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South America

  • Dining

    July 3, 2014

    Appreciate the Ceviche and Ceviche House Will Feel Like Home

    This little restaurant tucked away in an Alief strip center knows how to mix it up with citrus, fish and fútbol.

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2014

    Music Is Freedom at the Wildly Eclectic Pachanga Fest

    Pachanga Fest Latino Music Festival Feat. Julieta Venegas, La Santa Cecilia, El Gran Silencio y más Fiesta Gardens, Austin May 10, 2013 "Music is our freedom" said the lead singer of Making Movies as the band opened the 2014 Pachanga Fest Latino Music Festival. That concept was felt all throughout ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2014

    Season Outlook: Dynamo Ride Offense to MLS Cup Playoffs

    Every year that Hair Balls does a season preview on the Houston Dynamo, footy aficionados always complain and moan about the same things: why didn't the front office bring in a star player, is this team aging before our eyes, blah, blah, blah. For starters, the average age on the Dynamo for 2014 is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2014

    First Look at Sur Latin Peruvian Cuisine

    You could say that discovering hole-in-the-wall places is a favorite pastime of mine. I love stumbling onto small, family-owned gems, where the cook is the dad or the brother or the uncle or the mother, the server and hostess is wife or mother or sister, and the waitstaff is the daughter or cousin o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2013

    Wake Up On New Year's Day With Less Of A Hangover

    Water and Sprite are the best prevention of a hangover

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    Cheap & Good Eats: Top 5 Budget Lunch Spots in the Galleria

    We've been rounding up our favorite budget lunch spots in different neighborhoods around town. So far, we've covered Montrose, River Oaks, Midtown, Upper Kirby, EaDo, Rice Village, and the East End. But we're not done yet. This week, it's the upscale Galleria neighborhood that gets a closer look. H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2013

    Baker Spotlight: Belen Bailey, Sweets by Belen

    You don't have to graduate from a culinary institute to be a successful baker. Belen Bailey, owner and baker of Sweets by Belen, proves that a love for a mother's sweets and treats, combined with a passion for baking, is more than enough to make a name for yourself in the Houston culinary world. As ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2013

    Man Dies on Flight to Houston from Nigeria

    On Tuesday, a man identified as Benedict Sylvester Igwedike, 67, of Lagos, Nigeria was found dead on a United Airlines flight from his home town. Investigators are awaiting the results of an autopsy on the man, who apparently died relatively early in the flight. Back in January, a woman died on a f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2013

    Carlos Vives at Toyota Center, 7/28/2013

    Carlos Vives Toyota Center July 28, 2013 The Republic of Colombia is a South American nation known for its beautiful people, delicious food, and festive music. On the one hand, you have cumbia, an especially wonderful and eternally danceable music that has evolved and grown throughout the Americas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2013

    Summer Entertaining: Movie Night & DIY Popcorn Bar

    Summer entertaining doesn't have to be limited to the grill. Escape the heat with a movie marathon complete with a DIY Popcorn Bar. All you'll need is freshly popped corn, paper bags or popcorn buckets, and a few fun toppings. Use chalkboards or cardboard to make your own signs, and let guests top ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2013

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

    For this week's edition of Here, Eat This, we venture into South America, where hardy Houstonians possessed of a hearty appetite will find much to love in the pampas of Argentina. See also: - Here, Eat This: A Beginner's Guide to Nigerian Cuisine - Here, Eat This: A Beginner's Guide to Korean Cuisi ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012
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    June 14, 2012
  • Music

    April 19, 2012
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    February 16, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    This Just In: SXSW Announces First Round Of 2012 Showcasing Bands, Including Fat Tony and Something Fierce

    Photo By Marco TorresFat Tony at a day show at SXSW '11​Sweet lord, it's not even Thanksgiving yet and South By Southwest is making us excited for March in Austin already. Today the industry festival announced a few bands coming to the capitol city next year, and a few Houston names and Rocks ... More >>

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    April 28, 2011
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    March 24, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    Five Fortuitous New Year's Foods

    A30_TsitikaEat grapes for smooth sailing in 2011. ​Not like you need any excuse to stuff yourself during the holidays, but take heed of what you eat around December 31st if you're interested in a little extra good fortune. Depending on who you ask, certain foods -- if consumed on New Year's -- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    Ingredient of the Week: Quinoa

    net_efekt ​What is it? Quinoa is often used in place of a grain, but it is actually a seed. The plant it comes from is called a goosefoot, and it is more closely related to beets and leafy greens than grains like wheat or barley. Quinoa is also unique in the fact that it contains more protei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    Odd Pair: Frozen Burritos & Chilean Rose

    ​Frozen burritos - the prefect food to eat when you're too lazy to drive to Taco Bell. Next time you're in that same predicament, make yourself feel better by opening a bottle of Calcu's 2009 Rose from Chile. It retails for about $12 a bottle, which is about 50 times the cost of that beef/ bea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Wine of the Week: Intipalka Sauvignon Blanc 2009

    ​This is the only time I've ever tried a wine from Peru, a country not revered for its winemaking (at least here in America). It's refreshing to taste a little-known wine that is well representative of the Sauvignon Blanc varietal.

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    Chilean Miners: The Important News You Have Missed, Some Of Which Involves Lindsay Lohan

    Also, Texas is suing for trademark infringement​Hey there, Chilean miners -- you are climbing from the depths into the world's heart (copyright pending). As you surface, you are busy signing book and movie deals, getting some off your wife, tasting real food and beer, hoping your colleagues keep u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    Ingredient of the Week: Chayote

    Thiago Gama Oliveira​What is it? This squash with an ugly mug is used widely in Central and South American cuisine. It has a very mild flavor, starchy flesh and can be eaten raw or cooked. Fun fact: In Australia, the chayote is known as choko. It was rumored that chokos were used in place of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Chile Mine Disaster: NASA Helps Out

    NASA goes underground​NASA may be out of the moon business and seen a lot of other space-related dreams curtailed, but now it looks like they can direct their energies underground.The government of Chile has asked for NASA's help in dealing with the 33 miners trapped in a tight space a half-mile u ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 5, 2010
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    June 11, 2010

    This Week in Deliciousness

    Oh, okay. When we heard "designer meat" we were afraid it was going to be some ridiculously sculpted abomination, but no, we'd totally eat that.​ Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we accidentally made a fancy dessert dish with our banana-scented sunscreen. We s ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 3, 2010

    Apollo Travels the Globe

    Go across the pond and back again with the chamber music ensemble

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    April 29, 2010

    Pink Martini at Houston Symphony

    Take this groovy group shaken, not stirred

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    April 29, 2010

    The Blue Mug

    See the show India has been raving about for years

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    Health Dept. Roundup: 77056-77063

    ​We're forging ahead here on Health Department Roundup, trekking through the city's zip codes one by one. If you live, work or, more importantly, eat in 77056-77063 (mainly an area just west of the Loop and a few pockets near Aldine, the Johnson Space Center and Hobby Airport), this is your he ... More >>

  • Music

    February 25, 2010
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    February 11, 2010

    3rd Houston Brazilian Carnaval

    Katia Moraes brings her infectious rhythms to Houston

  • Calendar

    December 10, 2009
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    November 19, 2009

    "Stenciling Power"

    Somewhere over the rainbow…is the face of Mormon founder Joseph Smith

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    Recipe: Michael Cordua's Alfajor Recipe

    ​The alfajor -- a kind of cookie sandwich -- is an entirely different cookie depending on where you find it. In Spain, it could be a Christmas cookie of honey, almonds and spices. In South America, it's filled with dulce de leche or jam and covered in chocolate, powdered sugar or, in the case ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 28, 2009

    Samurai Gaúchos

    Sushi and churrasco isn't an odd combination at Pradaria.

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    UT Actually Makes The Final Four For Once: In Chess, And In Brownsville

    While UT barely made it out of the first round in this year's college basketball tournament, a lesser known member of the state university system was playing in the Final Four ... of chess.UT Brownsville/Texas Southmost College wiped the geek right off the faces of the players from Stanford to claim ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 19, 2009

    Tropa de Elite/The Elite Squad

    See the film Brazilian police officers tried to stop from being screened

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Tonight: Carnaval Houston at Planeta Bar-Rio

    Carnaval, the four-day festival that precedes the beginning of Lent for Catholics, is probably Brazil's biggest Holiday. During this period (which officially ends at noon Ash Wednesday - people need their sleep), revelers take the streets and dance to the beat of the Afro-inspired drums of samba, Ax ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2008

    Tonight: Journey, Heart and Cheap Trick at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

    I'm sorry, but if you're not going to tonight's Twotennany at the Mink, there's really only one other show in town. Make that all of Southeast Texas. And probably Central Texas too. We won't even get into North or West Texas. Technically, this classic-rock triple play is sold out, but if you're a re ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 10, 2008

    Jac Leirner

    Gallery Sonja Roesch hosts a mixed-media Brazilian artist

  • Calendar

    November 1, 2007

    35th Annual Jewish Book & Arts Fair

    The Jewish Community Center presents two weeks of authors, filmmakers and artists

  • Calendar

    October 25, 2007

    “International Discoveries”

    FotoFest goes extra global

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    October 18, 2007
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    May 31, 2007

    “Dimensions of Constructive Art in Brazil: The Adolpho Leirner Collection”

    Artists from the land of order and progress trick the eye at MFAH

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    April 27, 2006
  • Dining

    November 17, 2005

    No Nobu

    Latino-Asian fusion cuisine isn’t as easy as some famous chefs make it look

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