A killer new spring cocktail list is one of many reasons to frequent Coltivare in the Heights – the latest endeavor from the guys behind Revival Market.
Getting the roux just right is essential for the flavor of this filling Turkey Gumbo from Executive Chef/Owner Chris Shepherd of Underbelly in Houston. Patience, patience, patience. The result is SO worth it!
Most intrepid wine enthusiasts have at least one wine hero. Eric Asimov, the wine critic for the New York Times, is one of mine. In this meet up, we discussed getting out of our comfort zones when it comes to drinking wine…
I discovered this salad at one of my current favorite NYC restaurants – a tiny, eclectic little spot in SoHo called Charlie Bird. In addition to the good food, the wine list is adventurous, great fun—as are the luxurious Zalto wine glasses!
Carmelo was born in Taormina, Sicily and moved to Houston in 1978 with his wife Hilary and their eldest daughter Luisa. In 1985, they opened their first Carmelo’s Ristorante on Memorial Drive in Houston. Enjoy his luscious Lemon Risotto featuring Alaskan King Salmon and jumbo lump crab meat.
El Mexicano Reposado 100% Agave Tequila, Cointreau, Grand Marnier, and lime juice make up this all-star marg from La Maestra herself, Blanca Aldaco. Handcrafted and fresh as can be!
Lay off the lettuce and switch things up for your next salad! This Orange Fennel Salad from Helen Greek Food and Wine has two kinds of orange, pomegranate seeds and even more goodness…
Chef Johnny Hernandez’s Morenita is a refreshing cocktail with tamarindo, fresh orange juice, Herradura Reposado tequila, and Cointreau with a chile-tamarind rim – perfect for sipping poolside. You might recognize Hernandez from Top Chef season nine.
This dish is a common sight when wandering the streets of Ecuador, and Chef David Guerrero shares his recipe with us! Charcoal grilled white corn topped with “mapahuira” (roasted pork pieces), cilantro avocado cream sauce, and queso fresco.
Who’s ready to rodeo! It’s certainly the season to celebrate in South Texas. My friends over at County Line Bar-B-Q dished on a new slate of cocktail recipes worthy of the Rodeo Hall of Fame…
With a name like ‘Ribs and Whiskey,’ you know you’re in for an experience! This crafty, bourbon based cocktail from my friends at The County Line includes chocolate bitters and a blood orange puree. Yeehaw!