Triple A's

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2013

    Houston Mayoral Candidates Talk Food Trucks, Their Go-To Lunch Spots, and Cooking At Home

    In one of the great election movies of our time, Wag the Dog, CIA agent Mr. Young gives some helpful advice about food: "There are two things I know to be true. There's no difference between good flan and bad flan, and there is no war." OK, maybe it was more about war than food. And there's definit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    Food Fight: Battle Chicken Fried Steak

    Photos by Katharine Shilcutt A contentious battle if there ever was one... Chicken fried steak (or CFS, for short) is up there in the great pantheon of Texas foods alongside cheese enchiladas, brisket and chili. But just because a food is inherently Texan doesn't mean you can always find i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    Chicken Fried Steak With a Side of Kiss My Grits

    When I suggested to a friend and fellow food blogger (Food in Houston) that we eat lunch in the Heights -- his old stomping grounds -- he sent me an impressively detailed list of candidate restaurants. The usuals were there -- Bedford, Shade, Dry Creek Cafe. All worthy selections. But it was the las ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 5, 2001

    The Inkblot Test

    Do you prefer old greasy diners? Or imitations of old greasy dinners?

  • Dining

    July 24, 1997

    Simple Delight

    At the Triple A, the food lives up to the rating in the name