• Dining

    April 3, 2014

    Tiger Den's Noodles and Broth Are Vying to Be Houston's Best

    This hole-in-the-wall has lines out the door.

  • Film

    December 12, 2013

    Walt’s Revenge

    Saving Mr. Banks mansplains, Disney-style.

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2013

    Sushi Club of Houston Takes Over Sukiyabashi Jiro

    Houstonians know their food, and they sure do get around. Take the thirteen members of the Sushi Club of Houston who recently ventured to Japan with Carl Rosa, president of the club, for the trip of a lifetime. Rosa led the group through six cities, including Narita, Tokyo, Mishima and Kyoto, for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2013

    The Ultimate Trip to Japan with Carl Rosa

    Sushi Club of Houston President Carl Rosa has taken Houstonians to Japan since 2007. Rosa takes three groups throughout the year to visit the beautiful land of Japan, tour areas you won't find in a typical traveler's guidebook and taste the best cuisine Japan has to offer. In August, a group of 16 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Chris Nemoto of Zushi, on Training with a Sushi Master

    Chris Nemoto Zushi Japanese Cuisine 5900 Memorial Drive 713-861-5588 This is the first part of a three-part chef chat series. Look for Part 2 and Part 3 in this space Thursday and Friday. Last month, I visited Zushi Japanese Cuisine for the first time, enjoying one of the best ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Franco-Japanese Meets Molecular Gastronomy at Soma Sushi

    Mai PhamAkaushi short ribs, truffle sukiyaki glaze, Boucheron goat cheese mousse​Soma Sushi is probably better known as one of those trendy restaurants. It's nestled in the heart of the Washington corridor at the Shepherd intersection, making it the perfect pit stop for some nosh before a nigh ... More >>

  • Music

    November 25, 2010
  • Calendar

    June 17, 2010

    "Katsura: Picturing Modernism in Japanese Architecture"

    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston celebrates the 50th anniversary of Ishimoto Yasuhrio's landmark book

  • 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 >>

  • Music

    June 5, 2008
  • Calendar

    January 3, 2008

    Fantasy Core

    This Nagasaki indie rock group is gathering fame in the US

  • News

    November 29, 2007

    Kyoto Protocol: The View from Kyoto

    Without U.S. participation, the first-ever global-warming treaty was doomed to only partial success. Will Bali be better?

  • News

    November 29, 2007

    Kyoto Protocol: Chill Out

    Skeptical environmentalist Bjørn Lomborg questions the Kyoto Protocol's effectiveness

  • News

    November 29, 2007

    Kyoto Protocol: You're Getting Warmer

    The Kyoto Accord began the race to halt global warming. On its tenth anniversary, why are we barely past the starting gate?

  • Culture

    April 13, 2006

    Trees and Rocks

    FotoFest takes on "The Earth"

  • Culture

    June 3, 2004

    Anarchic Images

    Santiago Cucullu has been to the Biennial and back

  • News

    August 15, 2002

    Global Warming Is Good for You!

    Cheap heating bills! Great gardens! Thriving civilizations! In energy-crazed Houston, friends of greenhouse gases abound

  • Music

    February 28, 2002

    Bad Religion

    Friday, March 1

  • Culture

    August 30, 2001

    Oh, Yoko!

    The "widow of John Lennon" deserves a spotlight of her own

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Japanese Restaurant

    Kaneyama Japanese Restaurant

  • Film

    June 8, 2000

    Sexual Healing?

    Peter Greenaway's latest erotic treatise zestfully crosses boundaries both cultural and intimate

  • Calendar

    July 23, 1998

    Night & Day

    July 23 - 29, 1998