60 Degrees Mastercrafted is Heating Up with HeartBrand Akaushi

Opening this November (so soon!), Certified Master Chef Fritz Gitschner’s new restaurant concept in Houston, 60 Degrees Mastercrafted, is set to feature the true concept of ‘ranch-to-table’ with Akaushi Beef from the HeartBrand Beef Ranch as a shining … Continue reading

‘Food’ for Thought for the LONG Labor Day Weekend!

If you’re staying at home for Labor Day, I’ve got a couple of fun food ideas for you. Since we’re not hitting 100 degrees every single day, grilling might be on your mind. So, I wanted to remind you about a few key recipes I have on my site…recipes you’ll want to pull for this weekend! Continue reading

Let Freedom Ring with Burgers, Beer & More!

Stick a fork in them – they’re ready! Dynamite ideas for gourmet burgers, and other edible options for your patriotic party including generously-topped sirloins, as well as which ice-cold beer you’re going to want to wash it down with. Continue reading

The Best Steak in All of Texas at Tejas Steakhouse & Saloon!

You gotta love living in Texas! There is a rodeo almost every single weekend at Tejas Steakhouse & Saloon, just north of 1604, not to mention the best steak in all of Texas! That’s according to Texas Monthly and thanks in large part to the brand -… Continue reading

Quattro’s Lavish Akaushi Beef Lasagna!

The beautiful Quattro Restaurant in downtown Houston is a fabulous place to dine. Chef Maurizio Ferrarese tells me that every dish on his Italian menu has a story, including his homemade recipe for Texas Akaushi Beef Lasagna, which immediately caught m… Continue reading

Quattro’s New Akaushi Lasagna Heats Up the Houston Rodeo Scene!

I hear a number of non-native Houston chefs are bitten by our infectious rodeo bug. Perhaps the most severe case of cowboy fever can be found over at Quattro, the wonderful restaurant at The Four Seasons Hotel downtown. Continue reading

Take Your Super Bowl Snackin’ Seriously!

Super Bowl XLVII is shaping up to be a historic matchup, both on the field and off! Get your game face on to watch the San Francisco 49ers take on the Baltimore Ravens with these awesome appetizers that are all too appropriate for the occasion… Continue reading

The Right Red Wine, Red Meat & Chocolate Could Be Healthy

What a start to the new year! Actually, in moderation, these ‘luxuries’ can be good for you. Let’s start with red meat—a particular kind of red meat. Next, chocolate – dark chocolate. Dark chocolate is loaded with antioxidant properties. Last… Continue reading

Eat Like An Olympic Champion!

Every four years the best of the best compete on behalf of their countries and for our hearts during the Summer Olympic games. London is already proving to be quite the locale! I’m looking forward to tuning in, beginning Friday, July 27th…mark your c… Continue reading

Best of…Backyard Grilling

I read somewhere that the thing BBQers want most on Football Sundays is to go big or go home! No reservations needed for a fancy restaurant…just a day spent being ‘king of the charcoal pit’. So, I’ve got some great ideas to help fulfill the tai… Continue reading

Find your throne and chow down at Burger Palace

It’s no secret: bigger is better in Texas, and my friends over at Burger Palace are serving up giant portions hoping that your appetite is fit for a king or your backyard grill has plenty of room this weekend! All their burgers are made from the heal… Continue reading

Pappas Bros. take healthy steaks To ‘Heart’

Akaushi prime beef by HeartBrand Beef is being called “life changing” for a reason. The highly marbled cuts have a delicious, rich buttery taste due to the amount of oleic acid present in them. And there are heart benefits to Akaushi as well! Continue reading