Banana Cream Tart

Becky and I hit up the Pearl Brewery Farmers Market a few weekends ago, and couldn’t overcome the siren-song of the Culinary Institute of America’s Bakery and Cafe, where they sell desserts so pretty you almost don’t want to eat them…


Continue Reading →

Written on August 3rd, 2011. 0 Comments

The Monterey

Ah, The Monterey. A Southtown gem that isn’t nearly crowded enough at 5 on a Friday afternoon. Besides the killer happy hour–$2.50 Texas beers and $3.50 Texas wines from 5-7pm–the outdoor seating is cozy, the waitstaff is interesting, and they have absolutely amazing (and amazing looking) food. It’s pretty much this photographer’s dream come true.

(These are vegetable pickles, and they are wonderful.)

Continue Reading →

Written on July 31st, 2011. 0 Comments

Kale Chips

So, we had to switch HEBs recently. Sigh.

We went from the fancy schmancy HEB on DeZevala and I-10 to the “Deco District” HEB on Fredericksburg and Hildebrand. Needless to say, it wasn’t a transition by choice.

Among many other discoveries–if you want any type of tamale husk, it’s for sale here–and lack thereof–what? No organic Greek yogurt?–we found a horrid lack down the snack isle: NO Central Market veggie chips. Well, now what are we going to to?

Continue Reading →

Written on July 31st, 2011. 0 Comments

Latest Work

Comanche Trace
Hill Country Cuisine
The Creek
That Looks Yummy Starter Kit

Latest Blog Posts

Finger-Licking, Rib-Sticking, Mouth-Watering, Lip-Smacking Good