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Houston's

  1. Etiquette
    The Game Denied Service at Houston’s Because of His TattoosIs this racial profiling or just a dress-code enforcement?
  2. Pizza Pizza
    Big Pizza Trying to Slip Out of Calorie Count MandatesLobbyists for the industry argue that pizza has too many variations to slap a calorie count on it.
  3. L.A. Diet
    Jackass Star Steve-O Is a Proud Vegan, Eats ‘at Least’ Four“I lived a lifestyle that was so f-cked up where I was just trying to hurt myself … And now it’s like I’m trying to compensate. I’m so over-the-top conscientious of my diet.”
  4. Beef
    Westside Story: The Game Gets Booted From Santa Monica’s HillstoneHe claims racism, the restaurant cites its dress-code.
  5. Celebrity Settings
    Jay-Z Tips Big at Scarpetta; Jennifer Garner Hits Napa Valley GrilleThe rap mogul goes from big pimpin’ to big tippin’!
  6. Foodies with Benefits
    Maw Through the Mall: Westfield Century City Starts its Own Tasting EventFinally, you get your chance to sample the cuisine at Giggles n’ Hugs.
  7. Celebrity Settings
    Jimmy Cliff Eats at SLS Hotel; Fred Savage Enjoys Mahon at Pal CabronGrammy’s week brought Justin TImberlake, Cee-Lo Green, and Miranda Lambert out to eat in L.A.
  8. Openings
    Houston’s Owners Open South Beverly GrillFrench dip , lamb sirloin, and curries are served from a typically ginormous menu.
  9. Empire Building
    Hillstone Group Opening South Beverly Grill in AprilThe company behind Houston’s and Bandera has a new restaurant planned in L.A.
  10. Neighborhood Watch
    Houston’s Becomes Hillstone, An Early Peek at Comstock Saloon, and MoreHouston’s gets rebranded; the Comstock Saloon still over a month off; Anthony’s Cookies reopens; and more.
  11. Slideshow
    A Closer Look at Abe & Arthur’s and Its FoodThe Tenjune team’s restaurant concept has been two years in the making.
  12. Mediavore
    Thousand Oaks’ Burger Express Hit by A Car; NASA Packing Meals for MarsA car smashes in Thousand Oaks’ Burger Express and NASA scientists are developing new meals for potential Mars missions.
  13. Menu Changes
    Houston’s Is Turning Japanese (a Little Bit)The meat-and-potatoes chain will add a sushi bar sometime in the next month.
  14. Calorie Counters
    Houston’s to Hillstone?Can the steakhouse chain avoid posting calories if it changes its name?
  15. NewsFeed
    Tenjune and Stereo Owners Too Busy to Sweat Rumors of Houston’s SlapfestA tipster tells Down by the Hipster that Michael Satsky, owner of the recently raided Stereo, approached Tenjune partner Mark Birnbaum at Houston’s and “walked directly up to him and hit him ‘openhanded’ out of his chair. He then proceeded to put him in a headlock.” The catalyst of that brawl, the source says, is that Tenjune stole DJ Suss One away from Stereo. We asked both parties for comments, and they were quick to offer statements.
  16. Back of the House
    Chain Restaurants Are Where It’s At!Ed Levine, over at Serious Eats, raises a good point today in his spirited defense of Houston’s: Why is everyone so down on chain restaurants? Easy Ed basically recaps a good meal he had at Houston’s, but we actually think he could have gone a lot further. Essentially every restaurant should aspire to be a chain restaurant, and every restaurant does.