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chilaquiles from Ford Fry's Tex-Mex cookbook

If You Can’t Get to a Tex-Mex Restaurant, Ford Fry’s Cookbook is the Next Best Thing

Posted: June 27, 2019 at 7:00 am   /   Cookbooks, Cooking, Editor's Choice, Featured

Anyone who has to be away from Texas longer than two weeks knows the sadness of not having a source of good ol’ Tex-Mex comfort food. Those who spend enough time in the Lone Star State find that certain cravings become part of them forever. It was no different for chef and restaurateur Ford Fry. […]

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Acclaimed Washington Avenue Bar in Houston Rolls Out Chef-Driven Summertime Menu

Posted: May 15, 2019 at 3:09 pm   /   Bars, Cocktails

Alba Huerta, owner of Julep at 1919 Washington, just revealed new signature cocktails and a menu of light bites and small plates developed in conjunction with consulting chef and former MasterChef competitor Alvin Schultz. The ornate, Gatsby-style bar is an ode to the South’s opulent cocktail culture that was recognized by Esquire in 2017 as one […]

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Darren McGrady

Super Bowl Party Snacks Fit For Royalty From Chef Darren McGrady

Posted: January 26, 2018 at 12:14 pm   /   Cooking, Featured

In England, “football” is soccer. But, as Darren McGrady, former chef to the royal family, wrote in his cookbook The Royal Chef At Home, that idea doesn’t fly in Texas. Here, football is something very different. “When I first arrived [to Texas], I didn’t know what Thanksgiving was, or Super Bowl Sunday, or March Madness,” […]

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Cheese enchiladas at Casa Vieja

What We Eat—And Cook—When We’re Sad

Posted: August 18, 2017 at 11:12 am   /   Cooking, Food Finds

It’s been an especially depressing and distracting week, no matter where anyone is on the political or social spectrum. The negative, tragic and disturbing news flowing into our social media feeds just won’t stop. It’s enough to make you sit in the corner and eat an entire pint of ice cream—alone. For some, emotional eating […]

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Genuine Coconut

Is This Idea Innovative Or A Little Coconuts?

Posted: June 16, 2017 at 11:41 am   /   Cooking, News

We received a press release on a food product this week. That isn’t unusual. What is unusual is that we had to look it over twice, because the first time it read like a parody fit for a Saturday Night Live skit. This was the subject line of the email, presented unedited and as received: “CASCADIA MANAGING BRANDS LAUNCHES […]

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