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    November 24, 2014

    Countdown Thanksgiving: Excellent To-Go Side Dishes and More

    So, you've got the turkey covered for Thanksgiving but you're still overwhelmed? Focusing on what you really want to cook at home and picking up the rest can save a lot of time and headaches. This handy guide includes suggestions from Houston Press readers and staff. Some of what's listed here hav ... More >>

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    May 28, 2014

    Battle of the Beach Music: 1984 vs. 2014

    I've never been a fan of the beach. My family is about it though, so sometime this summer I'll be sitting someplace that smells worse than a Red Lobster dumpster introducing new grains of sand to my ass crack. My parents were from Galveston, but they hated the beach. We never went as kids. So, I ne ... More >>

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    November 20, 2013

    Five Fine Tips For People on a (Tight) Budget Who Still Want to Eat Out Once in a While

    I'm a writer, here a word meaning one broke-ass dude. That said, broke-ass dudes still have to eat, and they can even still eat out on occasion if they plan the trip well. Today I'm going to pass along five of the little tips that I've developed that will allow you to enjoy the luxury of not heating ... More >>

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    September 23, 2013

    Chef Chat, Part 1: JD Woodward of Goro & Gun

    This is the first part of a two-part series. Check back with us tomorrow to read Part 2. From the moment it opened, Goro & Gun seemed to suffer an identity crisis. The place that was supposed to be the first authentic ramen shop in Houston couldn't seem to offer the ramen that people wanted, and di ... More >>

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    August 20, 2013

    How to Behave When Dining Out: Top Ten Etiquette Tips For Diners

    I've never worked as a waiter, waitress, hostess, manager or chef, but I like to think I can recognize when a customer is being an asshole. I'm betting you probably can too. We've all seen the guy who chooses to yell at the top of his lungs on a cell phone in a small, crowded restaurant or the pare ... More >>

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    February 6, 2013

    College Football: National Signing Day 2013, A Decade Of Cautionary Tales

    Beginning bright and early Wednesday morning, 18-year-old football players far and wide will finalize in writing their plans on where they will ply their trade for the next three to five years, causing high blood pressure in adults three times their age coast to coast and dragging the fax machine in ... More >>

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    October 17, 2012

    Top 10 Great Guests for Beyonce's Super Bowl Halftime Show

    Beyonce, the queen of all showbiz, is expected to officially be named the halftime headliner at Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans sometime today after MTV broke the news Tuesday afternoon. The choice seems fairly sensible. There are precious few pop stars of her magnitude out there right now, although ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 4, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012

    No. 1, Korean Braised Goat and Dumplings at Underbelly.

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    September 25, 2012

    5 Chain Food Trucks We Wish Existed

    A few weeks ago, I was riding my bike past an otherwise quiet hotel parking lot on the edge of EaDo when I spotted it: a Taco Bell-branded food truck. The truck was dormant, its driver perhaps holed up in the cheap hotel, and I've yet to see the truck since. I wonder if it was just passing through H ... More >>

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    August 24, 2012

    This Week in Deliciousness: Someone Bring Me Some Food

    Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating...Our Words, where the chicken 'n' waffles phenomenon has us throwing waffles on everything. Steak 'n' waffles, barley soup 'n' waffles, asparagus 'n' waffles...We just don't care anymore. We started the week off right with Haven's take on the Big M ... More >>

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    August 16, 2012

    Copycat Recipe: Go Animal Style With An In-N-Out Double Double

    We may not have an In-N-Out Burger in Houston yet, but that doesn't mean you can't take a walk on the wild side at home. Check out how to make the juicy, oozy, gooey, mustard-grilled and secret-sauce-topped Animal Style Double-Double burger. (Hopefully, this can tide us over until one shows up in ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 19, 2012

    Like That Chain Restaurant?

    Try this local one instead.

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    July 13, 2012

    Copy Cat Recipe: A Little Piece of Cheddar Bay Right in Your Kitchen

    If you know me (and probably 80 percent of America, the obese portion at least), you know I lurve me some Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits. They are little delicate clouds of cheesy, puffy, buttery, garlicky goodness. These infamous pre-dinner freebies are morsels of the gods; heaven-sent, or more ... More >>

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    July 12, 2012

    Like That Chain Restaurant? Try This Local One Instead

    In the last couple of weeks, we've explored fun and funky Texas wines to drink in lieu of old standbys like Cabernet and Chardonnay and we've showcased local beers that can be enlisted to help wean your friends off adjunct lagers made by giant corporations. And just like we all have loved ones that ... More >>

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    July 5, 2012

    Restaurants and Road Trips: Learning to Settle

    On a recent road trip to Chicago, my girlfriend and I wound up eating far more Wendy's than normal people should. Driving through small towns and with options limited, sometimes fast food is the preferable option to the local truck stop with all the windowless vans parked out back. I rarely eat fa ... More >>

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    March 8, 2012

    Grand Forks, North Dakota, Gets an Olive Garden

    Since I first read the Grand Forks Herald article last night -- "Long-awaited Olive Garden receives warm welcome" -- it's made its way around the Internet as an object of fascination faster than faked cell phone pictures of Christina Hendricks's breasts. "An Onion-worthy, rave review of...Olive Gar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012

    Last Night: Dante Higgins At Warehouse Live

    Dante Higgins Warehouse Live March 6, 2012 In the grand scheme of things, any time an artist is holding an album-release concert you know the crowd will be eating out of the palm of his hand while dismissing the offers from everyone else. You know this, I know this. There's no way around it. For a ... More >>

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    February 22, 2012

    Must You Do That? A Simple List of Manners

    Dining out is something we all love to do. I would have a hard time imagining the reader of this blog who is an exception. My manners, at least when I'm at home, fly pretty fast and loose. Get it? I fart at the table. So what, who cares? When I'm in public, though, I tend to try to turn up t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    Top 5 Restaurant Freebies

    Photo by Brooke ViggianoCheesy shortbready cracker things, come to mama!​Sometimes, I find myself drawn to a restaurant not for what's on the menu, but for what is placed on the table in front of me before I even open the menu. You know what I'm talking about. It's sometimes even the best part ... More >>

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    November 3, 2011

    Endless Shrimp At Red Lobster - A Good or Bad Idea?

    Photo by djfpaagmanRed Lobster's shrimp swimming in their natural habitat: butter.​Recently, during a particularly rowdy Sunday Funday, a three-second flash across the screen of Red Lobster's famous Cheddar Bay Biscuits caught the attention of a few friends of mine. The Red Lobster commercial ... More >>

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    June 8, 2011

    Tropical Storm Allison, 10 Years Later: Where Were You?

    ​Ten years ago today it began. A Friday that didn't seem to hold any particular weather interest, maybe some rain, and then -- if you were in the wrong spot -- a rain to end all rains, it seems. Portions of Houston flooded like never before; other parts of the area didn't get hit much harder ... More >>

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    March 14, 2011

    Food Nostalgia: Lobster Fest at Red Lobster

    ​Every now and then, I'm reminded of a restaurant that I used to eat at, but haven't been to in a long time. Last weekend, I went to Red Lobster with my mother. As we walked through the entrance, I had a feeling of warm nostalgia flood through me. We used to eat here all the time when I was ... More >>

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    December 23, 2010

    Top 5: Good Food at Bad Restaurants

    Cheddar Bay Biscuits: You know you love them.​I'm not talking about bad restaurants as in "that dumpy place down by the shipping lanes that Uncle Johnnie once saw a rat in" or "that place charges $50 a person and looks down their noses at you while they serve boring hotel food." I'm talking ab ... More >>

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    December 20, 2010

    Random Christmas Food Traditions: Junk Food, Arby's and Red Lobster

    ​Quickie-mart junk food, roast "beef" from Arby's and Cheddar Bay Biscuits from Red Lobster were what we ate around the holidays when I was growing up back in Florida. Sure, Christmas Day had the usual suspects of turkey and cornbread dressing, but before Christmas and after, we bowed down to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Top 5: Signs You May Be a Food Snob

    BrintamMeet the chef. ​There are food snobs all around us. Heck, you might be one of them. Look for these signs: 5. The Sandra Lee Effect You think Sandra Lee is a hack just because she's Sandra Lee. And you think this without ever really having watched her show. Don't get me wrong, I can't s ... More >>

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    August 17, 2010

    The 5 Scariest Things About Denny's

    boost ventilatorBasically an entire goddamn Grand Slam Breakfast between two slices of bread.​In the recent kerfluffle regarding Denny's new sandwich, the Fried Cheese Melt, we seem to have forgotten that it's far from the only reason to be afraid of the 24-hour restaurant chain. Allow us to r ... More >>

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    August 2, 2010

    How Stressful Is Being A Rapper... Really?

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Every Monday (that isn't a national holiday) Rocks Off will have some of them discuss issues relevant to their culture. Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray​This Week's Panel: V-Zilla, Nosaprise, Preemo, Yung Redd, hasHBrown Not In ... More >>

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    July 22, 2010

    Barefoot Buttermilk Cheddar Biscuits

    ​Don't you sometimes want to kick off your Sunday shoes, get in touch with your feminine side and prance around the kitchen like Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa? neither. But I do enjoy trying out her recipes. This one came from her book Back to Basics, page 228. This was my first ... More >>

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    October 1, 2009

    Top 5 Cocktails Guys Can't Order In Public

    You're a man. You like beer. In fact, hurray, beer! But just because you are a virile male doesn't mean that you can't glance over at the girl holding a beverage with a delightful fruit skewer and think, "Gee, that looks fun and refreshing, I'll order that next!" Right? Wrong! There are certain cock ... More >>

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    June 9, 2009

    Ten Classic Restaurant Commercials from the 1980s

    If you're a child of the '80s, much of your misspent youth was misspent in front of the television taking in shows like Mr. Wizard and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. But just as those classic TV shows from your childhood have remained with you all these years, so have the equally classic commercials. ... More >>

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    May 14, 2009

    Gulf Shrimp Season Ending This Week

    Gulf shrimp season is over as of this Friday, May 15. It is scheduled to resume in mid-July. "The closure is designed to allow these small shrimp to grow to a larger, more valuable size before they are vulnerable to harvest," said Robin Riechers, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Coastal Fisherie ... More >>

  • Music

    April 16, 2009

    Say It Again! at GrumBar

    Spoken Word Fridays offer "something intelligent" on Main Street.

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    May 13, 2008

    Facebook Responds to the Texas Attorney General's Office

    From: Facebook To: Texas Attorney General’s Office Re: Why can’t we be friends? Hey, Texas AG’s Office, we sent you a Facebook friends request the other day, and we hadn’t heard back, so we were thinking maybe it accidentally wound up in your spam filter, or maybe you’re tied up with ano ... More >>

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    May 8, 2008
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    September 15, 2005

    Super-Size Relief

    Sean Carnahan and Roni Size drop beats for a good cause

  • Dining

    July 14, 2005

    Island's Best

    Clary's is Galveston's worst-kept secret

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    May 19, 2005

    Thai Seas

    Merlion in Seabrook has the best Thai seafood this side of Phuket

  • News

    May 5, 2005

    Swoopes: Hardwoods Homie

    A Comets star helps redefine Houston basketball

  • Dining

    November 11, 2004

    Sweet 17

    The Sam Houston Hotel unites shrimp curry, king salmon with Moroccan spices, and mac 'n' cheese

  • Music

    April 10, 2003
  • Dining

    January 9, 2003

    New Digs, Old Tricks

    The Riviera Grill has moved downtown, but it doesn't know how to make an urban statement

  • Dining

    November 1, 2001

    Fish Fraud

    Passing off cheap fish for expensive red snapper is against the law. But no one enforces the regulations. So Texas restaurants are free to rip you off.

  • Dining

    August 23, 2001

    Shellfish Behavior

    Dining ethics are more clouded when a giant lobster is involved

  • Dining

    July 20, 2000

    Virtual 'Cue

    Lyndon's Pit Bar-B-Q serves an excellent approximation of the real thing

  • News

    June 30, 1994

    Food Fight

    The Landrys came to Houston with good food and good ideas. But a good family squabble let Tilman Fertitta step in and carve himself an empire.

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    April 21, 1994