16 days ago | Wine Time
There are myriad recipes for the classic Italian Spritz, a pre-dinner cocktail made famous by the glitterati who sipped the celebrated aperitif in the cafés of Venice and Trieste in the years that followed World War II. And there are perhaps just ...
2 months ago | Wine Time
It was back in 2008, as the Houston food and wine renaissance was just beginning to take shape, that the owner of the city's only progressive wine bar at the time needed to take a long weekend off to get married. In what must have been a frantic s...
5 months ago | Booze
When it comes to shopping for sparkling wine for the holidays or anytime of year, for that matter, the bottom line is that Spec's has the biggest selection and the best prices. Even the curators of Houston's few remaining independently owned retai...
6 months 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 ...
6 months 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...
7 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 ...