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  • Blogs

    April 29, 2014

    Wine, Food and Booze: Recap of the 11th Annual Sugar Land Wine & Food Festival's Grand Tasting

    The 11th Annual Sugar Land Wine and Food Affair took place this past week. Last Friday, hundreds gathered at the Marriott Sugar Land Town Square for the week's signature event, the Grand Tasting. As in past years, the evening featured endless choices for wine and food. This year, however, there wer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Largest Food and Wine Fest in Texas Returns to Sugar Land Next Week

    The 11th Annual Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair is back with a slew of events sure to tickle your taste buds and whet your whistle. As always, the event, which organizers describe as a "celebration of all that is good, gooey, sweet, savory, bubbly, hoppy and simply irresistible," will feature numerous ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2014

    Bartender Chat: Tommy Samson of Lowbrow

    Welcome to Eating...Our Words' Bartender Chat, in which we sit down with local bartenders and get to know their style. Whether they're slinging beers or mixing complex cocktails, bartenders are our buddies and confidants, but we're turning the tables and the camera on them to find out what they're p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    Five Blind Wine Pairings, Five Sommeliers and One Fantastic Dinner at Philippe Restaurant Lounge

    Five courses, five sommeliers, two bartenders and a Master Chef of France. As far as wine dinners go, last week's Guest Sommelier Wine Dinner at Philippe Restaurant Lounge was nothing short of a tour de force. The dinner marked the finale of sommelier Vanessa TreviƱo-Boyd's wildly successful So ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Recap: The Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair Grand Tasting 2013

    If there was one night a year to go crazy and totally overdose on food and wine, Friday night was definitely one of them. The Grand Tasting, signature event of the Sugar Land Wine & Food Festival sponsored by H-E-B, was every food and wine lover's dream come true, thanks to a who's who of some of Ho ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 16, 2012

    Maggie Rita's Takes Over Ninfa's

    Higher prices, bland food and no really good margaritas to ease the pain.

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    Happy Hour Scene: Hendricks Pub & Eatery

    ​ The Place: Hendricks Pub & Eatery 3320 Kirby 713-522-1500 The Deals: $1 off drafts and wells The Hours: 3 to 7 p.m. The Scene: Have you ever tried repeating a word until it begins to sound like a series of meaningless noises? We feel like we're halfway there with the ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 25, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 24, 2010

    Stirred & Shaken: Hearsay's Gin-Gin Mule

    ​Anthony, the bar manager at downtown "gastro lounge" Hearsay (218 Travis, 713-225-8079), is intent on stealing Houston's cocktail crown from Anvil. "We want to be the place for cocktails in town," he said as he served a gin-gin mule, a classic-style concoction that originated at New York's Pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    A Chat with Reid McGraff of a bar and grille

    Photo by Sarah Rufka​Seeing Reid McGraff at the Alden-Houston's a bar and grille -- an affable and friendly bartender, but with a certain polished bearing -- you'd never guess he'd ever tended a less elegant bar. Asked about his past positions, he mentions Hotel ZaZa, House of Blues, Warren's ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 25, 2008