Sonoma County

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    Top 12 Wines Under $15 for the Holidays

    A $10 sparkling wine for the holidays: Toso is one of our top picks.​Last night, Whole Foods Market introduced its Top 10 wines for the holidays -- except that this year, like the days of Christmas, there are actually 12. Historically, some of the recommended wines have been held up at custom ... More >>

  • Music

    February 24, 2011

    The Pomplamoose Revolution

    How a band with no CDs or record deal is changing the music industry

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    Odd Pair: Hot Buffalo Wing Pretzel Bites & Fume Blanc

    ​Although I hadn't even tried buffalo sauce up until last year (horror!), I am now obsessed with its tangy heat. Generally speaking, I don't eat much meat, which makes it difficult to enjoy the stuff. But I recently discovered these little bites of crunchy pretzel that are drenched with a z ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Odd Pair: Snickers Ice Cream Bar and Blanc de Blancs

    Cram some Snickers ice cream in your pie hole and follow it with a dry sparkling wine.‚Äč Why is it that every year we forget just how miserable it gets in August? We must, otherwise, we'd have all moved to Alaska to bunk with Sarah Palin by now. Anyway, it's definitely ice cream weather and what' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    I'll Have a Little Wine With That Peekytoe Crab

    Voice Restaurant in the Hotel Icon (220 Main Street) has come up with another special dinner, a five-course tasting menu and wine pairing for $75 a person on January 21. This time they are teaming up with Axel Schug of Schug Cameros Estate Winery in California. Here's the menu from Executive Chef ... More >>

  • Music

    December 11, 2008

    Afropop Arrives

    Motherland music hit a fever pitch with U.S. bands this year

  • Music

    July 29, 2004

    Paradise Found

    Two years ago, the Velvet Teen took the road less traveled, and that has made all the difference

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Onion Rings

    Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

  • News

    November 30, 2000

    Meet Mr. and Mrs. and Mrs. Jones

    Some Houstonians say monogamy doesn't work for them. They don't cheat. They don't swing. They do have more than one spouse at a time. And the whole family knows about it.