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  • A Little Slice of Pena's Donut Heaven & Grill
    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...
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  • Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair
    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.
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  • iFest Weekend: The Crowd
    The Houston International Festival's opening weekend brought out big crowds thanks in part to the beautiful, cool weather. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES (1-22) and Julian Bajsel (23-45).
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  • iFest Weekend: The Food
    There is always a fantastic selection of food at the Houston International Festival and this year's opening weekend was no exception. PHOTOS BY ALLISON MCPHAIL (1-19) AND MARCO TORRES (20-24).
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  • iFest Weekend: The Bands
    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.
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  • Saturday Night at Eight Bar
    The crowds were out in force at Eight Bar on Washington Avenue over the weekend. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Buzzfest XXVIII At Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
    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
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  • Lucha Libre Masked Warriors
    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...
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  • 2012 Menu of Menus and Iron Fork Competition
    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...
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  • Playing For Keeps: The Rise, Fall and Rise Again of Vinyl
    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
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  • East Side Vacation at El Petate
    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...
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  • Go Pig Or Go Home
    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
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