Wolfgang Puck

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2014

    Fish & the Knife Was Not Designed By Tony Chi

    On February 13 we posted a first look at the just-opened Houston restaurant Fish & the Knife and included the news that New York-based restaurant and hotel designer Tony Chi was involved in the project. As it turns out, he says he wasn't. We had received this information from Samantha Tran, the pub ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    Fish & the Knife Opens Today

    The almost austere, minimalist Fish & the Knife sign on the Westheimer-facing part of the building may be prominent, but it doesn't properly hint at the beauty that awaits inside. And if anything can be said about the Fish & the Knife, which has been under construction since 2010, it is that it is u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2013

    Chef Chat: Bradley Ogden of Funky Chicken

    James Beard award-winning Chef Bradley Ogden is opening several restaurants in Houston, including Funky Chicken, which had its soft opening on December 6. Its grand opening will take place on December 18. We talked to him recently about his career and plans for the new restaurants. EOW: How did yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    Hey Dummy, Read This Book To Stop Eating So Much Sugar: Beating Sugar Addiction for Dummies

    How many times have you heard about the keys to weight loss, or have been given a list of foods you should avoid because they cause you to gain weight? Probably a lot, right? Well, I'm sorry but here is another method for losing weight and getting rid of your addiction to sugar. Beating Sugar Addict ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2013

    Willie D, Please Save My Long-Distance Relationship

    Welcome to Ask Willie D, Rocks Off's advice column where the Geto Boys MC answers reader questions about matters, in his own words, "funny, serious or unpredictable." Something on your mind? Ask Willie D! LONG DISTANCE LOVE FADING Dear Willie D: I'm in a long-distance relationship with a good man ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 3, 2013

    Pho to Ramen, Bulgogi to Bo 7 Mon

    The top 10 restaurants in Chinatown.

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2012

    Openings & Closings: Surfing Cowboys and Plenty of Pizza

    Last week's roundup was heavy on the closings, but not this week. Although there were some high-profile places that shuttered, this week features mostly good news. But in the grand tradition of breaking news to people, let's go ahead and start with the bad. First is that Tintos, the tapas joint in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    Romanesque Roots with an American Family: Giada De Laurentiis

    Her lineage destined her for culinary aspirations, but education and hard work put her on your television screen, on the covers of books and magazines and, most deliciously, on your dinner plate. Giada De Laurentiis was in Houston April 3 to publicize her new cookbook, Weeknights with Giada and drew ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    Dynamo Food Update

    BBVA Stadium, the shiny new home of your very own Houston Dynamo (and TSU) has announced its primary vendor, and it's not Aramark. Levy Restaurants, the same company that currently does the Rockets' food offerings, will be handling the food concessions at the new stadium. If you've never had any o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    The Best and Worst Celebrity Endorsements

    What is she... Is she literally pouring herself a glass of wine?​A few weeks back, I saw a Tweet from my friend Melissa, who found herself alternately captivated and horrified by what she'd come across in her local Kroger. It was a sign advertising a line of Pinot Grigio from Ramona Singer (ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Chef Chat, Part 3: Michael Kramer of The Tasting Room

    ​This week we have been chatting with Chef Michael Kramer, who has trained with some of the biggest names in the business, from Wolfgang Puck at Spago to Dean Fearing at The Mansion on Turtle Creek. He brings his years of experience to both the River Oaks Tasting Room location and the Uptown ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    Top 9 Houston Restaurant Closings of the Decade

    Photo by emmiegrnThe Pig Stand, one of Houston's lost restaurants. Read about nine more of the most important restaurant closings of the decade below.​1. Maxim's Maxim's closed in January 2001. It was possibly the most influential restaurant in Houston's culinary history. It was the only upsca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    The 10 Best Places to Eat in Westchase

    Unlike neighboring Memorial, the Westchase district of Houston -- which runs roughly down the spine of Westheimer from Gessner to Dairy Ashford -- is brimming with some of the city's best and (happily) least expensive ethnic restaurants. Although you could eat at a place like J. Alexander's or Le Pe ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 2, 2009

    Creole Rabbit

    The "Tex-La" food at Sabine River Cafe isn't innovative, but it sure is tasty.

  • Dining

    January 1, 2009
  • Dining

    March 13, 2008
  • Home Entertainment

    April 19, 2007

    Cooking Mama

    for the Wii looks good enough to eat

  • Music

    February 24, 2005

    Last Night at the Alamo

    A Grammy party at a local theater turns into quiz night down at the local pub

  • Dining

    December 9, 2004

    The Next Chef Boyardee

    Wolfgang Puck, creator of Spago in Hollywood, has lost control of his name

  • Dining

    April 18, 2002

    Continental Error-lines

    Scott Tycer tries to clear up the confusion over continental cuisine

  • Dining

    November 22, 2001

    Pig in the City

    A foodie saint is tainted by fast food's evil empire

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001
  • Dining

    March 15, 2001

    House of the Rising Sun

    The stars align at Scott Tycer's Aries

  • Dining

    December 7, 2000

    Today's Horoscope

    You'll meet a creative Aries who will shake up your traditional ideas

  • Dining

    November 9, 2000

    Fusion on the Other Side of the World

    Speaking off the toque: Michael Potowski

  • Dining

    April 20, 2000


    Star Pizza

  • Film

    August 26, 1999

    Sweet Inspiration

    Brooks crafts another classy comedy with The Muse

  • Dining

    June 15, 1995

    A Pizza Puzzle

    If it pulls the pieces together, The Strand Brewery could have a powerful pie