Dreams Do Come True at Drew’s Pastry Place!


Fresh, made-to-order pastries are the name of the game at Drew’s Pastry Place. And so authentic! Owner and Pastry Chef Drew Rogers forked over his recipe for Tiramisu — featured on a recent episode of TLC’s Bakery Boss. High marks for this marvelous dessert…



Entertaining Made Simple – Poolside with Keith Zars!

One of the most fun and relaxing ways to spend time with family and friends is through outdoor entertaining. Goodtaste’s Hospitality Coach, Linda De La Garza, has some excellent ideas on how to make your open-air table look fabulous, and for little to no money at all…



Houston Restaurant Weeks is a FEAST!

Get ready to dig in! Houston Restaurant Weeks is almost here. For nearly four weeks, you can enjoy special menus at discounted prices from restaurants all across the city. Here’s our two cents on the brunch, lunch and dinner menus from a handful of participating restaurants. Take a look, as we tempt you with dozens of great dishes…



The Proof is on the Plate at 60 Degrees Mastercrafted

There’s a recently opened restaurant in River Oaks that’s a must-do, especially if you want to try some of the top-rated steaks in the entire city. Houstonians may be familiar with its chef, Fritz Gitscher, one of a handful of Master Chefs in the entire state. But, there’s PLENTY still to discover about his new spot, 60 Degrees Mastercrafted…



Tuk Tuk Taproom’s Myanmar (Shan State) Tomato Salad

Tuk Tuk Tap Room dishes are created fresh by Chef David Gilbert with traditional ingredients. In keeping with Asian tradition, they’re meant to be shared. Try this light, airy salad as a side dish to grilled chicken, shrimp or beef skewers. It’s an easy recipe that packs a lot of flavor!


Chill Out with Hugo’s Ice Cream Churros!

Ruben Ortega is known for his churros, which have been featured in Saveur magazine and in Hugo’s cookbook, Hugo Ortega’s Street Food of Mexico. It’s not only a favorite at the restaurant, but at home, too. Ruben sometimes does a twist on the traditional Mexican pastry for his son, by turning it into an ice cream sandwich…


Your Favorite Texas Wineries are Sourcing from Sysco!

Texas wines are a big business in the Lone Star State and so are the wineries that produce them. Millions of folks travel from all over to visit them each year. Well Texas wineries, take note! Sysco is your source for everything for your winery EXCEPT the wine itself!


The Best Deals on Fine Dining & Wine are at Kris Bistro

Get ready for some of the most affordable fine dining in the city of Houston. Where else can you expect to find a gourmet meal, complete with wine for under $50?! On top of that, I’d venture to say that some of the best new chefs around could be in this kitchen RIGHT NOW!


One Lucky Duck’s Zucchini & Green Zebra Tomato Lasagne

Green Zebra tomatoes are an Heirloom variety – they bring a vibrant color and tart flavor to this standout dish from One Lucky Duck location in the The Pearl. It was love at first bite! Plate this raw lasagna with the basil pistachio pesto, tomato sauce and lemon-pignoli ricotta included in their recipe here…

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