Tanji Talks: Wines for Fall

Fall is upon us! While we might not be reaching for our hats and fuzzy socks quite yet, I say bring on those cold-weather wines! From our friends at H-E-B, here are our picks for the must-try fall bottles […]

La Playa Mexican Grille’s The “Dreamsicle”

If you missed our Port A episode, you missed the details about the ‘miraculous Tequila wall.’ La Playa Mexican Grille was left in shambles after the storm, but the 70 bottle collection of tequila remained untouched […]

Chicken Meatball Lettuce Wraps

Take a page from the Taco Tuesday book and set up a build-your-own lettuce wrap bar for dinner tonight. Crisp lettuce cups, steamed rice […]

Tanji Talks: Texas ‘Cue, Cabs & More

You can’t talk about Texas without mentioning barbecue. It’s part of our state’s DNA. We are fiercely proud of our smoke. My job gives me the opportunity to travel across the state and try the best of the best, hear the stories behind these passion projects and dig into some pretty epic barbecue. When I’m […]

5 Texas Breakfast Spots to Start the Day

Everything’s bigger in Texas and that includes our breakfast! We like the most important meal of the day to be piled high, smothered in syrup and served with extra bacon. […]

My Top 5 Seafood Spots

Blessed with the Gulf Coast, Texas has access to some of the freshest seafood in the country. The food in this state is truly a melting pot of flavors: influence from our next-door neighbors in Cajun country like the famous seafood boil and a touch of heat and acidity from the food of Mexico like […]

My 5 All-Time Favorite Texas Cafés

Laid back casual dining is always my go-to when I’m on the road, but you won’t find me sacrificing good food for speed and convenience. With so many great cafes and small local businesses serving fresh sandwiches, fluffy pancakes and towering burgers, fast food chains just don’t stack up. In celebration of the forthcoming Season […]

Campfire Bars

Whether you’re not big on sleeping in a tent or you want to carry the memory of summer bonfires into fall, these s’mores-inspired bars are the perfect dessert.

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

Tanji & Chef Steven McHugh

Inspiring Stories from Chefs We Love!

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!

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.

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.

Dine Out and Dig In with CULINARIA Restaurant Weeks

Since its humble beginnings 9 years ago, CULINARIA Restaurant Week started with many favorites in the Alamo City. It has now expanded to the surrounding cities, Boerne and New Braunfels and from August 11-25 all participating restaurants in the tri-county will offer special three-course prix-fixe menus.

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