The Original Timmy Chan's on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard (a.k.a. Timmy Chan's Chicken & Rice) may have only been inspected by the City of Houston Health Department once since November 2010, but that inspection didn't turn up anything that we'd call remotely offensive. And that Timmy Chan's on M ... More >>
You think THIS is creepy?So Michael Brown and his self-named hand center (which, given his propensity to slap women around, may or may not be the front for some kind of sick wife-beater's dojo) are back in the news.The disturbing back story for this guy has been well chronicled over the last few ... More >>
Lester Public LibraryNo, this isn't Ruthie. Yesterday we remembered some of our favorite nostalgic Houston dishes. After dinner at the old San Francisco Steakhouse (remember the trapeze?), we could go home for some Blue Bell Caramel Turtle Fudge -- or we could head out for dessert. We sure lo ... More >>
The rain in Spain falls mainly on South Main.....The question of whether there exists a definable, distinct Houston accent has come up in the blogosphere, inspired from beyond the grave by Marvin Zindler. Sixty-year-old tapes of the white-suited wonder's radio broadcasts, posted on J.R. Gonzales' ... More >>
View Larger MapThe proposal to rename the stretch of Hillcroft that courses through the heart of Little Bombay is ginning up a surprising amount of aggro in the blogosphere. (Or is it a surprising amount of blogs in the aggrosphere -- sometimes it's hard to tell.)Under the headline "We'll give ... More >>
Photos by J.C. ReidWhen Robb Walsh chronicled the closing of Felix Mexican Restaurant last year, the outpouring of grief was reminiscent of the sadness accompanying the loss of a great statesman or member of a royal family. And in a way it was. That restaurant was the last remaining legacy of Felix ... More >>
"Prominent" takes on new meaning
Okay, here's a picture of the Marc Adler, the creator of the new animated movie Delgo ...And here's a picture of Delgo. Is it just us or does anybody else see a resemblance? We'll get back to that. Adler stopped by the Houston Press offices and spoke with Hair Balls about his new baby, Delgo, an ani ... More >>
Turn out the lights, the party's over
...otherwise known as the H-Town 20
Fried Twinkies, $5 bumper cars, Hannah Montana and the hardest working kids in Texas
Steak and tits -- how can you go wrong at the Strip House?
Which Houston restaurants are swapping pork for veal?
Debra Duncan pays her dues, hits her cues and hopes to be the next Oprah
Does the health department's grading system ensure safe restaurants? Or is it just fuzzy math?
Sex, drugs, rock & roll, and the ballad of 2100 Lexington
Shrouded by mists and unrecovered documents, the history of Houston is still worth a probe
Rapid detox leaves a nurse suffering unforeseen side effects
Two veteran TV news reporters accuse Channel 11 of age discrimination
When their daughter was ten months old, Julie and Greg Yount learned that she was profoundly deaf -- a diagnosis that forced them to confront profound questions of culture and identity
In Wayne, all things converge
The parking's horrid, the food just okay -- so why is Barnaby's so beloved?
Harris County has abdicated a basic responsibility of government: to provide for the public safety of all. Instead, those who have get and those who don't get the leftovers.
Are We Having Fun Yet? Or is it just the jangly buzz of advanced urban stress syndrome?
Hunter Todd returns with a slimmed-down film festival