• Blogs

    November 17, 2014

    Dish of the Week: Classic Bread Pudding

    From classic comfort foods to regional standouts and desserts, we'll be sharing a new recipe with you each week. See the complete list of recipes at the end of this post. This week, we're indulging in a classic comfort food: Bread Pudding. Bread pudding is a dessert consisting of stale bread that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2014

    Infant Mortality is Higher When a Republican is in the White House, Study Shows

    Let's get this out of the way at the front. The study -- the one I'm about to delineate -- does not mean that there is a causal relationship between Republican presidents and infant mortality. It means that after the authors controlled for certain relevant variables -- e.g., education attainment, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    Coachella: Best Of Weekend 2, Day 3

    Sunday, our friends at LA Weekly and OC Weekly trekked out to the desert for one more day -- ed. By the third day of Coachella's second weekend -- the sixth and final day of this year's festival -- folks had more or less learned to ignore the dust and the heat. Here are our intrepid writers' favor ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 7, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Happy Hour Scene: Double Cross Lounge

    ​The Place: Double Cross Lounge114 Gray St. 713-526-3423The Hours: Monday through Friday, 4 p.m. to midnight; Saturday and Sunday, 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.The Deals: Nightly drink specials. Always includes a one beer, one wine, one mixed drink and a selection from the bar's "small bites" menu. Signature m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    Houston Slammed By European Travel Blog: We're Boooorrring

    But...but...there's the Kemah Boardwalk!!​Among world cities, in which category does Houston rank second only to Brussels, the capital of the European Union? Tedium, at least according to the European Union-funded wiki blog OpenTravel. According to "Chili," an English-language challenged scr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    World Cup 2010: These Teams Will Make It Out Of The Group Stage. Guaranteed

    Now THAT was a USA World Cup squad​The 2010 edition of the FIFA World Cup is finally here. Thirty-two teams made it to the big dance to see just who is the best in the world. Realistically though, only a handful of teams have a shot of winning the cup. It's all going to come down to matchups ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    My Top Five Imported Mustards

    ​When I wrote about mustard recently, I got so many interesting recommendations that I went out and bought a bunch. Some of the tastiest mustards I tried were imported. Here are my current top five imported mustards: 5. Maille Dijon Originale (Canada) Good mustard seed, excellent vinegar, a ... More >>

  • Music

    January 19, 2006


    Saturday, January 21, at the Proletariat, 903 Richmond, 713-523-1199.

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    Kane Mutiny

    The industry's initial reaction to Welles's masterwork should serve as a lesson to WorldFest filmmakers

  • Dining

    February 8, 2001

    For the Love of Sauerkraut

    Somehow a restaurant from the Black Forest finds its way to Midtown

  • Film

    May 30, 1996

    Buddy and the Beast

    A pair of unlikely allies trade wisecracks and fight evil. The twist: one's a dragon.