Category Archives: Lists

Writing in the form of lists – usually Top 5 or Top 10 lists about a specific subject.

A Taxonomy of Tex-Mex

Larry’s Original Mexican Restaurant in Richmond, Texas One of the grand and admirable ambitions of the new El Real Tex-Mex Cafe is to promote the cuisine known as Tex-Mex. For most Houstonians and Texans in general, going out for “Mexican … Continue reading

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Restaurant rules to survive (and thrive) by

I recently wrote about etiquette tips that diners can use to make the restaurant dining experience more enjoyable. Similarly, there are rules that restaurants can follow to make the diner’s experience more enjoyable and thus have the salutary effect of … Continue reading

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Resolve to explore Houston food in the New Year

It’s time for New Year’s resolutions, and my suggestion to Houstonians for 2011 is to get out of your comfort zone when it comes to food. The mysterious chicharrón tostada Food, of course, is all about comfort, and there’s nothing … Continue reading

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Dining Tips to Live By

The observance of table manners is a tricky thing. I am by no means a stickler for table manners – I often catch myself with elbows on the table or talking with my mouth full. Finger Lick’n Approved I’ve had … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Food Photos of 2009

When it comes to food, you can eat it, cook it, write about it, obsess over it, talk about it, read about it, make friends over it, and, perhaps most memorably, take pictures of it. Conos Rellenos de Crema Mexican … Continue reading

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