Join H-E-B’s Quest for Texas’ Best – & Win!

H-E-B Primo Picks: Quest for Texas Best contest (running statewide) gives culinary entrepreneurs a chance to win big bucks if their project is chosen as the next H-E-B Primo Pick. The Grand Prize winner gets a whopping $25,000! Plus, their award-winning product gets named a “Texas Best” Primo Pick… Continue reading

Angus Beef Certified ‘Delicious’ from Sysco

I always learn something new when I spend time at Sysco Central Texas kitchens, and this time I’m with someone who knows quite a bit! Executive Corporate Chef Lance Youngs of John Soules Food is serving up a steak that has a higher marbling, richness, … Continue reading

Wine & Dine Festival Fever at Horseshoe Bay Resort!

There’s a fabulous yearly wine celebration coming up on November 8-9 you ought to note on your calendar: the Wine & Dine Festival at the Horseshoe Bay Resort! Prior to enjoying a leisurely tour of several Texas vineyards the following day, kick off the Festival on Friday, November 8th with the popular Wine Dinner and Auction, as Executive Chef Gilbert Moore matches a savory four-course dinner with celebrated wines. Continue reading

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

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

Locally-Sourced Beef is the Focus at Olivette

Breathtakingly beautiful…tranquil…just a few of the words used to describe the Houstonian’s 18-acre property in Uptown. It’s home to an award-winning spa, fitness club and unforgettable fine dining at Olivette! Recently I recently linked with Execu… 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

The Return of Routine…and Reds!

Helloooo September! Hopefully that also means ‘goodbye’ to these blazing temperatures. Nevertheless, my Wine Guy Ralph is back with three more selections for quality wine at affordable prices from your neighborhood H-E-B. As we slowly creep towards… 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