Vieux Carre

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2014

    Celebrate Mardi Gras With These New Orleans (Inspired) Drinks

    El Big Bad bartender Sheridan Fay knows a lot about Mardi Gras. She grew up in New Orleans and remembers serving as royalty in one of the many parades in town, then racing across town to see a different parade. There was lots of food ("My family always brought fried chicken") lots of revelry ("My un ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2014

    The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Chicken & Waffles and Chili in Galveston

    Food Truck Friday @ Houston Press Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 2603 La Branch It's that time of week again -- Food Truck Friday! And this time St. John's Fire food truck will be rolling into the parking lot outside the Houston Press office. Come get your spice on with St. John's signature fiery items, su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    Comment of the Day

    ​In the comments of Nick Hall's post on a whiskey class at Anvil, Bobby Heugel mentioned that there are plenty of bars and restaurants around town also deserving of acclaim. Asked by another commenter to elaborate, he did, and it's a pretty good list: I'm done after this because I don't usua ... More >>

  • News

    January 6, 2011

    Don't Kill the Messengers

    How bike couriers plan to survive the internet age.

  • Dining

    October 7, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Stirred & Shaken: Grand Prize's Vieux Carre

    Troy Fields​Compared to other big cities, Houston does not have a hipster problem - if you feel otherwise, either your definition is too broad or you just got off a Greyhound from somewhere like Odessa. Still, when neighborhood sports bar Ernie's closed and news broke that slightly more polish ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Bobby Heugel's Weekly Cocktail: The Kangaroo Cocktail

    ​The Kangaroo Cocktail is among the most popular cocktails in America; however, it is rarely called by this proper name, which originated when vodka was first being imported. Instead, it is confused with other names and terms and is frequently grouped with adjectives like "dirty" and "bruised. ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 25, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 23, 2010

    Bobby Heugel's Weekly Cocktail: The Vieux Carre

    ​People often ask bartenders what their favorite cocktail is, but a good bartender draw out patrons to find out what they like. Still, if there was ever a time for one cocktail to be noted above others, it would be now - following the Saints' Super Bowl victory, Mardi Gras, and the ongoing nationw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2008

    Houston Circa 2001, Courtesy Of Google

    In honor of its 10th birthday, Google has made available its January 2001 index, the oldest available. Let’s see what the Mighty Google can tell us about the H-Town and world of 2K1. (Many of the links are now dead, but if you click “View old version on the Internet archive"? you’ll have bet ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 22, 2007

    Stage Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Music

    September 8, 2005

    My Darlin' New Orleans

    What hath God wrought?

  • Dining

    November 19, 1998

    Bayou Moderne

    With Gregory's, chef Greg Webb has the restaurant he deserves.