The Original Timmy Chan's on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard (a.k.a. Timmy Chan's Chicken & Rice) may have only been inspected by the City of Houston Health Department once since November 2010, but that inspection didn't turn up anything that we'd call remotely offensive. And that Timmy Chan's on M ... More >>
Recently a few friends and I started a whiskey tasting club as an excuse to consume expensive liquor an opportunity to educate our palates on the nuances of high-quality blended malt beverages.
At our second meeting, our sergeant-at-arms laid a bottle of clear spirits on the table.
"Ahoy!," I sai ... More >>
While the Foo Fighters have been on hiatus, lead singer Dave Grohl has been putting the finishing touches on his cinematic love letter to Sound City Studios in Los Angeles.
Today the full trailer for Sound City was released online.
You can check out the studio's discography here. The studio's du ... More >>
When you think of the big, international film festivals, Sundance is definitely one of the first that comes to mind. Held annually in Park City, Utah, the festival showcases new work from American and international independent filmmakers. Movie lovers flock to the city to catch the next Academy Awar ... More >>
In a speech at last night's private grand opening party for downtown's new Sundance Cinemas, Mayor Annise Parker expressed sentiments echoed by many Houstonians, saying, "When the [Angelika Theater] closed its doors, it was like a light went off downtown."
The Mayor felt the Angelika's sudden and ... More >>
Chef Cunninghame West in the kitchenYesterday, Chef Cunninghame West told us about some of his adventures in Maui and Santa Barbara after he graduated high school. You can read about it here.
Today, we talk about how he came to be at Valentino.
EOW: After Santa Barbara, I understand you sp ... More >>
The Sundance Film Festival kicks off this week in Park City, Utah. The venerable fest enters its 33rd year with many once again questioning the organizers' commitment to independent film. Recent incarnations have debuted underground fare from art houses like Fox Searchlight and Sony Pictures ... More >>
Former Houston Press reporter Steve McVicker is reporting from the Sundance Film Festival:Well,
Sunday's screening of "our" film, I Love You Phillip Morris,
came and went last night, with still no official word of having been
snapped up by any major distribution company for mucho dollars. However ... More >>
Former Houston Press reporter Steve McVicker is reporting from the Sundance Film Festival: Despite the economy being in the crapper, and competition for A-list stars from the Obama inauguration, the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, with its film lovers, business types, and members of the press, has ... More >>