Photo by Joanna O'LearyThe Breakfast of Champion...Elves.Choosing my favorite commercial Halloween snacks was pure pleasure. Compiling a similar Top Five for the Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa/Festivus season was fun but pretty darn overwhelming. Nearly every brand offers a holiday shape/color/fl ... More >>
Oh, Quisp, where hast thou gone?I love factory food as much as the next guy in Target, so I'm always surprised when million-dollar marketing efforts by executives in gleaming Chicago towers end up on the clearance shelf at 15 percent off.
I actually bought Quisp. This cereal was discontinued ... More >>
Two weekends ago I made the trek up the big hill at Miller Outdoor Theater to see Houston Ballet's performance of The Core, Tu Tu and Hush. The weather was perfect and all three ballets were impressive, but as I looked around at my fellow picnickers on the hill with their various fried things ... More >>
Yup, it's a dessert again, just like Thanksgiving. Something about the holidays ignites my inner sugar lunatic.Happy Holidays! And no, that's not just political correctness talking; there happens to be plenty of holidays besides Christmas in December, including St. Stephen's Day and the Emperor's ... More >>