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Thailand

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes 2013: No. 53, Bánh Canh Hue at Simply Pho

    This year, leading up to our annual Menu of Menus issue, Kaitlin Steinberg counts down her 100 favorite dishes as she eats her way through Houston. She'll compile a collection of the dishes she thinks are the most awesome, most creative and, of course, most delicious in town. It's a list of personal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2013

    100 Favorite Dishes 2013: No. 57, Macarons at Ganache Dessert Bar

    This year, leading up to our annual Menu of Menus issue, Kaitlin Steinberg counts down her 100 favorite dishes as she eats her way through Houston. She'll compile a collection of the dishes she thinks are the most awesome, most creative and, of course, most delicious in town. It's a list of personal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2013

    100 Favorite Dishes 2013: No. 58, Grilled Cheese at The Golden Grill

    This year, leading up to our annual Menu of Menus issue, Kaitlin Steinberg counts down her 100 favorite dishes as she eats her way through Houston. She'll compile a collection of the dishes she thinks are the most awesome, most creative and, of course, most delicious in town. It's a list of personal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2013

    100 Favorite Dishes 2013: No. 63, Korean Spiced Brisket Plate at Revival Market

    This year, leading up to our annual Menu of Menus issue, Kaitlin Steinberg counts down her 100 favorite dishes as she eats her way through Houston. She'll compile a collection of the dishes she thinks are the most awesome, most creative and, of course, most delicious in town. It's a list of personal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2013

    100 Favorite Dishes 2013: No. 64, Squirrel Master Burger at Cottonwood

    This year, leading up to our annual Menu of Menus issue, Kaitlin Steinberg counts down her 100 favorite dishes as she eats her way through Houston. She'll compile a collection of the dishes she thinks are the most awesome, most creative and, of course, most delicious in town. It's a list of personal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2013

    100 Favorite Dishes 2013: No. 67, Bad-Ass Hambur-Torta at Pistolero's

    This year, leading up to our annual Menu of Menus issue, Kaitlin Steinberg counts down her 100 favorite dishes as she eats her way through Houston. She'll compile a collection of the dishes she thinks are the most awesome, most creative and, of course, most delicious in town. It's a list of personal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2013

    Rest of the Best 2013: Top Ten French Fries

    Our 2013 Best of Houston® winners have been announced, but in many cases, picking the best item in any category was no easy task. In order to show off all the culinary greatness Houston has to offer we'll be rounding up the "rest of the best" in some of our favorite categories during the next sever ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    100 Favorite Dishes 2013: No. 82, Grilled Ahi Tuna at St. John's Fire

    This year, leading up to our annual Menu of Menus issue, Kaitlin Steinberg counts down her 100 favorite dishes as she eats her way through Houston. She'll compile a collection of the dishes she thinks are the most awesome, most creative and, of course, most delicious in town. It's a list of her pers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2013

    100 Favorite Dishes 2013: No. 87, Crab Daddy Bao at Fat Bao

    This year, leading up to our annual Menu of Menus issue, Kaitlin Steinberg counts down her 100 favorite dishes as she eats her way through Houston. She'll compile a list of the 100 dishes she thinks are the most awesome, most creative and, of course, most delicious in town. It's a list of her person ... More >>

  • Film

    May 23, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    Health Department Roundup: Haute Wheels Checked, and Mostly Good News In Montrose

    This weekend, the city once again hit the Press-organized Haute Wheels food truck festival. Like last year, the trucks that inspectors visited did pretty well. Chilantro BBQ got hit with two violations: potentially hazardous food held at improper temperature (corrected on site), and no shatter-pro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2013

    Visitor's Guide: 7 Things We Don't Want You to See When You Come to Houston

    Last week, many were surprised -- some even perplexed -- to see our beloved city on the annual New York Times list of places to visit in 2013. Houston was number seven on a list of 46 that included Rio, Amsterdam, Singapore, Hawaii's Big Island, Oslo, Bangkok and Paris. Yes, we were on a "must visit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2012

    Phraya Rum Looks to Fill That Hole in Your Life Where Asian Luxury Rum Should Be

    Lots of things come across the desk here at the Houston Press, from questionably worded PR emails to boxes filled with tuna and panties -- yes, that happened. Now and again, however, we do have useful things come along -- and a bottle of rum from Thailand happens to fall squarely in that category. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    A Ransom Note To All Major Fast Food Chains

    Scene: KFC International Food Testing HQ "So what you're telling me, Colonel, is that I can only get these creamy, delicious, bacon and herb stuffed taters...when I go to Japan? Japan!! Is that what you're telling me!??! Cue sound effects: multiple explosions followed by a quick sword fight and t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2012

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Candace Chang of Dolce Delights On Learning Pastry in Hong Kong

    Dolce Delights 3201 Louisiana St Tel: 713-807-7575 http://mydolcedelights.com/ This is the first of a two-part chef chat series. Part 2 will run in this same space on Thursday. When you drive by Dolce Delights in The Mix Midtown complex, the storefront belies what awaits you inside. With soaring ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    Bahram Arabpour: Austin-area Realtor Busted Here With Almost Two Pounds of Opium.

    More evidence that Houston has arrived as a world-class city: it is now apparently the kind of town where you can get your hands on large quantities of opium. Yes, if Harris County Court records are to believed, Houston is now a market for the same "celestial drug" that in 1822 Thomas De Quincey rh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    Chef Chat, Part 1: John Sikhattana of Straits, On Growing Up in Hawaii and What It's Like to be a Dishwasher

    John Sikhattana Executive Chef Straits Asian Bistro 800 West Sam Houston Parkway North 713-365-9922 www.straitsrestaurants.com This is the first part of a three-part chef chat series. Look for Part 2 and Part 3 in this space Thursday and Friday. Houston may be a melting pot, but it's still pretty ... 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

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    Why I Don't Expect Good Service in Asian Restaurants

    Photo by Mai PhamI got my order at Pho Ga Dakao in record time. I focus on the food there, not the service. ​Last week, as I was reading Katharine Shilcutt's review of Mai's downtown, one of the things that struck me as odd was the fact that she seemed to make a big to-do about the poor servic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs, the James Beard Awards Edition

    Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. 29-95: Yes, it's true: There was a tie this year at the James Beard Foundation ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Like You Didn't See That Nicolas Cage Thing Coming

    This is still better than he looked in The Wicker Man.​Nicolas Cage was arrested in New Orleans last Friday for domestic abuse, disturbing the peace, and public drunkenness (or as we call it in my house, The Wife's Undergrad Spring Break Trifecta). Let me repeat that: Cage was arrested in New ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    Top 5 Fine Food Arts

    Japanese Bento Box "Mona Lisa"​Art created from food has a uniquely universal appeal and a certain whimsy that you don't always find with other media. But food artists are often dismissed as "novelty," despite the powerful reach of their work and the fact that it's often crafted out of some of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Happy Hour Scene: Community Bar

    ​The Place: Community Bar2703 Smith St. 713-526-1576The Hours: Monday, Wednesday through Friday 5-8 p.m.The Deals: Beers are $2, and all of the other drinks are $1 cheaper than normal. Tuesday is steak night, and on Wednesday, all tacos are $2. The Scene: Community Bar has a new owner. Karen R ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 11, 2010

    The Rise and Fall of Bangkokheimer

    Thai Bistro's new location is changing the game on the west end of Westheimer.

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    An Orangutan Predicts Longhorn Victory Tonight, But Can Such Animals Be Trusted?

    Everyone knows orangutans like to wear people clothes or tool around with Clint Eastwood, but they're also famed football oddsmakers. To wit: Bruno, an o-tan at the Los Angeles Zoo, has predicted UT will beat Alabama tonight. In what might be interpreted as a not-so-subtle allusion to the sport's la ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Chef Chat: Kay Soodjai of Khun Kay Thai Café

    ​Kay Soodjai and her sister-in-law Supatra Yooto opened the Golden Room in Montrose 27 years ago. Last year they replaced the venerable Golden Room with Khun (Madame) Kay Thai Café (1209 Montrose), with a fast-casual concept and less expensive meals. Supatra, who describes herself as more of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    A Chat with Mike Sammons of 13 Celsius

    Photo by Sarah Rufka​To some, a bartender is just a server with something to lean on. But Mike Sammons is an example of how, with passion and creativity, the job can be so much more. "I started doing this to make money, but I was really good at it because I liked it," he says. "I don't think p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    Why I'd Sleep With The PC Guy Over That Mac Guy Asshole

    I think Apple's "Get a Mac" ad campaign is backfiring.  At least for me.The series of television commercials, which stars a laid back hipster (Justin Long) as the Mac Guy and a pudgy, nerdy schlub (John Hodgman) as the PC Guy, is actually making me hate Macs.  Why?  Well, frankly I fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2007

    Pop Quiz

    A New York Times reporter interviewed a Houston Press reporter for a story that appeared in the NYT yesterday. Which Press reporter was it? a) Craig Malisow, foreskin expert b) Chris Vogel, dancing-naked-men expert c) Rich Connelly, ferret expert d) Robb Walsh, Tex-Mex-cuisine expert If you g ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    July 19, 2007
  • Blogs

    May 18, 2007

    Get Lit: First Assistant, Second Assistant

    Houston's freakily cool spring held me back a bit from starting The First Assistant -- when a paperback has a back-cover blurb saying, "Make sure it is at the very top of your beach bag" (Chicago Tribune), you want to make sure you're saving it for poolside perusal. But a recent spate of sunny, w ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 27, 2006
  • News

    May 25, 2006
  • Film

    July 28, 2005

    Bombs and Bikinis

    Stealth aims low but hits its mark

  • Dining

    October 14, 2004

    Steak and Peanut Butter

    Lemongrass Cafe: A hip Bellaire spot with a hit-or-miss menu

  • Film

    June 17, 2004

    Feels Like 80 Days

    Jackie Chan takes a long trip without going anyplace new

  • Film

    July 10, 2003

    Legend of a Lady

    Suriyothai gives early Thailand an epic identity

  • Dining

    June 1, 2000

    Using Her Noodle

    Liberty's Annie Wong can negotiate a tasty truce among even the most warring ingredients

  • Dining

    November 25, 1999

    A Suburban Gem

    Thai Emerald is a delicate jewel among the neon-lit franchises that scream for attention

  • News

    July 8, 1999
  • News

    June 10, 1999
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    November 26, 1998
  • Dining

    October 10, 1996

    Collage Cuisine

    Crostini mixes a little Italian with a little Thai and a little Texas for food all its own

  • Dining

    May 5, 1994

    Paris, Texas

    Montparnasse, er, Montrose Boulevard gets a civilized new hangout

  • Dining

    March 17, 1994

    Harmonic Convergence

    Vegetarian Thai cooking finds a happy om at the Maharishi's pacifying Heaven on Earth

  • Culture

    March 3, 1994

    Art as Ecstasy

    Three disarming and mesmerizing installations at DiverseWorks

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