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Ibiza

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2014

    "Welcome to Houston" FPSF Set Could Lead to Album and Tour...Eventually

    "Anything is possible." That was the response we received from Bun B's management team when asked to confirm the following rumor: A "Welcome To Houston" full-length album (not mixtape) and tour is in the works. Monday night, Rocks Off received notice from a source saying that after providing a spe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2014

    Wine, Food and Booze: Recap of the 11th Annual Sugar Land Wine & Food Festival's Grand Tasting

    The 11th Annual Sugar Land Wine and Food Affair took place this past week. Last Friday, hundreds gathered at the Marriott Sugar Land Town Square for the week's signature event, the Grand Tasting. As in past years, the evening featured endless choices for wine and food. This year, however, there wer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2014

    First Look at Punk's Simple Southern Food

    Walking into Punk's Simple Southern Food, the latest of the Clark Cooper Concepts restaurants and the next door neighbor to Coppa Osteria in the Rice Village, I couldn't help but be charmed by its down-home country vibe. Like the other restaurants in their portfolio (they also own Ibiza, Brasserie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2013

    It's National Wine Week; Celebrate With a Glass of Vino at These Events

    The 53rd Annual National Wine Week, sponsored by the Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group, is celebrated from September 16 through September 20. Of course, because it's an SWRG event, it tends to take place exclusively at Smith & Wollensky restaurants across the country, but we don't really like the i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2013

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Travis Lenig of Liberty Kitchen, On Leaving Fine Dining for Comfort Food, and Eating Foods with Lots of Heat

    This is the first part of a three-part chef chat series. Come back to read parts two and three in this same space Thursday and Friday. Every single time I've been to Liberty Kitchen in the Heights, it's packed. There's something about the space -- the decor, the layout, the smooth sleek lines of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2013

    A Date Night At Coppa...And Why I Can't Wait To Go Back

    When it comes time for date night, I want two things, and two things only: good food and flowing wine. Okay fine -- I guess my fiancé, too. So, three things and three things only... Follow me as I chronicle the magic of a good date night (and not in a creepy way like that totally sounds)... See a ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 20, 2012

    Where to Eat on Christmas Day

    Your stress-free dining guide to the holidays.

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 10 French Fries

    Guys. Hey, listen. We need to talk. It's about the annual Best of Houston® issue. I think you know what you did. But the problem, you see, is that you keep doing the same thing almost every single year. Something has to change. Y'all keep voting for McDonald's as "Best French Fries." Every. Sing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    Top 10 Restaurants in Midtown

    Although Midtown may be more well-known for its bars and late-night clubs, there isn't a shortage of good food to be found -- even if the neighborhood is steadily losing many of the Vietnamese restaurants that once saturated the area. In keeping with Midtown's current incarnation as the drinking-ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    7 Cool & Cheap Weekenders: Jackie Greene, Sander Van Doorn, Yes Indeed Fest, etc.

    All of 31 years old (growl), Jackie Greene's preternatural resemblance to hip '70s roots-rockers like J.J. Cale and Little Feat has already led The New York Times to dub the San Francisco singer-songwriter "the prince of Americana." He has already sang lead with Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh's gro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    Health Department Report: CoCo's, Field of Green's & More

    There were quite a few clean or nearly clean places in this week's reports. That's good news for nearly everyone. Also good news: We're currently at 176 years without a mobile food unit-based terrorist attack! Council Member/Lord Protector of Houston Andrew Burks must be ecstatic. Sullivan's (4608 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2012

    Top 10 Octopus Dishes in Houston

    Octopus. Regardless of how it's prepared, I generally love eating the squirmy, tentacled creatures. A great, low-fat seafood option, octopus has this wonderfully distinctive texture. It's also light and fun to eat -- the perfect summertime dish. Our city's chefs must feel the same way I do, because ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2012

    This Week In Food Blogs: Wasted Water and the Battlesong of Christie Rafanan

    Houston Chronicle: If you're wondering whether or not the Eatsie Boys will have beer from their own 8th Wonder Brewery when their Montrose cafe opens later this year, wonder no more: The answer is a firm no, thanks to bizarre and outdated TABC laws. Ronnie Crocker tackles the messy task of explainin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2012

    Underbelly's Underpriced Wine List Gives Us More Reasons to Love It

    Because there is so very much to discuss when it comes to Underbelly, the subject of this week's cafe review, I found myself having to trim back significantly in certain areas of the review in order to get a broader point across (which, TL;DR, is that Underbelly is where it's all happening and you s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    Chefs Chosen for 2012 Iron Fork Competition: Let the Games Begin

    You may have been to our annual Menu of Menus grand tasting in the past, but this year's event will be upping its game thanks to our first ever Iron Fork competition. Curated and emceed by Houston's own celebrity chef Monica Pope, the chef throwdown will take place Iron Chef-style in front of a live ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    Chef Chat, Part 3: Amanda McGraw of Brasserie 19 - The Tasting

    This week, we've been chatting with Brasserie 19 and Ibiza's Chef de Cuisine, Amanda McGraw, about the rewards of staging in kitchens outside of Houston, and about the specifics of her role. Today, we sample some of her food. To highlight the in-house charcuterie program, McGraw put together a pict ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    Chef Chat, Part 2: Amanda McGraw of Brasserie 19 and Ibiza

    Yesterday, we chatted with Amanda McGraw of Brasserie 19 and Ibiza about her times staging in Chicago, and what it was like opening a restaurant like Brasserie 19. Today, we continue our conversation. EOW: What is your official title? AM: I am the Chef de Cuisine for Brasserie 19 and Ibiza. E ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Amanda McGraw of Brasserie 19

    Amanda McGraw not only has work ethic, but loyalty. Over the last year, she's been the woman behind the kitchen of the glitzy, hugely successful Brasserie 19, withstanding early kitchen shake-ups and emerging as the de-facto Chef de Cuisine, where she is responsible for menu development and training ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2012

    Date Night at Ibiza Food & Wine Bar

    My ideal Friday night is simple - I don't ask for much: All I want is a delicious meal with my man... accompanied by an even more delicious bottle of wine (or two)... in a softly lit room...somewhere not too far...with a bill that won't break the bank. See, I'm easy (restrain yourselves, Michael Sco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    Kim Jong-il Dropping The Bass: In Memoriam

    REEEERRRRR WUB WUB WUB WUB REEEEEEERRRRRRR WUBBBBBBBBBBBBB​Maybe all along, the Dear Leader's starvation and darkness deal with his oppressed people was just his way of keeping them slim and hot, for fun in the dark, because we all know only fun things happen in the dark right? Like that Lady ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Openings & Closings

    Pure Luck ravioli with warm tiny beets, brown butter and hazelnut puree.​With an opening date seemingly in sight, the latest food buzz is centered around Chef Michael Gaspard's Brasserie 19. Gaspard's partners in the new venture, Charles Clark and Grant Cooper, are already old hands at shaping ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    Openings & Closings

    ​News that a new tapas bar is opening in Midtown led to the brief discussion on Twitter this week about pronunciation issues concerning holiday islands in the Mediterranean, and Houstonians' propensity to open restaurants named after them. Majorca Island Bistro and Tapas, that new tapas resta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Chef Chat, Part 3: Charles Clark of Ibiza

    ​After talking with Charles Clark of Ibiza for the past couple of days, today we continue, discussing how his signature dishes are based in his roots and how Ibiza patrons can make special requests. EOW: So what should a first-time Ibiza patron order? Clark: To truly showcase my roots, they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Chef Chat, Part 2: Charles Clark of Ibiza

    ​Today we continue our chat with Charles Clark of Ibiza about his time meandering through the Mediterranean. EOW: You spent some time traveling through Europe learning the Mediterranean cuisine. So help me connect the dots of how you went from riverside fryers and Chinese restaurants in Louis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Charles Clark of Ibiza

    ​We visited with Chef Charles Clark of Ibiza to learn about his humble beginnings with food and the path that led to his Midtown Mediterranean menu. EOW: You got started in the culinary field at a very early age. How did you realize that food was the career path for you? Clark: Growing up in ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 22, 2010

    Movies Houstonians Love (Meals on Reels): Babette's Feast

    Charles Clark's favorite movie just might be the granddaddy of the "food film" genre

  • Dining

    January 21, 2010

    Tasty Tentacles

    Octopus a la Plancha at Ibiza

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    In the Mix: DJ and Dance Music for the New Malaise, Part 1

    ​The past year brought the worst economy since the malaise of the 1970s, and like that era, it also saw dance music sweep the nation. Lady GaGa, the Black Eyed Peas, Beyoncé and Sean "P. Diddy" Combs all dabbled in the sound. Even Michael Jackson was said to be working on a dance album with the P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2008

    Get Lit: The Pitchfork 500

    At last, Pitchfork has laid bare its aesthetic in book form in this old-media attempt at pop music canonization. As the cover describes, The Pitchfork 500 is “Our Guide to the Greatest Songs from Punk to the Present,” beginning with singles released in 1977. That Pitchfork chieftains Scott Plag ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 6, 2008
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    October 30, 2008
  • Calendar

    February 14, 2008

    Little Cakes

    Local pastry chef shows how simple it is to start from scratch

  • Music

    December 13, 2007

    From Discreet to Discrimination

    Relaxing at the modish Ibiza Lounge, addressing claims of racism at Bond Lounge

  • Dining

    November 9, 2006

    Bacon, Eggs and Barbera

    Treat yourself to Mediterranean-inflected breakfast foods and some of the most amazing wine deals in town at Catalan

  • Calendar

    June 29, 2006
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    August 4, 2005
  • Calendar

    June 30, 2005
  • Film

    May 12, 2005

    Deaf, Not Dumb

    Pete Tong is a mockumentary that will make your heart dance

  • Calendar

    April 21, 2005

    Playa Players

    It's a Spanish beach party at Paraiso Ibiza

  • Calendar

    December 30, 2004

    High Rollers

    The party is tall and sexy at Forbidden City

  • Calendar

    October 9, 2003

    Go West

    Manifest your destiny in Marfa

  • Music

    August 28, 2003

    Seb Fontaine

    Perfecto PresentsSeb Fontaine (Thrive)

  • Calendar

    August 28, 2003
  • Music

    July 10, 2003

    Texas Decks

    Baytown native D:Fuse helps put Austin's dance scene on the map

  • Music

    October 25, 2001

    Minibill

    Seb Fontaine

  • Dining

    October 4, 2001

    Stirred and Shaken

    Charles Clark's Ibizaritas

  • News

    July 12, 2001

    Letters

    Strip-Search Sass, Gender Mix, Red at the Right

  • Dining

    June 7, 2001

    A Matter of Grape Concern

    Ibiza makes for a pleasant escape

  • Dining

    August 31, 2000

    Cheaper By The Bottle

    Former Tasca chef uncorks a food and wine bar for those on a budget

  • Film

    February 25, 1999

    Play It Again, Sham

    A band reunion becomes gentle satire in Still Crazy

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