A Q & A with Kelsey Ramage for the Ultimate Cocktail Experience
Sep19

A Q & A with Kelsey Ramage for the Ultimate Cocktail Experience

The Ultimate Cocktail Experience returns once again, not only to wet our whistles, but primarily a good cause. Triggers  a non-profit organization that provides aid to hospitalized children and their families. Last year, the UCE collected more than $200,000, and this year, they’re hoping to top that number and provide even more assistance to those in need. Per the usual, expect an evening of unique bar concepts. This year UCE is...

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The Biscuit Bar Bedazzles with Buttery Biscuits
Aug21

The Biscuit Bar Bedazzles with Buttery Biscuits

Claire, a kid, and the Cucumber Vesper. Every single bite of the HOT HOT Chicken is magic. Happy, happy stuff. Diving in. It may not look like it, but there's a biscuit among the meat. The Rough Night. But can we talk about the tator tots? Owner Jake Burkett and his daughter Blake. The Buffalo Blue Chicken Biscuit speaks for itself. The mayo based Chicken Salad Biscuit is made with green onions, grapes, cranberries and toasted pecans....

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Brunch and Other Good Things at Thirsty Lion
Aug15

Brunch and Other Good Things at Thirsty Lion

  A damn good fried potato aka French fry will always be a spot of weakness for me. Pair that with a well-seasoned spicy crispy chicken sandwich, and I’m ready to commit.  While I am not particularly crazy about a lot of chain eateries, when a place does things right, you’ve got to give props. And, without a doubt Thirsty Lion deserves quite a few props. Late last year Thirsty Lion joined multiple other eateries opening their...

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7 Reason’s Eating at Edith’s French Cafe is Essential
Aug09

7 Reason’s Eating at Edith’s French Cafe is Essential

  Sauce, mimosas and I’ll go ahead and take ALL of the croissants. Edith’s French Café just gets me. Here are 7 reasons why I can’t no longer live without nearly everything on their menu. P.S., this list could have been much longer.   It’s Beautiful Sunlight simply pours inside this space, which is ironic considering it was once the pretty dark and mediocre seafood restaurant, Rockfish. It’s bright and happy here, which...

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Satiating Spring at State & Allen Kitchen and Bar
Jun01

Satiating Spring at State & Allen Kitchen and Bar

A little kimchi closeup. A view from the top of the Cucumber Lemonade, made with Hendricks Gin, muddled cucumber, mint and refreshing lemonade. Ahi Tuna time! All smiles with Lexa in the sunny shades. Grilled Jerkfish comes with sautéed broccolini, roasted sweet potatoes and a delightful grapefruit salsa verde. In case you didn't know, Moscow Mules are just $3 on Thursdays. Pork Belly to die for Skillet Pork Chop is served with kimchi...

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Grab Your Shaker for Nico Martini’s Texas Cocktails
May03

Grab Your Shaker for Nico Martini’s Texas Cocktails

When it comes to Texans, one thing is certain, we love our booze. Recently cocktail expert, Nico Martini decided to put this love into his latest book, Texas Cocktails, a five star cocktail guide for the long star state. Released this month, Texas Cocktails is more than just a cocktail book, Nico has written a love letter with a collection of over 100 of the best cocktails from Texas. Complete with food pairings and Texas hotspots,...

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