Houston Restaurant Weeks 2016


Dine out and DO GOOD at Houston Restaurant Weeks – a five week long passport to the city’s top restaurants and award-winning chefs! The single largest Food Bank fundraiser in the US returns August 1 thru September 5.

Southern Creole with a View at Harold’s!

Pull up a chair on the terrace at Harold’s – one of my favorites for a cool breeze and a hearty meal in The Heights! This casual neighborhood spot specializes in southern cuisine made from local Houston ingredients.


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…


Pay Less for These H-E-B Rosés!

I enjoy a good rosé year-round, but definitely during the dog days of summer. Those days are all but here! When it’s HOT, something cold, crisp and refreshing sounds like a lifesaver! I found three I like under $20…


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!


Episode 12 Takes Flight!

Some of the best BBQ in the state, an old power plant now a Texas grill and oodles of wine with a patio that feels more like a treehouse! Catch a new episode of Goodtaste with Tanji this weekend, June 25-26!


Colombian Ceviche with Color & Crunch!

Keep things light, fresh and outdoor-friendly with Colombian Ceviche from Cooking Connection – an altogether different kind of ‘heat’ to hit South Texas this summer!


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.


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!


Ep. 11: Sage 400

Every last detail at Sage 400 is accounted for…and it shows! The owners are a brother/sister duo with infectious spirits and incredible work ethics. It’s truly a family affair at this stylish spot for Japanese…


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…


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!


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!

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