Pearland Crawfish Festival @ Shadow Creek Ranch Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 15800 South Freeway, Pearland Come for one day, or for all three days this weekend at the Pearland Crawfish Festival. Feast on crawfish from Swamp Shack Catering for $4 per pound, as we ... More >>
The crazy, complicated conundrum of Houston traffic.
On Monday, February 24, Vic & Anthony's will host a special five-course wine dinner featuring wines from the Michael David Winery, the overall top winery at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo International Wine Competition for 2014. All of the selections for the evening are Double Gold winners. Th ... More >>
Lupe gestures at us animatedly, one hand wrapped around an overflowing beer mug as the other balances a large slice of roasted-fig pizza. This man with remarkable balance is singing the praises of some unholy-sounding concoction called a "Brewnog," but we're not quite sold on the idea. Our bar nei ... More >>
Nightfly visits The League of Extraordinary Brewers and Saint Arnold.
Breakfast with Santa @ Maggiano's Little Italy Saturday, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 2019 Post Oak Blvd Thanksgiving is over, so it's perfectly acceptable to begin Christmas festivities. Bring the kids to Maggiano's Little Italy this Saturday for a breakfast buffet with Santa. Maggiano's will serve classic brea ... More >>
On Monday, October 28, The Oceanaire hosts Merroir et Terroir, a six-course wine and oyster dinner. Kevin Joseph of Blue Island Oyster Farm, Jennifer Lumley of Terlato Wines International, and Oceanaire's executive chef, Abraham King, have collaborated on the evening's menu to allow diners to discov ... More >>
Pub Night @ Saint Arnold Brewing Company Friday, 5-10 p.m. 2000 Lyons Ave. The tour hall at Saint Arnold Brewing Company is being transformed into a bar during Pub Night from 5 to 10 p.m. There's no entry fee, but guests can purchase pretty much whatever beer they want -- by the glass or bottle. Pu ... More >>
While many of Houston's finest in the culinary realm received awards at Sunday's 17th My Table Magazine Houston Culinary Awards in honor of their contributions to the Houston dining and restaurant scene, the most prestigious award -- The Legends of Houston Restaurants -- was bestowed upon the founde ... More >>
Here's something else to get excited about in addition to Monday night's win over the San Diego Chargers: The Daily Meal says Reliant Stadium is the third best NFL venue in the nation based on the quality of craft beers available to fans. Seven NFL stadiums were ranked according to their craft beer ... More >>
Starting September 1 until September 15, CRAVE Cupcakes has partnered with the Arts in Medicine Program at MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital to honor National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. During these two weeks, you can purchase four flavors decorated with beautiful toppers created by MD A ... More >>
As our sister blog Eating...Our Words does, from time to time Rocks Off will be giving your our picks for the top taverns in various Houston-area neighborhoods. Of course, the lines can be porous, but here anything with a TABC license that cannot reasonably be considered either a restaurant, coffeeh ... More >>
Bistro Provence is continuing its herb dinner series on Monday, August 12 with the fourth installment, a lavender menu. All evening, the restaurant will be serving dinner specials that incorporate lavender into the recipes. The appetizer option is fried squash blossom with lavender batter, the fish ... More >>
Discovery Green has formally announced the performers for the venue's weekly Thursday night shows, starting May 2. These free weeklies have everything you need, from beer, food, plenty of grass to stretch out on, and of course great music. This year's acts include The Suffers, Billy Joe Shaver, Ha ... More >>
Discovery Green's new Green Film Series begins tonight, September 28, and will run until November, showing films designed to educate and challenge the community on how to respect and care for the earth. Tonight's offering, which will begin just as the sun goes down, will be "FRESH," a documentary th ... More >>
When you talk about getting educated on beer at college, I am going to assume that you mean learning about the finer points of keg tapping and Natty Light hauling. Because until recently, a real beer education was something that most universities didn't teach. Wine appreciation classes? Sure. Beer? ... More >>
Grant Gordon, Matt Marcus and Kevin Naderi
Have you been to the Strand lately? Galveston's main pedestrian thoroughfare seems to have wilted somewhat despite the flurry of post-Ike rehabbing and renovation. The end of the Strand near Hendley Market is completely quiet these days. And at the opposite end, the Railroad Museum still stands sadl ... More >>
Girl in a ComaRocks Off is now the proud sponsor of the Cactus In-Store series of concerts and right out of the gate will be San Antonio rockers Girl in a Coma this Saturday, November 5 at 5:30 p.m. Don't miss them as they celebrate the release of their new release Exits & All the Rest. Admi ... More >>
groovehouseAll-You-Can-Eat crawfish for a cause.The string of tornados that tore across the Southern states on April 27, 2011 inflicted damage comparable to a category-five hurricane. It killed more 300 people and left thousands more homeless. The impact was especially severe in Tuscaloosa, a ... More >>
kMatherlyCheers indeed. Local breweries celebrate a win in the House of Representatives.Just as we were bemoaning the huge, wet bite the IRS took out of our savings account, along comes an example of tax dollars being put to good use. On April 21 the office of State Representative Jessica Farrar (D, ... More >>
logocheif.comFreetail for retail sale? Supporters of HB 660 hope so.Hey, I love Texas as much as the next girl, but when it comes to laws the Lone Star State has a reputation for being a bit outdated. And when it comes to alcohol laws, we're downright hard-core. The regulations are particula ... More >>
"We're gals into grolsch. Ladies into lagers. Princesses into pilsners. Angels of ale. You get the idea." - Girls Pint Out homepage. We all seemed to arrive at the same time on Tuesday night. A collective groan emerged from the crowd as the pathway over the railroad tracks that separate Sain ... More >>
Carlos Hernandez adds a few new twists to his annual Dia de los Muertos exhibit
Here comes the 2010-2011 arts season - get your sneak peek here
We here at Brew Blog try to be educational. The ultimate goal, of course, is to welcome casual beer drinkers into the more complex but infinitely more satisfying world of craft beer. So we were flat out exuberant when we heard about a new project from hometown St. Arnold Brewing Co. that founder ... More >>
Normally we use the anniversary of some historical event to try to justify what would otherwise be a random beer review each week. But this is current folks, no encyclopedia digging required. This week, as early as yesterday at some stores and watering holes, our own St. Arnold Brewing Co. ... More >>
There's plenty of places to go this Halloween.
Annual film festival exhibits the quick and the fresh
One tequila, two tequila, three tequila, floor!
Saint Arnold Brewery is hosting a cook-off that we so hope will include sheep nuts
Never pay for a drink in this town again
Saint Arnold's finds a little divine guidance in the form of Father Andrei Davydov