A new Houston source for sweets, Decadent – A Coffee and Dessert Bar, opened on January 7 at 4340 Westheimer between the posh River Oaks District and swanky Highland Village shopping centers. According to franchise owner James Skaggs, the official grand opening is on January 19 and he’s celebrating by offering 20 percent off everything on the menu that […]
Month: January 2019
Friday, January 11 marked the first day that federal employees went without a paycheck since the government shutdown on December 22. In Galveston County, tens of thousands of employees at branches of the IRS, TSA, Johnson Space Center, and the Coast Guard are impacted. To help those employees and their families, one chef is going […]
Meet Houston Chocolate Hero Sharon Leonard of Sweet Bribery — and Try Her Special Cake & Ice Cream Treat!
On Sunday, January 20 from 2 to 4 p.m., enjoy a special Galaxy Pop — a chocolate cake and ice cream pop — from pastry chef and owner Sharon Leonard (formerly Gofreed) of Sweet Bribery at 250 West 19th. It’s available for all of Houston Chocolate Heroes Month, which runs through February 10. The month-long showcase […]
Meet Houston Chocolate Heroes Richard & Rachel Lin of Memorial Bakery — and Try Their Special Pastry!
Sponsored On Saturday, January 26 from 1 to 3 p.m., enjoy a slice of Mochaccino Mousse Cake made with Callebaut chocolate from pastry chefs Richard and Rachel Lin at Memorial Bakery at 9415 Katy Freeway. It’s available for all of Houston Chocolate Hero Month, which runs through February 10. This showcase is sponsored by Callebaut, maker of […]
“Hospitality” and “hospital” may sound similar, but one is fun and the other is terrible. Unfortunately, two three of Houston’s most dedicated women of hospitality are facing both due to recent cancer diagnoses. Lucia Cordúa (wife of restaurateur Michael Cordúa, mother of chef David Cordúa and a strong presence in all of their business endeavors) is […]