Geri Maria Harris

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  • 4 years ago | Pot Luck

    Easter is fast approaching and for the good people of the world, that means a focus on traditional activities like spending time with the family and attending church. For heathens like me, it means a new excuse for eating and drinking. While out r...

  • 4 years ago | Burgers

    On a day fraught with unpleasantness resulting from a faulty car engine, I found myself down in the South Post Oak area with little patience and a big hunger. So when I saw Annie's Hamburgers, I decided to give it a try. The first thing I noticed ...

  • 4 years ago | Recipes

    Last week ended on a high note when Hell's Kitchen Season 8 winner Nona Sivley left her chef de cuisine post at LA Market to head over to Rice Epicurean and cook up a big, steaming bowl of loaded potato soup. The audience was atwitter with an inte...

  • 4 years ago | Lists

    These places may go by many names - Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Lebanese, Persian - and though it is clearly not possible for all of these titles to be correct, in Houston we usually have a general sense of what the person is talking about when...

  • 4 years ago | Booze

    As if I needed another excuse to indulge in a cocktail or two, I just found out that Ava Kitchen & Whiskey Bar is doing a special promotion on martinis. Every Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m., they have a list of five specialty cocktails to choose from,...

  • 4 years ago | Pot Luck

    Though I am a fan of all types of good wine, I tend to shy away from some of the sweeter forms of vino. So while I can appreciate the fine craftsmanship of the 2009 St. Urbans-hof Urban Riesling, I knew I needed to find something savory to offset ...