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  • Blogs

    August 18, 2014

    DJ Mustard's Hyper-Branded Ratchet Turns Up House Beyoncé Built

    Type the words "post-superproducer" into Google (go ahead...just come back) and the first name you're likely to see is that of the ubiquitous DJ Mustard. While he's been the engineer of the type of music that makes the classiest girls twerk something, Mustard has also been a key ingredient for today ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2013

    Up All Night to Get Lucky With Bun B, Fat Tony, Riff Raff, Nosaprise, Red Bull...

    Saturday night, the eyes of the world were on Houston. The North American Finals of Red Bull's BC One B-Boy competition was taking place at Warehouse Live. As hundreds packed in to the venue, tens of thousands watched the livestream online. Just south of the city, in a graffiti mecca known as The K ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2013

    Do These Logos Look Familiar? 6 Brands With Variant Names

    Whether it's for legal purposes, local recognition or because pancakes are just damn tasty-sounding, check out these brands that may have a different name depending on where you find them:

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    Garden & Gun Recognizes Houston In Its Latest [and Largest] Issue

    When I attended the James Beard awards ceremony earlier this year in New York City, I found myself sandwiched between Maggie Kennedy and Robb Walsh at the dinner table. Kennedy is the photography director for Garden & Gun, while Walsh has been known to contribute articles to the Southern lifestyle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    SXSW Tour Diary: The Nice Guys

    The Nice GuysThe Nice Guys at Cream Vintage.​Rocks Off is asking a handful of Houston artists to write about their experiences performing at SXSW. Day 1 of SXSW went pretty well, we got on the road to ATX at about 9 a.m. The moment we arrived in Austin we were busy, went straight to the conve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    For Rappers, How Commercial Is Too Commercial?

    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. Something you always wanted to ask a rapper? Email ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 18, 2010

    "Exotic" Ethiopian

    You eat it with your fingers, yes. But the vibrant cuisine at Sheba Cafe isn't so unfamiliar.

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    Where Are We Drinking?

    A tall, cold glass of green tea sometimes hits the spot in the summer heat better than a glass of iced Lipton. Does the setup below look familiar to you? Think you know where we're drinking this week? ​Leave your best guess in the comments section below.

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Sundae Sundays: Ben & Jerry's

    ​Ben & Jerry's has held a special place in my heart ever since I visited its factory and one particularly generous scooper let me have, like, 1,000 free samples. I generally find the flavors pleasing and inventive, with great chunk-to-ice cream ratios (no hunting around for peanut butter cups ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    $2.99 Southern Point Wine from...Walgreens

    ​It's called Southern Point, retails for $2.99, and you can only get it at Walgreens. Oh, and it's as good as any $10 to $12 wine in recent memory. Yes, Walgreens. America's largest retail drugstore brought wine and beer back to its shelves earlier this year, ending a nearly 15-year sales b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Beef and Barley Soup with Bovril

    Beef soup always tastes better with a dash of Bovril liquid beef bouillon added. So do beef stews and beef gravies. Legend has it that Bovril was invented because Napolean III needed to feed his army during the war with Prussia. So he ordered an enormous quantity of canned beef from a Scotsman named ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2008

    The Egg & I

    At the newly refurbished shopping center on Memorial and Kirkwood that was once anchored by Hungry's and the slightly shady Russian food store, Moscow Market, a change has taken place.  This same change is pervading all of west Houston, as 1960s-era strip malls up and down Memorial are sha ... More >>

  • News

    October 12, 2006

    Tears of a Klown

    A fight over signs gets nasty

  • News

    September 9, 2004

    Clash Course

    Warriors of the right take their battle against the left to the streets of New York

  • Dining

    July 9, 1998

    Down-Home Delights

    Meat loaf with Lipton soup! And other mom-food pleasures at the Heart and Soul Cafe

  • Music

    July 2, 1998

    Wild Man Blues

    Hasil Adkins drinks too much, screws too much and rocks too much