Pot Luck

Comment of the Day

Today Christina Uticone, an admitted po'boy newbie, made a pit stop at the Antone's on T.C. Jester and quite a few people were quick to point out that this is not one of the original Antone's restaurants and many believe nothing more than a weak knockoff. Ahkhew took a slightly different approach:

They employ 'human billboards', so I'm boycotting on principle.

We've always wondered if giant blow up gorillas, dancing mascots and guys spinning signs while dancing to their iPods got people to pull over and check out the shops that employed these techniques. We doubt a dancing cow would make us want chicken nuggets, for example, but maybe other people feel differently?

KEEP THE HOUSTON PRESS FREE... Since we started the Houston Press, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Houston, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Jeff Balke is a writer, editor, photographer, tech expert and native Houstonian. He has written for a wide range of publications and co-authored the official 50th anniversary book for the Houston Rockets.
Contact: Jeff Balke