Scott Lindsey

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Upcoming Events: Speed Bartending and Valentine-Making

    Pondicheri's second monthly charity breakfast is planned for tomorrow from 7:30 a.m. to noon. Half of the proceeds from all sales will go to benefit Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, so dig in. The following Monday, January 16, Valentines for Soldiers will take over the Saint Arnold brewery from 6 to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Chef Chat, Part 2: Tommy Birdwell of TQLA

    Photo by Matthew DresdenChef Tommy Birdwell in the kitchen at TQLA​In part one of our conversation with Chef Tommy Birdwell of TQLA, we covered his early career and his vision for TQLA. Today, we'll discuss Chef Birdwell's work on the Pappasito's menu, writing a cookbook with Stephan Pyles, an ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 24, 2011

    Southwest on Washington

    Anyway you spell TQLA, it's fabulous.

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    More Than Just Tequila at TQLA

    Photos by Troy FieldsNot quite chestnuts roasting on an open fire, but far more delicious.​I feel like TQLA -- the subject of this week's cafe review -- hasn't gotten the fairest of shakes. Yes, it's named after a beverage that most people associate with Spring Breaks spent partly in Matamoros ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2010

    Upcoming Events

    Photo by Katharine ShilcuttLearn all about tequila in TQLA's free monthly tequila classes.​As you know, today is New Year's Eve. Huzzah! And those of you without plans for tonight need look no further than our great New Year's Eve guide and Lauren Marmaduke's suggestions for where to eat out t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2010

    First Look at TQLA

    More photos from TQLA are in our slideshow.​If there are two things that serve to immediately dissuade me from trying a restaurant these days, the phrases "167 tequila offerings" and "Washington Avenue" would be those two. I have nothing personally against either tequila or Washington Avenue, ... More >>