• Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    To Recork Or Not To Recork an Old Port?

    A few weeks ago, in the wake of a controversial post and a contentious comment thread on cork, reader Jay posed the following conundrum: We have some very old Port[o] that still has a few years left before it meets the 21-22 year optimum time frame. What is your opinion on removing the corks and re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    Wine of the Week: A Delicious Portuguese Quaffer

    ​This weekend found us at Canyon Lake where Tracie P's family (they're from Orange) takes their summer vacation every year. The menu at the lake varies very little and the fare is invariably lip-smackingly delicious. This year my favs were Tracie P's King Ranch Chicken and my mother-in-law Mrs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Michael Berry's Dead Osama Pep Rally

    Photos by John Nova LomaxWheels fit for a celebration.​Early yesterday, Michael Berry, the former Boy Wonder of Houston politics turned radio rabble-rouser, sent out a press release plugging a "Houston Celebration: Osama Bin Laden Dead." The event would be later that day at Hefley's, a Texalic ... More >>

  • News

    September 17, 2009

    Opting Out on Obama

    Plus: A Houston actress hits the big screen.

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    Houston Actress On Working With Mike Judge, Jason Bateman & Mila Kunis

    (This item was written by Liana Lopez.) Photo by Liana Lopez‚ÄčIf you were at the Edwards Grand Palace Stadium for the 7:05 p.m. Friday showing of Mike Judge's new film Extract, you were probably wondering about all the inappropriate applause at the beginning of the show. The usher with the airplan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2008

    Port for the Holidays

    I was at Spec's the other evening and ended up in the Port section.  I struck up a conversation with a guy who looked a little overwhelmed by all of the different choices and we ended up having a nice conversation about port.  Here's some basic information that I hope will help you with yo ... More >>

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    July 22, 2004