Five courses, five sommeliers, two bartenders and a Master Chef of France. As far as wine dinners go, last week's Guest Sommelier Wine Dinner at Philippe Restaurant Lounge was nothing short of a tour de force. The dinner marked the finale of sommelier Vanessa Treviño-Boyd's wildly successful So ... More >>
Henry Ossawa Tanner, who lived in Paris for years, wanted to be taken on his own terms.
On the frontlines of the costliest battle in the high-tech world.
Johan Schuster Charivari Restaurant 2521 Bagby 713-521-7231 www.charivarirest.com This is Part 1 in a three part Chef Chat series. Look for Parts 2 and 3 in this same space on Thursday and Friday. Fifteen years ago, Transylvania-born chef Johan Schuster decided to leave Europe to open a restaur ... More >>
Proudly independent, recent Grammy nominees Silversun Pickups aren't ready to hit the "Panic Switch."
As we noted below, UH has itself a new athletic director -- Mack Rhoades from the University of Akron, which we are reliably informed is in Ohio. Or somewhere around there.Speaking personally, we only know of the Akron Zips because that is the purgatory Gerry Faust was banished to for running the No ... More >>
Bail Out This Movie
Feardotcom's thrills are cheap and confusing, but they look good
Edmund J. Pankau trades on his hard-boiled private-eye image to attract clients and speaking engagements. To find out more about him, we resort to some Sam Spade work of our own.
Roman Coppola's CQ discovers sci-fi fun in the Summer of Love
Glory days for KHOU and Anna Werner