Photos by GroovehouseAdam Bryan finishes up his No Bogey Fizz cocktails.Last night's Bourbon Throwdown at Branchwater Tavern was the fifth throwdown -- a casual, Iron Chef-style competition between local chefs -- that the Houston Chowhounds have thrown since June 2009. But far from being a re ... More >>
Erin ZimmerRobb at work. Eating...Our Words must sadly announce that our intrepid food writer Robb Walsh is moving to freelance status.
While he'll no longer be a member of our full-time staff, Walsh pledges to complete his list of 100 favorite Houston dishes for us.
And don't be surprise ... More >>
Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where bullet ballistics tests on cantelopes, melons, pineapples, and all manner of fruitstuffs remain inconclusive but really fun. We started the week off with a study into the greatest Easter candies, and of course, the title went to Pe ... More >>
Watch the above video, and you'll never forget it (trust us). It's called "Robb Walsh Takes Beef 101" -- and he shot it at Texas A&M for a feature story he was writing for the Houston Press, "Not So Clear Cut."
Walsh was just named a finalist in the James Beard Awards for the feature story, alon ... More >>
FabioYesterday Justin explained the nomination process for the James Beard Awards. Today we discuss changes he has implemented and what he does on his days off from work.
Eating Our Words: So four months later, what has changed?
Justin Basye: Haha, my responsibilities! Moving from sous to c ... More >>
FabioStella Stola's opening four months ago in some rough waters. Fast management changes and skeptical critics rocked the grand opening, but then things started to change. Justin Basye came on board as chef de cuisine under Bryan Caswell and brought a positive outlook and solid crew with him ... More >>
Photos by Katharine ShilcuttRobert Del GrandeIf anyone is still under the impression that Houston is trying desperately to play catchup with culinary empires like New York City and Chicago, they only need to look at the 2010 James Beard Award nominations -- released today -- to see that isn't ... More >>
It's hard to beat a leisurely Sunday meal with friends. This week, instead of gathering over eggs, breakfast tacos and pancakes, why not try brunch the Chinese way and head out for dim sum? Literally meaning "to touch your heart," dim sum always brings a variety of dumplings, steamed dishes, and goo ... More >>
Photo by emmiegrnThe Pig Stand, one of Houston's lost restaurants. Read about nine more of the most important restaurant closings of the decade below.1. Maxim's
Maxim's closed in January 2001. It was possibly the most influential restaurant in Houston's culinary history. It was the only upsca ... More >>
Irma's Mexican Restaurant is, according to owner Irma Galvan, "just a little hole in the wall," but its built a reputation that's won her the prestigious James Beard Foundation America's Classic award last year. Galvan spoke to Eating Our Words about her participation in the today's Movies Ho ... More >>
Our very own Robb Walsh will be making a guest appearance on The Michael Berry Show tonight and tomorrow night at 7 p.m., discussing a range of topics so wide that it necessitated two evenings of air time. Michael Berry -- who coincidentally just happened to win Best Local Radi ... More >>