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Hot Shot
Holly Crawford | January 29, 2014

Formerly No. 1 in the world—and a new co-host of Fox Sports Live—he will compete with fellow legends Andre Agassi, James Blake and Jim Courier during the one-night, winner-take-all tourney.

Welcome back to Houston! What’s your best...

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Roots Rock
Nick Esquer | January 29, 2014

Although he now calls upstate New York home, Austin-born, Dallas-raised Rhett Miller, 43, known best as the frontman of the Lone Star State alt-country band Old 97s, a longtime Houston fave, is never far from his roots. “I’m happy to be a...

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Heat of the Moment
Elina Fuhrman | January 29, 2014

“Close your eyes; relax; listen to your body and feel the rhythm,” my tango teacher, Camila Villamil, tells me as I try to master my first tango steps. I don’t know how to stop staring at my feet or worrying about my posture, but...

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Mother Ode
Steve Jansen | January 29, 2014

Singer-songwriter Jennifer James, 31, has a full house. She lives in Friendswood with husband of 12 years Kyle Sapaugh, their four young daughters who range in age from 2 to 10, and a 23-year-old daughter the couple adopted six years ago. How does she find the time...

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New Classic
John DeMers | Photography by Debora Smail | January 29, 2014

Tony Vallone has revisited one of his greatest hits—with a fresh approach. After all, few people know better how much Houston’s taste buds have grown up than the guy who’s run Tony’s for going on 50 years....

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That’s My Kuu!
Evan Wetmore | January 29, 2014

Chef Adison Lee, who built a following in his days at sushi places like Blue Fish and Midtown’s sadly shuttered Sushi Raku, is set to open Kuu, his own restaurant, in the Gateway Memorial City complex early this month. The sprawling setup of glass and...

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Nick Esquer | January 29, 2014


Montgomery, Texas

A regionally rare icicle hangs from the porch of shutterbug Constance McNabb’s home in nearby Montgomery, a product of the recent severe wintery chill...

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Taking His Shot
Robin Barr Sussman | January 29, 2014

Washington state native Kayvan Taheri, 26, likes his new home base of Houston. But he loves tequila. “Of all the spirits, it’s the most complex—second to wine—and reveals nuances like herbaceous agave, citrus blossom and...

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Nate Chapnick | January 28, 2014

For more than a century, Cadillac has been the standard-bearer for American automotive luxury. And with its new plug-in electric ELR, the Detroit manufacturer introduces what is perhaps the most enviable automotive amenity of all: The ability to go months on end...

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Hit List: Hey, Hot Stuff
Nick Esquer | January 24, 2014

1. Coffee cordials heat up the drinks menu at Empire Cafe (1732 Westheimer Rd., 713.528.5282). The B52 mixes Bailey’s Irish cream with house blend coffee and topped with whipped cream, and the Java...

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