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  • Blogs

    May 7, 2014

    The Five Best Things to Know When Choosing a Stage Name

    Hello, my name is Jef Rouner, but I've been going by the name of Jef With One F on various Houston stages and in publications since I was 14 years old. It's a pretty good handle that I was happy enough with until a freakin' Bachelorette contestant starting using it too, but for the most part I like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2014

    This Week In Food Blogs: Cobblers, Coffee Ice Cream & Burgers, Oh My!

    Adventures in a New(ish) City: Even though she grew up in Houston, her first visit to The Original Ninfa's on Navigation was two weeks ago. Her and her friends started with the queso (of course!), then she ordered the soft corn shrimp tacos with bacon-wrapped shrimp, shredded Jack cheese and cabbage ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2014

    Johnny Manziel Is in New McDonald's Commercial With LeBron James

    I have no idea what kind of NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel is going to be. I think he's going to be good. Really good. But the fact of the matter is none of us know. Well, if corporate partnerships are any indicator of how good a player is going to be, Manziel is probably going to throw for 5,000 y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2013

    The Turducken Burger & 5 Other Ridiculous Burgers We'd Like To See Become A Reality

    Ever find that it's "simply impossible to settle on one protein to craft a burger?" ...Me neither. But if you have faced that problem, have no fear! Top Chef All-Stars winner Richard Blais and the web channel Tasted have teamed up to solve all of your single-meated-burger problems. The solution " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    5 Fast Food "Secret Menu" Burgers You Probably Shouldn't Try

    Remember the McGangbang? Yeah, sorry...We're sorry we brought it up again, too. But it got us thinking: Surely there have to be other "secret menu" items lurking out there, just waiting to be discovered. And because we live in a sick, sick world, there are. So we dug them up for you, because we'r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2012

    Houston Babylon: The Sad, Murky Demise of Lois Marie Gilbert

    Houston Babylon, the feature that came out yesterday, dissects a few of the creepiest and most chilling events in Houston history. In coming up with four of those tales, we stumbled over many more -- too many to fit the print edition. All this week we'll bring you some extra, online-only stories. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    Foie Gras Bubble Gum and 5 Other Items We Can't Believe Exist

    Ever come up with an innovative, couldn't be more perfect, fan-freaking-tastic idea, only to discover someone's already come up with it? Well, this is the complete opposite... You see, in these cases, we can't seem to wrap our heads around the fact that these items, in real life. It tr ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 4, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012

    No. 1, Korean Braised Goat and Dumplings at Underbelly.

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    5 Chain Food Trucks We Wish Existed

    A few weeks ago, I was riding my bike past an otherwise quiet hotel parking lot on the edge of EaDo when I spotted it: a Taco Bell-branded food truck. The truck was dormant, its driver perhaps holed up in the cheap hotel, and I've yet to see the truck since. I wonder if it was just passing through H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    Boom. Roasted. -- The Monday Morning College Football Roast

    Through the first few weeks of the football season, I had been combining my foremost thoughts and remembrances of the weekend that was in football -- Texans, college, and general NFL -- into the ever popular "4 Winners, 4 Losers" post. However, now we've got three weeks of college football in the b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    Five Fast Food Chicken Dishes We Want Back (Immediately)

    We've already taken a look at the Discontinued Snack Foods that we want back on the shelves, like O'boisies Potato Chips and those creepy little Giggles cookies. Now its time to take a stand and demand that a few fast foods make their way back to the menu board, our hearts, and our guts. And we're s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    Wendy's Tops Burger King as No. 2 Burger Chain in America; BK Fans Furious

    Yesterday, it was announced that for the first time in 43 years, Wendy's had bested Burger King to become the No. 2 burger chain in America (behind perennial No. 1, McDonald's) based on sales alone. The Wall Street Journal reported that "Wendy's had sales of $8.5 billion in 2011, compared with $8.4 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    Lady Gaga's Meat Dress: Top 10 Kinds Of Food To Wear Other Than Beef

    But did she have meat heels?​Among Lady Gaga's costume changes Sunday night at the MTV Video Music Awards, which numbered three or four by our count, one was a dress made of raw beef. Not unlike the meat suit she donned for her Terry Richardson-shot cover of the Japanese Vogue, this one allowe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    Lady Gaga: Other Foods To Wear Onstage Besides Raw Meat

    ​Rocks Off is pretty Lady Gaga-friendly, what with our covering July's concerts at Toyota Center like she was the goddamned Pope or something. For a few weeks there we managed to invoke her name at least once a day somehow. Maybe comparing her to Little Joe Washington was a stretch. Unfortun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    This Week in Deliciousness

    BBQ pit rustlin', eh? Here in Texas, that there's a hangin' offense.​Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we're currently trying to engineer a type of sausage that looks like, tastes like, and has the consistency of soy. Ha ha, wouldn't that be crazy? Nobody says ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Underwhelming Boss

    ​Working class America is mad as hell. Luckily, CBS Corporation has their backs with a hard-hitting new show called Undercover Boss.The concept is the stuff proletariat dreams are made of: the CEO of a (usually) mid-range corporation spends a week "undercover" in his own company, working an assort ... More >>

  • News

    December 25, 2008

    "Nicest Guy" Gets Break

    Still on death row, though

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    What Are You Laughing At? You're Not In The Krystal Burger Hall Of Fame

    There are probably few things in this world that mean immortality more than having your face plastered on the side of a fast-food box. That's what's happening this weekend for Houston's Joey, Robert and Steven Clark when they're inducted into the Krystal burger Hall of Fame. (Krystal burgers are the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2008

    Krystal Hamburgers: The Sliders of the South

    The last time I ate a Krystal hamburger was in my freshman year at UT. There was a Krystal across the street from my off-campus dorm. The place was open 24 hours and I dimly remember stumbling in there while slightly inebriated at three in the morning and stuffing my face. Founded in Chattanooga i ... More >>

  • Film

    June 19, 2008

    Get Smart Redux is a Rare Device

    A TV remake for the big screen that works on its own terms

  • Film

    April 24, 2008

    Harold and Kumar Go to Prison

    The duo get shipped to Gitmo in this forced act two

  • News

    April 3, 2008

    Who's On Deck for the Houston Astros in 2008?

    The Astros' post-Biggio era begins with a lot of unanswered questions, but the biggest one of all is: Just how bad are things going to get?

  • Dining

    February 21, 2008

    Little Bitty Burger Barn

    "It's okay to be little bitty in the big city" is an apt slogan for this new burger joint, where sliders rule