Cinco de Mayo @ El Big Bad Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. 419 Travis Cinco de Mayo is on a Monday this year (boo!), but that doesn't mean you can't celebrate early on Saturday (yay!). El Big Bad will host a Cinco de Mayo celebration beginning at 11 a.m. and continuing into the wee hours of Sunday morn ... More >>
I hope everyone is over the whole new year dieting thing by now, because the 12th annual Menu of Menus Extravaganza is coming up soon, and, as always, there will be a lot of food. Join us on April 8, 2014, at Silver Street Station from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. for samples from more than 40 area restauran ... More >>
The food at Café Brussels is more cafeteria than cafe.
Reliant Stadium has already hosted a few preseason games this summer, but Sunday will be the first time the Texans play at home this season. Attendees of this game can expect rowdy fans, hot temperatures and great local food. Yes, great food. Local chefs. At a football stadium. Gone are the days ... More >>
With just a few days left before this year's Houston Press Menu of Menus, coming this Tuesday night, fewer than 50 General Admission tickets and fewer than 100 VIP tickets remain. General admission tickets are $50 ($60 at the door) and VIP are $90. Menu of Menus kicks off at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, A ... More >>
Menu of Menus is less than a week away, and we have a spread of new restaurants that have been added to the tasting line-up: Artisans Cuisine & Savior-Faire Green Seed Vegan Gumbo Express.com House of Blues Los Cucos Michiru Sushi Nazif's Turkish Grill Sorrel Urban Bistro If you haven't made it ou ... More >>
Now that all of that is out of my system, seriously: VIP tables at Menu of Menus are awesome. Today only, you can purchase a VIP table for 10 for $750. This is a discount of 50 percent -- those tables are normally $1,500 each. Get 10 of your friends to pony up $75 each -- this is $10 less than a st ... More >>
PREVIOUSLY MKT Bar, the lounge within downtown supermarket Phoenicia Foods, was subdued and sparsely populated on a recent Monday evening, full of stray diners and none of the music that has made it such a popular downtown destination. Rewind: MKT Bar: Tale of an Unexpected Hot Spot, Act 1 CHARA ... More >>
Here in Houston, we shouldn't need an excuse to throw great parties, but I suppose the so-called Mayan Apocalypse is a pretty good reason to get shit-housed and listen to local bands. This Friday almost everyone seems to be throwing an "End of the World" show or mini-fest -- if they aren't putting ... More >>
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What do you get when you cross a food sampling event with a live Iron Chef competition, musical entertainment, and an open bar? One hell of an event, otherwise known as the Houston Press Menu of Menus®. Tuesday night, the Houston Press, in conjunction with Stella Artois and Whole Foods, put on the ... More >>
For the next 20 weeks, we'll be rounding up the runners-up to our 2011 Best of Houston® winners. In many categories, picking each year's winner is no easy task. We'll be spotlighting 20 of those categories, in which the winner had hefty competition from other Houston bars and restaurants. Well, go ... More >>
Our 100 favorite dishes in Houston.
Photos by Katharine ShilcuttIt's like Wheel of Fortune with mussels.Belgian beer connoisseurs know that The Broken Spoke is the place to go for brews that are difficult to find on draft in Houston: Maredsous Brune, Duchesse De Bourgogne, St. Bernardus Prior 8 and Tripel Karmeliet are just a f ... More >>
Flickr user wolfworldPierre Celis, the "King of Belgian White Beer", died over the weekend. He was 86. In spite of several unfavorable transactions with major brewing companies, Celis is widely considered one of the forbearers of the craft-brewing movement in America. His self-named brewery ... More >>
A hot cup of fresh frites with a side of mayonnaise. All that's missing now is a cold glass of Stella Artois. But, wait...what's that? Ketchup?! Can you guess where we're eating, a place that serves ketchup alongside its frites? Just don't tell any Belgians about this... Leave your best gues ... More >>
"We are not French! Don't you see the glass of Stella Artois in the background?"In honor of Bastille Day, many an American will be chowing down on greasy French fries tonight, using the excuse of "Hey, it's French independence day" as an excuse to gorge on the tasty fried potatoes. But, damn ... More >>
Tiny Boxwood's serves up delectable dishes in a magical setting.
Ride your bike to the Broken Spoke for some awesome moules frites and a Stella.
Say goodbye to the Pig Stand and hello to hi-def TV.
A tour of Galveston nightspots
The highs and lows of a World Cup day and a gay pride evening
If Steve-O comes at you with a staple gun, run!
A charming new cafe sprouts in Montrose