• Film

    June 20, 2013
  • Dining

    January 10, 2013

    Do the Curry Crawl

    The top 10 restaurants in Little India.

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2013

    Top 10 Restaurants in Houston's Little India

    As we enter the new year, I'm trying to make good on a few resolutions starting on the very first day of 2013. And one of those is to get outside the Loop a bit more -- even though a great bounty of amazing restaurants have opened inside the Loop in the last 12 months -- and back to exploring the re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Top 5 Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants

    Ruggles Green.​After listening to The Smith's Meat is Murder album one too many times, I was a vegetarian for many years. And actually when I'm not setting out to sample a restaurant's most popular or signature dishes, I generally prefer to stick to the vegetarian menu options. When I'm goin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Hot Breads on Hillcroft: Get Your French-Indian Fusion Fix

    Chicken tikka-filled croissant.​When it opened in 2002, Hot Breads Bakers & Confectioners was part of a worldwide chain of Hot Breads franchises that originated in Madras, India in 1989. And while the family at Houston's Hot Breads -- headed by matriarch Laila Vastani -- bought out the place s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    Bollywood's Greatest Western Hits: Beatles, Elvis, "Thriller"...

    ​Tonight, prolific Indian film composer/choreographer A.R. Rahman comes to Toyota Center to make up a July date he had to cancel after his tour was plagued with set malfunctions. In the wake of a near-disaster in Detroit back in June, Rahman and his company postponed dates in order to get thei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    Food Fight: Battle Masala Dosai

    Photos by Katharine Shilcutt​After last week's Battle Grilled Cheese, we received a gentle prod from one of our readers and favorite local food mavens, Dr. Ricky: "I think there need to be more creative choices for the food battles. Down to grilled cheese sandwiches?"It was with a heavy sigh and a ... More >>

  • Music

    June 14, 2007
  • Dining

    October 12, 2006

    Montrose Vindaloo

    Is Indika the best Indian restaurant in the United States?

  • Dining

    July 27, 2006

    Escalator Buffet

    Bombay Brasserie's new second-story location will have to do for the time being

  • Dining

    May 18, 2006

    Pure Bliss

    In more ways than one, Balaji Bhavan is Little India's hottest eatery

  • Dining

    January 23, 2003

    Goat Doughnuts Go Global

    The Hot Breads franchise serves unique pastries to a worldwide audience

  • Dining

    January 29, 1998

    Curries and Quietude

    A brasserie that's anything but brassy

  • Dining

    October 9, 1997

    Huynh-ing Combination

    At Miss Saigon, restaurateur Doan Huynh gets everything right

  • Dining

    January 23, 1997

    A Dose of Dosai

    At Madras Pavilion, a South Indian treat is given its due

  • Music

    May 25, 1995