Timmy Chan

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2014

    The Five Best Underrated Fried Chickens (According to You)

    Y'all Facebooked and Tweeted your little hearts out about fried chicken and for that, we thank you! It was a tight race, with Spanish Village and Jones Fried Chicken just barely missing out on the top 5. And though reader Deborah Swanson was campaigning for her "mama's" fried chicken, she just did ... More >>

  • Music

    April 17, 2014

    Vaughaligan Walwyn Is Using Hip-Hop to Spread the Good Word

    Onetime Houston MC Von Won reinvents himself as the city's premier hip-hop pastor.

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2014

    Houston's Biggest Rap Stars Help Local Pastor Take the Gospel to the Hood

    There are a lot of pastors in Houston. Very, very few of them can rap. And only one of them is releasing an album this week featuring guest verses by Scarface, Bun B, Z-Ro, Paul Wall and Propain. That would be Vaughaligan Walwyn, a married father of four and the pastor of Legacy Church, a 300-membe ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 19, 2013

    Good Deeds: Volunteer Time and Food

    Show you care this holiday season.

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2013

    Top Ten Houston Culinary Scandals of 2013: Lawsuits, Rude Restaurant Staff, and Rats

    As the year comes to a close, we're taking some time to look back fondly on some of our favorite memories from the past 12 months. There were wonderful meals, exciting openings and heartwarming stories from some of our best chefs. And then there were all the scandals, the shocking revelations, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Timmy Chan's Sues Facebook, Go Daddy and Houston Hip Hop News Over "Rat Fetus" Photo

    According to a lawsuit filed on April 25, Houston restaurant chain Timmy Chan's lost 80 percent of its business after a photo of a rat fetus in a dish of fried rice was posted to Houston Hip Hop News's Facebook page. Although Houston Hip Hop News claimed that the rat was found in a Timmy Chan's ord ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    PSA: This Rat Fetus Was Not Found in Timmy Chan's Fried Rice

    The Original Timmy Chan's on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard (a.k.a. Timmy Chan's Chicken & Rice) may have only been inspected by the City of Houston Health Department once since November 2010, but that inspection didn't turn up anything that we'd call remotely offensive. And that Timmy Chan's on M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Will Long.Live.A$AP Be the Biggest Houston Rap Album of 2013?

    There are a few things you should know about A$AP Rocky. He's a pretty motherfucker. His new album, Long.Live.A$AP, is at the top of the charts. And it might turn out to be the biggest Houston rap album of the year. Except that it's not really a Houston rap record at all, of course. A$AP Rocky is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    This Week In Houston Rap Videos IV: The Love H-Town Edition

    Ah, rappers and music videos. Some are vehicles for self-promotion, others are tools used to promote a message, a gaggle of asses or some good ol' wholesome debauchery. In the case of the Houston rap class, music videos are always eye opening glimpses into the future, either telling what a talent co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Health Department Roundup

    Convicted child molester, wings and rice connoisseur ​Today we're covering everything from a hotel that caters to the 1 percent, or those who likely aspire to be in that class, to a fast food chain that caters to 100 percent of people who like wings and rice. Probably a good 25 percent of thos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    Eat It: Houston Rappers Love to Write Songs About Eating

    Photo by Chase Steely ​One thing Houston rappers are proficient in-besides rapping great-is eating well. Many of the more influential artists were/are big and fat: Fat Pat, Big Pokey, Big Moe, Big HAWK, Big Mello, and Big Steve. Even DJ Screw was a husky man. That's not to say that their wei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    Which Houston Rappers Deserve Their Own Streets?

    The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place - lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good - so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Have something you always wanted to ask a rapper? Email ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    If Executed, What Are Your Last Words And Last Meal?

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Every Monday, Rocks Off will have some of them here discussing issues relevant to their culture. Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray​This Week's Panel: Bun B, Yung Redd, D-Risha, hasHBrown, Kyle Hubbard, Z-Ro, Kiotti Not Invited: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2010

    #1 Chicken Rice & Seafood

    ​There's one in every neighborhood: a restaurant that you pass by almost every day and think to yourself, "One of these days, I've got to try that place." But you never do. I'm not talking about famous restaurants you haven't visited; I'm talking about the kind of place that nobody talks about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Health Dept. Report

    ​Last week was another light one for city health inspectors, who seemed mainly to nab the low-hanging fruit of their profession: chains and Chinese eateries with odd names. Subway (at 11936 Bellaire) was closed after an October 3 inspection found paperwork troubles and insect traps that thre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2007
  • News

    March 22, 2007

    Houston Hip-Hop

    Mike Watts and his stable of northside rappers take a southside legend's style to the masses

  • Music

    November 23, 2006

    H-Town Mixtape Part II

    More Songs About Houston

  • News

    August 10, 2006

    The Orange Show

    Spain Colored Orange takes home four Press Music Awards

  • Music

    March 9, 2006

    Fat Beats

    The real reason Houston stays near the top of the chunkiest-city charts

  • Music

    November 17, 2005

    On Da Lingo, Part II

    Confused by what all our hometown rappers are talking about? We’re here to help.