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Sri Lanka

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2014

    Rosinka Wine & Tea House in Rice Village Transports You Straight to Europe

    Rice Village is one of the best areas in the city to walk around visiting shops, restaurants, cafes and farmers markets just as you would in a European country. And that's exactly why Katerina Belik and Ivan Belik opened Rosinka Wine & Tea House in this neighborhood. Katerina is a lecturer at Rice U ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2014

    Fancy Some Tea? Here's All You Need To Know

    After a fairly mild fall and a deceptively warm December, winter finally decided to wallop us with some mighty chilly weather. Fortunately, our weather won't be so cold that we'll be forced indoors by the possibility of frozen flesh like folks in other parts of the country. And while warmer temperat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2013

    5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Food Truck Friday, Free Champagne Tasting

    Food Truck Friday @ Houston Press Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 2603 La Branch Bare Bowls Kitchen is up next in the Food Truck Fridays series at the Houston Press. The truck will be serving lunch from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. outside our offices. Come by and grab a Yucatan Bowl with banana leaf-roasted pork, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    Happily Forced To Wipe My Brow: Curry Crawl Houston

    See more fiery photos from the Curry Crawl in our slideshow. It's summertime, Houston. And it ain't just the 98 degree heat that's sizzling hot. This past Sunday, ten local chefs set patrons on fire at the first annual Curry Crawl. Hosted by Straits Restaurant at CityCentre and benefiting PULS ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    Top Five Musician/Journalist Feuds

    "Like, what is your problem?" Jason Nocito​Hell hath no fury like a spurned musician, but a critic's vengeance doesn't lag far behind. This week in the Houston Press, you can read an interview Noah Bailey at our sister paper the Dallas Observer did with Dr. Dog's Scott McMicken, who says he h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    FAIL: Crystal Bowersox, Bee Gees, Dave Matthews, M.I.A.

    ​ American Idol Runner-Up: Kick Her While She's Fail: In case you haven't heard, Crystal Bowersox was kicked off American Idol when it was revealed that her entire career path had simply been one of Hurley's delusions while still locked up in the psych ward, and that Seacrest Island had never even ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2010

    New Devin, Scarface And Big Pokey Product, The Kanye Abides, Snoop <3s Justin Bieber, Akon Vs. Sri Lanka, Etc.

    Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. Thanks, homies. Unexpected Fubu Advertisement Featuring Slim Thug That Bites Apple Commercials of the Week Wire to Wire Here's that Devin t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Material World: Five High-Life Holiday Videos for Your Broke, Unemployed Ass

    ​ Only 29 shopping days until Christmas. More to the point, it's less than a month until we don't have to hear that goddamned barking dogs version of "Jingle Bells" and can stop forcing ourselves to be nice to each other for another year. We at Rocks Off know times are tough. Unemployment is still ... More >>

  • News

    September 10, 2009

    Life, Post-Ike: The Comeback Kid

    Without as much to lose as Galveston, Bolivar surges ahead in its recovery.

  • Music

    July 9, 2009

    Maryland Bang

    Meet Rye Rye, Baltimore's latest rap sensation.

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2007

    Killing the Messenger: the Numbers

    This is a sidebar to the story posted yesterday on the murder of Brad Will. Brad Will is the latest victim in a continuum of U.S. reporters who have traveled to Mexico to document the struggle for justice here -- and perhaps assuage their personal demons -- and have wound up in a shallow grave or o ... More >>

  • News

    June 8, 2006

    The Plane Truth

    Houston minister Dr. K.A. Paul flies around the globe using Jesus to pull in worldwide donations -- unfortunately spending more money on jet fuel than orphans

  • Film

    May 11, 2006

    Troubled Water

    Deepa Mehta completes her trilogy amid outrage from Hindu fundamentalists

  • Music

    September 15, 2005

    Riot Girl

    Kitchen-sink revolutionary M.I.A. has the beats to make you bang

  • Calendar

    July 7, 2005

    Art-Hungry?

    ArtHouston is a gallery of galleries

  • Music

    April 7, 2005

    M.I.A.

    Arular

  • Culture

    July 11, 2002

    Land of the Free

    "Made in USA" gives patriotism a twist

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    Kane Mutiny

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

  • News

    December 21, 2000

    Life in the Abstract

    In Dorothy Hood's paintings, dark was dark and light was light. The contrasts were often as stark in her life.

  • Dining

    June 8, 2000

    Multicultural Masala

    Have you heard the one about the American food critic and the Pakistani cab driver who walk into a barbecue joint?

  • Film

    April 6, 2000
  • Music

    May 25, 1995

    Duran, Again

    The pretty boys return from the '80s, and insist they've never been away

  • Culture

    January 6, 1994

    The Singular Singhalese

    Sri Lankan Michael Ondaatje will read from his Booker Prize-winner The English Patient, a lyric novel of image and history

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