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Tanji & Chef Steven McHugh

Get to know the incredible folks behind the menus at a few of our favorite eateries from around Texas on Goodtaste with Tanji this weekend! Set your DVR!

Restaurant Weeks in Texas: Dine Out to Give Back

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — restaurant weeks! Austin, Houston and San Antonio restaurants will be serving prix fixe menus at special prices to benefit various organizations.

Strawberry-Gin Spritzer

Make this refreshing cocktail when the strawberries are abundant and are a deep, juicy red. The combination of herbal gin and bitter Campari calls to mind the profile of a classic Negroni, but if these spirits are not for you, feel free to skip the Campari altogether or swap out the gin for vodka or a light golden rum.

Goodtaste with Tanji Showtimes

Join us for the tastiest season of Goodtaste yet! Check this link for updated show times for Goodtaste in your city! 

Tanji Talks Texas Flavors: Seafood Meets Wine Pairings

It’s still over a hundred degrees here in Texas, and I don’t know about you but I’m craving the crisp, refreshing flavors of  seafood paired with white wines. Nothing screams end-of-summer or Texas more than fresh Ahi tuna stacks with jalapeños or Cajun spices paired with a glass of wine.   I’m picking a couple […]

Southwest Texas Flavor

Everywhere I go, I hear praises of all the great things San Antonio is doing in the food scene. It has become quite the culinary center. When you’re looking for something quick, fresh and easy in the Alamo City check out The Station Cafe located in the historic King William District and Southtown.

Layered Picnic Salad with Yogurt Ranch Dressing

There is always a place in my heart for the old school bacon-and-iceberg lettuce layered salads of my childhood, but these days I am loving this healthier, more colorful, modern version

Crumpets Restaurant & Bakery Closing Next Month

After 38 years, head chef and owner of Crumpets Restaurant & Bakery Francois Maeder is heading into retirement, where he will be indulging his love of travel and exploring new ways to combine fine dining with adventurous exploration.

Top 12 Must Try Crab Cakes in Houston

I’ve been to many seafood restaurants while filming Goodtaste with Tanji and just dining around town. One of my favorite dishes to order is crab cakes! For me, I think a great crab cake is a good indication of a quality seafood restaurant’s menu. They need to be crisp on the outside, moist and full of thick […]

Step Outside the Box with these Unique Summer Wines

Summer seems to be getting longer and hotter but I have found some unique wines to break the monotony of these sweltering days. My H-E-B wine haul has some new and interesting flavors that are ideal for enjoying in this Texas heat.

Dine Out and Do Good with Houston Restaurant Weeks

One of the most anticipated food events of the year, Houston Restaurant Weeks, is back after a year of eagerly waiting! This food-filled event will run from August 1st through Labor Day, which means you have 34 days of meals and raising money for The Houston Food Bank.

Come and Give It with Austin Restaurant Weeks

The Central Texas Food Bank has announced that their new annual fundraising event, Austin Restaurant Weeks will be held August 16 through September 3 with Tito’s Handmade Vodka as the presenting sponsor.

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