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Karachi

  • Dining

    April 11, 2013

    Bismillah Cafe: Let's Chaat

    Bismillah Cafe specializes in spicy fusion-Pakistani food, going as hot as you dare to go.

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Kaiser Lashkari of Himalaya Restaurant

    Photo by Mandy OaklanderKaiser Lashkari, owner and chef of Himalaya Restaurant​In a special Diwali version of Chef Chat, we visit Kaiser Lashkari of Himalaya Restaurant, a North Indian and Pakistani refuge in the Mahatma Gandhi district. The chef and owner, a colorful character, is 11 tables d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    Five Famous Indian and Pakistani Houstonians

    India and Pakistan are 64 years old this week.​Dust off your South Asian flags, because this week we celebrate India's (August 15) and Pakistan's (August 14) Independence Days. Sixty-four years ago, India freed itself from the Brits and split itself into two countries. Luckily many crossed the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    The Sister Cities Of Houston: A Critical Appraisal, Part Two

    With the recent addition of Karachi, Pakistan, Houston now is a sister to 18 other cities around the world. Hair Balls is on the case - we studied all of them so you wouldn't have to. See the first half here.Sister: Luanda, AngolaHow we are sisterly: Houston's only African sister is yet another sea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    The Sister Cities Of Houston: A Critical Appraisal, Part 1

    With the recent addition of Karachi, Pakistan, Houston now is a sister to 18 other cities around the world. Hair Balls is on the case - we studied all of them so you wouldn't have to. In the interest of brevity, though, we are parceling out our findings over the next couple of days. Here are the f ... More >>

  • Film

    June 21, 2007

    A Mighty Heart

    Angelina Jolie kidnaps Daniel Pearl's movie

  • News

    January 25, 2007
  • News

    January 11, 2007

    Bikini Revolution

    UH student Mariyah Moten put on a two-piece and became (in)famous in Pakistan

  • News

    April 15, 2004
  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Pakistani Restaurant

    La Sani Restaurant & Banquet Hall

  • Dining

    April 17, 2003

    Wall of Flavor

    Phil Spector has got nothing on the Little Karachi neighborhood's La Sani Restaurant

  • Music

    February 6, 2003

    Letter from Uzbekistan

    Spoiled meat, fermented mare's milk and a president who says he'd rip off his kid's head -- such is Wil Wuerdig's life as a musician in Central Asia

  • News

    September 9, 1999
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