Paul Petersen

  • Dining

    February 16, 2012

    Get a Rope

    Serving bad Tex-Mex in Houston is a crime — and Vida is guilty.

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Openings & Closings: Sexy Tex-Mex

    Photo courtesy of FacebookViva la Vida.​Remember when Houston was going to get its own version of Vivo, the popular Austin Tex-Mex restaurant, complete with "rock star chef" Paul Petersen? And remember when that whole plan went to hell after Petersen and his investors couldn't get along? And r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Openings & Closings: April 2011

    Photo by lc_dbKing Biscuit was one of the many restaurants to close over the past week.​After a quiet few weeks, a rash of openings, delays and unexpected closings tore through the city this past week, starting with the news that Austin's "sexy Tex-Mex" import Vivo is not coming to San Felipe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Openings & Closings

    ​Another quiet week around the city, as even B4-U-Eat had only two restaurant closures to report and not a single, solitary opening aside from the long-awaited grand re-opening of Mai's on April 9. Have you been back yet? The two closures reported by B4-U-Eat were Pete & Shorty's Kitchen & Ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    The Octomom Belongs In Jail

    ‚ÄčI am not kidding on this one.  Nadya Suleman, the mother of five billion children, belongs in jail. Why? Because she recently signed a deal to have a reality show made about her life. Her moneymakers, including the world's only surviving octuplets, will get paid about $250 a day.This woman i ... More >>