It's only been a few short weeks since a handsome Floridian swooped down from the sky and snatched up one of Houston's most beloved wine professionals, Marcy Jimenez.
Hers is a tough act to follow: Since moving to Houston in 2005, she was a buyer and floor manager at Houston's only independently ow ... More >>
When it comes to making a great salade niçoise, it's all about the quality of the ingredients. But that doesn't mean that you need to make a special trip to Whole Foods Market just to make this humble summer dish. In fact, I make my niçcoise using ingredients I buy at H-E-B (except the extra-virgi ... More >>
Baked potatoes at our house are much more than a meal. They are a religion.
We don't just do sour cream. We do sour cream-infused with freshly ground horseradish, a kiss of white wine, and kosher salt.
We don't do "bacon bits." We do crumbled, crispy, center-cut bacon that's been fried the day bef ... More >>
Photos by Jeremy Parzen.When you're admitted to the hospital to have a baby, you're taken off solid foods. As soon as the baby is born, they bring you a meal to regain your strength. In our case, it was hospital cafeteria meatloaf.Color me pink! Tracie P and I had a baby on Monday: Georgia P ... More >>
"What's your favorite wine for under $10?" If I had a nickel for every time someone asked me that question, I'd probably have about $15.
When it comes to wine pricing, you'll often hear wine trade folks talk about "price points," in other words, a "maximum" price that allows us to categorize ... More >>
Yesterday, we chatted with Chef Giancarlo Ferrara of Arcodoro about his passion of Italian cooking. Today we delve further into his background.
EOW: Tell me about how you went from several places in Europe to Florida to Houston.
Ferrara: Well, I met my American wife while working in Italy. ... More >>
As promised, we're giving you one more chance to win a pair of tickets to this weekend's highly anticipated Holiday Wine Tasting bash at Sonoma, taking place on December 19 from 6 to 11 p.m. The tickets are a $90 value and include samples of 40 different beers, wines and champagnes, gourmet ... More >>
When I was growing up, my family went to Macaroni Grill for food from Europe's boot-shaped nation. It wasn't until a few years ago that I realized that maybe I'd never had Italian food. Watching the last episode of this season's No Reservations, in which Anthony Bourdain travels to Sardinia, I ... More >>
Photo by duluoz_catsRegretting having spent almost his entire life in Manhattan with nary a trip to the four outer boroughs, Anthony Bourdain took on the robust culinary scenes of the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island in this week's episode of No Reservations. It seemed like a familia ... More >>
No Reservations is back. The ever-loquacious Anthony Bourdain visited Chile, skipping from Santiago to wine country, the coast and Patagonia, sampling food, waxing poetic and keeping it real the entire time.
Here is a recap of the delicious Chilean cuisine and Bourdain-isms from last night's episo ... More >>
Photo by Robb WalshThe Nuragus grape is the most widely grown in Sardinia. Some experts believe that the grape was brought to the island more than 3,000 years ago by the Phoenicians. It is so prolific and adaptable, it has been called pagadeppidus ("pay-debts grape"), preni tineddus ("fill-up-vats g ... More >>