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Rudi Lechner

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2013

    Where to Eat on New Year's Eve and Day 2013

    Making plans for New Year's Eve celebrations can be hectic and stressful, but that's why an array of Houston restaurants have opened their doors to help you ring in the New Year with lots of food, dancing, music and, of course, Champagne toasts at midnight. Treat yourself to an amazing last meal of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2013

    Where to Dine Out in Houston on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2013 (No Dishes To Do!)

    Eliminate some of the holiday stress this year by letting some of the best Houston chefs serve you and your family on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. After you've finished shopping, decorated the house and welcomed all of your family members into your home, you deserve a scrumptious meal prepared b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    Here, Eat This: A Beginner's Guide to German Cuisine

    Modern-day Texans may not see much German influence when they look around, but the indirect effects of decades of German settlement still linger in large pockets of the state. The first waves of German immigration began in the 1830s ahead of the European Revolutions of 1848 that sent floods of Fort ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    Where To Brunch on Easter Sunday 2013

    From holiday classics like the Easter bunny and roast leg of lamb to Mexican-style brunch buffets and live bands, here's where to eat this Easter:

  • Dining

    February 14, 2013

    Go West, Young Man

    The top 10 restaurants in Westchase.

  • Dining

    October 18, 2012

    Fit for a King

    A Pearland biergarten serves up tasty Austrian-German food and lots of fun.

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2011

    Whatever Happened to Baked Alaska? Five Out-of-Style Dishes

    The meringue makes it extra fancy.​In the course of researching Turkducken's real age last week, I turned to one of my favorite food resources on the Internet: the Food Timeline. If you're a food nerd, prepare to lose dozens of hours to the fascinating depths of the Food Timeline and its entri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Openings & Closings: Wie Sagt Man "Remodeling" auf Deutsch?

    Old Heidelberg: Remodeling, but not closed.​Earlier this week, we received an email from a concerned customer of Old Heidelberg: "I recently relocated back to Houston from Dallas. One place I have fond memories of is called The Heidelberg on Fountain View. I drove passed it recently and it ap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Oktoberfest 2011: Where to Binge on Beer and Brats

    Insert obligatory photo of buxom woman in a dirndl consuming lager from a stein here. (And remember: Lederhosen are Austrian, not Bavarian!)​If there's one thing that we Americans enjoy doing, it's co-opting other countries' holidays and turning them into giant boozefests for no good reason ot ... More >>

  • News

    July 28, 2011

    Friends with Benefits

    Dinesh Shah was adept at insinuating himself into people’s lives

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Dining Out on Christmas Day? Here's What's Open

    achristmasstoryhouse.com"It's a beautiful duck. It's just that...it's SMILING at me." ​Does the thought of preparing another holiday meal under the scrutinizing glare of your mother-in-law make you want to shoot your eye out? The holidays are stressful enough without the pressure of preparing ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 30, 2010

    Planet Houston: Country Cooking

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

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    World Cup: Get in the Spirit

    zota​If you couldn't care less about the World Cup, that's fine, because basically the ENTIRE REST OF THE WORLD is excited, and we'll make up for your lack of enthusiasm. But should you be looking to get into the World Cup spirit, here's a brief list of Houston restaurants where you can enjoy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    The 10 Best Places to Eat in Westchase

    Unlike neighboring Memorial, the Westchase district of Houston -- which runs roughly down the spine of Westheimer from Gessner to Dairy Ashford -- is brimming with some of the city's best and (happily) least expensive ethnic restaurants. Although you could eat at a place like J. Alexander's or Le Pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Eating Out on Thanksgiving Day? What's Open

    ‚ÄčNot everyone in the city celebrates Thanksgiving, and that should come as no surprise given our increasingly diverse tapestry of residents (something for which Eating Our Words is thankful). And not everyone who celebrates Thanksgiving does so with a big family dinner at home. For these folk ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Christmas Eve Dining, Without the Duck Heads

    Want to take the family out for a nice meal tomorrow night so someone else can wash the dishes for a change?  Worn out from holiday shopping and don't want to cook dinner?  Or have the Bumpus hounds destroyed your turkey and you're looking for an alternative? Never fear!  There are pl ... More >>

  • News

    August 6, 1998

    Going the Distance

    Houston's John Kelley has pursued his dream of bringing the Olympics to Houston for years, despite all odds. Now he's official.

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