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Vienna

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    The Shameless Chef: Shit On a Shingle

    Bonus points if you can guess which ingredients go into the "shit", and which go into the "shingle".​I don't know if the soldiers still eat "chipped beef on toast" in the U.S. military; we'd have to ask Craig Hlavaty, Rocks Off's resident ex-military running dog. However, they used to, with the di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    Health Department Roundup: Single-Service Edition

    Usually the Roundup shines its light on the misdeeds of full-service restaurants, but this time out we reconnoiter the single-service foodscape. These are generally not sit-down restaurants but cheaper grab-n-gos where you aren't expected to tip anyone. These establishments cannot get away with spi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    Chocolate Éclairs and Careme

    Photo by Robb Walsh​The chocolate éclairs at French Riviera Bakery on Chimney Rock are an expensive addiction at $3 a piece. My main purpose in going to the bakery is to purchase the large unsliced farmhouse loaf, which is our house bread. I inevitably also bring home two chocolate éclairs i ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    May 24, 2007
  • Culture

    January 18, 2007

    Belle poque

    For a brief, glorious period, two brothers captured life in Arequipa, Peru

  • Film

    August 17, 2006

    The Illusionist

    Eerie melodrama explores the dark arts in turn-of-the-century Vienna

  • Culture

    June 8, 2006

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critic weighs in on local theater

  • Culture

    June 1, 2006

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critic weighs in on local theater

  • Culture

    May 25, 2006

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    May 18, 2006

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    November 3, 2005

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    May 26, 2005

    He's Got Guts

    Does offal make for awful art?

  • Calendar

    March 17, 2005

    Mazel Tov, Houston

    Finally, a Jewish film festival debuts in the Bayou City

  • Calendar

    February 24, 2005

    Dancing Queen

    The Martha Graham Dance Company defines modern movement

  • Culture

    August 26, 2004

    Season's Greetings

    With summer almost over, the theater scene's heating up

  • Film

    July 8, 2004

    Until the Night

    Delpy and Hawke reteam to ponder love Before Sunset

  • Culture

    October 16, 2003

    Mo' Masterpieces

    Never gone to New York? The MoMA comes to Houston

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003
  • Culture

    July 10, 2003

    Someone's Grandmother

    Artist Fred Wilson targets museums' use of human remains in a thought-provoking exhibit

  • News

    February 20, 2003

    Going Baroque

    Musicians and management of the Houston Symphony battle over a budget that wont stay in the black

  • Culture

    February 6, 2003

    Opera Light

    The Merry Widow has impeccable timing

  • News

    August 1, 2002

    Shore Thing

    Plus: Driving Us Nuts, Cheap Thrills, Gong Wrongs

  • Film

    July 4, 2002

    Rock Me, Again

    A restored Amadeus reveals a truly beautiful mind

  • Culture

    March 14, 2002

    Humor on the Orient Express

    HGO rescues Mozart's Abduction

  • Culture

    November 29, 2001

    Split Personality

    Romance/Romance runs hot, or at least warm, and cold

  • Culture

    February 1, 2001

    Songs in the Key of Life

    Stages' latest production cuts to the essence of music, art and human nature

  • News

    March 9, 2000
  • Dining

    December 3, 1998

    Schmatz Move

    A restaurant aims to conquerHouston with Austrian open-faced sandwiches

  • Calendar

    September 17, 1998

    Night & Day

    September 17 - 23, 1998

  • Culture

    May 14, 1998
  • Calendar

    April 16, 1998

    Night & Day

    April 16 - 22, 1998

  • News

    April 9, 1998

    Rocket Men

    Two starry-eyed entrepreneurs shoot for the moon -- or at least for suborbital space

  • Calendar

    September 18, 1997
  • Film

    March 27, 1997
  • Dining

    March 13, 1997

    Out of Africa

    Near Westwood Mall, a taste of the mother continent is brewing

  • Music

    June 20, 1996
  • Music

    March 28, 1996
  • Music

    February 15, 1996
  • Calendar

    February 15, 1996
  • News

    December 28, 1995
  • Dining

    June 8, 1995

    Unlikely Lunches

    Il Posto and Don Bosco yield different brands of surprise

  • Culture

    May 4, 1995

    Sex Done Dull

    How do you make a Victorian farce a fiasco? By being too obvious.

  • Culture

    April 27, 1995

    For Strauss Lovers Only

    Der Rosenkavalier will delight the faithful, but won't win any converts

  • Film

    January 26, 1995

    Slack time

    Before Sunrise is something new from Richard Linklater -- a failure

  • Calendar

    July 28, 1994
  • Dining

    June 2, 1994
  • Music

    February 3, 1994

    English Renaissance

    Houston jazz keyboardist Paul English releases Beauty

  • Calendar

    January 20, 1994
  • Dining

    December 16, 1993

    Reassuringly Swiss

    The Swiss Inn dispenses conservative verities and the mother of all chicken-fried steaks

  • Dining

    December 9, 1993

    Cuisine des Beaux Arts

    Cafe Artiste offers culinary masterpieces within a Cajun aesthetic

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