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Jay Rascoe

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2013

    This Week In Food Blogs: Why Some BBQ Lists Are Suspect and Gordon Ramsey

    29-95: Can a national media outlet really name the "top" restaurants across the country without putting in the legwork that people such as barbecue blogger Daniel Vaughn do, driving over 10,000 miles to visit 'cue joints for his book Prophets of Smoked Meat? That's the question Syd Kearney asks in a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 10 "Classic" Food Trucks

    What differentiates a "classic" food truck from those on last week's list of Houston's Top 10 "Fancy" Food Trucks? For starters, a classic food truck has been around for at least a few years prior to the gourmet food truck craze -- if not a decade longer. Classic food trucks are usually found at th ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 25, 2013

    From Tacos to Tikka Masala

    Houston's 10 best classic food trucks.

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2012

    Burritos the Size of a Toddler: The Top 10 Houston Food Truck Menu Items

    The food truck scene in Houston is in flux, to be sure. New trucks have entered the scene as recently as the past month while long-term players have seemingly vanished off the face of the earth. Driving southbound on Montrose, you can even spot this phenomenon in action for yourself. An active truck ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 26, Menudo at La Mexicana

    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

    November 14, 2011

    Mikkeller Beer Comes to Houston: Night After Monsters

    Mikkel Borg Bjergsø and Jakob Mielcke​Mikkel Borg Bjergsø moved around the crowd last night at the Night After Monsters beer tasting like a virtual unknown. Clad in a red plaid shirt and a scruffy beard, Mikkel looked more like any other Montrose resident who'd walked over to Whole Foods for ... More >>

  • News

    June 30, 2011

    Masters of Cyberspace

    The Press hands out its first Houston Web Awards.

  • Dining

    February 17, 2011

    At Home at Julio

    Monterrey expats flock to Tacos del Julio.

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    These Men Want to Save You a Taco (Truck)

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttLeft to right: Jay Rascoe, J.R. Cohen and Dan Joyce, brothers in beards (and tacos).​Jay Rascoe, J.R. Cohen and Dan Joyce are all familiar faces in Houston's social media community. Rascoe, best known for his food blog, Guns and Tacos, is even a bit of a food celebr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2010

    Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs

    Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. New York Times: It's not often we lead off the weekly Sampler Plate with someth ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 14, 2010

    Mucho Mediocre

    After new owners take over a Houston haunt, the engaging music is intact, but the food is not.

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs

    Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. Dear Judy, F.Y.E.: This food blogger has been at it longer than most in town, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    Menudo: It's Not Just for Hangovers

    Menudo will cure what ails you.​Over a bowl of menudo during a recent lunch at Mucho Mexico -- the subject of this week's rather unfavorable cafe review -- Jay Rascoe and I ruminated about our favorite spots in town for menudo, the ruddy, fatty soup that's filled with hominy and honeycomb-like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    A Comprehensive Guide to Houston's Food Blogs

    Cartoon does not reflect reality (most of the time).​In a city as large as Houston and with as many culinary options as we're blessed with, it's no surprise that the food blogging community here is large and diverse. Say what you want about food bloggers: that we're arrogant, obtrusive know-i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Winning the Grand Prize

    Ponying up to the new bar at Grand Prize.​The bartenders were all punch-drunk tired and most of the patrons were just plain drunk. The lightbulbs were red and the jukebox blessedly didn't have an Internet connection. The air conditioning was cold and the patio was filled with smoke. The drinks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    Aftermath: Houston Radio Friendly Unit Shifters Bid Nirvana's Kurt Cobain Happy 43rd

    Photos by Jay Rascoe​This past Saturday would have been Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's 43rd birthday, and to celebrate, a band of some of Houston's best indie and hardcore cats got together to throw down a set of covers at Big Star Bar in the Heights, billing themselves as Danneurysm. Opening wit ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 28, 2010

    Brain Tacos or Cheesy Migas?

    Two high-volume taquerias have a lot to say about Houston tacos.

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