The El Presidente is a cocktail blast from the past that deserves a good future.
If you watched the sitcom Wings back in the mid 90's, you probably remember the episode with Big Strong Man. Big Strong Man was a TV superhero from the childhood days of Lowell Mather, the dopey mechanic who worked at the Nantucket airport where the show took place. In Lowell's childhood years, Big ... More >>
"You're in Houston, so let me ask you something," a gravelly, low voice asks on the other end of the phone. "Is the bed you're sleeping on from Finger Furniture?" An odd question to hear outside of a TV commercial, to be sure. But even odder since the voice asking the question -- and now laughing - ... More >>
Photo by Ken SheppardTry the Korean short rib tacos...On the end of an unassuming strip mall in Independence Heights lies Shepherd Park Draught House, the latest venture of Ken Bridge, owner of the Delicious Concepts restaurant group which also operates Pink's Pizza, Dragon Bowl and Lola. As ... More >>
Jersey loves you too, Alessandra.As Texans, we know a lot about media condescension from New York and Washington. For me, growing up in New Jersey, I became inured pretty early to being looked down on by the big city across the river. But snobbish pomposity was taken to new heights in The N ... More >>
The proximity of Halloween inspired me to recreate one of my favorite candy bars, Snickers, in the form of a sundae, so this past weekend I headed to Amy's for some experimentation. Admittedly I could have made this sundae just as well at home (or bought this pre-designed monstrosity), but t ... More >>
Wearing pink? Sit him out for the first quarter next week!!Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak disciplined star running back Arian Foster for missing a team meeting and showing up late for another.He sat Foster out for the first quarter and part of the second against Oakland Sunday. (We're sure he w ... More >>
Move Over Scrooge: The Alley Theatres Todd Waite is the new humbug in town
Two teens are shuttled back and forth across the country as their mother and father (belatedly) fight over who gets to keep them
Buses brings the civil-rights struggle to life -- vexing, complicated, human life
Different authors, different theaters, the same question -- how do you deal with loneliness?
Redwood Grill gets down to basics in an original way
We've seen it in a crystal ball and the pictures aren't pretty