Samuel Smith

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Cinco de Mayo Celebrations & A Suckling Pig Throwdown

    Cinco de Mayo @ El Big Bad Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. 419 Travis Cinco de Mayo is on a Monday this year (boo!), but that doesn't mean you can't celebrate early on Saturday (yay!). El Big Bad will host a Cinco de Mayo celebration beginning at 11 a.m. and continuing into the wee hours of Sunday morn ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 19, 2012

    Tandoori Nite

    This food truck, located next to a gas station, serves Indian cuisine under the stars.

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    A Month of Oatmeal: 31 Ways to Enjoy

    Who knew January was National Oatmeal Month? And does anyone actually care? Normally, I just wouldn't give a damn - because really, what does National Oatmeal Month even mean? But since its a new year and one of my resolutions is to stop being a cynical bitch, I thought having some oatmeal in my lif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Central Market's Justin Vann on His 5 Favorite Holiday Beers

    Two weeks ago, we featured our favorite local beers to take home for the Thanksgiving holidays. This week, we turn to Central Market's beer badass Justin Vann for his thoughts on the five best craft beers for the holidays. You might know Vann from Central Market's aisles, or you might know him as t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    Brew Blog: Samuel Smith's Yorkshire Stingo, With Bonus Peeing-in-a-Bottle Story

    This bottle will never contain anything but beer. ​I believe I've mentioned my parents' somewhat progressive stance on alcohol consumption. As I grew older, it actually became a bit of a bonding experience for me and my dad. He used to be, if not a connoisseur, certainly an adventurous beer dr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    Brew Blog: Samuel Smith's Organic Cider and Crepes

    ​Rarely do we let sale prices dictate our beer samples, but we were recently taken in by a discount on Samuel Smith's organic cider at Central Market. We decided to pair up the light beverage with a similarly light dinner of vegetable crepes for your consideration. Admittedly we lost the recei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    Tasting Beer: Samuel Smith's Lager

    ​American microbrewed beer may be the passion of many a beer knurd here in Houston, but we recently geeked out sampling English microbrewery Samuel Smith. We'd been fans but had failed to experience its version of a lager until now. Medium hoppiness and light body make this a refreshing brew ... More >>