Regional Flavors on Masraff’s New Fall Menu!


One of Uptown’s finest restaurants has a new, seasonally inspired menu to carry us through to winter! Masraff’s classic Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes have been enhanced for the holidays, as have several mainstay attractions…



Pumpkin Cheesecakes, Pie for Your Plate!

Even more delish pumpkin desserts have arrived on Goodtaste. Scout’s honor, you don’t want to miss out on ANY of these! We’re talking two elevated takes on pumpkin cheesecake, plus a popular pumpkin pie with a fluffy brandy sauce from a favorite pastry chef of mine!


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It’s High Time for Holiday Wines!

Let’s think outside the box with regard to Thanksgiving wines–there’s more to Turkey Day than just pinot noir or chardonnay! Wine Manager Michael Catalano of The Cellar at the new H-E-B San Felipe has a few hidden gems for us to seek out…



Goodtaste with Tanji Tapped for TV Series!

I have BIG news to share with you…Goodtaste with Tanji will be a television series next spring sponsored by Sysco Foods! As we enter our eighth year of producing our online show at Goodtaste.tv, we are grateful to you for your ongoing support.



H-E-B Ciao Italia Wine Finds!

The taste of Italy returns to your local H-E-B this October! Our universal love of all things Italian most definitely extends to the country’s wine selection. Here’s a few of those ‘import varietals’ to keep an eye out for during H-E-B’s Ciao Italia celebration…


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Finger Foods for Football Fans

We’ve got quite a spread for your next game day gathering! Crowd-pleasing comfort foods from some fan favorites in Houston.



Quick & Easy Weekday Casseroles Kicked Up!

It’s the return of routine, along with schedule-friendly foods that practically make themselves. Find a great week night meal solution in homemade casserole! Whatever you don’t finish is good to freeze and reheat for some awesome leftovers…


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Texas Creole Game Day Fixin’s

It’s football season–FINALLY! Also known as a time for foodies to get their roster of game day snacks in order. Brennan’s of Houston’s Executive Chef Danny Trace (an enthusiastic Houston Texans fan!) shared a few of his go-to recipes for tailgating and entertaining.



Change Up Grilled Chicken with Chimichurri!

Bring on the spice! Just imagine…the taste of Argentina in your own backyard this tailgate season. We’re at the H-E-B Montrose Market working with one of the most buzzable spices right now – Chimichurri.



This is White Wine Weather!

A great variety for right now is what it’s all about at H-E-B Montrose Market. Wine Manager Mary Busby and I share a lot of the same tastes and agree that a chilled white is just what we desire for this heat. The following three varietals are just the ticket…



A Summer of Sushi!

Now that the dog days of summer are here sending temperatures into the triple digits, we thought it time for a cool down, so why not get down with some sensational sushi? It truly is an edible art form!



Take Fresh Cut Akaushi Steaks Home from Harwood!

Hey steak lovers! Come experience the best beef money can buy at one of the hottest new restaurants in all of H-town. The in-house butcher case at Harwood Grill is quite the convenient concept – fresh cut Akaushi beef to take home and play chef with…



The COOLEST Craft Beers Come in Cans!

There’s nothing quite like an cold craft beer to cut through this stretch of heat and humidy! We’re talking local Texas beers with our cicerone at the H-E-B Bunker Hill – a scene that’s exploding with more diverse entries and ambitious styles than ever before…



All Eyes on These Local Iced Coffees!

Java lovers may currently find themselves rethinking the texture and temperature of that daily cup of Joe. Hot coffee still hits the spot first thing in the AM, but if you’re a multi-cup-a-day drinker and searching for variety, let’s CHILL! Much like the menus of our favorite restaurants sway with what the current season dictates, so we’re hankerin’ for something cold and bold…


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