This quick and simple dish is perfect for a warm summer day. The tropical fruit flavor in the Kendall-Jackson Vintner’s Reserve Chardonnay pairs wonderfully with the mango, while the butter in the sauce rounds out the rich mouthfeel of the wine.
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…
Mouthwatering mussels drizzled in an awesome Dijon white wine sauce from my friends at Central Market. Garnished with parsley and served with warm baguettes.
Atlanta is definitely a city that knows its way around kitchen! You’ll find southern charm met with serious chefs that know how to put together a unique menu. Deep in the heart of an area of the city called Buckhead, you’ll find Stillhouse Craft Burgers & Moonshine.
Prepare to check the heat index on this dish. This recipe uses one of the hottest peppers in the world, the Moruga Scorpion, certified by the New Mexico Chili Pepper Institute. Calling this bite “spicy” doesn’t seem to do it justice! Thanks to Mark at Alamo City Pepper Products for this fiery submission!
One of the best restaurants in all of Houston managed to take me out of my comfort zone…and I had a BLAST! Incredible food at the chef-driven Kata Robata, but it’s their sake I found to be so sensational. Beverage Director Steven Salazar was my guide through three exciting food pairings.
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.
Wow…how much fun is it to ‘play’ in the kitchen! I dashed to Central Market today where their Brazil event was in full swing. Fresh mussels were an incredible buy, so I grabbed a bag for dinner. The Gulf red snapper also looked amazing, so a filet went into my basket. Now…what to do with these fresh products.
The last thing you’ll want to do is overlook this incredible Houston bistro. Arturo Boada’s was recently voted as the Best Neighborhood Restaurant by the Houston Press — one of many awards garnered by Arturo over the years. I absolutely adore this place! It’s charming and the food is outstanding…
Nothing feels more romantic than an intimate dinner for two on the River Walk for Valentine’s Day. The fabulous Zinc Bistro & Wine Bar is single-handedly helping you to spice things up with this devilish dish: a Paella Valenciana for Two!
This is a match made in heaven…Real Ale and mussels! Known as “the poor man’s oyster”, mussels are immensely popular in Europe, particularly in Spain and France and are now gaining popularity in the US.
A treasure trove of antique recipes is tucked away into the stacks at the University of Texas San Antonio Library’s special collections.
Thumbing through the books is fascinating even if you aren’t fluent in Spanish. It’s obvious by the sketches and ingredients that ‘food’ translated in any language means ‘love’.