Six Local Treats for Last Minute Holiday Gifts
Dec16

Six Local Treats for Last Minute Holiday Gifts

  By now you’ve probably been so bombarded by holiday shopping ads that whenever someone strikes up a conversation you begin hearing Jingle Bells. For those Last Minute Lonnie’s such as myself, you may not have gotten all of your holiday purchases out of the way just yet. But even if you have, check out a few of these local treats for gift giving ideas. If all else fails, you can keep it for yourself. Happy holidays, from you to...

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So This is What Sustainability Tastes Like
Jul24

So This is What Sustainability Tastes Like

Menu for the evening.Left to right, Chef Suki Otsuki, Tyler Hill from Ford’s Dallas Regional Office , and Robert Beaird.Setting out the grub.A few of the inspired eats served during the event.Loco Moco beef sliders with coconut cauliflower rice and pickled shrimp cucumber canapes.Blueberry cobbler.Ford recently announced their partnership with Jose Cuervo which will explore the usage of the agave plant to create more sustainable...

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Baileys Almande is Light and Lovely
Jun14

Baileys Almande is Light and Lovely

Baileys Liqueur and I have had a thing going on for many, many years. Oatmeal and Buttery Nipple  shots have become a part of me. So you can understand my mixed feelings of concern and intrigue when I first heard about the new Baileys Almande. The new gluten free, dairy free liqueur is made with almond milk and real vanilla. Lighter than original Baileys, the flavor is classically creamy with a nutty finish. I sampled the Almande...

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The Wine Down with Red Mare Wines
Sep18

The Wine Down with Red Mare Wines

Jim Striegel is a man who loves his wine. But not just any wine. He’s the kind of man that’s straight to the point about his reds, and doesn’t hold any punches about his whites. It’s what you would expect from a man that’s been in the wine making business since he was a child. In 1974 his love of wine led him to work with Stags Leap Winery located in Napa Valley, CA. Today he continues to bottle that love of great wine as part owner...

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All the Juice Behind Vim+Vigor
Aug13

All the Juice Behind Vim+Vigor

Vim+Vigor- Rated 5 Stars TXMB An intensely satisfying game of table shuffleboard happened that night. Along with four friendly glassfuls of various concoctions. One sake bomb, one large sake, 2 glorious vodka and sodas with lime and to top off the evening, chilled shots of Patron. The night was about birthday celebration and the joys of slapping 27 in the face and giggling about it. The next morning 27 explained that it doesn’t...

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The Summer Calls for Mamamango
Apr30

The Summer Calls for Mamamango

Mamamango-Rated 5 stars TxmB The most important person in Texas you will ever meet is the pool keeper. Yes, this is a made up term, but it applies, bear with me. If you are indeed a person that lives in Texas, you are aware of the heat, yes? And if you are a person that lives in Texas who does not have a pool you become 900% more aware of the situation. Smart people without pools know, you have to be cordial and wonderful to at least...

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