Food News

Let's Check in on 50 Cent and the RodeoHouston Wine Auction

The rapper and businessman won something and bid on something. All in a day's work.

05/10/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Keep Up!

Mark These Foodie Events Down on Your Calendar

Houston food news is moving at a fast pace. Here are some events to know and headlines to read.

04/08/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

First Bite

At Messina Hof's New Restaurant, Come for Wine, Stay for Wine-Food

Did you know there's wine in that?

03/12/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Raise a Glass

Our 6 Favorite Wine-and-Dine Spots in Houston

Sometimes you just need to sit back and relax with a glass (or bottle).

02/09/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Richer Today

Houston-Area Winery Opens Ambitious Richmond Location

Messina Hof unveils Harvest Green Winery & Kitchen in Richmond.

02/08/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Somm Talk

Let's Push Non-Alcoholic Drinks to the Next Level

Where to score zero-proof beer, spirits, and wine, and why they're great for the drink industry.

02/02/2021 By Justin Vann

Brews, Wine, and Everything Else Fine

The Year in Beer and Other Drinks

2020 was all about Covid-19, but we're looking back at it all.

12/29/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Somm Talk

These French Wines Pair Perfectly with Thanksgiving

Alsace offers a variety of stunning bottles, some found locally, that go great with turkey and more.

11/19/2020 By Justin Vann

Go Back to Boston!

It Was a Very 2020 Iron Sommelier Competition

The annual event brings virtual tastings, natural wine, and a surprise winner.

11/16/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Make Mine a Double, Sam

Need a Drink This Election Day? Here's a Booze Guide

Whether you want to pound some beers, chug some boxed wine, or ... celebrate?

11/02/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Somm Talk

Some Easy Cocktails for Difficult Times

You don't need a full bar to have a classy evening during the pandemic.

10/26/2020 By Justin Vann

Sweet and Scary

Here's What Wine to Pair with That Halloween Candy

We asked a couple experts what goes best with candy corn, Snickers, and other treats.

10/12/2020 By Joanna O'Leary

Somm Talk

What You Need to Know about Natural Wine

It's more than a trend, and there's a way to get into it while still embracing the classical world.

09/24/2020 By Justin Vann

The Somm Picks

How Our Changing Times Are Changing Wine

Noted Houston sommelier Justin Vann contributes his thoughts on the world of alcohol.

07/28/2020 By Justin Vann

Step away from the blue light

6 Screen-Free Summer Activities That Make Staying Home a Blast

Unplug during date night or quality time with family, and support local businesses in the process.

07/16/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Pinot noir

The Best Wines for Your Summer Picnic

You don't need champagne to enjoy a fried chicken lunch.

06/09/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

This Is A White

Food News: Bring a Wine Expert Home for a Class

Plus, after a year away, Bar Victor is back.

05/25/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Fill 'Er Up

Roots Wine Bar Promises Self-Serve Vino

The spot is scheduled to open in the East End this summer.

05/06/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Stealing Happy Hours

Now That You're Drinking, Get a Virtual Wine Education

Wineries and sommeliers alike have pivoted to video conferencing classes.

04/22/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Review

Raise Your Glass to Mutiny Wine Room

The Heights spot has a wine list and food worth celebrating.

04/01/2020 By Timothy Malcolm