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    June 6, 2014

    The Ultimate Hot Sauce Taste Test

    There's evidence that people in the Amazon basin were eating chili peppers as much as 6,100 years ago. Shortly thereafter, from what we can tell, native South Americans began domesticating the plant with the fiery hot fruit. They weren't content to simply forage for it. They needed it at all times. ... More >>

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    November 7, 2013
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    October 25, 2013

    iBurn: The Best Little Hot Sauce Shop in Texas ... Or Any Other State

    If you are looking for a certain hot sauce, iBurn probably has it.

  • Dining

    October 10, 2013

    Cottonwood Masters the Squirrel (and a few other items, too)

    You'll definitely want to discover the food at this lively über-bar.

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    July 11, 2013

    Family Fare and Hidden Gems at Cavatore

    Cavatore: An unassuming neighborhood joint that manages a few surprises.

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    July 8, 2013

    Top 5 Spiked Lemonade Recipes to Try

    Lemonade may be the official drink of childhood summers and roadside stands run by under-twelve entrepreneurs, but that doesn't mean it can't double as a hard beverage. Add a little bit of this, a little bit of that, some complementary firewater and suddenly that lemonade isn't so innocent. (Just be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    Breakfast for Dinner Is Always a Good Thing & Haven Has You Covered

    Attention, Houstonians, chef Randy Evans of Haven has a new waffle iron and is serving up chicken and waffles on his new limited-time breakfast for dinner menu. I don't know about you, but I absolutely love breakfast and could eat it for every single meal, even if it is just cereal and eggs. Every ... More >>

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    September 25, 2012

    Where Are We Drinking? Clue: Burgers and Beer

    This unassuming Midtown watering hole has great happy hour specials, excellent sports-viewing perches and some fairly fine food for such a quiet little place: Its burgers are very good and its homemade gumbo isn't too shabby either, especially punched up with some Tabasco. Best of all, the typical M ... More >>

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    June 6, 2012

    Salade Niçoise Recipe (and Bandol Rosé Porn)

    When it comes to making a great salade niçoise, it's all about the quality of the ingredients. But that doesn't mean that you need to make a special trip to Whole Foods Market just to make this humble summer dish. In fact, I make my niçcoise using ingredients I buy at H-E-B (except the extra-virgi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs

    Houston Burgers: This burger blog has been dormant for a few months, but a brand-new post popped up in my Google Reader today -- and just in time for baseball season. This week, Darrell reviewed the new deep-fried mac 'n' cheese burger at Minute Maid Park, which contains the same deep-fried mac 'n' ... More >>

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    October 19, 2011

    5 Simple, Spine-Chilling Snacks For Your Halloween Shindig

    photo via​Much like crafting chilling cocktails, creating a monster menu is simple and fun if you use a little imagination. We're sharing a few of our favorite Halloween treats perfect for both grown-up's and kid's parties that are actually easy to make -- most recipes have onl ... More >>

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    June 24, 2011

    Odd Pair: Grey Poupon and a Chewy Spanish Red

    ​Hamburger... it's what's for dinner at our house now that we're pregnant and counting every penny, budgeting for the arrival of Baby P. (Porterhouse steak for two will just have to wait until college.) Typically, when the beef-eater in me grumbles, I like to buy fatty ground sirloin, season ... More >>

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    June 8, 2011

    Racing Rachael: Endless Summer

    Carrie Applegate Jaeger​Nothing says summer better than some hundred degree weather, a nice cold beer, and a hot dog, right? Now, generally, I'm not a hot dog eater, but every year I smell a wiener on the grill and I chow down a dog or two. I don't usually love it, but it's such a quintessen ... More >>

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    December 28, 2010

    Gelatin Clarified Stock

    Frozen, ready to thaw and strain. ​This week, I'm making good on a promise and discussing gelatin clarification. While gelatin filtration -- the use of gelatin to clarify and concentrate flavorful liquids from a dizzying assortment of sources -- isn't exactly new, it's also not something with ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 23, 2010

    Whole Hogg

    Hoggs n' Chicks serves creative pork and chicken dishes in Missouri City.

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    December 7, 2010

    Top Ten Dining Etiquette Tips to Slow Your Devolution into a Caveman

    vastaYes, you CAN figure this out. ​Humans seem to have lost their manners as we have journeyed from the '90s grunge era through the reality TV of the '00s to the present. I understand that you probably learned table manners from that one part of Point of No Return when Anne Bancroft schools ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    An Economical Answer to Your Recipe Rut

    ​Home cooks know it's easy to get into a recipe rut. Yes, despite the eleventy jabillion recipes available to us via cookbooks, blogs, Web sites, TV shows, magazines, newspapers and exchanges, I still find myself making the same two or three recipes all the time. I love that Asian Pork Tenderl ... More >>

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    July 29, 2010

    Fried Green Tomatoes at Home

    Photo by kate e. did​In my mind, the summer months in Texas are inextricably tangled up with one food above all others: tomatoes. Growing up, we had a dish of sliced tomatoes with nearly every single meal during the summer. Breakfast, lunch and dinner, the bright, ruby slices were consumed as ... More >>

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    July 19, 2010

    Robb Walsh's 100 Favorite Houston Dishes #4 Campechana at Goode Company Seafood

    ​Over the course of the next few months, I'm counting down 100 of my favorite Houston dishes. I chose some because they are such quintessential Houston creations, others for their cultural or historical significance, and others because they are just so damn tasty. Share your own nominations in ... More >>

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    June 11, 2010

    Beaver's Bloody Mary

    ​I've been hearing how amazing the Bloody Mary at Beaver's (2310 Decatur St.) is ever since running into Chef Jonathan Jones one night a few months back at Anvil. He raved about his bacon-infused vodka, which seemed interesting, but not particularly alluring to me. Nevertheless, I was curious ... More >>

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    December 30, 2009

    Please Make Obama Eat Some Cabbage

    ​I am worried about whether or not Barack Obama will be eating black-eyed peas and cabbage on New Year's. As everybody knows, you have to eat black-eyed peas for good luck and cabbage for prosperity on January first. I am not sure they have black-eyed peas in Hawaii (if that's where the Obamas ... More >>

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    November 9, 2009

    Top 5 Hot Sauces That Will Make You Cry Like A Baby

    Watery eyes, runny nose, burning throat. No, it's not allergy season. It's the delicious pain of hot sauce. Here is our list of top five fiery sauces that will make you cry like a baby. 1. El Yucateco Green Habañero Hot Sauce - This is quite possibly the hottest sauce we have ever tasted. We fi ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 30, 2009

    Washington Ave. Revisited

    Forget what I said about Catalan – Chris Shepherd is one of the top toques in Texas.

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    July 23, 2009

    Texas Traveler: Luvianos in Kyle

    Photos by Mike GiglioOn a recent tail-between-legs retreat from a rough weekend in Austin -- sunburnt from a long float down the river, broke and dehydrated -- the Texas Traveler wanted only two things: free water and cheap sustenance.Luvianos in Kyle had plenty of both. Water-filled bags hung aroun ... More >>

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    May 5, 2009

    Cinco de Mayo Recipe: Sonoran Hot Dogs

    photos by Robb Walsh You have to thin mayonnaise with some lemon juice (and Tabasco sauce if you like) and put it into a squeeze bottle if you want to put the cool squiggles on top. But I'm getting ahead of myself. First, go to El Bolillo on Airline and buy the small size bolillos. Then get some b ... More >>

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    April 13, 2009

    Easter Leftovers: Deviled Ham

    Deviled ham, made of ground-up ham with mayo, mustard and pickle relish, is one of my most vivid Easter memories. Late on Easter Sunday night, after all the festivities were concluded, my dad would get out the old hand-crank meat grinder from under the sink and grind up the leftover ham. He liked hi ... More >>

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    March 25, 2009

    Oysters and Coffee

    These petite-sized Galveston Bay oysters made a lovely breakfast. I ate them with some heavily buttered German sourdough rye toast from the HEB on Bunker Hill and a cup of Community Club coffee. A drop of lemon and a dash of Tabasco perked up the breakfast half shells nicely. Oysters and coffee tast ... More >>

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    November 16, 2008

    A Short History of Shrimp Grits

    Shrimp grits started out as a seasonal fisherman’s dish of shrimp cooked in bacon grease served over creamy grits in the Low Country where they were also known as “breakfast shrimp.” The simple seafood breakfast became an iconic Southern dish after Craig Claiborne wrote about it in the New Yor ... More >>

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    July 29, 2008

    Miracle Berry Party at La Strada

    There's been a lot of talk lately about the miracle berry, an African whats-it that, when chewed, knocks out your ability to taste sour for a little bit. Chew on a lime, it tastes like key lime pie. Jenny Wang, the chief foodie and facilitator of the Houston Chowhounds food group put together a sp ... More >>

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    June 22, 2006

    Bloody Mary

    Palace Lanes

  • Music

    October 20, 2005

    Rev Run


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    October 6, 2005

    Cajun Cave

    At Roadhouse dance hall, the party starts at 2 p.m. every Saturday

  • Calendar

    August 18, 2005

    Hotter than Hasselhoff?

    Maybe not yet, but Koufax is on the way

  • News

    June 30, 2005

    Binge Benefits

    A look inside the bars of the Near Northside

  • Dining

    June 16, 2005

    That's Hot

    Ostioneria 7 Mares

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
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    January 15, 2004

    Pike's Peak

    Catch the tattooed lady's act at the Rhythm Room

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Afghani Restaurant

    Kabul Restaurant

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Fried Shrimp

    Barbecue Inn

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    September 25, 2003
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    April 24, 2003
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    October 17, 2002

    Ça C'est Bon

    Café Artiste

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    July 12, 2001

    Heat Stroke

    Copeland's of New Orleans

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    March 15, 2001

    Stirred and Shaken

    Roll-N Saloon's Red Hots

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Cold Boiled Shrimp

    Captain Benny's Half Shell Oyster Bars

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    August 24, 2000
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    June 1, 2000

    Our Daily Bread... And More

    Located in a student chapel, Autry House wins converts with a humble homestyle menu

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    February 11, 1999
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    February 27, 1997

    What a Joke

    The name isn't the only thing funny at the Fakawwee Lodge

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