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Linda Salinas

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    Tonight at 14 Pews, Hey Bartender Screening and Cocktail Hour

    The rise of the cocktail and the return of the bartender as rockstar carries along with it a baggage saddled on every trending topic in modern pop culture. The film follows several threads, interweaving the tales of two contrasting bartenders -- one a cocktail bartender crafting high end drinks in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2013

    Upcoming Events: Spend the Day with a Sous Chef & Celebrate National Hot Dog Month

    For three hours you can spend time with one of the sous chefs at Brennan's of Houston during the summer cooking class series, "Saturday with the Sous." On Saturday, June 29, Sous Chef Jose Arevalo will kick off the summer cooking class series with a three-course demonstration for guests and will spe ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 16, 2012

    More Than Just Nolan Ryan

    5 food-related reasons to drive to Alvin.

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2012

    Houston's 10 Best Specialty Cocktails for the Summer

    With the cocktail movement booming in Houston, it seems as though you can hardly go to a bar or restaurant these days without encountering a list of cocktails. And on that list of cocktails, expect to find a list of the house specialty drinks -- concoctions created by (or for) that bar or restaurant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    Lady Bartenders Kick Cocktail Ass at Speed Rack Houston

    Photos by GroovehouseLindsay Heffron moved like a blur during the knockout rounds of competition, eventually securing herself second place in the Speed Rack challenge.​An arc of Plymouth gin shot briefly through the air at Gallery M Squared on Sunday night, leaping out of the bottle like liqui ... More >>

  • News

    June 30, 2011

    Masters of Cyberspace

    The Press hands out its first Houston Web Awards.

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Upcoming Events

    Coming on June 26: the Hats Off to Hospitality gala, benefiting Linda Salinas.​Pay attention, because your weekends for the rest of the month will be quickly filled up with fantastic food events a-plenty. Remember this time last week when we were discussing food trends to watch for in Houston ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    Upcoming Events

    Follow the yellow brick road...​June is a busy month for food events, from special one-off dinners to big celebrations and galas. Now's a good time to break out the eating pants or start adding extra workouts to your schedule; this is a month of good eats. All month long, Agnes Moffit Park in ... More >>

  • News

    April 14, 2011

    Bikes on Easements

    North-south cycling trails could be a go!

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Upcoming Events

    ​As you may have read and seen around the Internet, this Sunday is Linda's Block Party at 1834 Westheimer, a fundraising event to help defray medical costs for Linda Salinas. Salinas, a local bartender and sommelier, was injured in a scooter accident on Sunday night, and the Houston restaurant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    This Week in Deliciousness

    "The customers love 'em! I tell ya, these hot cakes are sellin' like... like, uh... hm."​ Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we've already built a small chickenwire pen in the backyard in which to imprison the many chocolate bunnies we'll be handing out and cons ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs

    Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. Houston Food Adventures: Phaedra is back and blogging, and just in time to help ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Houston Restaurant and Bar Industry Rallies for One of Its Own

    FacebookLinda Salinas, before shaving her mustache.​Linda Salinas is a talented sommelier and bartender. She's worked at and with some of Houston's best bars and restaurants: Voice, Anvil, Branch Water Tavern, Bootsie's, Beaver's, 13 Celsius and Kata Robata. She is a fixture within the industr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    This Little Piggy Went to Kata Robata

    Photos by GroovehouseFor more photos from the pig party, check out our slideshow.​Say what you will about Twitter -- that the microblogging/messaging service is ruining our attention spans, that it's killing "real" blogging -- but sometimes paying careful attention to your Twitter stream pays ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    Food Fight: Battle Discount Sushi

    Houston still lacks the crucial "conveyor belt sushi" concept​It's no secret that we love sushi. However, we also love something else -- and we love it even more than we love sushi. We love money. To paraphrase Adam Sandler, we're a big fan of money. We like it, we use it, we have a little. We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    A Chat with Linda Salinas of VOICE

    Photo by Sarah Rufka​Ask Linda Salinas how she became such a wine guru (or wine nerd, to use her expression), and her answer is, "Actually, a few years ago I fell in love with a piece of mold." Um.... Then she explains: "I used to work for Backstreet CafĂ© just as a waiter, and Sean Beck, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    This Week in Deliciousness

    "Oh God. I ordered eggs AND bacon, not eggs OF bacon. This is... actually, this is SO MUCH BETTER." ​Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where, after years of therapy, we've at last learned not to hate ourselves for dipping our fries into our shakes. After Sarah Rufka' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    Follow Friday for Houston Food Hounds

    Photo courtesy of @bakerella In the world of Twitter -- the love-it-or-hate-it microblogging service -- Fridays are known as "Follow Friday," a day devoted to suggesting new or interesting users for your friends to follow. Depending on who you follow, your Twitter stream will be inundated on Friday ... More >>

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