Handpainted words on an old window advertise tacos, tortas and menudo in bright red and yellow lettering. This little white restaurant with red trim at the corner of Fulton and Catherine used to be just another taqueria in the neighborhood. These days, its new tenant -- Radical Eats -- doesn't sell menudo, but it does sell tacos. In fact, its specials today include fried okra tacos and fried avocado tacos. PHOTOS BY KATHARINE SHILCUTT
One quiet Saturday morning, I sat perched at a marble-topped pub-style table, cushioned into a plush, oversize banquet, sipping strong coffee from a similarly Alice in Wonderland-esque mug. My friend Michael and I were happily jabbering and catching up over breakfast at Flora & Muse, our pub...
Sucker Punch, an urban contemporary boutique and art space in Pearland reopened its doors this weekend after an extensive remodel. Houston hip hop luminaries Bun B and Chingo Bling showed up to celebrate the event. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
Downtown's Bayou Place is banking on a revitalization with the addition of Live!, a complex of four nightclubs called Chapel Spirits, Shark Bar, Lucie's Fabulous Liquors and PBR Houston, a Western bar. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
The six bands formed at this year's Girls Rock Camp Houston -- Neon Green Machine, Turquoise Foxes, Ragdollz, Silver Dragons, The Distortions and Murder on the Boulevard -- rocked Fitz upstairs on Sunday. PHOTOS BY MARC BRUBAKER
Nothing could have prepared me for my first X-Tudo burger. I'd read about them before. Seen a few grainy pictures on the Internet, but never expected to find it here in Houston. And yet here it was, sitting in front of me at Friends Pizzeria in all its glory. PHOTOS BY TROY FIELDS
On Saturday night, hundreds of Muslims and religiously curious gathered for the 2011 Mayor's Ramadan Dinner. After an evening of keynote speakers, hundreds of Muslims broke their fast together with a free, city-sponsored iftar. PHOTOS BY MANDY OAKLANDER
Cafe Luz, which opens on Monday, August 8 at 907 Franklin, is a coffee shop unlike any other in Houston. Housed in the retail storefront of Kitchen Incubator, Cafe Luz offers coffee (made from locally roasted Amaya beans) and handmade sodas from its old-fashioned fountain. But it also offers...