Excite ALL of Your Senses at the All-New Piatti at Éilan

All eyes on this impressive Italian expansion. One of my favorite restaurants, Piatti in the Quarry, has a stunning new location that’s just opened up inside the Éilan Hotel Resort & Spa! It also happens to be the site of my next Girls’ Night Out on Wednesday, March 19… Continue reading

So Many Things with Beans from Sysco!

Welcome to our Goodtaste.tv Bean-A-Palooza at Sysco Central Texas kitchens! We’re with Corporate Chef Don Carr to do some incredible things with beans that you would’ve never imagined…I had no idea! Continue reading

Stone Werks’ Seasonal Salad Marvels

Now here’s a popular restaurant that I’ve been coming to since Day 1: Stone Werks. Three locations around the Alamo City (Lincoln Heights, The Vineyard, and The Rim) together share an impressive history…over twenty years of serving San Antonio! They’… Continue reading

Check Out the Ever-Changing Café Rabelais!

The West University neighborhood has long been one of H-town’s most charming residential areas. There’s some great food to be found tucked into the bustling retail strip centers and developments that border the neighborhood. All kinds of choices from Torchy’s Tacos, the famed Austin based taco joint to the higher end bistro Café Rabelais. Continue reading

One Mighty Cool Melon!

We’re getting into the hottest part of the year, but what better way to chill than with lush, ripe-and-ready watermelon! It was one of my favorite summer snacks as a kid. Now it seems like I’m seeing this fun fruit pop up more often in cool, crafty rec… Continue reading

Spring Salads Sound Great!

Spring into the moment with fresh salads for every taste! Time to lighten up and start thinking ahead to beach season. Filling medleys that make healthy meals and don’t shortchange on flavor! Continue reading

Lidia Bastianich’s Roasted Beet Salad, Divine Dressings — Dazzle!

My friend Lidia Bastianich is an Italian guru, but I treasure her salads just as much! Lidia’s Roasted Beet and Beet Green Salad with Apples and Goat Cheese [above] comes from her NYC eatery, Felidia. Continue reading

Kid-Friendly Fruit Salad at Westin!

Get ready to roll your sleeves up and join your kiddos in the kitchen! The beautiful Westin La Cantera Hill Country Resort is magical this time of year, with fun in the Sun nearly everywhere you turn. Continue reading

I’m Passionate About This Panna Cotta!

Feel the passion this Valentine’s Day at Olivette at The Houstonian with their Passion Fruit Panna Cotta. I don’t often eat dessert unless it’s chocolate, but I have to say this one gives chocolate a run for its money! The zesty, exotic flavor blew m… Continue reading

Terrific Tomato Salads!

All month long we’ve been celebrating totally terrific tomato salad recipes, in honor of the ever-popular heirloom tomato. There are numerous varieties that come in all different shapes, sizes and colors, which in turn only add to the diversity and dep… Continue reading

Don’t Miss These Restaurants This Week in H-town!

The time is NOW to dine in delight! All month long, explore some of Houston’s finest eateries with dishes like Tony’s Carapelli (featured on KPRC!). Here’s just a few of my favorite newsworthy recipes to wet your appetite before you head out for a nigh… Continue reading