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Thailand

  • Dining

    June 26, 2014

    Chic, Upscale and Authentic Thai at Songkran Thai Kitchen

    Every now and then it'll surprise you.

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes 2013-2014: No. 24, Som Tam at Vieng Thai

    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 person ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    100 Favorite Dishes 2013: No. 71, Lazy Lane Frites at Brasserie 19

    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

    October 29, 2013

    100 Favorite Dishes 2013: No. 76, The Heights Burger at Gratifi

    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

    October 23, 2013

    100 Favorite Dishes 2013: No. 77, Lamb Lollipops at Américas

    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

    October 21, 2013

    Global Slavery and the Long Line at the Grocery Store

    When most Americans think of slavery, their minds almost immediately revert to the Civil War and the antebellum South. Slavery is a vestige of the past to us. However, as the 2013 Global Slavery Index sadly shows, slavery is still very real to people all over the world. There are nearly 30 million ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2013

    100 Favorite Dishes 2013: No. 83, Lobster Roll at Maine-ly Sandwiches

    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 >>

  • Dining

    September 19, 2013

    First Look at Morton's Grille

    The more casual sister of Morton's the Steakhouse.

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2013

    100 Favorite Dishes 2013: No. 86, Ham, Egg & Cheese Crepe at Melange Creperie

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    Chef Chat, Part 3: Jean-Philippe Gaston of Cove Takes Us on a Trip Around the World

    This week, we've been talking to Jean-Philippe Gaston of Cove, one of those under-the-radar chefs who likes to let his work speak for itself. Before we start our tasting, I notice his shelf full of cookbooks. Gaston pulls one down from the pile, the gold macrame- colored binding slightly ripped. He ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    Austin Noodle House Owner Flips Out on Facebook Over Sandy Hook Tragedy, Ultimately Apologizes and Goes to Church

    The owner of the Thai Noodle House is in hot tom yum gai after he dropped some particularly heinous statements about the Sandy Hook shooting on his Facebook page. Eddie Nimibutr's rant about how no one cares about minorities being shot has made national headlines and the backlash has caused him to d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2012

    HPD's New Uniforms: We Help Them With Some Ideas (You're Welcome)

    The seasons change, we spirit away our summer digs for some fall threads, and the Houston police are also mulling a change of dress. It's time for a uniform change. But they're as tight-lipped on the matter as Gucci planning its spring wear. This reticence may be related to the fact that Sergeant St ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    What Was That Dish on That Show I Saw? There's an App for That

    You're in Las Vegas, and it's dinner time. Sure, there are hundreds of hotel restaurants you could try -- some of them even worth it -- but you are remembering a restaurant you saw on the Food Network. It was on The Best Thing I Ever Ate, and it was about a Chinese place with a very spicy dish that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Go Way Out to Eat: 5 Favorite Dining Destinations

    Food & Wine magazine recently featured a series of articles on culinary destinations, or "...the world's best food pilgrimages," as they put it. While it was indeed interesting, I must say that places like Bangkok, Rome and India are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to food travels. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    Don't Eat That: A List of Foods to Avoid

    This is my close friend Jamie from Hackney, East London, and he will eat anything you put in front of him. Whole, raw jalapenos and Thai chiles, dubious Asian convenience store sandwiches at 3 am -- whatever it is, it doesn't bother him. He once showed me a video from Thailand of him eating ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Invasive Black Tiger Shrimp On the Rise in the Gulf of Mexico

    Black tiger shrimp are monsters, the kind of creatures that make you think that maybe "jumbo shrimp" isn't such an oxymoron after all. The distinctive black-and-orange-striped shrimp can grow to more than a foot in length and over a pound in weight. And according to the Galveston Daily News, they're ... More >>

  • Articles

    December 22, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 20, 2011

    Save Yourself: The 10 Worst Online Retailers

    Ads like this are the only reason to visit AmericanApparel.com...if you like that sort of thing​It's frustrating enough to shop for friends and family members during the holidays. Do I get my 80-year-old aunt a gift card to Kroger or H-E-B? Decisions, decisions. Unfortunately, some online mer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Ingredient of the Week: Thai Basil

    Photo by John SuhThai basil in our garden​A few weeks ago, we featured Genovese basil, a staple of Italian cuisine, as the Ingredient of the Week. This week, we're highlighting Thai basil, a key ingredient in not just Thai food but many other southeast Asian dishes. What is it? Native to so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    Tuesday, August 9, 2011 Deals of the Day

    ​Today's VOICE Daily Deal from the Houston Press is good for 50 percent off ($20 for $40) authentic Thai cuisine at Bangkok Chef. You'll find Thailand in the middle of Downtown Houston with Thai classics including noodles, fried rice, curry, seafood, duck specialties and vegetarian options all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Ethnic and Geopolitical Culinary Stereotypes as Expressed Through Google; Or, Why Do White People Eat Breakfast?

    Yes, this exact thing is taking place in Thailand right now. Except not really.​The interesting thing about Google is that we ask it the kind of deeply intimate questions that we would never ask another human being, even a friend or loved one. Embarrassing questions; compromising questions; da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    Jesse Dayton's "Fans": Singer Is "Faggy," "Douchebag"

    ​Jesse Dayton is learning the joys of Facebook. The ex-Houston honky-tonker and Rob Zombie rockabilly muse, who plays the Armadillo Palace February 26 and Conroe's Texas Independence Day Festival March 5, took to YouTube Tuesday to explain why he had to start a new fan page. Not only had his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    10 Trivia Pursuit Questions Whose Answers Have Changed Since 1982: Can You Get Them?

    Your old answers are WRONG, grandpa​You may be playing board games as a way to ease through the holidays with family and friends. Back in 1982, everyone was playing Trivia Pursuit. Everyone. Some of the answers back then, of course, are no longer valid. And there are people who track this. C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Ten Songs Worse Than A TSA Pat-Down

    ​Today is the biggest travel day in the United States, according to the airlines. That means many of you will be experiencing for the first time the intrusive X-rays or demeaning pat-downs handed out by TSA as part of their new "You Assholes Don't Have to Fly, You Know" business strategy. Kee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Lauren McCabe, Young & Recessioned: Three Jobs At A Time

    ​Today's installment of Young & Recessioned features Lauren McCabe, a 25-year-old living in New Orleans who went from being unemployed to teaching how not to do it. I went to school at Columbia in New York City. I didn't have any idea what I wanted to do. And even people who say they do, ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 28, 2010

    Elizabeth Gilbert

    Eat, write, and write some more

  • News

    September 3, 2009

    The Burmese Come to Houston

    Get in, get out. Refugees have a shrinking window of support until it's time to fend for themselves.

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    The Number Of Burmese Refugees Will Just Keep Growing

    ​A new stream of refugees began flowing out of Burma (or Myanmar) last month. Burmese troops broke a 20-year cease-fire with ethnic groups in the country's northeastern Shan region, causing an estimated 30,000 to flee across the border and into China.The fighting is part of a trend toward more vio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2009

    $13 at Asia Market

    Photo by Mike Giglio​ Where: Asia Market, 1010 W Cavalcade St., 713-863-7074 What $13 gets you: Thai food should leave you full, refreshed and feeling like you got way more than you paid for. Thirteen bucks at Asia Market gets you clear sinuses and more than enough food for two. Best served ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 9, 2009

    New Leaf

    Banana Leaf begs the question: Why aren't there more Malaysian restaurants in Houston?

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2008

    UH Prof, Mia Farrow Tour Third World

    Jody Williams, a professor at UH's Graduate College of Social Work, is having quite the summer. She's touring Thailand, Ethiopia, Sudan and Chad (one luxurious resort after the other!) as part of a Nobel Women's Initiative peace delegation. Thanks to heavy support work by people at UH, the delegat ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 21, 2008
  • Dining

    December 27, 2007

    Thai Café

    One of the oldest Thai restaurants in town is also one of the most consistent

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2007

    Get Lit: Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 of the World’s Greatest Trips, by National Geographic

    Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 of the World’s Greatest Trips, by National Geographic, is a husky 400-page to-do list that includes 400-color photographs and sells for $40. The first word that comes to mind when opening the spine of this baby is stately. All Geographic books are that. For the wande ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    January 18, 2007
  • Dining

    November 23, 2006

    Thai Hot Hubris

    Like your Thai food hot? Be careful what you wish for!

  • Dining

    August 10, 2006

    Some Like It Hot

    And they could be in for mild disappointment at Nidda Thai

  • Calendar

    September 8, 2005

    Stylish Scavenging

    Troll for art at the Downtown Stomp Around

  • Calendar

    April 15, 2004

    Thai One On

    The International Festival spices up Reliant Park

  • Dining

    November 27, 2003

    Stinky Food

    The fermented tofu at Taiwanese Cuisine makes even our fearless food critic gag

  • News

    January 16, 2003

    Nice, Nice Baby

    The holiday spirit lingers on in the Chron

  • News

    February 24, 2000
  • Dining

    March 25, 1999
  • News

    March 25, 1999
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    November 12, 1998
  • Dining

    April 23, 1998
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    January 16, 1997
  • Culture

    July 4, 1996

    Crossed Cultures

    Is "A" for Asia, America -- or both?

  • Dining

    March 24, 1994
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