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    June 24, 2014

    Zapruder Analysis Of Douchy Bro Driving Motorcycle Into Swimming Pool

    "We're going to a party!" Webster's defines the word party as a "social gathering of invited guests, typically involving eating, drinking, and entertainment." That sounds like fun, right? Like enjoyment is kind of baked into the "party" experience? Hell, the definition of the verb form of the wor ... More >>

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    November 20, 2013

    Rest of the Best 2013: Top Ten Ice Cream Spots

    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 seve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2012

    New Calorie-Displaying Soda Vending Machines: 5 Reasons Why they Won't Significantly Aid America's Obesity

    There's just no getting around it: Americans have a love affair with soft drinks. Dr Pepper, Sprite, Coke, Pepsi, Fanta - you name it, we love it. It's a soft drink love fest -- until we remember all the calories that soft drinks contain, and the fact that those sugar- and calorie-filled beverages p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    National Ice Cream Soda Day: 5 Unique Ice Cream Sodas

    Soda fountains are not as popular today as they were in the 1950s or '60s, but who doesn't love a good, old ice cream float? Creamy and sweet ice cream dunked into a fizzy and bubbly soda satisfy any sugary craving. Tomorrow, June 30, is National Ice Cream Soda Day, so here are five unique ice cre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    This Week in Deliciousness

    PRO TIP: Never trust these things. Never ever.​Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we've filled a vacationing co-worker's cubicle with gummi bears. Ah, delicious whimsy! Good thing it's cooled off a little; last time we tried this back in July, she came back to a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    Odd Pair: Top 5 Wines to Pair with Pizza

    ​Above: "Pizza al Trancio" (Pizza by the Slice) in Rome, paired with Coca Cola. Here in the U.S., we don't think of it as an "odd pair." But in Italy, homeland of pizza and a country where wine is considered an essential element of healthy dining, pizza and wine are rarely if ever paired. Do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    Odd Pair: What Wine Do You Serve with Doritos?

    ​When asked what factors had shaped his palate and his wine collection when he first began collecting fine wine, rockstar (literally, not just figuratively) and winemaker Maynard James Keenan answered: "Mountain Dew and Doritos. Like most American kids, that's what I grew up on." This was a fe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2011

    Super Bowl XLV: Livebloggin' the Commercials!

    Betty White enjoys a Snickers.​For someone who watches the biggest television event in America strictly for the breaks, last year was a bummer. Betty White's Snicker's ad, and the Kia commercial featuring a posse of partying toys were two standouts in a year of boring, sexist and outright dumb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    A Twist on Tailgating

    ​There's no denying that Texas stands out from the rest of the 50 states in size, shape and personality. We're an inherently proud and individualistic people. I often demonstrated this during a time when I worked with a group of people from more than 22 countries. In a simplistic way of catego ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Urban Food Legends - Part I: Deadly Pop Rocks, Undead Twinkies and Corrosive Coca-Cola

    They didn't blow up Mikey and they won't kill you either.​It would be convenient to say that urban legends and myths can be traced back to some shred of a fact, but the disturbing truth is that some, especially the more entertaining rumors, appear to have no real logical foundation whatsoever ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Sailing Away With Songs Of The Caribbean

    ​A couple of years ago She Said was in Oslo, Norway, where she saw an exhibit by artist Tacita Dean chronicling the mysterious voyage of Donald Crowhurst. Dean found and photographed the Teignmouth Electron, the boat Crowhurst apparently abandoned, and collected newspaper articles from the circum ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    A Man's Meal at The Rockwood Room

    Photos by Katharine Shilcutt​Rumors have been swirling for weeks of The Rockwood Room's imminent demise. Yet a dinner at the swanky, Rat Pack-y joint on Wednesday night left me not only curious about the basis of these rumors, but also pleased by a meal fit for Frank Sinatra. The first time I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Top 5 Cheesiest Soft Drink Commercials

    Coca-Cola Hilltop Commercial Thirty years ago, Coca-Cola imagined itself as the arbiter of world peace. Let's just buy the world a Coke and everything will be hunky-dory. Today, America is often despised as a "Coca-Cola" culture, and Coke itself is blamed for the skyrocketing rates of obesity and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    Houston's Top Ten Taco Trucks

    Photo by Robb WalshThe taco truck is a revered and venerable institution in Houston, enjoyed by day laborers and lawyers alike. Whether grabbing breakfast tacos in the morning, a quick lunch while you stand in the shade of the truck or enjoying a weekend picnic-style lunch outside a farmers' market ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 14, 2008

    Houston Turns Back to Tap Water

    That stuff flowing from the faucet is safe, cheap and environmental

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    December 19, 2007
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    August 11, 2007
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    February 13, 2007

    Re: The Curious Incident of the Frog Head in the Diet Coke

    Photos by Monica Fuentes Shepherd resident Mario Lopez dropped by the Houston Press offices today to show us the now infamous bottle of Diet Coke in which he says he found a frog's head. First things first: We'd like to apologize for our snark in this post. We had no idea how freakin' difficul ... More >>

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    December 28, 2006



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    June 8, 2006
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    May 19, 2005

    Sugar Coated

    This Baylor medical "expert" cashed in on infomercials. Now he's showing how things go better with Coke.

  • Calendar

    April 22, 2004

    Feeling a Draft

    Football season never ends

  • Music

    October 9, 2003

    Claire Holley

    Friday, October 10

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    August 28, 2003

    Can I Get a Witnes?

    DJ Witnes hosts a new hip-hop show on KPFT

  • Music

    October 11, 2001

    Angola Bound

    The Neville Brothers have toiled long and hard to win freedom from prisons of the body and mind.

  • Music

    April 20, 2000

    Local Rotation

    Jody Hughes -- Japanic

  • News

    May 27, 1999

    Let the Games Begin

    A lack of lodging. Snarled transportation. Searing summer heat. No matter. Houston boosters say the Bayou City will be unbeatable in the bidding for the 2012 Olympics.

  • Calendar

    December 31, 1998

    Night & Day

    December 31, 1998 - January 6, 1999

  • News

    December 17, 1998

    Carbonated Cash

    Drink up, kids. Keep those soda dollars coming.

  • News

    January 23, 1997
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    August 17, 1995

    Houston's Housing

    For years, the city has been promising housing for the poor. But those promises have been trampled by politics and a desire for quick profits.

  • Music

    March 2, 1995