• Dining

    December 26, 2013

    Five Houston Culinary Splurges

    Treat yourself to a decadent holiday feast.

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2013

    Nara Debuts Korean Grill Room With an Upscale Take on Traditional Meals

    In Korean, gogigui means, literally, roasting meat, and that's exactly what you do in Nara's new grill room, which opens to the public today, December 19. Traditionally, diners prepare the Korean "barbecue" themselves at tables with built-in gas or charcoal grills in an informal setting. But at Na ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2013

    Donald Chang Opens Nara, a 'Modern Korean' Restaurant in West Ave, to Much Fanfare

    Suddenly, it seems everyone is talking about Nara. After remaining somewhat under the radar for the past several weeks, Nara, which opened last night, is now being discussed on blogs and on TV, And at first glance, you might wonder why. For starters, it's a Korean and Japanese restaurant opening in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2013

    Here, Eat This: A Beginner's Guide to Korean Cuisine

    To say that Koreans like beef is an understatement. To say that Koreans love their beef as much as Texans do is getting closer. South Koreans eat about 20 pounds of beef per person year, and although that number is much lower than the average U.S. consumption of 60 pounds per person, it's a number t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2012

    2012: The Year in Openings and Closings

    Here it is. The wooly mammoth of a post that we provide to you as a public service every year. All of 2012's openings and closings, listed by month, without fanfare or commentary. This is just the nitty gritty of every single restaurant whose doors have shut or opened in the last 12 months. Enjoy. ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 29, 2012

    Spoiler Alert!

    A handy infographic guide to the shelf life of fruit.

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    SXSW Releases First Batch of 2013 Performers

    Here go hell come, SXSW has just released the first batch of names for the 2013 festival. I know, only a week after Fun Fun Fun Fest and a month since ACL. Did you see the FPSF blog from earlier today? Yeah, time is moving too fast. The big names on the list so far include the Zombies, Alt-J, Akro ... More >>

  • Film

    October 25, 2012

    Centuries of Too Muchness

    Your past lives probably didn't love Cloud Atlas, either.

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    Lady Gaga Bringing "Born This Way Ball" to Houston In January

    Pop empress Lady Gaga will make her first Houston stop in almost two years when her "Born This Way Ball" tour visits Toyota Center January 31, Live Nation announced this morning. A pre-sale for tickets is underway right now on Tomorrow, cardholders with the tour's principal spon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2012

    Keep on Truckin': Chi'Lantro BBQ

    Chi'Lantro BBQ is a Korean Mexican fusion truck -- the name is the combination of two of the most important ingredients in the two cuisines, kimchi and cilantro, respectively. The truck started in Austin and came to Houston at the beginning of this year. My first encounter with Chi'Lantro was in Aus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    Helena Brown Denies William Park's Past, But We've Got The Proof Right Here

    Check out our report on what adviser William Park had to say. Embattled City Council Member Helena Brown, ending weeks of silence amid growing ethical concerns over her decision-making -- from altering employees' time cards, to taking publicly-funded vacations to Asia -- has lashed back in a string ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 9, 2012

    We Love Food

    Our 100 favorite dishes in Houston.

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Food Fight: Battle Mango Ice Cream Bar

    Melona, left. La Paletera, right. ​Summer is here, and what better way to celebrate than ... What's that? It's still winter? And the first day of spring is a month away? Look, all I know is that last weekend the sprinklers were on in the children's playground, the Heights was lousy with ice ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    Once You've Worked With Marvin Zindler, A Career In Animation Makes Sense

    Okay, here's a picture of the Marc Adler, the creator of the new animated movie Delgo ...And here's a picture of Delgo. Is it just us or does anybody else see a resemblance? We'll get back to that. Adler stopped by the Houston Press offices and spoke with Hair Balls about his new baby, Delgo, an ani ... More >>

  • Music

    September 25, 2008
  • Dining

    August 2, 2007

    Mom's Hand Restaurant

    Inside the Komart store on Gessner, you'll find Korean food like Mom used to make

  • Music

    April 10, 2003

    Weapons of Mass Distraction

    At Miami's Winter Music Conference, P. Diddy blows up dance music while the U.S. blows up Iraq

  • News

    January 24, 2002

    Learning Curve

    The Chronicle's still stumbling on Enron

  • Music

    January 25, 1996
  • News

    January 19, 1995
  • Calendar

    May 12, 1994