Carlos Brandon

Carlos Brandon

Houston Press contributor Carlos Brandon is a freelance writer, blogger, and self proclaimed Houston hip hop historian. He contributes to various publications and can usually be found haggling with food truck cooks or talking politics on the METRO Rail.

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  • 2 days ago | Food Nation

    We set out to find and devour stuffed food from every possible culture right here in the Bayou City. From empanadas to dumplings, kolaches to samosas, we're getting stuffed. Ah, the empanada. The universal street food of Latin America. Every major...

  • 9 days ago | Here, Eat This

    We set out to find and devour stuffed food from every possible culture right here in the Bayou City. From empanadas to dumplings, kolaches to samosas, we're getting stuffed. We can all thank chef David Chang and his hit Netflix show, Ugly Deliciou...

  • 10 days ago | Comedy

    Louis C.K. is doing shows again. The 51-year old disgraced stand-up is back after a year long hiatus following the sex abuse scandal that (for the most part) ended his career. Last week, a leaked 50 minute audio recording of his latest set made th...

  • 23 days ago | Pop Culture

    We Houstonians love to take pictures of our food. We love to talk about our food, write about our food, and we love to know what other people are saying and writing about their food. We love it all so much that food blogging/food posting has becom...

  • 1 month ago | Local Spotlight

    Diane Roederer has been importing European delicacies to Houston for the past four years. In that short time her company, DR Delicacy, has become the city's premiere, direct-source supplier of French, Spanish, and Italian truffles, mushrooms, and ...

  • 2 months ago | Bakeries

    It's the holidays, amigos. That magical time of year when we binge eat for two continuous months under flimsy pretenses and layer up to hide our shame. While this season means turkey, eggnog, and creme bru-lattes in America, it comes with its...

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