Houston restaurants are ready to get shucking.
Thanksgiving will be here before you know it, so make sure you have plans to feed every hungry mouth in your family on November 28. A multitude of Houston restaurants are here to make this food-centric holiday less stressful by opening up their kitchens to do the cooking for you, and you know it's g ... More >>
"He first selected the smallest one ... and then bowed his head as though he were saying grace. Opening his mouth very wide, he struggled for a moment, after which all was over. I shall never forget the comic look of despair he cast upon the other five over-occupied shells. I asked him how he felt. ... More >>
The Palm Restaurant has been remodeled, redesigned and is set to reopen on July 8. After expanding into the adjacent cigar store, The Palm gained 1,800 square feet; now it totals at 8,800 square feet complete with a bigger front entrance, large bar seating approximately 23 customers, an intimate lou ... More >>
Two dissimilar artists are paired at the CAMH.
Our guide to restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day
Here go hell come, SXSW has just released the first batch of names for the 2013 festival. I know, only a week after Fun Fun Fun Fest and a month since ACL. Did you see the FPSF blog from earlier today? Yeah, time is moving too fast. The big names on the list so far include the Zombies, Alt-J, Akro ... More >>
Chris Williams Lucille's 5512 La Branch Tel: (713) 568-2505 www.lucilleshouston.com This is Part 2 of a three-part Chef Chat series. You can read Part 1 here and Part 3 will run in this same space on Friday. EOW: You were in Europe for about four years. What brought you back? CW: My brother. I ... More >>
Did you know swordfish has a hunting season? Whole Foods Market does. July through mid-August is swordfish season, and you should run, not walk to get some. Whole Foods is a leader in offering humanely raised and killed meats, poultry and fish. The store's swordfish comes exclusively from a small ... More >>
One of the buzziest bands in Houston's brimming folk-rock/alt.country scene, The Wheel Workers, celebrate the release of their latest vinyl single, "Right Way to Go," tonight at Fitzgerald's with Alkari, Sunward and Boy Kite. Get some bass, more bass, and then still more bass at the dubstep part ... More >>
Fitz and The Tantrums, a group Rolling Stone named one of its "bands to watch" last year, will be gracing Houston with their presence Sunday at Free Press Summer Fest. The six-piece soul-influenced indie-pop band likes to embrace difference. Influenced by Motown and Stax, the band lacks guitars, but ... More >>
Palm Restaurant has been an institution since opening its first doors in New York City back in 1926. Now with locations worldwide and celebrating its 85th year, the family-owned restaurant has refreshed its identity. At a recent media event, I had the pleasure of enjoying a six-course tasting menu ... More >>
This spring, Austin honky-tonker and Pasadena native Dale Watson had some dates in Australia and made the mistake of booking a flight from Sydney to Melbourne on Singapore-based budget carrier Tiger Airways. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, not only did the airline charge Watson a $500 exce ... More >>
Hello? Is this thing on? Rocks Off has a feeling that a lot of folks are nowhere near their computers today. Must be some sort of holiday. It is, actually. Today, not Monday. It's Canada Day, or as it's known in the U.S., "What Is Princess Kate Wearing?" Day. (Also, Friday.) Honestly, Rocks ... More >>
"I'm dying for rock and roll to become exciting again" Tonight, the grand rock and roll triumvirate of Motley Crue, Poison, and the New York Dolls pulls into the Toyota Center. Each band comes armed with decades of experience, great songs, and a boatload of modern influence, including the Do ... More >>
Photos by Jim BrickerFrightened Rabbit, Plants and Animals Walter's on Washington October 21, 2010 Aftermath has always favored "out of sight, out of mind" over "absence makes the heart grow fonder," but after Thursday's Frightened Rabbit performance at Walter's On Washington to a sweaty and ... More >>
West Texan Ned Sublette reflects on pre-Katrina New Orleans in a new memoir.
"You switched your engine now I ain't got time For a triflin' woman on my main line 'Cause I'm movin' on, you done your daddy wrong I've warned you twice, now you can settle the price 'Cause I'm movin on - Hank Snow, "I'm Movin' On" Thanks to earnest guidance from his parents and maternal grandmoth ... More >>
Who 'Dat? The Canadian rockers formed in 1969 in Nova Scotia with the original lineup of brothers David (guitar), Richie (drums) and cousin Jim (bass) Henman, with Myles Goodwyn on lead guitar, keyboards, and vocals, as well as the main songwriter. Debut April Wine came out in 1971, and Jim Henman ... More >>
Interpol gets darker but shines brighter with its stunning third album
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