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Review: Noises Off! at the Alley Theatre

Review: Noises Off! at the Alley Theatre

Robert June 10, 2012 0

Noises Off! is the creation of playwright, novelist, and journalist Michael Frayn.  The play is a play within a play – a farce depicting the travails of a small British company attempting to put

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Review: Shatner’s World at Jones Hall

Review: Shatner’s World at Jones Hall

Robert March 25, 2012 1

Friday night (March 23), William Shatner brought his one man show Shatner’s World we just live in it to Jones Hall, in Houston, for a one night appearance.  The show is currently traveling around

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Review: The Toxic Avenger at the Alley Theatre

Review: The Toxic Avenger at the Alley Theatre

Robert February 1, 2012 0

The Toxic Avenger is a comedy musical based on a low budget movie made in 1984.  Melvin Ferd III is a lonely nerd that thanks to exposure to radioactive sludge becomes the Toxic Avenger,

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Review: Dividing the Estate at the Alley Theatre

Review: Dividing the Estate at the Alley Theatre

Robert October 23, 2011 1

Horton Foote has deservedly been called “the Chekhov of the South”.  Growing up in Wharton, Texas, he developed an ear for the way the people spoke and used that to create vivid and memorable

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Review: Arturo’s Uptown Italiano

Review: Arturo’s Uptown Italiano

Robert October 23, 2011 0

Arturo’s Uptown Italiano is located at 1180 Uptown Park Boulevard, across the street from the main Uptown Park shopping center and north of the Galleria.  Arturo’s is an upscale Italian restaurant.  It is fairly

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Review: La Brisa Mexican Bar and Grill

Review: La Brisa Mexican Bar and Grill

Robert October 21, 2011 0

La Brisa is my favorite Mexican restaurant.  I’ve been visiting it since it opened in 2003.  It’s a nice non-chain family owned restaurant just south of Houston, in Bacliff, Texas, on highway 146.  Actually,

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Review: Bedrock City Comics

Review: Bedrock City Comics

Robert September 15, 2011 0

By far, the best comic book store in Houston. The stereotype of comic book stores is dark, untidy, crowded places with arrogant staff.  Most of the stores in Houston, over the last decade, fit

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Review: Babin’s Seafood House on the Kemah Boardwalk

Review: Babin’s Seafood House on the Kemah Boardwalk

Robert September 3, 2010 0

Babin’s Seafood House is a restaurant on the Kemah Boardwalk near Houston, Texas. Its theme is the seafood cuisine of New Orleans. It is part of the Landry’s empire. A friend from Germany was visiting.

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Review: Escalante’s

Review: Escalante’s

Robert September 3, 2010 0

      Escalante’s is an upscale Tex-Mex restaurant with five locations scattered around Houston. We went to the Westheimer location, in the Highland Village shopping area. As an appetizer we got the guacamole. It

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Review: Genghis Grill

Review: Genghis Grill

Robert March 14, 2010 0

Genghis Grill is a Mongolian stir-fry. Although the food is Asian inspired, the decor is modern sports-bar type. You are seated, order your drinks, and then carry the metal bowl from your place setting over

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