13 days ago | Wine Time
Come November each year, nearly everyone in America (of a certain age) remembers the line from Barry Levinson's 1990 classic film "Avalon": "You cut the turkey without me? You might as well have stabbed me through the heart!" Gabriel Krichinsky's ...
24 days ago | Pop Culture
At the airport in San Diego, the city where I grew up, there are three options at each bathroom station — one for people who identify as men, another for people who identify as women, and one for people who identify as transgender. I identify as a...
2 months ago | Wine Time
Houston's food and wine stars were out last night and dressed to the nines at the Periwinkle Foundation's sixth annual Iron Somm competition and fund-raiser held at the Houstonian Hotel. As a sea of Houston wine lovers cheered them on, Evan ...
3 months ago | Wine Time
Now in its sixth year, the annual Iron Sommelier competition has become a major event on the city's fine wine calendar. Not only does it give guests an opportunity to taste a wide array of classic and unusual wines with the city's leading so...
4 months ago | Beverages
It's been called "the little sommelier conference that could." When newly minted Master Sommeliers James Tidwell and Drew Hendricks founded Texsom (August 8-10), the Texas Sommelier Conference, eleven years ago, neither of them imagined that the e...
7 months ago | Wine Time
Roughly 30 of Houston's leading wine professionals, together with a collector or two and a local wine writer, crammed into one of the private dining rooms at Pappas Bros. Steakhouse on Tuesday morning for a highly anticipated seminar on Napa Valle...