• Dining

    July 25, 2013

    La Casa del Caballo Gets Serious About Steak

    No horsing around at this fine Mexican steakhouse.

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2013

    This Week's Cafe Review: Meat and More Meat at La Casa Del Caballo

    I am not what one might call a steak aficionado. I like a good, medium rare steak on occasion, but it's not something I ever seek out. So when I ordered the Tapa de Lomo, a massive, four-pound hunk of ribeye intended to serve six, I really didn't know what I was getting myself into. By the end of th ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 28, 2013

    Praise the Lord and Pass the Pints

    Houston's 10 best beer bars

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2013

    Openings & Closings: Taco USA Takes The Woodlands

    There were lots of good scoops this week from around the city, so let's get straight to the action. Eater Houston editor Eric Sandler reports that pastry chef Roy Shvartzapel -- who's worked in kitchens from El Bulli to Bouchon -- plans to open an "avant garde and modern approach to the cafe experi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    La Casa de Caballo Brings Tex-Mex and Steaks to Montrose

    I admit: I was wary when I heard the news that a Mexican steakhouse would be moving into the old La Strada location in Montrose. The two-story building at Westheimer and Taft has housed a succession of failures over the past five years: La Strada itself, which closed in 2009 after 22 years hosting t ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 13, 2012

    Let's Get Greasy

    The 10 best fried chicken joints in Houston.

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2012

    Openings & Closings: Goodbye, Goldfish and Hello, Caballo

    As our own Josh Justice hinted at in last week's round-up of jinxed restaurant locations, there is indeed a steakhouse moving into the old La Strada spot on Westheimer. According to a press release that went out this week, La Casa del Caballo -- the second location of "the most internationally popu ... More >>

  • Music

    August 16, 2012
  • Dining

    July 26, 2012

    Bring 'Em Back

    The 5 fast-food sides we miss most.

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    How to Spot a Genuine Tex-Mex Restaurant

    Assistant Music Editor Craig Hlavaty recently purchased a 1981 edition of The Genuine Texas Handbook, a guide to all things Texan. It's an often-tongue-in-cheek look at the people, places, outfits, songs, foods and more that made someone Texan 31 years ago. Incidentally, the book and I are the same ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 21, 2011

    Why Do Mexican Farmworkers Take a Shit in the Fields?

    And why aren't more Mexis part of the middle class?

  • Dining

    September 7, 2006


    Hungry for nachos and lasagna? Look no further than this charming yellow brick cottage in Rice Village

  • News

    April 14, 2005

    Who's Your Daddy?

    Track your true identity along a DNA trail left behind by your ancestors

  • Film

    December 21, 2000

    Mexican Combo Plate

    Billy Bob's adaptation of Pretty Horses mixes together too many ingredients, all of them undercooked

  • Dining

    January 25, 1996

    Family Affairs

    Mai's and Van Loc revel in large similarities - and small differences