Thousands of athletes of all skills gathered in Conroe this weekend for the Warrior Dash, an obstacle course featuring mud pits, fire-jumping and Vikings with horns on their heads. PHOTOS BY MONICA FUENTES
The fifth annual Anme Matsuri, celebrating all things Japanese pop-culture related, took place this weekend. The event featured music by Bespa Kumamero, a J-fashion show with styles from Gachacon and Sixh, and lots of girls in anime-inspired costumes. PHOTOS BY MARK BRITAIN
The Food Network filmed a segment for its show Meat and Potatoes at Zelko Bistro in the Heights. The episode will air on April 18, with Beaver's and Little Bitty Burger Barn also making separate appearances on the show. PHOTOS BY KATHARINE SHILCUTT
Houston's top chefs, pastry chefs and mixologists gathered at the Four Seasons last night to receive awards from Star Chefs, an industry magazine making its first appearance in Houston after 31 awards galas in other U.S. cities. Read more at Eating Our Words. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
On a dreary, rainy Saturday morning, the last thing I expected to find at a restaurant on a quiet downtown street was a packed house. But that was exactly what greeted my breakfast companions and me one recent weekend at Macondo Latin Bistro, a bistro in every sense of the word — from the...