This tiny East End restaurant with all of four tables inside (and a couple out front if you don't mind the lack of shade) isn't really a restaurant, per se: It's more of a canteen attached to a large factory that processes and sells machaca throughout Houston, the same machaca that is used in aporreado and a host of other famous Mexican dishes, like the beloved breakfast dish machacado con huevo. PHOTOS BY TROY FIELDS
Lucky's Pub (and likely every other sports bar in Houston) was packed on Sunday, February 5, 2012, with football fans watching the New England Patriots play the New York Giants in the Super Bowl. PHOTOS BY ALLISON MCPHAIL
The Rice Box truck hosted a traditional Lion Dance in celebration of the Lunar New Year and its official grand opening at Anvil, in the parking lot where it normally serves lunch. The truck, which serves Chinese food in old-school takeout boxes, will soon be serving dinner. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
The Houston Rockets hosted the Phoenix Suns at Toyota Center on Friday, February 3rd 2012, on a special night of celebration for Black History Month. Houston took the lead early and never looked back, finishing with seven players scoring points in double figures. Phoenix All Star point guard...
Warehouse Live was the first stop on the Red Bull Skooled Tour last night, Wednesday, February 1st 2012, featuring top Texas indie rap groups ADd+ (Dallas) and The NiceGuys (Houston). The event provides musical mentors to the up and coming musicians. New Orleans DJ/Rapper/Producer Mannie Fresh...
Houston doesn't have many Portuguese restaurants, but the few we have are pretty good. Portugallia joins Oporto Cafe & Wine Bar on that short roster. And while they have a few similarities — both make great date-night spots, both serve strong cocktails and both have plenty of Portuguese...
The winter version of the semiannual H-Town Sneaker Summit took place Sunday, January 29, 2012, at Reliant Center and saw Houston rapper Bun B leaving barefoot after giving his own shoes away. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
The second-annual Main Street Block Party took place Saturday, January 28, 2012, featuring tons of local bands playing Continental Club, the Pachinko Hut, Shoeshine Charlie's Big Top. PHOTOS BY ALLISON MCPHAIL (1-24) AND BARRY SIGMAN (25-52)
Culture vultures came out in droves to the annual Houston Press Artopia, Saturday, January 28, 2012, at Winter Street Studios, where they had the chance to see an ephemeral mural designed by Houston street artists and help honor the winners of this year's MasterMinds. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
Car lovers city-wide flocked to the annual Houston Auto Show this weekend to look at the newest models of everything from Lamborghinis and Porches to BMWs, Mustangs and hybrid vehicles. PHOTOS BY JAY LEE