| Dec 10, 2007
Cooking at Noon: Colorado Lamb Chops
| Jun 11, 2008
Good Day Cooking: Lamb Chops
| Oct 12, 2005
When my cellphone chirped, I was deep into the south of France, cutting into a grilled magret and dipping violet artichoke leaves in sticky, gloriously garlicky aioli. I'd just opened the second bottle of Gigondas and didn't feel like talking, but the...
| Sep 12, 2008
| 4:33 PM
ON a summer night, regulars at Traxx in Union Station know to ask for a table in the beautiful garden patio out back where tables are set under towering old jacarandas. With lanterns hanging from the trees in the broad grassy courtyard, and the landmark...
| Jun 5, 2008
Before owner Gia Blattermann-Fugate opened her eponymous Little Italy restaurant two years ago, she brought in artist Yuri Victorov, who gave the space its signature cheery wall colors and bright murals.
Outside the restaurant, Victorov re-created the...
| Dec 19, 2007
AFTER the din of the restaurant last night, Lucques is heaven. No raucous birthday parties or pounding heavy-metal soundtrack. No standing around waiting for our table, whacked by passing monolithic handbags. I don't have to fight my way in or worry...
| Aug 2, 2007
Finally, Millennium Park is getting the restaurant scene it deserves.
For most of Millennium Park's three-year life, serious eaters had only the Park Grill to feed them properly. No complaints about Park Grill, mind you; I've often said that the...
| Jan 30, 2008
It's definitely a splurge, but what perfect wine the 2004 San Vicente Rioja is. From a great producer in a great year, it has beautiful color and depth, a generosity and warmth that make each sip last and last. This is a wine to spend an evening over,...
| Mar 15, 2010
Spring Break is here and it's time for the Spring Break Stampede at the Rodeo. Here's a look at some things to do at the Rodeo this week.
*Carnival open 1 p.m. to midnight Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to midnight Saturday and Sunday
| Mar 5, 2010
Kids at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo are ditching the saddle and going bareback atop a sheep. Mutton Busting is a popular sport for kids ages 5-7 attending the Rodeo who are between 35 and 60 lbs.
These pint-sized daredevils grab onto the sheep...
| Mar 11, 2010
| 10:46 AM
When I was a kid, my mom always served mint jelly with lamb. It was a '50s thing, but it was also her way of sweetening the sometimes gamy flavor of lamb for her five children. My husband still likes mint jelly with lamb, but I don't. To compromise,...