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Good Knight
Ray Dennison | July 31, 2014

As the Houston Shakespeare Festival celebrates its 40th anniversary this month, local actor Leraldo Anzaldua—who’s also 40, it turns out—is gearing up for his fifth appearance in the fest, presented by UH at Miller Outdoor Theater....

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Going Public
Ray Dennison | July 31, 2014

Former Oxheart sommelier Justin Vann usually dresses as thoughtfully as he chooses wine. Lately, however, the bespectacled and scruffy Vann is more likely to be found sporting basketball shorts and a T-shirt. He’s been hard at work restoring a historic space...

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Boyhood Dreams
Cristina Cuomo | July 31, 2014

When Cristina Cuomo—editor of Houston magazine’s sister publication, Manhattan—met Ethan Hawke 20 years ago, he was a freewheeling young guy with a love of life, writing (his first novel, The Hottest State, was...

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The Hit List: Ice Scream!
Robin Barr Sussman | July 25, 2014

1. Lauded pastry chef Chris Leung’s Cloud 10 Creamery (5216 Morningside Dr., 281.310.1662) has inventive new summer flavors. Try the...

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The Hit List: Talking Shop
Ray Dennison | July 21, 2014

1. Lily Rain (2414 University Blvd., 713.524.1902), recently opened in the former Express space, touts apparel—Kooba bags, French Connection minis—and home décor from high end designers. There...

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The Hit List: We Meat Again!
Robin Barr Sussman | July 11, 2014

1. Known for prime steaks sizzling in butter, Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse (5433 Westheimer Rd., 713.840.1433) has a new home, triple the size of the original. Expect a smart, slightly feminine...

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Import Authority
John DeMers | Photography by Debora Smail | July 8, 2014

After growing up around his famous father Bradley Ogden’s restaurants in California, and taking on the chef role himself in Santa Barbara, Berkeley, New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Las Vegas, L.A. and Miami, Bryan...

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Jeff Gremillion | July 8, 2014


The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Wading through the 24,000 strands of hand-tinted plastic tubing that make up Venezuelan artist Jesús Rafael Soto’s crowning, two-story-tall ...

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The Power Principle
Mike Espindle | July 8, 2014

Jaguar created something of a sensation with the release of the F-Type convertible last year: A sporty two-seater that delivered an appealing and distinctly modern-classic British look. With the release of the new F-Type R Coupe, the game changes:...

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The Hit List: Bodacious Birds
Robin Sussman | July 7, 2014

1. “Fried chicken with Champagne? Why the hell not?” This is still the mantra at Max’s Wine Dive (214 Fairview St., 713.528.9200, and other locations), even at this new Montrose...

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To Dine For
The Editors and John Mariami, with Lesley Balla and John DeMers | July 3, 2014


Rose. Rabbit. Lie

Don't-Miss Dish Under Feast, plates meant to be...

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Love, Sweet Love
Brittanie Shey | July 2, 2014

Sweet Paris—the charming creperie in Rice Village, with a sister location opening soon in CityCentre—all started with a craving about three years ago, according to owners Allison and Ivan Chavez. “It’s true, I’m a hungry...

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