Omni Hotel

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    Top 10 Bars, Clubs & Ice Houses In the Galleria Area

    As does our sister blog Eating...Our Words, from time to time Rocks Off will be giving your our picks for the top taverns in various Houston-area neighborhoods. Of course, the lines can be porous, but here anything with a TABC license that cannot reasonably be considered either a restaurant, coffeeh ... More >>

  • Year End

    December 27, 2012
  • News

    July 19, 2012

    If the Addicks and Barker Dams Fail

    They've already been labeled "high risk." Experts say the resulting damage could be bigger than Katrina in New Orleans.

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    Dining In Dallas: Bolsa Is Totally My Bag

    My grandmother and grandfather had their first date at a Mexican restaurant in Oak Cliff, just south of downtown Dallas, after the end of World War II. These days, there are still plenty of Mexican restaurants to be found in this rapidly gentrifying part of town, but it's now also home to an eclecti ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 27, 2011

    A Scary Good Time

    The Houston Press Guide to What's Happening This Hallowen

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Chef Chat, Part 3: John Brand of Las Canarias and Pesca on the River

    ​This week we chatted with Chef Brand and tasted a smattering of the dishes he helped develop for the Omni Hotel's Texas Triple Play menu. Because Chef Brand was visiting, he did not prepare the meal himself - it was prepared by Omni Houston's CafĂ© on the Green. We started with the crab cake ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    Health Department Roundup: Hotel Edition

    ​Inspecting a hotel kitchen is a tall order, and hotel food services are usually represented on any given bi-weekly tally of health code violators published by the Houston Health Department. Those hotel restaurants ordered to clean up their acts this month in our fair city include: The Inter ... More >>

  • Year End

    December 29, 2005

    New Year's Eve Guide 2005

    Where to tuck it in -- or let it all hang out

  • Calendar

    June 12, 2003
  • News

    November 22, 2001

    Range War

    The shootout over gun club safety

  • Film

    April 16, 1998

    One Little, Two Little, 40 Little Indies

    Worldfest-Houston offers movies you won't otherwise see

  • Dining

    February 26, 1998
  • News

    November 7, 1996

    Don't cry for me, Amarillo

    How once-fearsome corporate raider T. Boone Pickens was beaten at his own game -- by a one-time protege

  • Calendar

    May 9, 1996
  • News

    February 8, 1996

    Ascent of a Woman

    If you've got the drive, a conviction for stealing from a charity is no obstacle on the social climb. Just ask Susan Menke.

  • Dining

    December 14, 1995

    Back to Nature

    Redwood Grill gets down to basics in an original way

  • Calendar

    August 3, 1995
  • Calendar

    October 27, 1994
  • News

    April 21, 1994

    Still Lives

    The muse for hire at $8.50 an hour: unveiling the naked truths of Houston's art models

  • Calendar

    December 9, 1993