All month long I’m challenging you to love on your heart in honor of Heart Month. The American Heart Association hooked me up with some great recipes that are designed to help you do just that. Quick, easy and most importantly, healthy options for dinnertime…or anytime!
How committed to green energy are you? Would you be willing to donate your urine to help power a restaurant?
A restaurateur in Australia will be collecting urine at the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival to do just that. Visitors to his ‘stall’ at the festival can ‘donate’ so that his Greenhouse pop-up restaurant can run off of […]
Chardonnay has a lot of good company these days when it comes to finding a wine that pairs with your Thanksgiving Day meal. It’s not so much about what wine goes with turkey but more about what wine goes with the wide variety of sides.
Here are some of my choices to get you started as […]
Forget what I said earlier about not finding any good food in Chateauneuf-du-Pape. I take it back! After a couple of stumbles, we discovered some gems.
Perhaps the most memorable, so far, is an outdoor restaurant that sits on the highest point in Chateauneuf-du-Pape called Le Verger Des Papes. The charming eatery is nestled into the […]
Save the date everyone! The Westin La Cantera Resort will host an Oktoberfest Beer Dinner on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011 with a four-course dinner at 7:00 p.m. in the Palo Duro Pavilion. Usher in the crisp autumn weather with a spectacular menu created by Chef Isaac Cantu, Chef John Herdman and Chef Henry Wesolowski (see below).
As we explore the south of France on a trip we’ve saved for and planned for two years and counting, I’ve been careful not to keep my IPhone on. Overseas expenses add up — I’d rather spend my cold hard cash on amazing food and wine. However, when you’re lost in the heart of the […]
It’s not about the food in Chateauneuf-du-Pape. The wine rules. Granted, we’re early into the trip, but so far, the food is nothing to write home about. So, let’s talk wine.
These wines are big and adventurous—a bit unruly and that can be a good thing. Dark cherry, blueberries, juniper and licorice – earthy with lots of layers of flavor. They’re […]
While in line to check-out at Central Market today, I got to talking to a couple of CM employees about business. Someone remarked, ‘I wonder what Sunday will be like.’
From there the conversation went to where we all were the day that changed all of our lives forever. No doubt, you remember where you were […]
People who know Chef Steven McHugh, Executive Chef of Luke Restaurant on the SA River Walk, will tell you he has a big heart. They’re right. For the past three days Chef McHugh has been in Bastrop cooking for the victims of the wildfires.
It’s not the first time the CIA trained chef has worn his […]
If you’re looking for a quick weekend getaway that offers a totally Texas dining experience, head for the hills…the Texas hills!
The Cabernet Grill, a quaint restaurant with a B&B in Fredericksburg, takes ‘bigger and better in Texas’ to an all new level with its delicious chicken fried fare. The really good news is they’re sharing […]