Olives are produced in just about every region in Italy and consequently, many Italian dishes use olives as an ingredient. Lidia Bastianich prefers to use olives that aren’t pitted. Hear why. Then, check out her new cookbook Lida Cooks from the Heart of Ital where you’ll find some wonderful recipes that feature olives from all over Italy.
Win a Romantic Spa Weekend at The Houstonian!
Spoil that special someone (not to mention yourself!) with a 2-night stay at the fabulous Houstonian Hotel, Club and Spa! Enter exclusively on Goodtaste.tv to win a Spa Romance package that includes ALL of the following amenities for the ultimate weekend of pampering and luxury…
— Two (2) nights in a Deluxe Guest Room for 2
— Breakfast for 2 at Olivette
— 50 minute Swedish Massages (per person) at Trellis Spa
— Complimentary Access to The Houstonian Fitness Club
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Equipped with the latest in-room technology…
Environmentally conscious lighting and climate control features, an occupancy sensor, floor-to-ceiling windows, mini bar, rotating electrical outlets, terry cloth robes and and high-end residential style furnishings. And that’s just the beginning!
Featuring the best of modern American cuisine with a delicious Mediterranean accent; warm hues and inviting décor inspire relaxation and romance alike at Olivette.
Breakfast does big business here. From house cured salmon and freshly cut fruit to lemon-blueberry waffles and banana-stuffed French toast. 🙂
Trellis is simply world-class…the only Houston-area Spa named to the Forbes Travel Guide Four Star list — one of five in Texas! The 17,000-square-foot spa houses 20 treatment rooms, including eleven rooms for body treatments, eight facial rooms, and one couples room, complete with a couples shower and tub.
Your Swedish Relaxation Massage is a classic European full body massage utilizing long, comforting strokes to provide relaxation, improve circulation and ease muscular tension.
The Houstonian Club
A 175,000 square foot Houston health club and fitness facility, The Club, is located adjacent to the hotel and Trellis. Registered guests of The Houstonian Hotel are granted complimentary limited access to The Club and Pools.