Kuala Lumpur

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    Josh Trevino: A Chat With The Prominent Texan Conservative Voice Outed as Malaysian Agent

    After the Berlin Wall fell in late 1989, Western agents began probing the documents long squirreled away in Soviet-satellite archives. Among the documents unearthed following Prime Minister Eric Honecker's democratic decisions was a money trail circling an Australian journalist named Wilfred Burchet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Phuong Anh: New Houstonian Tells Of Her Time As Near-Slave

    Photos by Paula BeltránPhuong Anh told a harrowing tale of survival​The promise of a $300-per-month job was enough to convince Phuong Anh to sell her home in Vietnam and move to Jordan. Things didn't turn out like she expected. Earlier this week a tearful Anh told her story of resilience and s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Openings and Closings: 2009 Edition

    ​The year gone by marked some very exciting restaurant openings (such as Haven, Branchwater Tavern, Yelapa Playa Mexicana and Stella Sola) and some equally important closings (such as Cafe Annie, Bedford, Las Alamedas and Felix Mexican Restaurant). To close out the yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2009

    Openings and Closings

    Ah, the circle of life. Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end. And other cheesy songs... When one restaurant in Houston closes down, it seems that another, eerily similar restaurant is waiting in the wings to take its place. 55 Degrees Wine Bar (7316 Louetta) closed this week, d ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 20, 2008

    I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone

    It’s three on a mattress in Tsai Ming-liang’s look at modern love

  • Dining

    July 19, 2007

    Kuala Lumpur

    Curry Favor

  • Film

    April 29, 1999

    Caught in the Act

    Connery's charisma flees from the feeble Entrapment