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Blogging while intoxicated: Goodbye and Good riddance to Rick Casey and Steven Thomson
September 5, 2011 – 4:09 pm | 24 Comments

By Alex Wukman
Houston media is a small, and always getting smaller, community. It’s not uncommon for Free Press Houston, Houston Press and 29-95 writers to share some words and a drink when we run into …

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How to Make Cold Brewed Iced Coffee
August 17, 2011 – 5:37 pm | No Comment
How to Make Cold Brewed Iced Coffee

by Guns and Tacos

“Entre Melon y Melambes…” G&T Goes Blogging While Intoxicated
August 1, 2011 – 6:01 pm | 3 Comments

Some would say it’s the Mexican equivalent of  “So a horse walks into a bar,” but it’s more like the beginning of a joke that ends with “The Aristocrats.” There are more Melon y Melambes …

Jay Rascoe (@GunsandTacos) Takes Us to Connie’s Seafood
July 22, 2011 – 5:04 pm | One Comment

When you pull into the parking lot of Connie’s Seafood, you’ll see an odd variety of vehicles. You might see a dropped Monte Carlo on dubs, a new Mercedes S500, and a Ram truck pinstriped …

Houston Chronicle finally gets around to Food Trucks
March 16, 2011 – 5:51 pm | 2 Comments

By Alex Wukman
It only took about 18 months but the Chronicle’s junior arts columnist Lisa Gray finally got around to mentioning the problems with the City of Houston regulations for mobile food vendors. As Gray, …

Sic Transit Gloria Agora
November 1, 2010 – 12:32 pm | No Comment

By Jack Daniel Betz
It’s true, we didn’t get the scoop. We didn’t get to update people outside the loop who didn’t see for themselves the tragic conflagration that consumed both Antique Warehaus and Agora as …

Two Men and a Brisket- Yelapa
September 15, 2010 – 10:29 pm | One Comment
Two Men and a Brisket- Yelapa

by Andrea Afra
I am typically reluctant to jump on the popular restaurant band wagon so it took me a while to make it to Yelapa, which is definitely ’scene’ cuisine. Yet, after driving by it …

Malaysian Persuasion at Banana Leaf Restaurant
August 6, 2010 – 11:07 am | One Comment

by Andrea Afra

Spoiled rotten, that’s what we are. Despite our sublingual climate, living in Houston has its perks when it comes to the culinary department. Tired of Thai? How about Vietnamese? No? Chinese, Japanese, Korean? …

Hell’s Southern Belles’ Sweet Tea Cocktail
July 14, 2010 – 9:14 am | No Comment

by Andrea Afra
Ask any Texan and they will declare that there is nothing like big cold glass of sweet tea in the midst of our summers. I am in agreement as long as there is …

A Super Indo-Pak Attak: Sheikh Chillies
June 12, 2010 – 12:18 am | No Comment

by Andrea Afra
This review epitomizes the tagline of this food blog- Why Houston is Awesome, Mouth First. Houston’s awesomeness lies not in the glory of its history or architecture or progressiveness or much of anything …

Burbin it up for Breakfast at Fountain View Cafe
May 26, 2010 – 9:20 am | One Comment
Burbin it up for Breakfast at Fountain View Cafe

by Andrea Afra

Looking around the dining room at Fountain View Cafe, I said to my husband, “Notice anything about this place?”

“You mean how homogenized it is?”

“Yep.”

Sometimes, when dining in particular regions of Houston, such as …