Everything truly is bigger and better in Texas…as a native Texan I can attest to that! And, when it comes to delicious home grown foods, there’s a bounty right in our backyard.
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!
Spectacular happens in no time with this seriously sweet stir fry idea from Cooking Connections. Green Valley Ranch’s ‘Sesame Ginger’ packs a wallop of flavor and really dresses up the shrimp nicely. Impress the fam or just about anyone by giving dinner on-the-go that “gourmet” feel!
Attention all you seafood lover’s: Galveston Island is a year-round paradise! September, however, is especially noteworthy with the Galveston Island Shrimp Festival to be held September 23-25. It features some of the best shrimp gumbo the Gulf Coast has to offer!
I can remember going to Gaido’s as a kid. The incredible Gaido’s tradition continues as this year marks the 100th year that Gaido’s Seafood Restaurant has been setting the standard for wonderful seafood. And what a treat this is!
Haven Restaurant was recently named one of Houston’s Top Ten New Restaurants. This shrimp dish is one of the reasons why! Chef Randy Evans uses only the freshest ingredients.
This recipe is so easy to make and is the only one – in my experience – that works well with the flavorless, frozen, cooked shrimp that is readily available at any store.
Of course, Paesanos is legendary in San Antonio. I had a blast working with Joe, the feisty owner. He whipped up this delicious shrimp dish at the Lincoln Heights location for me. He also shared the recipe. Enjoy! In a stainless steel saute pan combine warm marinara sauce, clam juice and pasta. Heat until hot. […]
Ceviche is one of the most popular dishes in Veracruz. This is a new version of a traditional ceviche recipe inspired by the fresh ingredients found in the Gulf of Mexico. Preparing the Fish Put Snapper, shrimp and crab meat into a bowl. Cover with lime and orange juice, salt to taste and macerate for […]
Who doesn’t love Rosario’s! It is San Antonio at its best. It has long been one of my very favorite restaurants. Lisa Wong, the owner, is a class act! Everything is good–the cheese enchiladas, ceviche, chicken with garlic and cilantro sauce and the amazing chocolate flan! There’s one dish, though, that I would have to […]
Everyone needs a blockbuster way of preparing the iconic big shrimp, all rosey with tails still protruding, to star as an appetizer, to dress up soups and salads, or to just fill the entrée bill with high style. Here’s the way Los Angeles Dame Zov Karamardian – restaurateur, chef, and cookbook author – prepares them. […]
The Fig Tree is such a romantic restaurant whether you sit on the beautiful tree-shaded River Walk patio or inside the century old, beautifully decorated dining room. But that’s not all inspires passion at the Fig Tree – the creative French cuisine – as the French would say c’est si bon!
If you’ve never made tamales, this is an easy recipe to use. La Maestra, Blanca Aldaco, shares her recipe for a ‘sweet’ tamale.
I thought I’d seen everything until Joe Doria, the MASTER Butcher at Bolner’s Meat Market, whipped up a tailgating feast I’ll never forget. Giant, juicy cuts of beef (filet mignon included) on skewers, wild caught U-10 jumbo shrimp with jalepenos wrapped in bacon, chicken diablos (amazing at only $1.50) and bacon wrapped farm raised quail […]
Hi everyone and welcome to Good Taste With Tanji. We’ve got a great cooking segment on the site this week with San Antonio Express News columnist Pat Mozersky. Pat is a member of Les Dames D’Escoffier, an international group of women who are experts in the culinary arts. The dish you’ll watch being prepared is fabulous—a delicious shrimp with a simple marinade. A Sauvignon Blanc would pair nicely!