Uchi & the Rise of Chef Chris Davies

Celebrity Chefs, Chef Spotlight, Recipes, Restaurant, Travel

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 …

Ultimate Holiday Cooking Tool: The Hestan Cue

Appetizers, Brands, Celebrity Chefs, Chef Spotlight, Dessert, Holidays, Home, Kitchen Artillery, Product Reviews, Recipes, Sweets, Tutorial

About once a week, I become overly ambitious in the kitchen. I pick a ridiculously difficult recipe from some Michelin-Star chef’s cookbook, purchase all the ingredients, and then proceed to slaughter the dish, usually burning it into crispy oblivion. And I cook for a living! Why can’t I produce even a semi-edible version of these …

Curtis Stone & the Ocean Spray Bog

Alcohol, Brands, Celebrity Chefs, Chef Spotlight, Cocktails, Condiments, Drinks, Entertaining, Fruit, Guest Chefs, Holidays, Party Themes, Pies, Product Reviews, Recipes, Salads, Sweets

The bucket list… most people’s list include things like skydiving and swimming with sharks.  Mine?  Well, mine has more food-centric goals like diving into a tub of jello and eating a full size chocolate sculpture of Marie Antoinette.  So you can imagine my squeals when I received an invite to eat lunch with Curtis Stone …

Bella + Chef Jason Roberts

Appetizers, Brands, Celebrity Chefs, Chef Spotlight, Coffee, Dessert, Gluten Free, Guest Chefs, Home, Product Reviews, Recipes, Sweets

Autumn is right around the corner and with it comes a season of new and improved products.  Fashion houses aren’t the only ones holding Fall previews, appliance companies are as well… and we couldn’t be more thrilled.  Personally, I prefer the sexiness of a streamlined toaster over the sultry strut of a supermodel any day!  That’s why …

Dinner with Giada & Frangelico

Alcohol, Appetizers, Brands, Cake, Celebrity Chefs, Chef Spotlight, Cocktails, Dessert, Drinks, Fish, Guest Chefs, Meat, Mixologist Spotlight, Product Reviews, Recipes, Salads, Sweets

There are magical milestones in a person’s life… falling in love, eating a croissant in Paris, having a baby, binging wantonly during the holiday season and not gaining weight.  You know, the basics every self-respecting dreamer fantasizes about.  Well, I just had one of these moment.  As if the spatula gods looked down on me with …