Welcome back to the weekend roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we're actually kind of looking forward to two straight days of festival food this weekend. It'll be a welcome vacation from reality and sanity.
We started the week off right with a look at the many, many, many different varieties o ... More >>
When we published our "Foodie's List of 100 Things to Eat Before You Die," the suggestion was made by several people that we re-print the list again -- this time with instructions on where to find these various delicacies in Houston.
I'll tell you that not all of the dishes or drinks on the list ar ... More >>
PRO TIP: Never trust these things. Never ever.Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we've filled a vacationing co-worker's cubicle with gummi bears. Ah, delicious whimsy! Good thing it's cooled off a little; last time we tried this back in July, she came back to a ... More >>
Chuy's.My name is Ruthie, and I am a soupaholic. Hot soups, cold soups, broths and purees. Hot weather or cold. Any time of day, every season in the calendar. It can be canned or homemade... borscht, gazpacho or Campbell's Chicken and Stars. I never outgrew Top Ramen. There's no support group ... More >>
Heather Vaughan is a relative newcomer to the personal chef business in Houston, but she is quickly making a name for herself with her restaurant-quality meals that can be eaten in the privacy of your own home. We sat down with her to discuss cooking, restaurants, and why she's not really int ... More >>
Our hometown Luby's announced in June it would take over the bankrupt Fuddruckers chain. That turnaround must be almost complete, because city health inspectors hit eight Fuddruckers across town on Tuesday for change-of-ownership (or "pre-opening") inspections. Let's see how they scored.
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Photo by toastforbrekkieFor 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 >>
The "anal" was a nice touchIf you have a falling out with a friend or a significant other, there are a number of responses. You can hold your head high, wish the other party the best, and move on with your life; you can shoot up a Luby's; or, as a girl we'll call Paula learned lately, you can pos ... More >>
Photos by Katharine ShilcuttHaritos Bibas outside the new Bibas Diner, in the old Bibas' One's A Meal location.Haritos Bibas is 77 years old, but that isn't stopping the lifelong restaurateur from opening what is -- by his estimation -- probably the 30th restaurant he's owned and operated thr ... More >>
Barbecued ducks. Not pictured: adorable little orphaned baby chicks weeping softly.
Welcome back to the weekly round-up here at Eating Our Words, where we've finally tracked the taco trucks down to the secret underground hive where they sleep inside a gigantic sopapilla honeycomb. This week s ... More >>
Photo courtesy of @bakerella
In the world of Twitter -- the love-it-or-hate-it microblogging service -- Fridays are known as "Follow Friday," a day devoted to suggesting new or interesting users for your friends to follow.
Depending on who you follow, your Twitter stream will be inundated on Friday ... More >>
The group collective on Twitter, the increasingly popular micro-blogging and social networking platform, has developed a recent tradition called Follow Friday. Follow Friday is part circle jerk, part honest and helpful advice from your Twitter friends on who to follow if you're new or simply l ... More >>