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Greek Wine Cellars

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2014

    First Female Takes Home a Prize From Iron Somm, But Bubbles Still Win

    Female sommeliers have competed in the annual Iron Sommelier Competition for years, but last night marked the first time that one has taken home one of the major award categories. Vanessa Treviño-Boyd of 60 Degrees Mastercrafted scored the Best Presentation award last night. She succeeded in the in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2014

    Starbucks Won't Be Bringing Booze to Houston, But Who Cares?

    Starbucks recently announced that it would be adding beer and wine, as well as an "evenings menu," to select locations around the country, after testing the plan in 26 markets during the last several years. The bad news? Starbucks booze isn't coming to Houston anytime soon. The good news? We don't n ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 9, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 2, 2014

    In Memoriam: Top 12 Saddest Restaurant Closings of 2013

    A few weeks ago, we brought you a slideshow of the best restaurants that opened in the past year. But in the midst of celebrating all the great new places to chow down in the Bayou City, we are reminded of those we lost in 2013. As you get a start on the new year, why not sit down with a drink and ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 7, 2013

    Bivalve Season Is Here

    Houston restaurants are ready to get shucking.

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2013

    Openings & Closings: Flora & Muse Goes Out With A Bang, and Tiger Den Delays Its Opening

    In one of the most surprising, yet epic, ways for a restaurant to close, Flora & Muse informed its customers it would no longer be open for business ... and did so during a Greek Wine Dinner. On Monday, October 28, general manager Evan Turner told guests at the dinner that the restaurant would be s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    Upcoming Events: Punch Parties and Greek Eats

    Can you believe it's been nearly 50 years since the first Greek Festival in Houston? Here we are on the 46th anniversary of the beloved festival, and it's bigger and better this year than ever -- but it's still only $5 at the gate, with kids getting in for free. The festival actually started yester ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    Behind the Scenes at The Iron Sommelier Competition

    "In ten minutes, they're gonna be in the room," said sommelier Antonio Gianola with a tone of urgency. To his right, fellow sommelier Jonathan Honefenger encouraged his fellow somms along with cries of: "Hustle! Hustle!" The two men moved swiftly from one seat to the next, pouring a deliberate ounc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2012

    Fear of Wine: Oenophobia = Xenophobia

    In this week's New York Times dining section, wine writer Eric Asimov -- the Solomon of wine writing, as I like to call him -- asks: "Should a Wine List Educate or Merely Flatter You? [and] How Adventurous Should a Wine List Be?" His op-ed came in response to a flurry of blog posts that followed a ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 19, 2012

    Like That Chain Restaurant?

    Try this local one instead.

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2012

    Top 5 Red Wines to Serve Chilled in Summer

    Some are more apt to reach for white than red wine during summer months, and it's perfectly understandable: White wines are generally served chilled, red wines generally not. But when summertime arrives at our house, I find myself craving earthy red wines to pair with the smoked ribs we are offered ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    This Week in Deliciousness

    Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where our requests for extra food pellets in the machine in the employee break room have thus far been ignored by the Overlord. We started the week off right with a look at the world's sexiest wine, and uh... yeah. That just about set the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Upcoming Events: Kick It With Kombucha and Go Greek

    If you don't like kombucha, I promise that it's only because you haven't tried Kickin Kombucha. I've turned many a hater into a convert with the brew, which just so happens to be made right here in Houston at the Kitchen Incubator downtown. I mention this because Kickin Kombucha is launching a new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    Upcoming Events: Butchering on the Brazos

    Still not sure what you're doing tomorrow night? We've got you taken care of. New Year's Eve dining options New Year's Eve open-to-the-public-for-a-price parties New Year's Eve events that don't necessarily involve Champagne but look cool anyway And what's that? You need a place to get a good ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Tasting Notes: This Week in Wine Blogs

    Know a Houston-based blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. VINfluence: We were THRILLED to discover that Houston Master Sommelier Drew Hendricks has launched a blog. It's called VINfluence, and Drew is using it to share some of his insigh ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 6, 2006

    Branzini with Bouzouki

    Alexander the Great Greek Restaurant brings you the best of old and new Greek cuisine

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