Author: Lauren McDowell

Central Market’s New Features Include Bean-To-Bar Chocolate And Much More

POSTED: May 18, 2017 AT 1:37 pm   /   News

Central Market grocery store celebrated its relaunch on Wednesday, May 17 following a 51-week renovation to add 10,000 square feet and several new in-store features. It’s the first renovation since it opened in 2001. In addition to an expanded fresh produce department, the store introduces several unique goods and services new not only to Central […]

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Where To Find Great, Inexpensive Wine On Tap In Houston

POSTED: May 16, 2017 AT 7:40 am   /   Wine

Kegs aren’t just for beer anymore, and the proof is in select restaurants and bars around the city proudly serving a different beverage on tap: wine. Though some may be tempted to brush off kegged wine as a trend, the market looks poised to keep growing, as eliminating bottles means less waste, lower costs, and […]

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Chill Out This Summer With These Refreshing Beer Cocktails In Houston

POSTED: May 9, 2017 AT 8:51 am   /   Beer, Cocktails

There are beers and then there are cocktails—but these are not mutually exclusive. Lighter beers can be a refreshing cocktail ingredient while darker beers, such as stouts, can lend intriguing depth to the flavors. However, there are surprisingly few places in Houston making beer cocktails. For those looking to drink something more interesting than the latest craft IPA […]

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Houston Dairymaids Wants You to Eat Your Cheese and Have Your Bubbles, Too

POSTED: April 27, 2017 AT 11:22 am   /   Uncategorized

Honey, jam, and nuts; these go-to pairings make for easy cheese partners whether you’re hosting a party or indulging in pre-dinner snacking. But when it comes to imbibing, the choice seems trickier, especially as warmer weather dictates something on the lighter side. Luckily there are plenty of options that elevate—rather than clash with—flavors of all […]

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Next Week’s Whisky Extravaganza Will Feature Samples Of Over 100 Kinds

POSTED: April 26, 2017 AT 4:55 pm   /   News, Whisk(e)y

Whisky fiends, take note: a Whisky Extravaganza is coming to town next week. The event takes place on Wednesday, May 3 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel (2222 West Loop South). It features single malt, premium Scotch and unique whiskies from around the world. Beginners and enthusiasts alike who want to broaden their knowledge can look forward to tasting sessions […]

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