Mendoza Province

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2014

    Argentine Celebrity Chef Francis Mallman, His New Book "Mallman on Fire," and His Cooking Class at Central Market

    Central Market's cooking school often hosts celebrity guest chefs and authors. Such was the case on Tuesday evening when they hosted celebrity chef Francis Mallman -- Argentina's most famous chef -- for a cooking class and book signing. Mallman's class featured five recipes from his newest cookbook ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2012

    Finally, A Malbec That I Can (Afford To) Drink

    "No, if anyone orders Merlot, I'm leaving," says Miles in what is perhaps the most memorable line from the 2004 film Sideways. "I am not drinking any fucking Merlot!" I, too, have my issues with "Merlot" (especially when uttered between air quotes). But if there were one wine category where Kantian ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2012

    Tasting Notes: This Week in Wine Blogs

    WineSleuth Uncorked: Although we'd love to see some more wine bloggers join our ranks here in Houston, we've been geeked to see the steady posting by our city's local chroniclers of all things vinous. This week, stay-at-home mom Amy Gross shares her "ratatouille" moment -- otherwise known as an epi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    Odd Pair: Birthday Cake and Durigutti Malbec

    ​I usually like to pair my un-birthday cake with a nice, dry French champagne. After all, if you only have 364 days of the year to celebrate the day on which you were not born, you really should do it up right. But on this occasion, I was seeking a sturdier vino to stand up to my lusciously ri ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 25, 2010
  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    Wine of the Week: Elizabeth Abraham of SoVino

    ​A few months ago, Eating Our Words visited SoVino (507 Westheimer) for happy hour. Although we didn't love the happy hour specials, we were blown away with the wine selection. We decided it was time for another visit to this restaurant/wine bar. After all, since the name means "Southern Hem ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 10, 2007