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  • Calendar

    October 23, 2014
  • Culture

    October 10, 2013
  • Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    Sweet New Dessert Menu at Rattan Pan-Asian Bistro

    When owner Ron Chen puts something new on the menu at Rattan Bistro, it's usually worth a trip to his restaurant to try it. Currently, Chen is tempting us with a selection of three new desserts: Thai Sticky Rice, Lemongrass Bread Pudding, and Chocolate Pot de Crème. If you've never had the Crème ... More >>

  • News

    August 9, 2012

    White Linen Fight

    As event grew, so did promises, expectations and disappointments.

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Wine of the Week, Part 2: Orange Wine by Nicolas Joly, on a Mission from Nature

    ​Yesterday, after we posted our Orange Wines 101 primer, Elgreco54 noted that "Joly does knockout stuff." As it just so happens, I tasted the new vintage, 2008, of Joly's entry-level wine, Les Clos Sacrés (the holy cloisters), over the weekend. (In France the wine is called "Les Vieux Clos," ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    European Travel Tips For First-Time Bands

    ​Local favorites the Wild Moccasins embark on a six-week European tour this weekend. Rocks Off knows how daunting international travel can be, especially when you're on a multi-country blitzkrieg that exposes you to numerous languages and many differing cultural mores in a relatively short per ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    Food Fight: Battle Éclair

    Photos by Ruthie JohnsonThierry André Tellier Café's version on the left, French Riviera Bakery's on the right. ​Someone once said that an éclair is "a cake long in shape, but short in duration," and with him I have to agree. I have always loved this treat, with its pillowy pastry and smoot ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 5, 2005

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Dining

    March 3, 2005

    The Silver Tower Meets The Shining

    Libert, galit and fraternit in a log cabin on White Oak Bayou

  • Film

    May 20, 2004

    A Good Buzz

    Jim Jarmusch serves the perfect blend: Coffee and Cigarettes

  • News

    January 29, 2004

    Visitors' Guide

    Get Bowled over by the best of the real Bayou City

  • Culture

    December 18, 2003

    Water Colors

    Paintings by Mario Reis -- and by rivers

  • Music

    January 30, 2003

    Jorma Kaukonen and Blue Country

    Wednesday, February 5

  • News

    December 26, 2002

    Year of the Yao Woo

    The crazy times in 2002 Kmart raids, Olympian losses, stadium mania and more - now make sense. Houston was just mining Ming.

  • News

    October 10, 2002

    Bayou Dreams

    The Chronicle dares to dream -- again

  • Culture

    August 23, 2001

    Puccini Goes Uptown

    La Bohème takes the A train to Harlem in Ebony Opera's new production

  • Music

    March 1, 2001

    Rooted Gypsy

    Greg Harbar wanders all over Eastern Europe, at least in folk song

  • Film

    September 28, 2000

    Pointed Love

    A knife thrower and a suicidal woman try their hand at romance in Girl on the Bridge

  • Culture

    December 31, 1998

    Nuit Prowler

    In the 1930s, Paris was quite a city. And Brassai was quite a photographer.

  • Film

    January 16, 1997

    Manhattan Melodies

    In Woody's world, everyone erupts into show tunes

  • Film

    March 31, 1994

    New Wave AIDS

    In the French Savage Nights, HIV provides the catalyst for a fierce, complex love story