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    June 11, 2014

    Dad Deserves Brunch Too; 5 Father's Day Dishes w/ Bacon & Bourbon

    Father's Day is right around the corner (no really, it's this Sunday). In case you forgot (again, you jerk), we're sharing five swoon-worthy bacon and bourbon brunch dishes that would make any dad forget he has such shitty children. From bacon candy to a bacon-infused bourbon cocktail, here they a ... More >>

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    May 15, 2014

    BrewFest is Upon Us! Start Hydrating NOW!

    The Third Annual Houston Press BrewFest is back this Saturday, May 17 from 2 to 7 p.m., and we've got your final brewery list and music lineup right here! General admission tickets are currently $35, and VIP tickets are $60. Ticket prices go up $10 if you wait to buy them at the door, so go online ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    Get Your Early Bird Tickets for Houston Press BrewFest NOW!

    Don't wait! Houston Press BrewFest is back once again on Saturday, May 17 from 2 to 7 p.m., and now through May 4 at 11:59 p.m., tickets are only $30 for general admission and $55 for VIP. BrewFest is a biannual event held at Silver Street Station and celebrating all things craft beer. Every year, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2014

    Upcoming Events: Lunar New Year Celebrations & Last-Minute Valentine Cupcakes

    Chinese New Year celebrations are under way and there will be a bunch of parties, dinners and events around town during the next few weeks. But, one of the most exciting events will take place at Boheme Cafe and Wine Bar during Happy Hour. The Asia Society of Young Professionals - Texas invites you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2014

    Woodlands Market Hubbell & Hudson to Close

    A beloved market in the Woodlands will soon leave residents without nearby access to dry-aged beef, farm-to-market produce and cooking classes -- at least until Whole Foods opens there in 2015. Hubbell & Hudson market and cooking school will be closing, reported CultureMap's Eric Sandler, after rum ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    2013 Fall Produce Guide: What To Buy & When To Buy It

    Say goodbye to summer squash, watermelon, tomatoes and cucumbers, and say hello to pumpkins, winter squash, citrus and dark leafy greens. Fall is here, and that means it's time to begin using season-appropriate fruits and vegetables. As Houstonians we are fortunate, because there's a lot of great ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2013

    Upcoming Events: Complimentary Cocktails and Empty Bowls

    Quattro is continuing its popular pre-concert dinner series with special menus coming up for both the Rihanna performance on April 15 and the Carrie Underwood show on April 23 - both at the Toyota Center, which is only a couple of short blocks away. The award-winning Italian restaurant inside the F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2013

    I'm in the Market...for a Massage?

    Perhaps because I don't shop regularly at Whole Foods Market, I only just noticed that in addition to a juice/java bar, a woefully small parking lot and an amazing selection of yogurt, they also have an on-site massage therapist. Which is genius, I think, because grocery shopping, at least for me, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2013

    Sneak Peek at the New Whole Foods Market in Katy, Opening Wednesday...with Growlers of Wine To-Go

    Texas grocer Whole Foods Market is in full prep mode as it prepares to open its newest location at Grand Parkway and Fry Road in Katy. With plenty of features exclusive to the location, the new store was designed from the ground up as a unique Whole Foods experience tailor-made for the Katy area. W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    Tales From Aisle 14: Grocery Shopping for the Non-Cook

    I spent six years living in New York City, eating every meal except breakfast Cheerios out and about on the wide streets of Manhattan. During that time, cooking seemed like a quaint idea in the face of all of New York's world-renowned, and hole-in-the-wall, eateries. Cooking. Cute, but unrealistic. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2012

    A Totally Biased Supermarket Ranking

    Within this past week, I've had occasion to visit the supermarket four times at three different stores. While each store offers its own distinct pros and cons, I can't help imagining my own perfect, ideal supermarket experience. There would be a large, open space with smaller sections therein. Th ... More >>

  • Music

    February 23, 2012

    Beautiful Strangers

    A bar in a grocery store? You read that right.

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    10 Thanksgiving Wines (That We Actually Drink)

    Photos by Jeremy Parzen.Dolcetto can deliver character without overwhelming the palate or breaking the bank.​Yes, folks, it's that predictable time of year when everyone posts their Thanksgiving wine recommendations. Among the literally hundreds of blogs and feeds that I follow, one of my favo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Where Are We Drinking?

    Here's a slightly different Where Are We Drinking for this week, in celebration of the upcoming Houston Beer Week and all of its fantastic festivities. The growler in question below arguably came from Whole Foods -- but what's inside? Here are your hints: It's a local beer with a punny name that bel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Ingredient of the Week: Green Asparagus

    Photo by John SuhAsparagus: good for health, bad for diuretic smell​What is it? A spring vegetable that dates back to 3000 BC with the Egyptians, it was ingested as a vegetable and a diuretic medicine. Because they turn woody as they mature, only the young shoots are eaten. They are a good ... More >>

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    June 28, 2011

    Wine of the Week: A Bordeaux White

    ​Winemaker Hervé Dubourdieu is widely recognized as one of the great producers of Sauternes, the "noble rot" dried-grape wine of Bordeaux, where grape growers let the fungus botrytis grow on their late-harvest fruit, thus desiccating the berries and concentrating their sugar and flavors. Bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    Who Needs a Pizza Oven When You Have a Grill?

    ​I love pizza of all varieties: Chicago-style, New York slices, mass-market chains and local Houston joints. But my favorite pizza is homemade, because it's fun to do. Baking a pizza in the oven intimidates me, probably because my oven sucks and my air conditioner sucks. (Anyone wanna buy m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Take Your Dog To Work Day: 11 Oh-So-Cute Photos Of Dogs Dressed For The Job

    Tomorrow is Take Your Dog to Work Day, which also could be called Annoy Your Co-Workers Day, but we're sure it's fun for the pets and their owners. Some people don't just take their dogs to work; they dress them for the job. And take pictures of them. And post them on the internet, which is where w ... More >>

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    June 20, 2011

    Whole Foods Joins the Party in Montrose, Brings Booze

    The 32 foot beer cooler at the new Whole Foods Market in Montrose​I live in Montrose, and I am a big fan of Disco Kroger. The infatuation began almost four years ago, on the very first night I moved into the area. It was after 1 a.m. on a Saturday and I had an apartment full of boxes and only ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Comment of the Day

    ​Today Katharine Shilcutt reported that Trader Joes is coming to Houston. Some commenters were "meh," but others were excited, like Et: Mark my words - Trader Joes will eventually dominate shopping scene. Pound for pound, there is no better store. High quality, unique items and EXTREMELY reas ... More >>

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    April 6, 2011

    Whole Foods Now Hiring 300 Houston Workers

    This guy either already works there, or will be applying. ​Anarcho-socialist free range green organic vegan gluten-free hippie liberal commie pinko grocery chain Whole Foods has announced that they're hiring 300 (or so) workers in the Houston area. And we have a totally legit Whole Foods job ... More >>

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    March 18, 2011

    Shiftwork Bites: Tagine

    Photo by Nicholas L. HallPork sausage tagine with dried apricots and pistachios​I love dishes that do double duty. I'm not talking about something you make once and eat twice, repurposing left-overs into an entirely new dish. I'm talking about dishes that are also dishes. You know, like how "c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Stocking Up for the Snowpocalypse

    Long lines at Whole Foods on Kirby this afternoon.​"People are panic buying!" read a half-joking email from a friend of mine at Whole Foods this afternoon. "The lines were long earlier," it continued. "It comes in waves." With the threat of a snow day tomorrow that's already cancelled classes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    King Cakes at Whole Foods

    ​There's many a king cake flavor available this year at Whole Foods, which provided us with three of the newer ones to sample. "There are different flavors of king cake? I thought it was just sort of like apple pie," said one of my coworkers when I brought them into work. He also went on some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Let Them Eat...Crumbs?

    ​While picking up a slice of cake at Dessert Gallery Bakery & Café as a new-semester pick-me-up, I noticed a rather unusual discount baked good bin. For the record, I'm generally a big fan of bakeries and sweet shops selling their day-old wares at reduced prices. This practice often allows ... More >>

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    December 27, 2010

    All I Want For Christmas Is Food Poisoning

    ​Christmas is over, but indulging in its confectionary delights might have left some with quite a foul aftertaste from an unwanted case of food poisoning. Whole Foods and the U.S. FDA have issued a recall for gingerbread houses produced by Rolf's Patisserie and sold at Whole Foods after Novemb ... More >>

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    November 11, 2010

    Craving Creminelli

    ​One of the items from Liz Thorpe's cheese-tasting class that I didn't mention earlier this week was the soppressata that some of you may have noticed sitting in the background. That soppressata was from Creminelli Fine Meats, an artisan meat producer based in Utah, where a third-generation I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Breaking News: Whole Foods on Kirby Catches Fire

    Not the actual fire at Whole Foods, obviously.​"So in other news whole foods Kirby just caught on fire while I was inside," wrote Danielle Clark on her Twitter account at 2:20 p.m. ​A few minutes later, the picture to the right was snapped by former Houston Press employee Kristen Majews ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    This Week in Deliciousness

    Pictured: Lindsay Lohan's jail cell.​Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where your potato cannon is no match for our pumpkin bazooka. We started the week out by trying some delicious menudo, which is made from tripe. If you're wondering which part of the cow tripe com ... More >>

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    July 6, 2010

    Espresso On The Go

    ​If you're lucky, you work at one of those offices with a fancy coffee machine that brews individual little coffee pods for you -- or tea pods! -- and the toughest decision you make every morning is whether or not you'll chose the chai tea latte or the mocha macchiato from the attractively dis ... More >>

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    June 30, 2010

    5 Power Breakfasts to Get You Through Your Day

    ​Mama always told us to start our day off right with a healthy, satisfying breakfast. To make it until lunch, and hopefully avoid that dreadful ten a.m. slump, you need to eat a meal that includes a good mix of protein, carbohydrates and fiber. We all know this, but we often tend to make bad b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    On the Question of PB&J

    ​After reading Katharine Shilcutt's screed on the perfect peanut butter and jelly sandwich, we thought we'd weigh in. Packing a lunch box for a kid in pre-kindergarten might sound like an easy matter. But here at our test kitchens, we follow exacting rules for the creation of peanut butter a ... More >>

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    November 30, 2009

    Odd Pair: Barbecue Beef Sandwiches & Malbec

    ​Everyone knows that you usually pair red wine with beef. But what if that beef is brisket and it's smothered in tangy barbecue sauce? The pairing gets a little more interesting. Wanting to get as far away from Thanksgiving leftovers as possible, we picked up Goode Company sliced beef sandw ... More >>

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    March 12, 2009

    $13 at A Moveable Feast

    Where: A Moveable Feast, 9341 Katy Freeway, 713-365-0368 What $13 Gets You:  A sandwich to beat Subway any day. $13 will get you more than a sandwich at this popular health food store cum restaurant named after Ernest Hemingway's memoirs.  And if sandwiches aren't your thing, you can fill ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 26, 2009

    Eco-Friendly Wine

    Web exclusive!

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    January 19, 2009

    Whole Foods Mothership Burger

    There aren't that many hand-formed burgers to be had in Austin. So I was surprised when Jer, the grill cook at the Whole Foods flagship location at 5th and Lamar, patted out my burger to order. When I complained that a third of a pound was kind of skimpy, she made it extra large. She also gave it to ... More >>

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    October 4, 2008

    Your New Eco-Friendly Water Transportation Device

    The recent article on water in Houston prompted me to tell you about some choices you have if you're ready to kick the plastic-bottle habit and help reduce landfill. I bought an entry level distiller at Sears as I don't really like the taste of Houston water. The distiller does an excellent job o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2008

    Your Hurricane-Supply Kit Just Got A Whole Less Organic

    If you want to stock up for Ike in an allegedly eco-friendly, warmly liberal-ish, self-satisfied way, you better hurry. All local Whole Foods stores are closing as of 10 p.m. tonight. We would not want to spend the post-Ike apocalypse without arugula, or water taken from the springs hidden deep in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2008

    Your Hurricane Supply Kit Just Got A Whole Lot Less Organic

    If you want to stock up for Ike in an allegedly eco-friendly, warmly liberal-ish, self-satisfied way, you better hurry. All local Whole Foods stores are closing as of 10 p.m. tonight. We would not want to spend the post-Ike apocalypse without arugula, or water taken from the springs hidden deep in ... More >>

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    July 16, 2008
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    May 16, 2008

    To Do: Empty Bowls and Edible Art

    This Saturday, May 17, brings the annual Empty Bowls Houston at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft and Lawndale Art Center. For a donation of $25 or more, guests will receive a soup lunch provided by Sweet Tomatoes restaurants, with bread from Whole Foods Bakehouse. There will be live music ... More >>

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    June 26, 2007
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    June 26, 2007

    This week in Café: La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant

    After a day of errands and chores, our group was sweaty and hungry. We were clad in dirty shorts, flip-flops and the like, and we had an unruly infant in tow. Our destination was a Mexican restaurant called Cantina Laredo at Wilcrest and Westheimer. While we were looking for a space in the crowded ... More >>

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    June 22, 2006

    CSI: New Caney

    Tonight's episode: "Oops"

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003
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    September 25, 2003

    Best Tofu/Soy Products

    Whole Foods Market

  • News

    September 27, 2001

    Tamarie's Time

    Whole Foods, hard wit, the legacy of Lucy and offspring of hippies have helped the woman of Tamalalia take Houston by storm. But where's she really headed?

  • Dining

    May 24, 2001

    Olive Pit

    Whole Foods Market

  • Dining

    March 22, 2001

    Feasted Upon

    A health food store and restaurant falls victim to the movement it helped create

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    March 11, 1999
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