Jose Cuervo Tequila

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2014

    Upcoming Events: Taco Tuesday Special at Skeeter's Mesquite Grill

    Taco Tuesdays have arrived at Skeeter's Mesquite Grill. Each location is participating in this special where you get two tacos with chips and salsa for $7. You can pair any two tacos off the menu together, which normally cost $3.25 to $4.75 each. Make a meal with the fried avocado taco topped with g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    Top 5 Nearby Fall Festivals & County Fairs

    As the recent weather has proved, there's no better time to be outdoors in Texas than fall. In springtime, there's always that lingering knowledge that summer is right around the corner, so this time of year there's nothing else to look forward to but Santa Claus. It's also harvest time, and the tho ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 16, 2012

    Maggie Rita's Takes Over Ninfa's

    Higher prices, bland food and no really good margaritas to ease the pain.

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    Jose Cuervo Light Margarita

    As you might have inferred from recent posts, I have been spending a lot more time in Alexandria, Virginia while my husband finishes a temporary job. With no teaching responsibilities this semester, my schedule has been much more flexible; it's been an exercise in self-discipline to write during th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Grocery Guide: Shelf of Broken Dreams

    Oh, Quisp, where hast thou gone?​I love factory food as much as the next guy in Target, so I'm always surprised when million-dollar marketing efforts by executives in gleaming Chicago towers end up on the clearance shelf at 15 percent off. I actually bought Quisp. This cereal was discontinued ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    GT Garza Tastier Than Free Fajitas On @ItzGarza

    Photos by T. Gray​Thursday evening, perennially (and unjustifiably) overlooked rapper GT Garza held a release party for his latest tape, @ItzGarza. Sponsored by Jose Cuervo, the event was held at SF2 South, a store that has suddenly become a juggernaut within the Houston hip-hop community. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    What Happened: 20 Lyrical Shots Of Tequila

    "Tequila. Straight. There's a real polite drink. You keep drinking until you finally take one more and it just won't go down" - actor Lee Marvin (R.I.P.) ​How out of it is Rocks Off after Wednesday night's sublime Arcade Fire show? Even though we've known about it for weeks, it took us until ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Tequila Talk with Stewart Skloss of Pura Vida Tequila - Part I

    Founder Stewart Skloss with a bottle of the Pura Vida Anejo‚ÄčI didn't expect to actually meet with Stewart Skloss when I contacted the offices of Pura Vida Tequila. I especially did not expect to meet with him the week of Cinco de Mayo and the launch of their radio station, the first ever "fu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2011

    More Than Margaritas at TQLA

    No, not champagne flutes, tequila tasting glasses at TQLA. ​As the name would suggest, TQLA is serious about, well, tequila. Bottles of every shape and size glow seductively along red backlit shelving covering much of the rear wall. One-hundred-and-sixty-seven varieties, to be exact, with eigh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Araya Artisan Chocolate

    ​Next door to the River Oaks Theatre sits the storefront for Araya Artisan Chocolate (2013 W. Gray St.), which is turning out some of the most decadent chocolates in the city. The room is miniscule, yet open and inviting. Lush orchids occupy angular white tables. The tiny sitting area offers s ... More >>

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  • News

    June 15, 2006

    Prom 2K6

    What do seniors really do on prom night? The Houston Press investigates

  • Calendar

    July 21, 2005

    Gimme a B!

    Nate Nicoll's synth sounds are your ticket to the '80s

  • Calendar

    July 22, 2004

    Beautiful Music

    The young and the younger flock to John Mayer and Maroon 5

  • Calendar

    October 2, 2003

    O Superwoman

    Groundbreaker Laurie Anderson says yes to Aurora

  • Dining

    September 26, 2002

    The Art of the Drink

    The Terrace's Cuervo Rox