The parking lot of Disco Kroger at the corner of Montrose and Hawthorne has been an ideal vantage point to watch the two-month-long demolition of yet another curious piece of Houston history. While the ten-story building at 3400 Montrose is little more than twisted girders and concrete rubble now, i ... More >>
On February 13 we posted a first look at the just-opened Houston restaurant Fish & the Knife and included the news that New York-based restaurant and hotel designer Tony Chi was involved in the project. As it turns out, he says he wasn't. We had received this information from Samantha Tran, the pub ... More >>
The almost austere, minimalist Fish & the Knife sign on the Westheimer-facing part of the building may be prominent, but it doesn't properly hint at the beauty that awaits inside. And if anything can be said about the Fish & the Knife, which has been under construction since 2010, it is that it is u ... More >>
Eat here before you die.
Ronnie Killen Killen's Steakhouse 2804 South Main, Pearland 281-485-0844 www.killenssteakhouse.com This is the second of a three-part chef chat series. Click here to read part one. As I talked more with Chef Ronnie Killen, a picture emerged of a man who is humble, soft-spoken and sensitive, with ... More >>
Photo by Jeremy ParzenBacon cheeseburger and fries at Whataburger."Sonic, a drive-in chain a based in Oklahoma City," reported The New York Times this week, "added beer and wine to the menu in its new Homestead, Fla., location in July. The addition was based on nearby restaurants' menus, and ... More >>
The Yes Men take on companies using their own tools.
Photo illustration by John Seaborn GrayThe chicken is Photoshopped. The swimsuit, sadly, isn't.Guess what you're missing if you haven't picked up the latest copy of Rolling Stone? Go on, guess. All right, we'll tell you: according to their website, you're missing the lowdown on John Mayer's " ... More >>
We finally have a winner in Rocks Off's photo contest for those Live Nation Club Passports we started giving away back when George W. was president. Not really, but it seems like it. Congratulations to Houston's Mitsy Parsons, whose shot of her with NYC up-and-comer Ryan Star at September's Coll ... More >>
Colorado-bred John Signorelli is executive sous chef at the Remington Restaurant (1919 Briar Oaks Lane), located inside the five-diamond Hotel St. Regis on the West Loop. The Remington was rated one of the top 100 hotel restaurants in America in a 2006 Zagat survey, based on food quality, dé ... More >>
Houston’s favorite wife-beating, medical-license-losing, cocaine-positive-testing dad has done it again: On June 4, a hair plucked from the scalp of “Doctor” Michael Brown tested positive for cocaine, according to Brown’s case file in Judge Bonnie Hellums’ family court. Brown lost his med ... More >>
Priscilla Slade is the biggest gobbler of them all
Souvenir hits the right note — even if its heroine can't
The MFAH showcases autobiographical work by a Houston legend
Larry Gelbart is one of TV's last great writers. So why can't he stay tuned?
You'll meet a creative Aries who will shake up your traditional ideas
Convicted felons Mike and Pat Graham are at it again, trading allegations for favors
When political egos and a basketball star vow to beautify a derelict building next door to Enron Field, what do you get after more than a year? Nothing.
Sempers is dead; long live Al Diwan
Sempers has great food. Marvelous decor. And, alas, a Saturday Night Fever soundtrack.
The man behind Seinfeld moves to the big screen
Chef Tim Keating overcomes the curse of hotel food
Insider deals. Outrageous perks. Exorbitant salaries. No wonder Eddie Webster's taken a permanent vacation from the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau.
A lease is lost, and a pair of lunch spots are found
And he's put his own money behind it. But who's Cameron Frye?
At benjy's, a tasteful restraint is a harbinger of a tasteful meal
Are We Having Fun Yet? Or is it just the jangly buzz of advanced urban stress syndrome?
A hotel concierge claims she was fired because she failed to provide something extra for a special guest
At the Ritz-Carlton's Sunday brunch, every man can be a king -- for a price