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Mother's Day

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2014

    This Week In Food Blogs: Eat Your Veggies At Coltivare

    Hank On Food: Hank fills us in on an overlooked pizza and wine restaurant in Sugar Land, Coal Vines & Wine Bistro. His server was not only knowledgeable about the wine offerings, but also the craft beer selections. After munching on fried zucchini chips and sipping on Row Eleven Vinas 3 wine, Hank o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2014

    The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Show Your Love for Mom & Jodycakes

    Pub Night @ Saint Arnold Brewery Friday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. 2000 Lyons It's that time again for another Pub Night at Saint Arnold. The tour hall will serve as a bar from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. tonight so you can pick and choose the brews you want to to buy. Saint Arnold has taken its Divine Reserve No ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 8, 2014

    Where to Eat on Mother's Day 2014 in Houston

    Take your mother out this year.

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    Upcoming Events: Nothing Goes Together Better Than Crawfish & Beer

    Treat Mom to an early Mother's Day gift by taking her to French Country Wines for a free Rosé wine tasting on Saturday, May 10, from 12 p.m. until 6 p.m. Let Mom sample the six Rosés offered by French Country Wines and pair them with a selection of cheeses from Houston Dairymaids. If she finds a w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    Where to Eat on Mother's Day 2014 in Houston

    It feels like just yesterday we were rounding up the places to eat on Easter. Now, it's time to help you decide where to take Mom out on her special day. A multitude of Houston restaurants are opening up their doors on Sunday, May 11, to serve brunch, lunch and/or dinner. So be a planner and make re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2014

    Zelko Bistro's Anniversary Gift to You: Half-off Your Favorite Comfort Foods

    Zelko Bistro is celebrating their fourth anniversary with an exclusive offer for diners--enjoy half off ($25 for $50) Chef Jamie Zelko's award-winning menu with this Houston Press Voice Daily Deal. Dive into Zelko Bistro's menu of delicious comfort foods, and enjoy the cozy ambiance of their dining ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 13, 2013

    Where to Eat on Father's Day

    Treat Dad to Something Sweet and Something with Meat.

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2013

    Happy Mother's Day, From the Cheddar's Family

    "It's hog killin' weather," my grandmother announced in weary voice, her East Texas twang hobbling the words as they spilled out. It's hawg killun waythuh. She sat her purse down on the kitchen counter and shuffled into the living room as my mother closed the garage door behind us with a sigh. No on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2013

    The Lazy Dog Cafe in Huntington Beach, California, Comes to the Rescue of Lazy, Forgetful Sons Everywhere

    So you managed to take your mother somewhere halfway nice for Mother's Day this past Sunday. Congratulations. I'm sure she's happy just to spend time with you. But what's this? You've forgotten to pick up a card? All this planning will be for nothing! Except if you were dining at the Lazy Dog Cafe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2013

    Stevie Wonder: The Greatest Mother's Day Gift of All (Almost)

    My dad and Stevie Wonder have a love/hate relationship. He's a year older than the soul singer, so it's rather weird hearing him talk about Stevie as if they were brothers, despite the fact that they have never met. Ever. But that's how it is with my family: we have beefs and issues with people we m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    5 Simple Breakfast-in-Bed Meals and Morning Cocktails for Mom

    On Mother's Day, Mom deserves royal treatment. What better way to make her feel like the queen she is than to make her breakfast in bed (and serve up some morning cocktails)? While the kids make breakfast, Dad can whip up a cocktail to complement her scrumptious and relaxing meal. He can also make n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Wild Game Cook-off, Art Cars & Food Trucks, a Craw-wish Boil and a Mother's Day Reminder

    Yaga's Wild Game BBQ Cook-off Saturday, 8 a.m. Pier 21, Galveston Island Yaga's has been one of the most consistent fixtures on downtown Galveston's Strand for decades, and this year the restaurant is celebrating its 17th annual Yaga's Wild Game BBQ Cook-off by raising its millionth dollar for Galv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2013

    Copycat Recipe: Max's Wine Dive's The "RVP"

    If you've never been to brunch at Max's Wine Dive and you enjoy lovely things like hot cakes, wings and fresh mimosas, I urge you to check it out (they even do brunch on Fridays). Until then, I'm sharing a copycat recipe for one my favorite MWD brunch dishes -- The "RVP." That's a stack of fluffy an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    If You Really Love Your Mother*, Take Her Out to Dinner This Sunday

    Just skip the damn brunch. First, I should say I am not a mother. To the best of my knowledge, I have not sired any children. No one asks me to sign permission slips or make them lunch or take them to T-ball practice. Some may claim then that I have no way of knowing when and what moms want to ea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    Last Chance for Half-off Houston Press BrewFest Tickets, Plus Deals on Sushi, Italian Takeout and More!

    Get 'em while you can! Today's Houston Press Voice Daily Deal, is our "last call" for half-off general admission and VIP tickets to the Houston Press BrewFest on May 18, 2013. Houston Press BrewFest will feature almost 30 participating breweries -- like Lone Point, Big Sky, Karbach, Saint Arnold's, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    Where To Eat: Mother's Day 2013

    One of the best ways to show your mother how much you love her on Mother's Day is to take her out to eat and treat her like the Queen she is. All throughout Houston, you will find an ample amount of opportunities to treat your mother to brunch, lunch and dinner. Here's where you can make Sunday, May ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2013

    Historic Cookbooks for the Modern Cook: Andrews McMeel Republishing Vintage Favorites in Print and eBook Form

    The moment I opened a thick, brown envelope this week and saw its contents, my heart skipped. Two jewel-toned books slipped out of the package. With hardy, fabric-covered hardcovers and gold trim on the edges of their pages, these were no ordinary cookbooks. They reminded me vividly of the first tim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2013

    Half-off Burgers at MytiBurger in Celebration of Burger Month, Plus Savings at Sorrel Urban Bistro, Nelore Churrascaria, and More

    Celebrate Burger Month with help from today's Houston Press Voice Daily Deal, good for half-off ($7 for $14) at MytiBurger. Established in 1967, MytiBurger has the burger down pat(ty), and you'll dig the vintage diner feel as much as the food. Go full-on retro and pair your burger with an order of h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2013

    These Deals Are No Joke! Flakey's Pizza, Nelore, and More

    Let's start this new week off right with a delicious deal, good for half-off ($8 for $16) at Flakey's Pizza. The hand-tossed pizza's at Flakey's are made-to-order--no pre-fab pies here, guys--and offer the only pizza delivery in EADO/Eastwood area; Flakey's will deliver free anywhere inside the loop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    Houston Press Voice Daily Deals at breakfast klub, Rioja

    This week we are just THROWING money at you guys! (We were going to say food, but throwing food is mean. And messy.) First we offered you half-off at Rioja to help you celebrate National Paella Day in style, and today our Houston Press Voice Daily Deal is going to save you fifty percent ($10 for $20 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    Half-Off a Special Meal at Fuad's, Mia Bella and More

    Enjoy half-off a unique dining experience with this week's Houston Press Voice Daily Deal, good for half-off ($10 for $20 on lunch, $15 for $30 on dinner) at Fuad's Restaurant. Voted "Best Piano Bar" in 2012 by the Houston Press, Fuad's has been serving Continental cuisine in Houston for 36 years. W ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    Comment of the Day: She Got Her Mother's Day Gift

    We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them. So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even. This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involving wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    Paige Parkerson: Killed Fiance Because His Mother's Day Gift Wasn't Good Enough? (UPDATED)

    A tip for any future suitors of Paige Parkerson, whether it's in prison or not: Go big on Mother's Day. Beaumont police say Parkerson killed her fiancé early Monday after the two "had been arguing over the Mother's Day holiday. The Beaumont Enterprise says the mother of victim Clifton "JR" Barkin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2012

    What Wine Are You Pouring for Mother's Day Brunch?

    Wine pairing aside, can you think of a better excuse for day-time drinking than Mother's Day brunch? And joking aside, can you think of a more challenging occasion for wine pairing than Mother's Day brunch? A classic Mother's Day meal at our house may consist of myriad flavors and aromas: Smoked f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2012

    This Week in Deliciousness: Happy Once de Mayo

    Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating... Our Words, where the Once de Mayo celebrations continue apace. It's a lot like Cinco de Mayo only with no historical context, no Mexican theme, no real reason for existing, and a much earlier commencement of drinky-time. Spiral? What spiral? Don't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2012

    A Tipsy Mom is a Happy Mom: Mother's Day Bellini Bar

    If you're skipping the restaurant rush and looking for a way to jazz up to your annual Mother's Day Brunch, look no further. Two words. Bellini Bar. I know my mama would appreciate the morning buzz more than she would my not-so-famous quiche Lorraine (by the way, when did quiche become the official ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    Mother's Day 2012: Where to Eat on the Mother of All Dining Holidays

    She changed diapers, bandaged scraped knees, drove to and from a million extra-curricular activities, cooked, cleaned and still managed to love you as a teenager -- taking your mom out for a nice meal is the least you can do on Mother's Day. Luckily there is no shortage of restaurants in town willin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2011

    Saturday Night: Rusko At Warehouse Live

    Photos by Jody Perry​Rusko, Doorly Warehouse Live May 7, 2011 See more young local dubsteppers from Saturday in our slideshow. As any cranky old scenester will tell you, there comes a time when you feel that your favorite underground and underappreciated art form has been co-opted and corrup ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Vintage Mother's Day Cards, Tweaked

    This Sunday is Mother's Day, a holiday created to honor those chicks who brought us into the world, and who have managed to put up with our monkeyshines since the umbilical cord was cut. Everyone celebrates the holiday differently. Most go out to eat with their favorite older ladies, or at least ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    NBA Playoffs Schedule Maker, a Mother's Day FAIL

    Could have been the best Mother's Day match-up of all time.​It's not easy for a sport's postseason that lasts practically as long as the entire college football regular season to be compelling from beginning to end, but so far this NBA postseason is doing as good a job of just that as it's eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Seis Ways to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

    hispanicallyspeakingnews.comWow. I think I just felt my liver twitch. ​While many view Cinco de Mayo as a Mexican holiday, the United States was very much involved in the events that took place on May 5, 1862 in Puebla, Mexico. American Union soldiers fought side by side with the Mexican army ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    The Way to Mom's Heart is Through Her Stomach: Mother's Day Brunch

    ​We've already put our mothers through enough, so don't add "forgetting Mother's Day" to the list, okay? I say skip the trinkets and go right for the good stuff: brunch, complete with cocktails. Breaking bread with Mom and spending quality time with her will make her a lot happier than the lat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Eating Out on Easter Sunday

    ​Ahhh Easter, a pastel-colored day filled with stale marshmallow candy, uncomfortable clothing, hard-boiled eggs and magical hares. And when the Easter Bunny comes to town, many of us go out to eat. So many, in fact, that Easter Sunday is currently the second most popular day for dining out (M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    This Week's Deals

    striatic​Last Saturday I went through my online "deals" accounts, printed out the coupons I've purchased lately and put them all in a pile; it looks like a manuscript. That said, I'm ready to do it all again. Read on for today's deals: Houston Press VOICE Deal of the Day: 50 percent off at Rio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    Top Five Most Irritating Types Of Music Fans

    hypeful.comAvoid "hipsteritis": See No. 2.​Rocks Off will assume that we're all music fans here, m'kay? We just like the way the more melodic molecules feel when they gutter-ball into our eardrums. That's peachy, but there are those among us who take being a fan into the realm of douchebaggery ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Father's Day: Five Very Bad Gift Ideas

    Gifts even worse than another tie​Father's Day is fast approaching, and you probably haven't given much thought to your gift. We know you.To be sure, most fathers would gladly settle for Peace & Quiet once the kids are out of the weirdly-shaped homemade-paper-clip-holder stage, but most people ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 20, 2010

    True to the 'Trose

    Colorful eatery Canopy is becoming a neighborhood fixture.

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2010

    Solange Serenades Tykes On Yo Gabba Gabba!

    Magnolia City Mixtape's favorite Knowles sister, the much-maligned Solange, performed a charming Mother's Day song, "Mama Loves Baby" on the kickass kids' show Yo Gabba Gabba! last week. Solange has a five-year-old son, and awesome taste in eye shadow. Joe Mathlete's Marmaduke Explained series was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Mother's Day Pancakes: Four Ways

    ​Mother's Day is this Sunday, and if you're like us, you're still trying to decide exactly how to honor the woman who was brave enough to deal with you during your formative years. You could always take her to brunch, but that trick is becoming a bit played out. Huge crowds, huge prices, and g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    This Week in Deliciousness

    How was your Cinco de Mayo? Ours was great!​ Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we're still looking for a bakery that can fit "Sorry I Never Finished College and Quit Going to Church and Swear Too Much In My Articles and Am Generally a Huge Disappointment to You ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    Mama Tried: A Mother's Day Playlist

    Where would we be without our mothers? Ummm... nowhere. So even though mothers come in all forms, from the highest quality (such as the kind the Gray boys are blessed with) to the absentee variety to the just plain crazy, you've got to at least remember that they're the reason you even exist at all. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    Pitching A Tent For Mother's Day: And Never You Mind About Those Snakes

    One hour's drive north of Houston, Lake Conroe awaits this weekend -- or more precisely, the Kampgrounds of America there offering a special deal for Mother's Day weekend. Pay for Friday night and you get your Saturday night stay for free.The obvious question -- why would a mother want to spend Moth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    Free Tickets for Led Zeppelin, The Beatles and G.G. Allin... Sort Of

    It's a veritable tribute band meltdown at the House of Blues this weekend, and we have a handful of free tickets up here at Rocks Off HQ to get you into three sure-to-be drunken shows starting this evening. Come pick 'em up at the front desk at 1621 MIlam, Suite 100, until 6 p.m. On the bill tonight ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    Before We Go: Odds and Ends on Mechanical Boy, George Strait, Future Blondes and More

    "SWING LOW AND CARRY ME HOME" By Mechanical Boy from Michael Fodera on Vimeo. It's about time for Rocks Off to head off to the bunkhouse for some much-needed R&R, but first here's a few final tidbits that have recently come to our attention. Mechanical Boy just released its first video, "Swing L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Football Watching Food (No, Really)

    Okay, nice joke J.C., you totally had me. Although I should have known something was up since nobody makes their own corny dogs (except maybe Jay Francis). Don't look for any Super Bowl recipes from me. The spirit has gone out of our great national guacamole-eating holiday since the NFL started su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2008

    Mother's Day Brunch Ideas

    Mother's Day is this Sunday - have you made reservations for Mom? Cru: A Wine Bar (9595 Six Pines Dr., Suite 650 in The Woodlands) is putting on a three-course brunch, with offerings including brown-butter poached sea scallops, eggs Benedict, pan-seared ahi tuna and roasted duck breast, not to men ... More >>

  • News

    May 1, 2008
  • Blogs

    April 24, 2008

    All the Dom You Can Drink

    Mother's Day is right around the corner (May 11), and if you're looking for the ultimate food and wine experience for dear old Mom, don't miss this: the Dom Perignon Buffet Brunch at the Marriott Westchase (2900 Briarpark Drive). The restaurant is offering limitless glasses of Dom Perignon champag ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 25, 2006

    ¡Party en el Patio!

    A shaggy taco shack gets a makeover and starts serving margaritas under the stars

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