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TACKLE BOX MISE EN PLACE

I think Bryan may have actually been born on a boat… and I mean that in a good way. It’s incredibly endearing to witness his routine as he preps for a fishing trip, which typically goes a little something like this: Yet, I’ve never seen him prep like he did …

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EATING A RAW OYSTER IS LIKE…

Sometime early May of 2013, I met Bryan at Reef for what was to be our second date. Our first was an innocent little lunch date in the heights that included tasty food and a bottle of rose on the patio at Dry Creek and then shopping for an antique …

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TORNADOS, TACOS AND A TEXAN

A month ago, we went offshore on a trip that we put together and donated for a gala we were chairing as the auction chairs. It was the fishing trip of a lifetime. Bryan, offshore fishing guru, myself documenting each moment, plus the biggest reason: legendary Houston Texans nose tackle, …

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OUI, CHEF… JOHN CURRENCE

Where does one start when writing about the legendary Chef John Currence? I met him over three years ago at the Atlanta Food and Wine Festival and we hung out together at the Kentucky Derby and in his hometown, Oxford during an Aggie vs. Ole Miss game weekend which included …

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Ninety percent of this game is half mental

Ah, Yogi Berra… clearly, I had to start with a Yogi-ism! He did spend the last years of his coaching career here, in Houston, after all. Plus, he’s pretty damn funny… Do yourself a favor and google “Yogi-isms.” You won’t regret it, just make sure you have some time to …

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Better Than Gluten Pancakes

When my son was two he was sick a lot – like, all the time sick. We were in and out of doctors offices, hospitals and specialists on a weekly basis. Sometimes multiple times a week. He couldn’t gain weight and it didn’t matter what we tried. Every time I thought he was …

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Salty Supper nº1

A little over three years ago, early May, Bryan and I had our first date. It was on that date, that we realized just how much we had in common… other than just our appreciation for good food and wine. We also discovered how much we both loved being on or near …

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NO USE CRYING OVER SPILT WINE

The real Antichrist is he who turns the wine of an originaL idea into the water of mediocrity. -Eric Hoffer There is a theory, that truly original ideas do not exist, as all ideas were inspired by another. This is typical discussion when you attend a fine arts college, where an emphasis on the …