A beginner's guide to Vietnamese cuisine.
It was a busy week for openings, so we'll kick things off this Friday with some happy news. Eleven XI, the new restaurant helmed by chef Kevin Bryant, opened this past Tuesday night...and it already has three Yelp reviews. The location at 607 West Gray had to be extensively renovated to turn the f ... More >>
Believe it or not, the average transaction price for new cars is more than $30,000 these days. That's a lot of money. But just because you're on a budget doesn't mean you have to settle for something boring. What you drive says a lot about you, and your average economy car doesn't say much at all. ... More >>
Everybody wants to go retro. From throwback uniforms in professional sports to 80s hipster hairdos, everybody is kicking it old school. Cars are not all that different. Dodge re-invented the Charger, the Volkswagen Beetle got re-issued a few years back and we assume a reset of the El Camino is on th ... More >>
HPDKevin Will: Killed while investigating an accidentA man has been charged with intoxication manslaughter of a peace officer after he drove through a traffic barricade and into a Houston cop who was investigating a traffic accident this morning. Officer Kevin S. Will, 38, was pronounced de ... More >>
Betty White enjoys a Snickers.For someone who watches the biggest television event in America strictly for the breaks, last year was a bummer. Betty White's Snicker's ad, and the Kia commercial featuring a posse of partying toys were two standouts in a year of boring, sexist and outright dumb ... More >>
Our thread on all the favorite things gone from (The) Montrose garnered a lot of great replies, as people remembered a mystical time 10 or 15 years ago when townhomes were not on every block.One caught our eye, not only for its snappy prose style but for its byline: one Mel Sharkskin.It may not r ... More >>
First they came for the driver's licenses. Then they came for the license plates.Now, the DPS's March to Mediocrity continues with...inspection stickers.Texas inspection stickers have been pretty low-key since they've been invented, but no more. Now they will feature a cowboy on a bucking bronco, ... More >>
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An alternative to gasoline-based fuel gains traction in Houston
Apparently so, according to the Legion of the Lost
In the season of sequels and Happy Meal toys, '05 may be a pleasant surprise.
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The insipid Austin Powers is a total waste
Cosmos Cafe is a bar, a restaurant -- and an experience