Farm to Feast in Rockwall Texas

Farm to Feast in Rockwall, Texas

I grew up in a big city and always dreamed of living in a quaint town where everyone knew your name. My yearning for such a lifestyle could probably be matched by those small-town kids dreaming of the big city. I continue to hop from one big city to the next, but my urge for a more homey feel hasn’t wavered. That’s why when I hear about a place like Rockwall, Texas, I want to pack up and move immediately. Rockwall holds a bi-annual Farm to Feast community dinner in their downtown center. What?! Yes, it’s like they live in …

Crown Royal Texas Mesquite, Whiskey

Crown Royal Texas Mesquite: Smoked to Perfection

There are many perks to being a writer and recipe developer in the food and drinks industry. I literally eat and drink for a living. It’s the ultimate life-hack. But one of the perks I didn’t know would be such a fun and common occurrence were the launch parties. When a new product is about to hit the market, brands tend to throw themed parties for the press to stir up excitement. They’re fabulous. Not only do I get to go to these parties as part of my ‘job’, the brands often let me bring a guest… and if you’re …

Chef Chris Davies, Uchi, Sake Social

Uchi & the Rise of Chef Chris Davies

It is a rare occurrence that a restaurant patron finds themselves in a serendipitous moment. A moment between obscurity and unmitigated glory. However if you dine at Uchi in Houston’s trendy Montrose quarter, you will find yourself in that exact fateful hour. You will likely be dining on the creations of the restaurant’s new Chef de Cuisine, Chris Davies. As bite after triumphant bite fills your mouth, one thing will become very clear… he is a culinary wizard with undeniable talent. Mimicking that of the city’s rising foodie fame, Chef Chris Davies is in the twilight of glory and you …

Whisky, Ben Nevis, Scottish Folklore Series

Scottish Folklore Whisky Series: Ben Nevis 45 Year Old

Hot off the presses! There’s a new whisky in town! Whenever I can, I try to pass along foodie news as soon as I get it. This piece of news was literally released this morning and if you’re as big of a whisky fan as I am, then you’re going to want to get your hands on a bottle of this magical goodness… Scottish Folklore Whisky Series: Ben Nevis 45 Year Old! Make sure to read through to the end, we may just have a $50 Visa Gift Card Giveaway to help you get your hands on one of these lovely …

Wedding, Romance, Bridal

Entertaining: The Romance of Food

Food often serves as more than just nutrients. It is a glue that bonds love, a shared moment that enhances experiences, and a way to communicate without saying a word. No one knows that better than today’s uber talented group of wedding professionals. They recently put together one of the most stunning photo shoots and placed food as it’s centerpiece. As you feast your eyes on this dreamy event, I’ll let Aleczander from Bwedding Invitations walk you through all the details… Planning a wedding can be a daunting process. From organising the guest list to hunting for the right venue, …

Field & Vine, Farm dinner, Portland, Foodie Travel

Foodie Travel Guide: Spring 2018 Hot Spots

We may be only four months into the new year, but that doesn’t mean that you don’t already need a vacation. Between a turbulent political atmosphere, extreme weather, and an economy that still isn’t free of the recession’s hold, you may just need to get away for a few days. So unplug and pack your stretchy pants because I’ve compiled the top three Spring cities you’re going to want to eat your way through. If you’re looking for a more extensive list, head on over here for more great cities as well. Otherwise, let’s get to the Spring 2018 Foodie …

vegas, visit vegas, for the love of cocktails, vegas cocktail, pomegranate cocktail, gin

Sip Revisited: The Pomegranate Kiss Cocktail

As we organize tons of fabulous content for you to devour here at headquarters, I thought it would be fun to revisit one of my favorite drink recipes from last Spring. The Pomegranate Kiss Cocktail. Try your hand at the gorgeous recipe and check out the amazing charity cause that inspired it… SIP REVISITED: Food and travel go hand-in-hand. Part of the cultural and exploratory experience of visiting a new place is trying the local fare. When you think of Texas, barbecue comes to mind. Maine, lobster. Vermont, cheese. And Vegas? Clearly the cocktails. Today’s post celebrates the boozy destination …

dekantā, Japanese Wine, Wine, Vineyard

Dekantā Opens its Digital Doors to its Japanese Wine Cellar

As I’ve mentioned before one of the many perks of being a food and drinks writer is that I get exclusive information before the public. Well, I’ve got some new scoop for you wine lovers, so listen up! The amazing Japanese wine makers at dekantā have opened up a digital wine cellar! Essentially, that means you can now buy their wine and have it shipped to your door. Yes, please! The winery has an amazing selection of regional bottles and I highly suggest you check them out. In the meantime, here’s the press release that I received detailing all the …