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Posts from December 2017

  • Grant Cooper Credit: Grant Cooper
    December 31, 2017
    What better day to celebrate National Champagne Day than on December 31st! It’s officially the best day of the year to enjoy bubbly! While there are plenty of events going on for NYE ( find a few here ) you can celebrate the day of champagne in a more low key way at various spots around town. The Dunlavy The Dunlavy is a beautiful space with floor to ceiling windows right on the banks of Buffalo Bayou. To celebrate champagne, try the seasonal cheese tray with options from Houston Dairy...
  • Bacon Tres Leches Bread Pudding - Killen's Credit: Kimberly Park
    December 30, 2017
    It doesn’t matter if it’s wrapped around a piece of meat or mixed with creamy chocolate, bacon is good just about any way you eat it. There are no shortage of bacon options to check out around the Houston area. National Bacon Day gives you a reason to try out all things bacon in Houston. We narrowed it down to six places where you can get your fix fast. Killen’s STQ For a bacon dessert stop by Killen’s STQ on South Voss Rd. Would you believe they’ve added bacon...
  • December 20, 2017
    If you are looking to add more fruit in your diet - we may have the ticket. Sangria is a popular drink that is packed with fresh chopped fruit of all sorts, along with added wine or other spirits. While it has been considered a summer time favorite, National Sangria Day is celebrated on December 20th…. and we say, why not? Everyone seems to have their own version of sangria. Citrus and berries are typically the foundation for the fruity drink but you can add any fruit such as melon,...
  • December 14, 2017
    Many cultures around the world like to ring in the New Year with traditional dishes thought to bring good luck or blessings in the year ahead. In Italy, that dish is Cotechino Sausage with Lentils, often served at midnight on New Year's Eve. Coltivare will serve the traditional “good luck” dish during the holidays but you can also make chef Ryan Pera’s recipe at home. Find the Cotechino sausage in the butcher’s case at Revival Market. Coltivare Cotechino Sausage...
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