Long the bastion of boring chain restaurants and overly expensive hotspots, the Galleria has seen a resurgence in the past few years when it comes to food. Chef-owned-and-driven restaurants are upping the ante along Post Oak Boulevard while places like E-Tao and White Oak Kitchen Drinks are showin ... More >>
Look, I like money. It's fun. It smells good in your hands. It can get you food, clothing, shelter and even booze. I get the appeal of money. I hope one day to have more money than I have now. Maybe even a credit card. Justin Bieber likes money too. I respect that.
"Get your paper, dawg," as he wo ... More >>
By now you have all seen this year's Oscar nominations, released yesterday, in Beverly Hills, California. Nine films were nominated for Best Picture, including Hugo, Moneyball, War Horse, The Artist, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, The Help, Midnight in Paris and The Tree of Life. Fun stuff, espe ... More >>
Star of the show: sticky rice-and-pork-stuffed chicken wings."You should try the stuffed chicken wings," said our young waitress at E Tao as my friend Dr. Ricky and I considered which items to order from the restaurant's broad menu for dinner on Sunday night.
"All the Chinese people" -- she ... More >>
GroovehouseThe Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O at the 2009 Austin City Limits Music FestivalFashion, like songwriting and other artistic outlets, is a form of self-expression. It adds to one's aura; it speaks on her behalf. Yet fashion sometimes gets overlooked in music, and undeservedly so.
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confarta.comRocks Off, like the rest of you, hasn't finished all of our holiday shopping. Every Christmas, we tell ourselves that we'll begin earlier next year, but it never quite pans out the way we want it to. Ain't that feeling all too familiar?
While we braved the crowds at the Galleria ... More >>
"Hip"? Maybe to your grandmaLast week we told you about Houston's most underrated neighborhoods; now it's time to determine the area's most overrated places to live.
Where to begin? Let us travel north for starters.
5. The Woodlands
Recently the author of something called The Nordstrom Guide to ... More >>
Zeetz JonesNot just for eating...These days, it seems food and drink are meant not just to be eaten but also to be massaged into our skin, soaked into our hair and rubbed into our nails. (Perhaps this is also why spas offer "menus" of services.) And forget the old cucumbers-over-your-eyelids ... More >>
We tend to avoid the whole Galleria area as much as possible, but we are reliably informed it is a popular destination with some segments of the public.Not tonight, though.TranStar has announced the intersection of Post Oak Boulevard and San Felipe will be completely closed down from 7 pm tonight un ... More >>