Folks from near and far come here during the summer months — and rightfully so! Welcome to the beautiful Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa, a serene oasis nestled within a cozy wooded setting near Uptown.
Pastry Chef Catherine Rodriguez
Host a Holiday Cookie Exchange!
Start the holidays off with a cheerful swap! Find a festive cookie that begs to be shared and make an afternoon of it. Invite friends to bring over their own seasonal recipes and sample away! That’s the best part…
Retreat & Eat at The Houstonian’s Manor House
There’s a new spot to have lunch in Uptown, an historic home with a fascinating history and a very talented chef. For the first time in 30 years, the Manor House at The Houstonian is open to the public…
Brunch with a BANG on NYE!
Laissez les bons temps rouler–2016 is gonna be a great year! Just in case the remaining hours on New Year’s Eve are your last diet-free day for a while, why not finish big with a decadent brunch! Happy New Year everyone!
Pumpkin Cheesecakes, Pie for Your Plate!
Even more delish pumpkin desserts have arrived on Goodtaste. Scout’s honor, you don’t want to miss out on ANY of these! We’re talking two elevated takes on pumpkin cheesecake, plus a popular pumpkin pie with a fluffy brandy sauce from a favorite pastry chef of mine!
Thanksgiving on the Fly!
Not sure you’ll have time to cook this year? Not to worry! We’ve got some wonderful places around town that can do the work for you…dine-in or takeout. Plus, a variety of wine selections too!
Spring Break & Easter Dining Options in Houston!
It’s FINALLY Spring Break and all we’re thinking about is lighter fare and great wine as we look towards Easter. Here’s a few sweet treats to get you ready like Candied Bacon French Toast and these ADORABLE homemade “Peeps”…
A Foodie Farewell to Don Nelson!
When KTRK asked me to give retiring news personality Don Nelson a foodie send-off, I had mixed feelings about seeing him go. After some 39 years, Don is retiring and will now have the luxury of dining out weeknights, sleeping in if he chooses in the mornings and the gift of time to travel where ever his foodie-heart desires…
A Dark Chocolate ‘Blast from the Past’!
While doing a little spring cleaning, I recently discovered the February 2002 issue of Martha Stewart’s magazine. I held onto it because it was all about chocolate. This recipe for a Chocolate Caramel Tart stood out back then, and some 13 years later, I finally decided to give it a go…
Dining Out for Valentine’s Day in Houston
Guarantee a night to remember at our favorite swoon-worthy places in H-town…that’s amore! For even more dining information, recipes, and wine ideas for Valentine’s Day — head to Goodtaste.tv.
Oh My – Olivette’s Sticky Toffee Pudding!
Stop the presses! This Sticky Toffee Pudding from Pastry Chef Catherine Rodriguez is headline news! Sweet and seasonal, it’s the perfect addition to any pre-planned holiday menus this year. Some of the best modern American cuisine with a delicious Mediterranean accent comes from Olivette at the Houstonian!
Heavenly Éclairs from the Houstonian
In no time at all, find out how to make a beautiful assortment of éclairs — or pick some up! — baked fresh from the fabulous pastry kitchen at the Houstonian. It’s one of the biggest pastry kitchens in all of Houston!