead. Just ask Kendall and John of Antonelli's Cheese Shop in Austin (4220 Duval Street). On February 11 of this year, they opened Antonelli's Cheese Shop in the city's famous Hyde Park area. Not to worry, Hyde Park Grill and Dolce Vita fans. Antonelli's Cheese Shop ha ... More >>

  • News

    March 11, 2010

    Music Cities

    Texas has its own brand of March Madness

  • Dining

    January 14, 2010

    Duck Fat: the New Butter

    Is the theme of the awesome Branch Water Tavern "fatty foods for lean times"?

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    Texas Traveler: Eating in the Alamo City

    photos by Robb Walsh Chef Scott Cohen was trying out some new sandwiches for the summer menu when I stopped by San Antonio's hottest new restaurant, Brasserie Pavil on Loop 1604 at Huebner. When I first walked in the door and took in the high ceilings and dark wood, I was immediately reminded of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    Texas Traveler: Eating in the Alamo City

    photos by Robb Walsh Chef Scott Cohen was trying out some new sandwiches for the summer menu when I stopped by San Antonio's hottest new restaurant, Brasserie Pavil on Loop 1604 at Huebner. When I first walked in the door and took in the high ceilings and dark wood, I was immediately reminded of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    SXSW Stream: Notes From The Field

    Photos by Chris GrayGuaranteed, at least one person will completely ignore this sign this week.So far the SXSW rumor mill has spun out tales of private or surprise performances by Kanye West, the Roots, Jane's Addiction and Bob Dylan. Further details, if there are any, to follow.Estimated badge pick ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    Environment Texas Wants More Solar Power (Big Surprise)

    Environment Texas held a press conference today in front of the Mirabeau B. Sales Center at the corner of Waugh and Hyde Park to, excuse the pun, shed light on the positives of solar energy, specifically in terms of promoting "green" collar job growth in the solar power industry and reducing energy ... More >>

  • News

    February 28, 2008

    Barack Obama and Me

    It was the year 2000 and I was a young hungry reporter in Chicago covering a young hungry state legislator

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2008

    $13 at Barnaby’s Cafe on West Gray

    Where: Barnaby’s Cafe, 414 West Gray, 713-522-8898 What $13 gets you: Okay food at an okay price Barnaby’s Cafe, named for the owner’s deceased sheepdog, includes three locations in a relatively small area – Hyde Park, River Oaks and Midtown. At lunchtime, all get busy as hell and loud as ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 20, 2007

    Illegal Immigrants in the Restaurant Industry

    Mexican immigrant Hugo Ortega went from washing dishes to owning Houston's best Mexican restaurant — now he has a few things to say about immigration

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2007

    Un-Happy Hour

    Before you head off to get an early start on your three-day Good Friday weekend, you have the opportunity to stick it to The Man. Residents of the Hyde Park area of Montrose are staging a rally at the corner of Waugh and Welch this afternoon at 5 pm . They're pissed because, they say, the city is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2007
  • Dining

    October 14, 2004

    Steak and Peanut Butter

    Lemongrass Cafe: A hip Bellaire spot with a hit-or-miss menu

  • Dining

    April 8, 2004

    Burrito Wrap-Up

    Chipotle chef learned diplomacy at the CIA

  • Calendar

    July 24, 2003

    Weird Wide Web

    Pamela Ribon explains Why Girls Are Weird

  • News

    May 16, 2002

    Small Wonder

    The Hyde Park Miniature Museum has been dredged out of mothballs, but will it find a permanent home before time runs out?

  • News

    August 24, 2000

    Accidental Sexologist

    When he was young, William Simon wanted to change the world. The late University of Houston sociology professor changed the way we view sex instead.

  • Calendar

    December 24, 1998

    Night & Day

    December 24 - 30, 1998

  • News

    March 26, 1998

    To Die For

    A mass murderer forges a strange union with Houston crime victims

  • News

    January 1, 1998
  • News

    August 14, 1997

    Shifting Foundation

    Two decades ago, the Burkitt Foundation saved the historic enclave of Hyde Park. But now the foundation is pulling out, and Hyde Park -- as well as many of the social service agencies it houses -- may really become a thing of the past.

  • News

    January 30, 1997

    Killer Art

    Elmer Wayne Henley has some pictures he wants you to see

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