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Up A Creek

Trendy new hotspots may get all the buzz, but the hill country aesthetic of the Creek family of establishments pulls me in like an irresistible tractor beam. Where Dry Creek is smaller and BYOB, and Cedar Creek is massive and…

The Two Towers

Since I last wrote about the Moon Tower Inn, they’ve been closed for nearly a year and a half. Shuttering inexplicably just as the weather got cooler at the end of 2011, they planned to renovate the property’s humble structures…

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…

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Denizens of the Petrol Station are well familiar with the craft beer and the impossibly small kitchen that dishes out epic burgers… if you have the patience. Wait times on busy nights like Thursdays and Fridays were wont to approach…

Hay Merchant

The long-anticipated Hay Merchant opens today on Westheimer, and I was lucky enough to get a sneak peak during their soft-opening period. Local media has already provided a pretty good insight into the launch, and the owners have begged forbearance…

So Whatcha Want?

One of the original members of Houston’s new food truck fleet, the Eatsie Boys first made a blip on my radar after they won the Saint Arnold “One Pot” Challenge last year, and when they started parking next to the…

Zilla Street Eats

I hate to paint them with the “stoner food” brush, but let’s face it, what munchies-plagued individual wouldn’t appreciate Zilla’s “Dirty Fries” – crispy, potatoey french fries topped with gooey mac & cheese, shredded cheese, chopped scallions, and crushed up…

Moon Tower Inn

“They’re curiously appealing,” Ignatius said, clearing his throat. “I thought that the vibrissae about my nostrils detected something unique while I was outside.”  Moon Tower Inn sets the scents of specialty game frankfurters aloft on the passing breeze, and on…