Entertaining Made Simple – Poolside with Keith Zars!


One of the most fun and relaxing ways to spend time with family and friends is through outdoor entertaining. Goodtaste’s Hospitality Coach, Linda De La Garza, has some excellent ideas on how to make your open-air table look fabulous, and for little to no money at all…



Crepe Nation’s Asian Chicken Salad Crepe

If you’re looking for a light, summery meal — here ya go! From sweet to savory, Crepe Nation makes it all. That’s everything from Chicken Enchilada crepes to Bananas Foster crepes! Serve this Asian Chicken Salad Crepe with a special Sriracha Dressing for a creative summer meal.



Jordan Wine Dinner at The Granary at Pearl

One of my favorite wineries to visit in all of Sonoma is Jordan Winery. Yes, the wines are consistently wonderful, but the stunning views and the experience of the outdoor tasting tour are quite spectacular. We took our cameras on a recent tour if you’d like to see more…



July Wines on the Fly from HEB!

New wines to try in July from H-E-B! When our routines are kicked back for summer, it makes for a great time to experiment and try something new…



Kawhi’s MVP Koolaid – For One Night ONLY!

To celebrate the Spurs’ unprecedented victory, Nao at Pearl has created a special cocktail…the Kawhi Koolaid. All guests that join Nao for dinner this evening will enjoy a complimentary Kawhi Koolaid (1 per customer). They will be serving this drink for ONE NIGHT ONLY, in conjunction with the Championship River Parade!



The Boiler House Jalapeño Quail Poppers

Here’s a highly lauded recipe from Executive Chef Jeff White for Boiler House SA’s Quail Poppers. Bacon-wrapped, jalapeño-stuffed and plated with green goddess…



Tasty Burgers from Tanji!

We keep getting ready for father’s day! Today we had Tanji Patton bringing us the great taste of the 3 best restaurants to join delicious hamburgers. In addition we had her recommendation for the best wines to toast with on father’s day. And, don’t forget the grill, one amazing idea to give dad on this coming Sunday…



Father’s Day Wine Finds at H-E-B

Hey there cab fans, H-E-B’s annual Cabs for Dads SALE is back on beginning Wednesday, June 11. All cabernets on the shelf are on-sale! Ralph my Wine Guy and I have one in particular to check for, joined by a rosé and merlot that’s perfect for the grill…



Fruit-Forward Wines Go Forth this Summer!

I can always count on Ralph my Wine Guy for new monthly wines to try from H-E-B, but a couple of these I’ve never seen before! Track down our three picks and you’ll be set for summer. I’ll be honest, I was stealing glances at this bottle all along…



Texas Shrimp & Tomato Salad from a Local Food Network Star!

You’re looking at the next Food Network Star — at least we hope! The tenth season of the long-running competition series returns to primetime on Sunday, June 1st with more intense culinary challenges, and features a brand new cast of contenders to include San Antonio’s own, Chef Luca Della Casa!



The Trendy Ingredient in Boudro’s Tomatillo Tango!

Get ready for an insider secret in San Antonio…unveiled! The Texas Bistro’s mixologist, Peter, shared a fun new cocktail that contains artisanal drinking vinegars, or “shrubs,” as a main ingredient…



Go Texan, Support Local with Sysco!

It doesn’t get any fresher than this! Goodtaste got with our go-to Executive Chef, Don Carr, in Sysco Central Texas kitchens for a crash course on supporting local — and just how easy it is for Sysco customers to do so!



Cool Wines for Hot Temps are at H-E-B!

Things are finally heating up in South Texas. Summer is just around the corner and it gets hot here pretty quickly! My always dependable wine aficionado, Ralph Cortez, has your monthly dosage of wines just right for the current weather. We’re thinking…


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