From the Gutt
Honest talk about food and wine
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Here's to you, Grant
Although I wasn't close friends with Grant Gordon, I felt like I knew him before we ever met. A close friend of mine, who knew Grant fro...
Saturday, March 9, 2013
The improbable genius of 6-minute microwave brownies
There's a recipe making the Internet rounds these days for 6-minute brownies cooked in the microwave. When it comes to cooking, taking ...
Friday, January 4, 2013
20 Things Everyone Thinks About Houston Food (But Nobody Will Say)
The "Eat" section of First We Feast recently published a list of of things everybody knows about food but up until then people h...
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Does every palate matter?
At a recent dinner with several Houston-area wine bloggers, an interesting aphorism came up: Every palate matters. Does that hold when it c...
Saturday, October 6, 2012
How much money is wine worth?
How much is that wine in your glass worth? Seriously. Cover up the label. Wipe away the memory of what you paid for it. What is it worth t...
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Houston, we have a problem ... with criticism
Most of what's happening on the Houston food thing is positive. The Houston Dairymaids greatly extended their warehouse hours, further ...
Friday, December 9, 2011
A beginner's guide to flawed wines
Sometimes, the bottle of wine you open at home or order at a restaurant is flawed. That doesn't mean you made a poor choice and bought a...
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Houston Restaurant Weeks: More than just food
You find a number of divergent opinions on Houston Restaurant Weeks. The hip position seems to be one of begrudging acceptance mixed with c...
Sunday, July 3, 2011
Lessons from Paris
It's easy to get caught up in the humdrum of everyday life, getting tunnel vision and too comfortable in your daily existence. Every onc...
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Wine of the Moment: Numanthia Termes
Spanish wines have gotten a pretty good amount of press the past few years. There are those, like Alice Feiring , who push the supremely tra...
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