Heather Daughdrill faces charges.A 28-year-old Lake Charles-area woman faces a bevy of charges after Louisiana police said she repeatedly had sex with a 13-year-old boy who she met at the Bible camp where she was a teacher/aide. According to the Sulphur Daily News, Heather Daughdrill initiat ... More >>
Orange County SOBrian Linscomb: Pay no attention to the huge number of warrants, officer.For a while there, it seemed like Brian Linscomb's Sunday evening Lufkin motel party was going off swimmingly. At least one woman and several unidentified men crammed into Linscomb's lodgings at the Angel ... More >>
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 >>
Pure Luck ravioli with warm tiny beets, brown butter and hazelnut puree.With an opening date seemingly in sight, the latest food buzz is centered around Chef Michael Gaspard's Brasserie 19. Gaspard's partners in the new venture, Charles Clark and Grant Cooper, are already old hands at shaping ... More >>
After last week's flurry of activity, the first week of April has been nicely quiet so far. Around the city, there were a few openings as reported by B4-U-Eat: Green Apple Cafe in Hitchcock; Mi Hacienda (not to be confused with the classic La Hacienda in Memorial); and the intriguingly named ... More >>
San Augustine County JailHeather Horn: Desperate terroristTwo young East Texas women -- 25-year-old Candice Harris and 29-year-old Heather Horn, both of Bronson, Texas -- are charged with felonies after authorities caught them earlier this week with what they are branding as dangerous incendi ... More >>
I recently sampled some of Sabine River Café's newest menu items at a media dinner. The restaurant is now offering seven new entrees and three desserts. Some of the additions include the Monterrey Chicken, King Ranch Chicken Casserole, Steak Laffite, and French Quarter Praline Cheesecake. I ... More >>
Photo by J.C. ReidThe enormous CFS at Triple A.Although I certainly enjoy a good piece of chicken fried steak for dinner -- preferably served with homemade macaroni and cheese and fried okra -- there's something to be said for beginning your day with a plate full of it whether you're bleary-e ... More >>
Kenneth Page followed his peculiar dream from Texas to Florida.
We visited with Chef Charles Clark of Ibiza to learn about his humble beginnings with food and the path that led to his Midtown Mediterranean menu. EOW: You got started in the culinary field at a very early age. How did you realize that food was the career path for you? Clark: Growing up in ... More >>
Photos by Katharine ShilcuttEmpanadas with a side of chimichurri sauce.It's not often that we get so grossed out by a certain food item that we nearly immediately throw it in the garbage, walk away from the entire plate and go off to sulk angrily, our appetites lost for the rest of the day. U ... More >>
The year gone by marked some very exciting restaurant openings (such as Haven, Branchwater Tavern, Yelapa Playa Mexicana and Stella Sola) and some equally important closings (such as Cafe Annie, Bedford, Las Alamedas and Felix Mexican Restaurant). To close out the yea ... More >>
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 >>
Chuck Krauthamer ("Craw'-tha-mer") has returned to his hometown to become managing partner and cook at the Sabine River Café (10001 Westheimer), located in the Carillon Center shopping plaza in Westchase. With 36 years in the restaurant business, Krauthamer has placed his bets on an elegantl ... More >>
Photo by Robb Walsh Personally, I am pretty fond of the under $3 breakfast specials at Houston taquerias like Jesus Maria on Spencer Highway or Kiko's on Fulton. But when I have to entertain visiting grandparents at breakfast time, I head for the stretch of Westheimer just east of Beltway 8 nea ... More >>
The "Tex-La" food at Sabine River Cafe isn't innovative, but it sure is tasty.
Anyone in the social media community in Houston will be familiar with the first closing of the past week, Sauté (2303 Richmond Avenue). On June 5, the erstwhile "new world Creole" restaurant broke the news via Twitter: "Our dear friends: Today we sadly announce we are closed. Had some great parties ... More >>
For Houston drivers headed east on I-10 towards Beaumont and Louisiana, the small town of Winnie, Texas is not much more than the usual collection of truck stops, McDonald's and Super 8 motels that mark such highway oases. But just as I-10 bends north towards Beaumont, if you look to the south you' ... More >>
Back in 2005, in one of the -- if not quite the -- last times he would set foot in a recording studio, Texas swing master Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown recorded the old Blind Lemon Jefferson Texas blues staple “See That My Grave Is Kept Clean.” The Gulf of Mexico had other plans. Later that ... More >>
Gatemouth Brown: Long live the king of Gulf Coast music Back in 2005, in one of the very last times he would set foot in a recording studio, Texas swing master Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown recorded the old Blind Lemon Jefferson Texas blues staple “See That My Grave Is Kept Clean.” The Gulf ... More >>
Verve Records One of my favorite blues songs of all time is Blind Lemon Jefferson's "See That My Grave Is Kept Clean." Especially these lyrics: Did you ever hear that coffin sound Means another poor boy is under the ground Creepy! Jefferson's song has been covered by many, many people over the y ... More >>
There are 25,000 Cajuns in Houston. Almost none of them play Cajun music. Why not?
Thanks to the Endangered Species Act, alligators are everywhere in southeast Texas. So now the state is going to make it easier for you to shoot you one.
Alabama-Coushatta Indians are shedding their passive ways in big bets on land claims and casinos. But some fear they could be gambling away their great tribal heritage.
Ragin Cajun Daiquiri
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