Valian’s Restaurant, where Houston pizza was born, was in the Medical Center. (Photo: )

Restaurant Memories

November 2014

A look back at Houston’s dining past

As a native Houstonian, I fondly remember many great local restaurants that were favorites of our family. While it might seem hard to believe, South Main Street in the Reliant Stadium area was once home to some of Houston’s most popular dining establishments. From Angelo’s Fisherman’s Wharf (south) to Ye Olde College Inn …

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Rockettes at HSVPA
Rockettes Sarah Grooms and Jessica Osborne visited town to promote the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, which is scheduled to be play at the Hobby Center’s Sarofim Hall, Dec. 5-28. The Rockettes conducted two master classes at the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. Pictured is Sarah teaching freshman and sophomore students a dance from the …

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In This Issue

  • Mailbag – November 2014
  • Buzz About Town – November 2014
  • Editor’s Note – November 2014
  • Travel Buzz – Breaking with tradition: Thanksgiving travels
  • SportzBuzz, Jr. – November 2014
  • This Month in Dining – Where to take out-of-town guests
  • Back Porch – Fry, turkey, fry
  • School Buzz – November 2014
  • Restaurant Memories
  • Holiday Fun
  • Cooking Buzz – Thanksgiving favorites
  • Avoiding Christmas Crooks
  • Neighborhood Tails – Ellie Jane, age 1
  • Brookwood Community
  • Buzz Kidz by Christopher Zhou, age 11
  • SportzBuzz – November 2014
  • Cold-weather Tips to Stay Safe and Warm
  • Fall Into Fun in the City of Bellaire
  • We are Here
  • A Word on Compassion
  • What I’m Doing with the Rest of my Life
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  • National French Week at Duchesne Academy
  • Fall Fashion at Bellaire High School
  • Houston Christian’s A Christmas Carol
  • Author Discusses Books with Stratford Students
  • An AIPAC Experience
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