Weekly Gems

Pecan Grill's Lavender Sea Bass

Prime Time Eats at Pecan Grill

Love you some Lubbock? If you’re just passing through and in need of a place to stay, I recommend the Overton Hotel near the Texas Tech campus. It’s home to a fantastic restaurant called the Pecan Grill…

Game Day Gourmet Recipes For The Win!

In the South, Tailgating is a way of life! As you know, food and football are a winning combination in Texas and we’ve put together a menu from our friends at Killen’s BBQ…

Potente's Diver Scallops with Crushed Corn Risotto & Shellfish Brodo

The First Flavors of Fall!

Seasonal ingredients are top of mind in a gourmet meal we’ve “arranged” for you and someone special! Settle in at home for three courses that focus on all things fall…

Vegetable fermentation

Can & Ferment Fruits & Veggies!

Take two of your favorite food groups and preserve them in ways that maximize freshness, while flipping the flavor profile on its head! Preserve your locally sourced, organic fruits and vegetables through…

Tanji at The Barn Door

Family Friendly Dining Spots at Your Service!

Easing back into the ‘fall routine’ isn’t always so easy — even more difficult in the Houston area! As far as dinner during the week is concerned, if you’re not cooking, we’ve got you covered!

A Taste of Success Casino Night

2017 A Taste of Success Casino Night

You’re in store for a unforgettable night of dining, dancing and gaming when you join Goodtaste at the 5th Annual A Taste of Success Casino Night on Friday, October 27! Sample delights from San Antonio’s top chefs and mixologists…

Broken Barrel

Restaurants Helping Victims of Hurricane Harvey

The outpouring of support from Texas restaurants and beyond has been nothing short of amazing. From thousands of hot meals being prepared to donation drives and monetary contributions, it shows how strong the giving spirit is…

Max's Wine Dive Fried Chicken

Comfort Foods for the Soul

I know the resilience of Houstonians. We come together and make things happen. As we move forward and the rebuilding process begins, I thought it fitting to feature classic ‘comfort food’ recipes…

Sand and Smoke cocktail

All Eyes on These Local Iced Coffees!

Java lovers may wanna rethink the texture and temperature of that daily cup of Joe. Hot coffee still hits the spot first thing in the AM, but if you’re a multi-cup-a-day drinker and searching for variety, let’s chill!

Moroccan Tartine

Grown Up Lunches with Good Taste!

While getting your little ones ready to hit the books once again, we thought Mom and Dad could benefit from a few ‘elevated’ workweek eats of their own. You know, beyond the same ol’ sack lunch!

Jugo Quinoa, Sweet Potato, Cashews

Quinoa Works Wonders!

You’ve heard the hype, but did you know this superfood is SO important, it’s believed to be sacred! A gluten-free grain that’s been around for thousands of years. Eat clean with quinoa!

Tanji and Mike Patton

Cuisine & Quiet Time in Quebec!

Recently, Mike and I took a break from the Texas heat and headed north to a much cooler climate in Quebec City — eating all kinds of delicious food along the way!

Tacodeli salsas

Serve It with Salsa!

South Texas is home to some of the finest salsa concoctions this side of the Rio Grande! Pair them with authentic interior Mexican cuisine and you’re in business! Ready to take a dip?

Texas Farmer's Market blueberries

Make The Most of Your Farmer’s Market!

Texas gets a lot of credit for its cowboy cookin’– like BBQ and brisket– but this beautiful state boasts a bounty of fresh fruits and veggies! Dig in to your local farmer’s market for…

South Texas Layered Enchiladas

Goodtaste Getaways: Live It Up Like a Local!

Have you ever visited a cool place and thought, “What’s it’s like to live here?” That’s what this month’s Goodtaste Getaways is all about — livin’ it up like a local!

Capra Lamb Kabobs

Farmstand Favorites

Flock to your nearest farmers market to find flavors like these! The following recipes feature inspired farm-to-table ingredients for healthy eating from home this summer…

Caracol Costillas a las Brasas

Houston Restaurant Weeks 2017

For thousands of Houstonians and summer visitors to the Bayou City, Houston Restaurant Weeks provides a five-week long passport to the city’s top restaurants and award-winning chefs!

Jetty fishing at sunrise

Shore Up Your Gourmet Gulf Knowledge!

It shore is fine living on the Gulf Coast! And if you’re a big fan of fresh Gulf cuisine — you’re in luck! Not only is the Gulf Coast a fabulous place to visit and vacation at, its culinary history and influence is deliciously unique!

Coconut Unfried Shrimp

Goodness from the Gulf!

If you’re lucky enough to live in one of the five states bordering the Gulf of Mexico, you already know why this beloved body of water is so darn special! The season for fresh, succulent seafood is at a high point…

Texas Burger

Our Grand Ol’ Cookout Continues!

Life is short — and so is this workweek! Keep the party vibes alive into the weekend with even more juicy barbecue options perfect for your pit…whether that’s at the lake, a day trip to the coast or in your own backyard!

Fresh Foodie Finds: June Edition

Fearless foodies, assemble! We’re bringing you a brand new monthly segment we like to call Fresh Foodie Finds! On the last Friday of the month, we’ll bring you the buzz on the newest spots in your city…

El Diablo

Picture Perfect Poolside Sippers

We encourage you to let it all hang loose this summer…take the season in stride! Lazy days out by the pool call for colorful, lounge worthy libations you can sip and actually savor in the Sun!

Texas barbecue

Plan Your Summer Getaway With Goodtaste!

Texas has no shortage of world-class restaurants, breathtaking scenery and places you won’t find anywhere else in the country! That’s why we’re launching a new monthly segment for the gourmet traveler…

Mason Jar Pasta Salad

Travel Foods That FUEL!

We’re no strangers to long road trips across this big and beautiful state! While there’s no shortage of delicious stops along Texas highways, occasionally, we need to reach for a snack (or two!) to power through…

Go Greek in that Glass!

There’s a fantastic little Greek restaurant tucked into the charming Rice Village neighborhood in Houston called Helen Greek Food and Wine. Yes, you’ll flip for the food but spend some serious sipping time on their wine list…

Humble House Chilaquiles

Fancy Foods for Sleeping In!

Brush the boring cereal and microwave meals aside — it’s your time to savor every last bite of breakfast! The lazy days of summer have begun on Goodtaste with hearty, healthy eats of all types and temperatures!

Spicy Clam Soup with Basturma

Surf’s Up with Hearty-Healthy Bivalves

There’s a whole lot of goodness coming from our Gulf Coast this time of year, well beyond seafood standards like snapper, salmon and shrimp. Bivalves (a class of mollusk) include delicious delicacies like clams, oysters and mussels…

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