Kent Wang

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2014

    Difference Between What You Make and How Far it Goes In Houston and Four Other Cities

    It's called real personal income. You might make more than the median yearly salary here, which is $31,265, but how much bang for your buck are you really getting? Here's a look (via Planet Money's breakdown of Bureau of Economic Analysis Data) at the real value of median income in five cities.

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    Stretch That Dining Dollar: Eat Fancy at Lunch

    Photo by Kent WangEat like a prince at Da Marco (on a pauper's salary).​At Da Marco, as I ate the last, sweet bites of my antelope paillard -- the barely gamy meat pounded thin and just slightly crispy at the edges, draped with caramelized peppers and finished off with a beautiful mound of flu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    Top 5 BYOB Places In Houston

    Photo by toastforbrekkie​For me, BYOB means one thing and one thing only: Bring Your Own Beer. It has become a raging obsession of mine lately, to find the best places to get a top-flight meal where I can bring in my own American brewed, world-class brew and create my own pairings. Of course, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Diners, Drive-Ins and...Pubs?

    Guy Fieri Once again, a national eye has turned to Houston, which the rest of the country tends to dismiss out of hand as not being a food town. Guy Fieri's popular Food Network show -- Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives -- has spent the last few weeks filming at various restaurants around town, lead ... More >>