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February 2017
Luca Manfe's octopus dish

“MasterChef” and 8th Wonder Brewery Join Forces For Beer-Paired Italian Dinner

Posted: February 22, 2017 at 3:21 pm   /   News

There was a time when an Italian beer dinner might have resorted to mass-produced Peroni, but the times are a-changin’. Craft beer is trending in Italy, just as it has been in the United States. Houston diners have a unique opportunity to find how native Italian chef Luca Manfé (season four winner of the MasterChef […]

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The Art of Baking book

“Don’t Call It A Cookbook”—Oxheart Co-Founder Wraps Experiences In Limited, Handmade Book

Posted: February 22, 2017 at 12:35 pm   /   News

Karen Man has been called many things, including “pastry chef,” which isn’t accurate as far as she is concerned. “I feel like the term puts you in a box where you can only make sweet things,” she explained. Man prefers to be called a baker and says the training she received as such included what […]

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Where To Celebrate National Margarita Day In Houston

Posted: February 20, 2017 at 8:58 pm   /   Bars, Cocktails

Hump Day is sure to be celebrated this week, as Wednesday, February 22 is also National Margarita Day (one of the few national food or drink holidays that actually count). Restaurants and bars all over Houston will be serving a multitude of margs, not only traditional ones but some creative variants especially created for the cocktail’s […]

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Just Beet It cocktail at Upstairs at Hungry's

It’s Well Worth Making A Trip “Upstairs” For Cocktails At Hungry’s

Posted: February 17, 2017 at 5:02 pm   /   Cocktails

Think of a restaurant job title other than “chef” and “owner” and career professional Linda Salinas has probably held it at some point or another in Houston. Over the past decade, she’s been a server and in charge of beverage operations at Voice, manager at Haven (both of those restaurants are closed), a wine rep, […]

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Tim Smith and Phyllis Adato of French Country Wines

French Country Wines Is Celebrating A Decade Of Business With A Party

Posted: February 16, 2017 at 11:44 pm   /   Wine

French Country Wines at 2433 Bartlett (just off of Kirby) is celebrating their tenth anniversary on Saturday, February 18 with a party. From noon to 6 p.m., guests who visit can sample wine, cheese and crepes from Creative Crepes. The celebration will include current samples from the original four wines that customers ever tasted in the […]

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