Signature Roasted Spring Rolls from Zinc

Yet another reason to flock to the Boudro’s/Zinc “complex” as I like to call it. These Roasted Spring Rolls are an item both bistros specialize in for special events, and it’s no secret why: they’re super delish! We stuffed ours with shredded roasted duck, but substitute for whatever protein you like…



Amalfi’s Italian Seafood Supreme!

The limelight can be fleeting for new restaurants in Houston. The competition is fierce. The glowing reviews suit Amalfi—the food is very good. In addition to the food, the service and hospitality stand out…



Rope In These Winning Rodeo Wines!

Each year in both Houston and San Antonio, hundreds of wines compete in rodeo wine competitions for coveted medals that translate into big sales. Wine experts in both towns spend hours in blind tastings to whittle down the competition. It can be a tedious and challenging process…



New Wine Arrivals for March!

Time to shop in the wine department at H-E-B! We’re previewing several brand new labels you’ll see floating around shelves this March…


It’s a Peak Month for Pinots!

Thinking ahead to Easter, you’ll want a nice bottle of Pinot Noir for Sunday dinner with the fam. Pinot is a crowd-pleaser and still the most popular varietal out there today. All three of our selections are sure to cover just about everyone’s preference for red wine on your holiday!


A Foodie Farewell to Don Nelson!

When KTRK asked me to give retiring news personality Don Nelson a foodie send-off, I had mixed feelings about seeing him go. After some 39 years, Don is retiring and will now have the luxury of dining out weeknights, sleeping in if he chooses in the mornings and the gift of time to travel where ever his foodie-heart desires…

Come and Taste It! Manhattan

The Award-Winning “Come and Taste It!” Manhattan

This just in! Indulge in the big winner of “San Antonio’s Best Manhattan” competition for 2015. This fabulous recipe was crafted by Luis Villegas of Costa Pacifica – his “Come and Taste It!” Manhattan – garnished with George Dickel infused cherry…


Oscar-Worthy Dishes from Barlata!

Bubbles and bites for the 87th Annual Academy Awards this coming Sunday! The bites portioned is covered thanks to husband and wife team of Barlata, Chef Daniel Olivella and Vanessa Jerez. Together they’ve brought northern Spain to South Lamar!

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