James Cole

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2013

    James Nelson Adds His Vision and Bravado to New Willowbrook Restaurant and Bar

    After competing on season 4 of MasterChef, James Nelson has been as busy as a bee. If expanding Bravado Spice Company and planning (and implementing) several pop-up dinners isn't enough for him, Nelson is also the culinary consultant for a brand new restaurant and bar in the Willowbrook area, set to ... More >>

  • News

    October 20, 2011

    Obama's War on Weed

    In a strange about-face, the president tries to hack medical marijuana off at the knees.

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    "Project Delirium": Big Nationwide Drug Round-Up Results in Texas Arrests

    The hammer comes down.​No, "Project Delirium" isn't the latest Anthrax album; It's a nationwide crackdown targeting alleged members of the La Familia Michoacana Drug Cartel. It's been a 20-month operation, and in the latest wave of arrests beginning this month, 221 suspects have been taken in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Fleming's Chipotle Mac n' Cheese

    Creamed spinach, iceberg wedge salad, and macaroni and cheese are old steakhouse favorites, long served to us alongside our ribeyes. It wouldn't be Texan to say we like them more than the beef, but that creamy, cheesy pasta with the newfangled breadcrumb topping does something naughty to us. James ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2008

    Fundraiser for the Koonce Family

    Everybody who’s anybody in the Houston food scene will be at The Beacon at 1212 Prairie Street on Thursday, October 23, at the giant benefit dinner for wine guy James Koonce and his four year-old daughter Katharine, who both suffered serious burns in the Brennan’s fire. The party goes from 4:30 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2008
  • Music

    July 25, 2002

    The Real Battle of the Bands

    Paesanos' battle-of-the-bands bounty and other tales from a disastrous competition

  • Film

    January 4, 1996

    Monkey Shines

    Director Terry Gilliam travels through time to find a winner