• Blogs

    January 10, 2014

    The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Fried Chicken For Brunch, Thai Chicken For Dinner

    Food Truck Friday @ Houston Press Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 2603 La Branch Food Truck Fridays continue at our offices with Speers Rolling Bistro. Stop by the Houston Press during lunch to grab a bite to eat from this food truck, which specializes in pork sandwiches, beef burgers and fries. Speers slo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2014

    This Week's Cafe Review: A Step Back in Time to French Indochina At Ba Mien Bistro

    When I think Vietnamese food in Houston, I think Midtown. I think Little Saigon, and hole-in-the-wall bánh mì shops and wonderful pho with very little charm. Ba Mien Bistro, the subject of this week's cafe review, might just change that notion. When you step inside, you're immediately greeted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Ingredient of the Week: Thai Basil

    Photo by John SuhThai basil in our garden​A few weeks ago, we featured Genovese basil, a staple of Italian cuisine, as the Ingredient of the Week. This week, we're highlighting Thai basil, a key ingredient in not just Thai food but many other southeast Asian dishes. What is it? Native to so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    New Thai Joint Opens on Bangkokheimer

    ​Thai Bistro, the popular Houston Thai restaurant located at 3241 Southwest Freeway, recently opened a new location at 11660 Westheimer, the former location of Thyme Table Café. The Houston Chronicle's Alison Cook loved Thyme Table for reasons I never understood. I tried it and found it too b ... More >>

  • Film

    January 8, 2009

    Forgiven in Gran Torino

    Clint Eastwood finds salvation

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2008
  • Music

    December 13, 2007
  • Film

    July 26, 2007

    Werner Herzog

    Herzog on his acting career, Mike Tyson, and the hearts of men.

  • Film

    July 26, 2007

    Christian Bale

    What won't the best actor of his generation do for a role? Not much.

  • Film

    July 12, 2007

    Rescue Dawn

    Werner Herzog takes his hero worship Hollywood

  • Film

    June 14, 2007

    Get Inside. It's Summertime!

    Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)

  • Music

    March 9, 2006

    I See Hawks in LA

    Sig's Lagoon in-store at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, 3710 Main, 713-533-9525; Continental Club at 10 p.m., 3700 Main, 713-529-9666

  • Dining

    September 1, 2005

    Crab Shells and Stink Beans

    The most authentic Thai restaurant in Space City is a wild Asian-food ride

  • News

    December 30, 2004

    Books and Bullets

    A gun shop and a school make great neighbors

  • Calendar

    October 14, 2004

    The Passion of the Cruise

    Me-sci-ah offers truth, celebrity and the Scientology way

  • News

    November 27, 2003

    Pied Piper of the Pissed Off

    Doctor Dean's specialty: political anger management

  • News

    October 25, 2001

    Prayola Time

    Candidates get religion as Election Day nears

  • News

    June 28, 2001


    Green Diet, School Shame, Capital Con

  • News

    March 26, 1998

    Peer Pressure

    At Anderson Elementary, students are packed into classrooms, hallways and portable buildings as educators struggle to manage a school with too many kids

  • Culture

    July 4, 1996

    Crossed Cultures

    Is "A" for Asia, America -- or both?

  • News

    July 14, 1994

    The Gangs Among Us

    Asian crime is growing. Asian immigrants are its main target. And the HPD hasn't a clue what to do.