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Mother's Day

  • 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

    June 7, 2013

    Where to Eat on Father's Day 2013: Treat Dad to Something Sweet & Something with Meat

    Unlike Mother's Day, Father's Day is not filled with champagne and mimosa brunches, or frou-frou breakfasts-in-bed. But, that doesn't mean you can't take your dad out for breakfast, lunch, dinner or even cupcakes this Father's Day. Show Dad how much you love him by filling his stomach with deliciou ... More >>

  • 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

    March 13, 2013

    Porn Proves Texas Is Not Southern: We Prefer "Teen," They Prefer "Ebony"

    The question of whether Texas is part of the South or the Southwest has long been debated. Now we can answer that question, thanks to porn. (Is there anything porn can't do?) PornMD, porn-searching website that apparently tries to wrap itself in the aura of the health industry, has put together ra ... 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 14, 2012

    Last Night: Marilyn Manson At House Of Blues

    Marilyn Manson House of Blues May 13, 2012 See more Mother's Day Marilyn Manson photos in our slideshow. "It's Mothers Day. Anybody here have my child, or is my child?" howled Marilyn Manson from the stage at the House of Blues Sunday, just as he and the band ended "Disposable Teens" in a flurry o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2012

    What A Friend We Have In Marilyn Manson: 18 Years With The God Of (Expletive Deleted)

    Born Villain, Marilyn Manson's first album since 2009's The High End of Low, marks his debut as a cheeky pop-culture gawker, a far cry from where he was just a decade and a half ago. I wrote about some of the best Manson myths on the occasion of his birthday back in January. He's not the snarling, ... 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

    April 26, 2012

    Haute Wheels Food Truck Festival Comes Rolling Through Again

    I think it goes without saying that last year's Haute Wheels food truck festival was rather disastrous. It was almost unbearably hot, there was very little shade to be found, some food trucks were running very late and almost all of the trucks had lines that stretched across the blazing parking lot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs, the James Beard Awards Edition

    Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. 29-95: Yes, it's true: There was a tie this year at the James Beard Foundation ... 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

    "Satisfaction": The Mother Of All Rock & Roll Riffs?

    ​Today is the 46th anniversary of Keith Richards rolling over in his sleep in a Florida hotel, humming the main riff of "Satisfaction" into a bedside tape recorder and going back to slumber, or nodding off. The Rolling Stones would record the song months later and make it their calling card, t ... 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

    May 3, 2011

    Cultivating Budding Chefs at Highland Village Farmers' Market

    Kellie Karavias and two budding cooks at the Farmers Market.​Last weekend I skipped my usual Saturday stop at the Eastside Urban Harvest Farmers' Market, and instead opted to visit the Sunday Urban Harvest Farmers' Market at Highland Village (2720 Suffolk at Westheimer) so I could check out th ... 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

    December 15, 2010

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Rebecca Masson of Fluff Bake Bar

    Masson's famous Fluffernutters and the main ingredient: Fluff.​Rebecca Masson is one of Houston's top pastry chefs and proprietor of Fluff Bake Bar, her online pastry shop. This petite woman's fiery energy and drive has taken her far and wide, from Wyoming to Paris to New York to Houston. This ... 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 >>

  • News

    September 16, 2010

    Beauty School Dropouts

    HISD might close cosmetology program.

  • 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 12, 2010

    Nostalgic in Houston: Desserts of Our Youth

    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 >>

  • 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

    NBC's Thursday Night: I Walked On Your Face!

    Buzz Aldrin is officially cooler than you are.​This is my third week blogging about NBC's Thursday comedies as a whole, and I'm really enjoying the experience of watching them as a block. Between my DVR, sites like Hulu, and a willingness to look around for other online videos whose legality I ... 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 >>

  • News

    May 1, 2008
  • 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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