Patricia Sharpe

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2014

    This Week In Food Blogs: Do You Want to Dine Next to A Stranger?

    Texas Monthly: This month, Texas Monthly shines the light on Coltivare, the new restaurant from Ryan Pera and Morgan Weber of Revival Market. Patricia Sharpe writes about the delightful focaccia bread, describing it as "a miracle of springy texture and crunchy crust, luxuriantly brushed with Spanish ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2013

    This Week In Food Blogs: Cereal-and-Milk Cocktails, Apple Galettes, and a Donut-Bacon Cheeseburger

    Daily Details: Cocktail flavors can be quite inventive, but have these creations gone too far? Breakfast and cereal flavors are being made into cocktails at bars all around the world. This blog post from Daily Details shares insight into the cereal cocktails found in a variety of bars in the United ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    This Week In Food Blogs: Brooks Brisket Will Blow You Away, Says Urban Swank

    Eating My Words: Not to be confused with our own blog, this is Texas Monthly's food blog -- mostly penned by head food writer Patricia Sharpe, who recently named her top picks for the 12 best new restaurants in Texas. Spoiler alert: Four are in Houston, by far the most that any city racked up. Scie ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 17, 2013

    30 Essential Texas Restaurants

    Eat here before you die.

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    This Week In Food Blogs: Tequila Tragedies and the Three Faces of Saba

    Eat My Words: Talk about unfortunate timing... Texas Monthly's Patricia Sharpe had a terrific interview with chef David Guerrero of Samba Grille in which the chef discussed his brain cancer, Houston attitudes toward Peruvian flavors and learning to taste again after a stroke. ...and then Samba Grill ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Texas Monthly Names Three Houston Restaurants as Top Picks for 2011

    Who runs Texas? Houston restaurants!​Texas Monthly's food editor Patricia Sharpe recognized three Houston restaurants in the latest edition of the magazine, in which she named Haven, Branch Water Tavern and Stella Sola as restaurants to watch out for in 2011. Austin gained recognition for Uch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2010

    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. New York Times: It's not often we lead off the weekly Sampler Plate with someth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2010

    An Unlikely Winner at the Mushroom Throwdown

    Photo by Katharine ShilcuttThrowdown judge Gracie Cavnar prepares to sample an entry.​The big guns were brought out last night for the fourth -- and largest to date -- throwdown organized by Jenny Wang and the Houston Chowhounds: the Mushroom Throwdown at Vic & Anthony's. From the judging pane ... More >>

  • News

    March 4, 2004
  • Dining

    February 19, 2004

    Terrible Ciao

    A tide of jamlike red sauce splashes over the cuisine at Terra Bosco's