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Michael O'Connor

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2014

    The Five Best Concerts In Houston This Week: Finch, Jay Farrar, Arctic Monkeys, etc.

    Finch Warehouse Live, October 28 From Cory Garcia's review of Finch's October 2013 concert at Warehouse Live, when they played 2002's What It Is to Burn in its entirety: To their credit, the band was in good form. They perform like a band that hasn't played the exact same show dozens of times, one ... More >>

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    October 14, 2014

    Upcoming: .38 Special, Jeezy, Jello Biafra, Modest Mouse, Neil Diamond, Ryan Adams, etc.

    38 Special: Thu., October 23, 8 p.m., $39.50 to $49.50. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-988-1020. Ab-Soul: Tue., November 4, 9 p.m., $23. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483. Advance Cassette: With the Freebie, Banshee Bones, Lures. Fri., November 21, 8 p.m., $3 ... More >>

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    September 16, 2014

    Upcoming: Brand New, Café Tacvba, Gladys Knight, ICP, Nick Jonas, Royal Blood, etc.

    '90s Burned Out: With Hayden Jones, Shadow Hound, Thrill. Sat., September 20, 8:30 p.m., $10. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838. Aaron Einhouse: Sat., November 15, 8 p.m., $8. Cypress Saloon, 12710 Telge, Cypress, 281-304-7777. Advance Cassette: With the Freebie, Banshee Bones. F ... More >>

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    May 21, 2012

    OIMBY Returns After a Two-Year Break

    Outstanding in the Field dinners -- meals which feature a tour of a local farm and food prepared by a master chef on the farm itself -- are famously fabulous, but also notoriously expensive. And two years ago, a few Houston food lovers decided to do something about it: start their own. Outstanding ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2011

    Upcoming Events: A Week Full of Beer

    Read on for our picks of the best beer dinners next week.​In case you hadn't heard, it's Houston Beer Week, y'all. The week-long celebration of craft beer and local breweries kicks off tonight with a kick-off happy hour at Ziggy's Downtown, from 5 to 7 p.m. The restaurant will be offering $2 ... More >>

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    October 27, 2011

    Houston Beer Week 2011: Bigger, Better, Beer-ier

    Read on for a full -- and we do mean FULL -- schedule of HBW events.​The second annual Houston Beer Week kicks off this year on an auspicious date: 11/11/11. That's when the big craft beer festival will celebrate its sophomore year with a kick-off happy hour at Ziggy's Downtown, from 5 to 7 p. ... More >>

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    November 26, 2010

    Openings & Closings: November 2010

    Zelko Bistro and Katz's have some new fried pickle competition in the new Natachee's.​It's been a while since we've done a monthly roundup of openings and closings, but we're getting that train back on track now, and what a month to pick for that re-railment. November was busy, both in terms o ... More >>

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    May 24, 2010

    The Energy at OIMBY

    Photo by Ruthie JohnsonFor more photos from the event, check out our slideshow.​Not even yesterday's exotic temperatures could stop more than 100 fine folks from celebrating at OIMBY, a backyard banquet celebrating some of Houston's finest local chefs and vendors. Like most of the vendors them ... More >>

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    November 20, 2009

    This Week In Deliciousness

    Here's something to be thankful for this Thanksgiving: you only have to fist a turkey once a year.​ Welcome back to the weekly round-up here at Eating Our Words, where we're now voting Republican, because they're the only ones fascist enough to pass this "Everyone Must Now Put Grape-Nuts in T ... More >>

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    November 18, 2009

    Chef Chat: Houston Country Club's Michael O'Connor

    ​Michael O'Connor, chef of Houston Country Club's Garde Manger, is just about as private as the club he works with. We luckily ran into him late-night for a drink and convinced him to talk about himself and his "geeky" craft. Eating Our Words: How hard is it to get a meal from you? Michael O ... More >>

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    June 26, 2009

    Follow Friday for Houston Food Hounds

    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 >>

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    June 10, 2009

    The Battle Rages On: Fried Chicken Throwdown at Beaver's

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttRonnie Killen's skillet fried chickenSome had come for the spectacle of it all: 17 different fried chicken dishes, 9 enormous casseroles filled with various macaroni and cheeses, salads and side dishes and desserts enough to feed Alexander's own army. Some had come to obs ... More >>

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