Vijay Sadhu opened the doors to Sutra. 972-398-9339.Read More
Last night, I had a Valentine’s Day dish in mind that I’ve prepared with some success in the past. I don’t have a name for it. Let’s call it Tim’s VD Special. Here’s the recipe for Tim’s VD Special: get one (1) large shelled prawn; wrap it with one (1) orange roughy fillet; top with […]Read More
What is going on around here? First a restaurant won’t split a large bill for a table of eleven, now comes word that Houston’s in Addison won’t put dressing on the side. This note from a long-time Houston’s customer just popped up in my inbox: Me: “I’d like my dressing on the side.” Server: “We […]Read More
Food & Wine must have read our Best of Big D issue last year. They’re taking their annual Best New Chef award to the people and asking readers to vote for who they think is the top chef of each region, calling it the People’s Best New Chef 2011. Good idea. And though Austin gets […]Read More
Last Friday I attended the 19th Annual Gulf Coast Grape Growers Field Day in Cat Spring, Texas which is located about an hour west of Houston. Most of the 165 plus attendees were growers, winemakers, or suppliers to the wine industry. The first thing I learned is that the Texas wine industry has a lot […]Read More
We love our cake. We love our pie. But when cupcakes gained in popularity, pie felt left out. Now pies have downsized into what’s being called pie bites – in chocolate, apple, cherry, and coconut cream varieties. Granted, they’re more like three bites, but who’s counting. Let the record show that we never met a […]Read More
A gal sitting about four feet away from me is pissed off at restaurants. She frequently dines out with a pack of friends. They are continually frustrated by restaurants that refuse to split the bill for them. Case one: Her party of 11 at Trece. “We were told they would not split the check because […]Read More
I know a lot of you dined out last night and many paid high prices for special Valentine’s Day menus. Tell us about your experience. Were you charmed or robbed?