Witness this most Texan of scenes: It's early on a spring morning, bright sunlight bearing down on a field of tall prairie grass across a newly paved highway in a pristine suburb south of Houston. Mockingbirds chirp as you sit outside in the sun, enjoying a kolache stuffed with chorizo at a little family-run restaurant across the highway from a middle school named after Texas Rangers pitcher Nolan Ryan. Such is a typical morning at Pena's Donut Heaven & Grill in Pearland's pretty Shadow Creek neighborhood. PHOTOS BY TROY FIELDS
Wine and food lovers turned out to the Marriott Town Square in Sugar Land for The Grand Tasting, a food and wine event that opening the annual Wine and Food Affair event in the Houston suburb. PHOTOS BY ALLISON MCPHAIL.
The Houston International Festival opened this past weekend and, as usual, it was loaded with great local, regional, national and international artists. PHOTOS BY JULIAN BAJSEL, ALLISON MCPHAIL AND MARCO TORRES.
KTBZ took over the Woodlands on Saturday with its annual Buzzfest featuring Evanescence, Korn, Blue October, Mutemath, Neon Tress, Cage the Elephant, Dirty Heads and Band of Skulls. PHOTOS BY JODY PERRY
The Lucha Libre USA Masked Warriors Tour flew into the Bayou Music
Center on Friday - April 20th, 2012. Kids and adults alike dressed in
their masks to see favorites like Blue Demon Jr. and Chavo Guerrero
Jr. slam opponents such as R.J. Brewer and Marco Corleone. We spoke
with current champion...
Forty-six restaurants sampled food last night at the Houston Press's annual Menu of Menus Extravaganza, featuring everything from cupcakes to crawfish to crusty banh mi sandwiches. 2012 also marked the first year for the Iron Fork challenge, a competition between two local up-and-coming chefs...
Vinyl records are making a comeback, but are production values suffering as a result? We tour a record pressing factory and several record specialty stores to find out. BY MARK GRAHAM AND ALLISON McPHAIL
El Petate has this almost vacation-like feel down, without even seeming to try. Part of it is the food -- all deeply authentic Salvadoran dishes, from the more accessible mainstays like pupusas down to more off-the-beaten-path dishes like chilate y nuegados. And part of it is the cheerful...
This past Sunday, there was plenty of pig to be had at the 1st Annual Suckling Pig Throwdown at Kata Robata.
See what the 13 chefs came up with as they competed for the title of Suckling Pig Throwdown King. PHOTOS BY MAI PHAM AND KIMBERLY PARK