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Pakistan

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2014

    Cacao & Cardamom to Open Storefront in the Galleria Area Today

    For the past two years, Annie Rupani's Cacao & Cardamom chocolates have won first place in the dessert/cheese plate category at the Rodeo's Best Bites competition, an honor bestowed by area food writers and local celebrities. It's no small feat, especially considering Rapani is only 25 years old. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2014

    Right Wing Valentine to Vlad

    The Conservatives recent love affair with Russia's Vladimir Putin is a mysterious contagion from a fever swamp; an odd combination of My Funny Valentine and Jungle Fever, rebranded as To Russia, With Love. It's an odd reversal of the McCarthy era, sixty years later. Sarah Palin seems deeply enamor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2013

    Bloodhound Gang vs. Russia: No Contest, Comrade Putin

    It's not quite the Cold War, but the current relationship between the U.S. and Russia is especially frosty these days. From Syria to Snowden, we can't seem to see eye to eye across the globe, or even the Bering Strait, as Vladimir Putin's return to the presidency seems like regression to authorita ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 10, 2013

    Do the Curry Crawl

    The top 10 restaurants in Little India.

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Dinner Party Etiquette: Bring Something, Dammit

    "The Dinner Party." It's one of Seinfeld's more classic episodes, from a television series in which nearly every show was an instant classic. Maybe because -- at our core -- many of us agonize as George Costanza did about the etiquette of showing up empty-handed to a dinner party. ELAINE: These peo ... More >>

  • News

    November 3, 2011
  • Dining

    November 11, 2010

    Puri Bliss

    Feasting at Sweet n Namkin and Salaam Namaste.

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    Reporting from the Southern Foodways Alliance Symposium: Cultures Converging on the Houston Restaurant Scene

    Robb WalshHamburguesa estilo Monterrey.​The Southern Foodways Alliance "Global South" symposium last weekend explored Southern culture and tradition beyond geographic boundaries. After Chingo Bling spoke about worlds colliding in Mexican American hop-hop, former Houston Press writer Robb Walsh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Local Music Photographer Wins Deer Tick's Tour Bus

    Photos courtesy of Mark C. Austin​Mark C. Austin just keeps on living the dream. Last month he opened "Three Songs, No Flash," his first-ever exhibition of his bountiful collection of concert photography - many shot for these very "pages" - now on permanent display in Warehouse Live's Green Ro ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 30, 2010

    Planet Houston

    The world's great cuisines converge here.

  • Dining

    September 30, 2010

    Planet Houston: Country Cooking

    An around-the-world guide to the foods of Planet Houston

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    The Sister Cities Of Houston: A Critical Appraisal, Part 1

    With the recent addition of Karachi, Pakistan, Houston now is a sister to 18 other cities around the world. Hair Balls is on the case - we studied all of them so you wouldn't have to. In the interest of brevity, though, we are parceling out our findings over the next couple of days. Here are the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    Local Pakistani Sues Continental Airlines Over Treatment

    A Houston man is suing Continental because he ended up spending time in a London jail and can never fly with the airline again, all because -- his lawyer says -- he didn't know how to work his new cell phone.Saquib Fatah, who lives here with his wife and son, flew Continental from Houston to London, ... More >>

  • News

    July 31, 2008

    Texas Woman Fights Abuse at the State's Schools for the Mentally Retarded

    Her son was beaten up by an angry caregiver at Denton State School

  • Film

    April 17, 2008
  • News

    December 27, 2007

    The Year In Film

    Judd Apatow's pretty good year and much more

  • Film

    December 20, 2007

    Charlie Wilson's War

    All aboard the '80s way-back machine for Mike Nichols's good time Charlie

  • Film

    June 14, 2007

    Get Inside. It's Summertime!

    Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)

  • News

    November 30, 2006
  • News

    June 15, 2006

    Feel My Pain

    A reporter goes after the online drug business and gets wasted

  • News

    June 8, 2006

    Feel My Pain

    A reporter goes after the online drug business and gets wasted

  • Film

    January 19, 2006

    Who's Laughing?

    Albert Brooks looks for comedy and comes up empty

  • News

    March 31, 2005

    Wretched Excess

    Sludge, spread across the land, makes some people vomit and others very rich

  • Dining

    December 23, 2004

    Sunday Chaat

    North meets South on NASA Road 1

  • Calendar

    April 3, 2003

    Pulling Stunts

    Oscar Carles likes crashing cars

  • Music

    February 6, 2003

    Letter from Uzbekistan

    Spoiled meat, fermented mare's milk and a president who says he'd rip off his kid's head -- such is Wil Wuerdig's life as a musician in Central Asia

  • News

    April 18, 2002

    Lost & Found

    One year ago, the Lost Boys of Sudan came to Houston in search of America, a future, safety and an education simple things that got somewhat complicated in the translation

  • News

    January 17, 2002

    War on bin Laden -- or Unions?

    Bush's battle against terrorism now bars some federal labor activities

  • News

    November 15, 2001

    No Veiled Threats

    Heidi covers her face when she leaves the house. So do an increasing number of Muslim women in Houston. But don't call them terrorists -- or oppressed.

  • News

    July 26, 2001

    Tick Tock, Your Time Is Up

    Foreign students at the Glassell School of Art get a stipend, studio space and three years to make it really big. They've had a huge impact on Houston's art scene. But if the INS isn't impressed, they've got to go.

  • News

    August 10, 2000

    End of the Line

    After seven years and several lawsuits, John Shike goes to jail for tormenting his ex

  • News

    March 21, 1996

    The Cheap Secrets of Harwin

    Beyond the Galleria, beyond Target - and sometimes beyond the law - lies Houston's last untamed wilderness of shopping

  • News

    June 22, 1995
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