Photo by Matthew DresdenChef Kiran Verma in the kitchen.Chef Kiran Verma, of the eponymous fine-dining Indian restaurant in River Oaks (okay, River Oaks adjacent), took a circuitous route to her profession. At age 18, she left her native Delhi and moved to Houston with her husband. After a s ... More >>
A very efficient Accounts Payable department, we're sureIf you can clear $3 million in a little more than two years, you've got a pretty good scam going. Until, of course, you get caught.
Jeremy Gene Dobbins, 35, and Bobby Dean Roberts, 51, who sound like a country-music duo ("Put your hands ... More >>
One of America's most expensive "blocks"Business Week has put together a list of the ten most expensive blocks in America, and Houston has an entry on the list. Spoiler alert: You probably don't live on it.
Everyone will surely be knocked over to learn that the block, which actually seems to ... More >>
Photo by Lori GreigIt might seem like we're harping on the recent round of layoffs at the Houston Chronicle just because we're journalists too ("Hey, how come you don't do ten posts about the layoffs at Schlumberger!!"), but -- as we've said before -- we perhaps naively hold to the thought th ... More >>
As someone who's been there, I can empathize with the folks from the
Houston Chronicle, Schlumberger, and a host of other companies
whose employees have gotten the axe in recent weeks. Not being an HR manager, I can
unfortunately only offer up a collection of "laid-off scenes" to help
you briefly f ... More >>