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As They Eye Live Music's Return, Some Musicians See the Return of Stage Fright

3 months ago by Jesse Sendejas Jr.
When live music returns in full force, so will an uncomfortable phenomenon for some of the musicians presenting it: stage fright. Josh Kirby, a member of the Portland, Oregon-based band Ludlow, expects to be one of those anxious musicians. Ludlow blends punk and folk styles into “music about the realities...

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant

Exquisitely fresh seafood gets the attention it deserves at this upscale chain, which began in Portland, Oregon, and emphasizes the bounty of the Pacific Northwest. Pay close attention to the...
Seafood, Restaurants

Openings and Closings: Whiskey Cake Woodlands Opens Soon, Ninfa's Uptown Locked Out [UPDATED]

9 months ago by Lorretta Ruggiero
Whiskey Cake, 27800 North Freeway Service Road, opens September 8 in Oak Ridge North. The farm-fresh American fare is dished out in a industrial-chic atmosphere with vintage repurposed light fixtures and reclaimed wood tables. This will be the ninth location for the brand with several Greater Houston area locations in...

Best Virtual Bets: Texas Music, Second Chances, and a Deconstructed Classic

8 months ago by Natalie de la Garza
Make your bed and stay in to enjoy this week’s best virtual bets.

Peddling Door to Door Sales as Fast as They Can

10 months ago by Craig Malisow
So you’re on your laptop, feverishly applying for jobs, when suddenly you get an email from a company you never applied to, stating that they’ve “carefully reviewed” your resume, and it really “stood out” to them. “We would like to invite you to an interview,” says the email, credited to...

Openings and Closings: The Union Kitchen Katy Opens, Lucky's Pub East Closes

11 months ago by Lorretta Ruggiero
This week has some surprising new openings and some sad closings, some permanent, some just temporary. As Texas sees a second spike in COVID-19, it's inevitable that it would affect the restaurant industry. Staff are on the front lines serving guests and while most employees are wearing masks, many customers...

Houston Debut: Texas Transplant Kory Quinn Releases New Album The Blueroom

1 year ago by Gladys Fuentes
The art of telling a great story through song is a gift and a craft. Some songwriters imagine their stories out of thin air, while others pick up the parts through their life experiences weaving fiction with reality. Either way, a good songwriter captivates their listeners not only with the...

Openings and Closings: Hando Heights Opens, Le Mistral and Beaver's West Closed

1 year ago by Lorretta Ruggiero
Hando, 518 W. 11th, opened December 18. The temaki restaurant comes from Jason Andaya of Family Meal Group and childhood friends Ray Chan and Rishi Patel. With executive chef Man Nguyen and sous chef Michael Fee, the team serves hand rolls that are made as guests watch them in action,...

Voodoo Doughnut Opens Today

1 year ago by Lorretta Ruggiero
Voodoo Doughnut, 3715 Washington, is finally here. The grand opening is January 15 at 10 a.m. and there will definitely be a long line of drooling dough nuts. The festivities begin with a ribbon cutting, live band and giveaways. The first 28 customers will receive a free Voodoo Dozen in...

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