Tag: fries

Haute Dog

The fizzy mint lemonade couldn’t be more refreshing on one of those early summer days, when each one surreptitiously adds a degree or two to the previous day’s high. Sitting on the patio waiting for your dog, the scene is…

Flip ‘n the Bird

Because who wants chicken from a Filipino food truck? Not that they don’t make it, and not that it wouldn’t be excellent, but when you’re going to splurge on fantastic food truck fare like that from Flip ‘n Patties, why…

Sausage Fest

I first set foot on Rainey Street in Austin a few years ago, when Lustre Pearl (cousin of Houston’s own Pearl Bar on Washington) was the only concern going. Walking its length this past weekend, it seems as though every…

Hopdoddy Burger Bar

Before undertaking the trek home from a weekend in Austin, we took advantage of a leisurely Sunday afternoon and headed to South Congress, sort of a one-stop-shop if you’ve only got a few hours: vintage resale shops, live music in…

La Salida del Seoul

Asian fusion seems to be the darling of the food truck realm across the country, particularly with Mexican cuisine, which makes sense. There are latitudinal parallels in the climates of certain Asian countries and Mexico, resulting in similar flavors and…

Stick It

Haley Graham is a juvenile delinquent forced to join an elite gymnastics academy to give her structure and get her life back on track. Jeff Bridges plays the Olympic coach in a redemption story that’s been told a thousand times.…

Burger & Beer Joint – Miami

By the end of the weekend, I found that Miami – or at least South Beach – was largely a beer desert. I futilely tried to stock up before a Saturday morning fishing trip, and the bars only served the…

Better Burger Bureau

It was on the front end of Houston’s food truck wave, it has the distinction of being the only school bus out there dishing up grub, and I love a good burger and fries, so why did it take me…

Natural Selection

After my first visit to Down House early this summer, my first thought was that I could spend all day there. A discreetly marked building with an open floor plan that is at once inviting yet refined. The vintage aesthetic…