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ANY Day for Rosé!

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One of my very favorite wine varietals is also one of the most misunderstood… rosés! Classic rosé wines are dry and crisp…not sweet. They’re also generally VERY inexpensive…

Ep. 13: Gourdough’s

The donuts at Gourdough’s Public House are not just for dunking…they make for full on dinner! One bite of their Donut Burgers and you’ll be hooked. This Austin dining spot is worth every single calorie!

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Timeless Charm at The Driskill

Historic South Texas hotels rich in architecture, grandeur, ambiance and cuisine! Create a memorable experience in our state capital this summer at the oldest operating hotel in Austin, The Driskill.

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A Few French Whites We Like!

The summer heat is on and we have just the thing to cool you down! Fun French whites perfect for this weather from the Westlake H-E-B in Austin! They’re lighter in body and able to pair with quite a bit…

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Wines of the Week – Episode 11

Even more pinots finds this summer! These bottles don’t break the bank! Remember, buy 6+ bottles from H-E-B, ANY 6, and receive an additional discount on your total purchase.

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Goodtaste with Tanji – Episode 11

Food for the soul from The Cookhouse in San Antonio. Then, cowboy up in Bandera, TX at a place locals love – the 1856 Tavern. Plus, sushi from a chef who trained with the best at Sage 400. EPISODE 11 starts now!

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Summer Wines Under $10!

Summer food, fun and wine! All our bottles on We are Austin this week are under $10! Plus, a crispy salmon with tomato salad and jumbo lump crab meat in a scratch-made tomatillo sauce from Jack Allen’s Kitchen.

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Episode 11 is ELECTRIC!

Hope you brought an appetite! EPISODE 11 has New Orleans BBQ Shrimp with a Texas twist in SA, a Hill Country tavern where cowboys are still king and upscale Japanese with a sushi master in Uptown…

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Wines of the Week – Episode 10

Pinot Noir – one of my faves! A few extra dollars spent on this varietal can go a long way. Six or more bottles from H-E-B – mixed and matched – earns you a 10% discount on your total purchase…

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Ep. 10: Mac & Ernie’s

A cool country kitchen where gourmet food is served on paper plates. Welcome to Tarpley, Texas – home of Mac & Ernie’s. The menu features sizzling steaks, fish filets and whatever Naylene’s in the mood for!

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Goodtaste with Tanji – Episode 10

We hit the road for famous gourmet country fare at Mac & Ernie’s! Then, Parisian pastries and more French-inspired goodies from Bakery Lorraine. And Manor House is finally open for lunch–after 30 YEARS no less!

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Mac & Ernie’s Ancho Chili Honey Sauce

Mac & Ernie’s smoky, sweet Ancho Chili Honey Sauce! We love this stuff on everything…chicken, beef, you name it! The original recipe, plus a slight variation from H-E-B Cooking Connection.

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Episode 10 is Awfully Tempting!

Delicious dining in EPISODE 10! On deck- a gem for gourmet in the Hill Country, Parisian pastries in the Alamo City & an historic Houston home re-opened–with eats!

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Jack Allen’s Kitchen has a Twisted Cobb Salad!

Kick off summer with Jack Allen’s Kitchen! Chef Jack Gilmore has a terrific Twisted Cobb Salad you’ll flip for. We also got our hands on one of his famous pies – a Coconut Cream Pie to die for! Wine pairings too!

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