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Tuscany

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2014

    Ex-Yes Singer Jon Anderson: Fond Memories of Houston's "Space Dome"

    When Jon Anderson brings his solo show to Houston Monday, the set list will run the gamut of his career honing in on five decades. The most recognizable songs, of course, will come from his lengthy service as the lead vocalist of Yes -- material like "Long Distance Runaround," "Roundabout," "I've Se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    Sommelier Sean Beck Always Stumps Me at Backstreet Café

    "Anything but Italian!" I exclaim as I find a seat at the bar at Backstreet Café, where Sean Beck curates one of the best by-the-glass wine programs in Houston. I have nothing against Italian wines. In fact, I'm a big fan of Sean's Italian selections. But because Italian wines are my main vinous ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2013

    Antonio Gianola's New Italian Wine Program at Houston Wine Merchant

    It's only been a few short weeks since a handsome Floridian swooped down from the sky and snatched up one of Houston's most beloved wine professionals, Marcy Jimenez. Hers is a tough act to follow: Since moving to Houston in 2005, she was a buyer and floor manager at Houston's only independently ow ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 13, 2012

    Nundini: Straight from the Old Country

    Italian kitchen, still lacking its sea legs, shows real promise.

  • Dining

    June 14, 2012

    Texas Wines: Behind the Cellar Door

    Not all the Texas wine you buy is made from grapes grown in our state. In fact, most of it isn’t.

  • News

    June 9, 2011

    Finding Austin

    The neo city on the hills is a far cry from its cheap pot, cold beer and low-rent former ways.

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Renato De Pirro of Ristorante Cavour

    Photo by Matthew DresdenRistorante Cavour executive chef Renato De Pirro.​Last April, Renato De Pirro took over for David Denis as executive chef at Ristorante Cavour, the jewel box of a restaurant inside Uptown Park's Hotel Granduca. Whereas the Provence-born Denis had turned out sumptuous Fr ... More >>

  • News

    November 12, 2009

    City of Coffee

    Is Houston about to become America's coffee capital?

  • Dining

    September 24, 2009

    Remarkable Rendang

    Don't miss this Chinese restaurant on Bellaire near Highway 6 — just don't order the Chinese food.

  • Dining

    August 13, 2009

    The Scoop

    We all scream for Houston's best ice cream

  • Film

    September 25, 2008

    Very Minor: Miracle at St. Anna

    No matter the run time and budget, Spike Lee's WWII drama is an epic bore

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2006
  • Dining

    October 31, 2002

    Doctoring Dinner

    Trevísio's Alan Ashkinaze

  • Music

    December 27, 2001

    Travail-less Travels

    Putumayo and Rough Guide samplers offer up armchair adventures for jittery Americans

  • Film

    October 29, 1998

    To Die Laughing

    Chaplinesque Life uses humor against Holocaust horrors

  • Calendar

    May 23, 1996

    Beat the Heat!

    1996 Summer Guide

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