Food and Drink

“…and I like chicken fried” — Oak Leaf Smokehouse

“…and I like chicken fried” — Oak Leaf Smokehouse

The veggies, the thinly sliced deep-fried onions artistically placed on top of the gravy, and the fact that the BBQ sauce was on a very small plate on the side made me question every single life decision I had made until that moment. …

Holy S…..t. Dane’s

Holy S…..t. Dane’s

I enjoyed my food so much that I completely forgot about my beer and the music that was being played, and believe me, that rarely happens.…

Rabbit Food

Rabbit Food

My rabbits eat grass. They live a good life. You want to tell me that flying in vegetables from overseas is better for the planet, just because they’re vegetables?…

(Dis)Comfort Food — Jones Fried Chicken

(Dis)Comfort Food — Jones Fried Chicken

If you’re one of those people who think that ISIS is invading the country, or that Obama is implementing Sharia law, or that the gay agenda is bringing Islamic extremists to Houston, believe me when I tell you: There is nothing to worry about.…

Nacho-r Ordinary Tavern — Bull & Bear

Nacho-r Ordinary Tavern — Bull & Bear

Going to Bull & Bear Tavern and Eatery on Westheimer is the food version of The Hangover 2. …

Oh Say Can You Cici’s?

Oh Say Can You Cici’s?

It may seem like the magic of Cici’s lies on the ambiance, and while that definitely does greatly increase the pleasure factor, Cici’s is more than just a pretty face.…

KEEPING IT REAL: Denny’s Heritage 

KEEPING IT REAL: Denny’s Heritage 

This is the first Denny’s location in Houston that has been redone as part of Denny’s new “Heritage brand re-imaging campaign, “ which seeks to remodel 70% of the chain’s locations by 2018 with “all-new, locally-inspired design and diner menu[s].”…

An American Girl in France

An American Girl in France

Woodrow Stephenson interviews Nancy Kerschen   Julien Cécillon and Nancy Kerschen are…

Letters to Wendy’s

Letters to Wendy’s

What strikes me as noteworthy is the way in which this ad makes light of and commercializes the concepts of privilege, authenticity, appropriation, and a globalized monoculture even as it boasts of spreading that taste-free, high-fat, high-sodium, large-carbon-footprint monoculture.…

Taqueria Abasolo

Taqueria Abasolo

Early openings, late closings and close proximity to the warehouses where artists work and reside have made this eatery popular with the NoDo avant garde. …

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