Jolie Vue

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    Robb Walsh's 100 Favorite Houston Dishes #11 Crispy Pork Belly with Steen's Cane Syrup at Catalan

    ​Over the course of the next few months, I'm counting down 100 of my favorite Houston dishes. I chose some because they are such quintessential Houston creations, others for their cultural or historical significance, and others because they are just so damn tasty. Share your own nominations in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    This Week in Deliciousness

    Oh, okay. When we heard "designer meat" we were afraid it was going to be some ridiculously sculpted abomination, but no, we'd totally eat that.​ Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we accidentally made a fancy dessert dish with our banana-scented sunscreen. We s ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 10, 2010

    Designer Meats

    In Houston, more and more chefs are curing their own pig products

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    Local Spotlight: Jolie Vue Farms

    ​WHAT: Farm-fresh meats, delivered right to your doorstep. That's right -- beef, pork, poultry and eggs. It's an all-organic, ecologically sound, raised-with-love virtual meat market that arrives as regular as a newborn baby once per month. Honi and Glen Boudreaux have agriculture in their b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    Brunch at Stella Sola

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttStella Sola's version of "toad in a hole"​My poached egg split open at the touch of a fork, drenching the brioche beneath it with a thick, bright splash of yolk. It instantly brightened my dark Sunday morning. Eating brunch at Stella Sola isn't the cheapest thing y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    Roasted Pig Snout

    Photo by J.C. Reid​When the chefs at Feast, Richard Knight and James Silk, opened their nose-to-tail dining establishment on Westheimer in mid-2008, the response from many Houston diners was "What's nose-to-tail?" The technique of using every part of the animal in dishes, often involving "offa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    A Delicious Recipe for Success

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttGracie Cavnar and Monica PopeIt was a gorgeous summer night in the gardens of a stately West University mansion, and Monica Pope was serving a most unlikely dish to the well-to-do types at the table: scrapple. A dozen enraptured guests had their first taste of the dish - ... More >>