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Upscale, Chef Inspired Cuisine for the Commonwealth

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There’s a cool new place on popular Washington Ave. to check out. Commonwealth has a hip vibe and the food from Executive Chef Mikey Sanguinetti is expertly crafted. The space is modern and sharp – think ‘chef specialty inspired meals’ in a high end atmosphere…

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Star Selections ‘Scratch Made’ at Harwood Grill!

Anytime there’s a new restaurant from a fabulous chef in Houston it’s all the buzz, and this no exception! I like to think of Harwood Grill on Westheimer as a Texas bistro; a top tier grill where heart-healthy Akaushi Beef rightfully gets all of the attention…

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“Anything But Chardonnay” for Summer Wines!

There’s an old wine axiom – ABC (“anything but Chardonnay”) – that we’re keeping in mind heading into the summer months. It’s a playful reminder to seek out some lesser known white wine varietals. Our selections come from all around the world with the majority under $12!

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The Woodlands Wine & Food Week Returns June 1st!

Wine fans, one of the very best events of the year is right around the corner—Wine and Food Week at the Woodlands, June 1-7. The theme for this year’s week-long celebration is “The Design of Wine,” in honor of all things fashionable.

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Scratch Made Chocolate Desserts from Caracol

Tantalizing chocolate desserts are always on the menu at Caracol – Hugo Ortega’s highly acclaimed Uptown eatery. Chef Ortega, a master of authentic Mexican cuisine, makes these scrumptious treats the real artisan way, entirely from scratch, much like his grandmother years ago…

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Divine Dining & Drinks at H-E-B’s Table 57!

One of the hottest new places to dine in Houston is at the grocery store…yes, you read correctly! The brand new H-E-B on San Felipe at Fountainhead comes complete with its very own Wine Cellar, AND a chef-driven restaurant in Table 57…

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Hybrid Lettuce of the Highest Order from Sysco

Goodtaste is back inside the state of the art kitchens at Sysco Houston with Executive Chef Ojan for a really cool product that saves you time with prep, and looks amazing on the plate! This is not your everyday lettuce…

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Spring Break & Easter Dining Options in Houston!

It’s FINALLY Spring Break and all we’re thinking about is lighter fare and great wine as we look towards Easter. Here’s a few sweet treats to get you ready like Candied Bacon French Toast and these ADORABLE homemade “Peeps”…

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Win a Weekend of Rejuvenation at Deer Lake Lodge & Spa!

Detox, decompress and do it all over again! Enter to win a 3-Day/2-Night stay for you and that special someone in a cozy suite at Deer Lake Lodge & Spa (as seen in O Magazine), courtesy of Goodtaste.tv! Let the healing begin…

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It’s a Peak Month for Pinots

Thinking ahead to Easter, you’ll want a nice bottle of Pinot Noir for Sunday dinner with the fam. Pinot is a crowd-pleaser and still the most popular varietal out there today. All three of our selections are sure to cover just about everyone’s preference for red wine on your holiday!

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A Foodie Farewell to Don Nelson!

When KTRK asked me to give retiring news personality Don Nelson a foodie send-off, I had mixed feelings about seeing him go. After some 39 years, Don is retiring and will now have the luxury of dining out weeknights, sleeping in if he chooses in the mornings and the gift of time to travel where ever his foodie-heart desires…

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Hear, Hear! It’s High Tea at Kiran’s

Settle in for Afternoon Tea at Kiran’s Houston! Every Saturday at 2 pm you’ll be treated to inventive, informal bites, traditional house-brewed tea and a little piece of mind…

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Authentic Artisan + Low Cal Chocolates at Araya

One of the best places in Houston you’re guaranteed original artisan chocolates is Araya in Montrose. New flavors are in for Valentine’s Day, plus there’s tasty standards like the Strawberry Balsamic you’ll want to get well-acquainted with — available year-round and only 25 calories!

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‘Here’s to Your Health’ on KHOU!

It is possible to include wine in your New Year’s diet and in any healthy diet all year long. See why the alcohol content in the wine not only plays a big role in the calorie content of each wine and the taste of the wine but also find out how higher alcohol wines can have a big impact on your sobriety.

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