Ep. 12: Killen’s Barbecue


No need for you to wait in line to check out some of the BEST barbecue in the country. You’ll get a personal tour of Killen’s by the master himself, Ronnie Killen. He shares how to prep his moist, juicy brisket…

Craft Burgers from a ‘Chopped’ Champion!

It’s about time, Houston! We recently linked up with the FIRST EVER Houston-area chef to win Chopped – Chef Shannen Tune! See more on his latest in-demand food truck, plus the recipe to his most popular menu item!


Starry Past, Savory Present at The Lancaster

Last week, we kicked off our three-week tour de taste around Texas with the timeless charm of The Driskill. Our next historical stay takes us to The Landcaster Hotel, celebrating 90 years in downtown Houston!


Masraff’s Month of Giving is Back!

It’s Christmas in July for four local charities in Houston. The more you eat out here, the more they receive. Toast your role in supporting Candlelighters, MD Anderson, American Heart Association and the Houston Aphasia Recovery Center…


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…


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…


Ep. 10: The Manor House

Delicious food is only half the story at Manor House. For the first time in 30 years this historic Houston showpiece is open to the public! Heads of state, athletes, celebrities–they’ve all dined here. Now you can too!


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!


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.


Catch These Cabs for Dad!

Great news for dads out there- H-E-B’s Cabs for Dads sale returns in time for Father’s Day! Look for discounts on select cabs thru Sunday, June 19th–see the wine manager at your local store for details!


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!


Goodtaste with Tanji – Episode 9

Tips from Chef Brian West at Smoke on making your best brisket ever, the SPOT you’ll want to visit next time you’re at the beach and a Hill Country favorite from Pecan Street Brewing. Plus, my wine finds from H-E-B…

shrimp kisses

Ep. 9: The Spot

There’s surf, sand and sensational views at The Spot – easily among Galveston Island’s most popular dining destinations. Sure it’s quite the spectacle now, but this beachfront burger joint comes from humble beginnings…


H-E-B Recipe Redo: Pecan Street Pecan Sweet Chicken

The Pecan Street Pecan Sweet Chicken is a scrumptious staple at Pecan Street Brewing. Chef Adrian with H-E-B Cooking Connection guides us through the cooking process for a gluten-free version of the recipe!

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