"If it grows with it, it goes with it." If you've been following along here at Wine Time, you've heard me chant New York legend Danny Meyer's mantra over and over again. No matter what food I'm pairing with wine, I always look to traditional pairings for inspiration. Whether it's Parmigiano Reggia ... More >>
When it comes to pairing wine with food, we live by two maxims at our house. 1. If it grows with it, it goes with it. (Motto attributed to the great New York restaurateur Danny Meyer.) Look to traditional pairings as rules-of-thumb. For example, the inhabitants of the western coast of France famo ... More >>
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Photos by Jeremy Parzen.Tomorrow night is the first night of Hanukkah. In the U.S., Ashkenazi Jews eat potato pancakes to celebrate the festival. Here and in other parts of the world, Sephardi Jews eat doughnuts.You don't need me to tell you why we eat fried foods for Hanukkah, the Jewish fes ... More >>
Photo by Mai PhamPilot Light Restaurant Group's Chef and Co-Owner, Terrence GallivanIf you haven't tried Terrence Gallivan's cuisine yet, it's probably because the somewhat elusive chef has only been cooking in Houston for short bursts of time. He did a one-month stint as part of the sold-out ... More >>
Who can resist classic, homemade spaghetti and meatballs? Even the most snooty Italophiles among us, those who turn their noses up at blasphemous Italian-American cuisine citing the god of Authenticity, are easily corrupted when it comes to this dish, which evokes a cinematically rich swath o ... More >>
Photos by Ruthie JohnsonAvocado pieces.Pop-up restaurants are growing like mushrooms across the country. The small eateries have small menus and even smaller staffs. They "pop-up" for a finite time period, and then POOF, they're gone. Sound silly? Think about it this way: These temporary rest ... More >>
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