Treat yourself to a decadent holiday feast.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
A handy infographic guide to the shelf life of fruit.
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 >>
Your past lives probably didn't love Cloud Atlas, either.
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 >>
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 >>
Our 100 favorite dishes in Houston.
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 >>
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 >>
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