Jersey Mike

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2014

    Issue at Woodlands Salata Raises Question: Should You Bring Outside Food to Restaurants?

    On Friday, the Chronicle's Syd Kearney reported on a brouhaha going down on Facebook. Apparently two mothers and their kids had gone to Salata, a fast casual salad restaurant with locations all over Houston, and encountered an issue when they sat down to eat their meals. Employees of the Market Str ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2014

    The Maestro at Eatsie Boys Cafe

    I am beginning to think the law of diminishing utility does not apply to cheesesteaks. Less than 24 hours after my very good experience with the Big Kahuna from Jersey Mike's Subs I was already craving another cheesesteak. A positive comment from an EOW reader regarding the cheesesteak at Eatsie B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2014

    The Big Kahuna Cheesesteak at Jersey Mike's Subs

    When I read Kaitlin Steinberg's recent experience trying a philly cheesesteak for the first time, , my first thought was, "Hot damn! It's been years since I've had a good cheesesteak." Well, in all honesty, my first admittedly snarky thought actually related to her dining companion's ridiculous p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2013

    2013: The Year in Houston Openings & Closings

    It's that time of year again. As we say goodbye to 2013 and welcome 2014, let's take a moment and reflect on the restaurants that opened and closed this year. Unlike our usual Openings & Closings reports, this one is simply a month-by-month listing of which restaurants joined the Houston dining sce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2013

    In the Home Stretch for Menu of Menus: A Few Tickets Left

    With just a few days left before this year's Houston Press Menu of Menus, coming this Tuesday night, fewer than 50 General Admission tickets and fewer than 100 VIP tickets remain. General admission tickets are $50 ($60 at the door) and VIP are $90. Menu of Menus kicks off at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, A ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 14, 2013

    Go West, Young Man

    The top 10 restaurants in Westchase.

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2013

    Openings & Closings: Time for El Tiempo's Big Debut and More Crawfish in Chinatown

    Are you in this for the long-haul? Good, because this week was chock-full of restaurant news -- and most of it happy news. Grab a cup of coffee and settle in for a long post, starting with recaps of a few stories from earlier this week. Ryan Rouse and Brad Moore of Grand Prize Bar in Montrose and B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    This Week In Food Blogs: Brooks Brisket Will Blow You Away, Says Urban Swank

    Eating My Words: Not to be confused with our own blog, this is Texas Monthly's food blog -- mostly penned by head food writer Patricia Sharpe, who recently named her top picks for the 12 best new restaurants in Texas. Spoiler alert: Four are in Houston, by far the most that any city racked up. Scie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2012

    General Observations from the Free Press Summer Fest

    See our slideshow of the food at Summer Fest. Observations while standing near a classic-style mosh pit to see The Descendants, as my friend Jay swigged Beam from a flask in one hand and deflated beach balls with a pocket knife in the other hand: There is probably not a better drinks program for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    More Guerrilla Bar Fare with Jersey Mike's Super Italian Sub and the Brooklyn Brewery's New Summer Ale at Hans' Bierhaus

    ​It was one of those-super gorgeous spring days in Houston. What better to do than ransack some bar with food from another joint? Hans' Bierhaus doesn't have food, anyway, except for some chips behind the bar. This was actually the first time we tried Jersey Mike's or Brooklyn Brewery's Summ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2008

    Super Bowl Sandwiches: The (Somewhat) Magnificent Seven

    One of the things I look forward to all year is the Super Bowl. This is not because I care about what steroid-injected hard body is running toward what end zone; it is simply because of the impressive display of food, specifically the big sandwich. All year I dream of the big sandwich, waiting until ... More >>

  • News

    January 2, 2003

    A Child Shall Lead Them

    Plus: Barrio Ballots, The Art of Accounting, Trolley Volley

  • Dining

    November 14, 2002

    Sub Text

    Will Ponzo's or Jersey Mike's come out on top in our side-by-side submarine sandwich comparison?