Recipe: Chef Tre Wilcox’s Soulful and Heart Healthy Jerk Seasoned Pork Tenderloin
Tre Wilcox is a rising star in the food world. Twice nominated for James Beard Foundation awards, Chef Tre has parlayed his kitchen success into appearances on Bravo Television’s Top Chef season three and Top Chef All-Stars. He was also named Best Chef by the Dallas Morning News. As an award-winning chef and television... Read more
Leslie Guy Appointed as New Chief Curator for the DuSable Museum of African American History
The mission of the DuSable Museum of African American History is to promote understanding and inspire appreciation of the achievements, contributions, and experiences of African Americans through exhibits, programs, and activities that illustrate African and African American history, culture and art. To help accomplish these goals, the museum has named... Read more
A Passion for Wine Making is the Secret to Columbia Crest’s Success
“Wine making is a labor of love,” said Juan Muñoz-Oca, Head Winemaker at Columbia Crest. “You don’t do it for the money. You do it because it is your passion.” Spend a few minutes with Muñoz-Oca and his passion is evident. Unlike the stereotypical wine guy who is snobbish and... Read more
How to Make a Caprese Salad Sandwich
Italy is a fascinating country that is known for its cutting edge fashion, beautifully designed super cars, and delicious food. While Ferraris and Gucci bags may be beyond most people’s reach, Italian food is accessible and easy to make. One simple and tasty Italian dish is the Tomato and... Read more
20 Most-Visited International Cities of 2015
If you want to live a fulfilling life, travel should be an integral part of it. The world is full of amazing sites, sounds, tastes, and experiences. I’ve been fortunate enough to have visited 40 states in the U.S. and twelve countries and each trip makes me appreciate the... Read more
10 Best U.S. Cities for Sushi Lovers
Japanese cuisine has a little something for everyone. On a cold, blustery day, a big bowl of steaming ramen can warm you up—and fill you up. If you’re in a hurry, grabbing a quick sushi roll to-go can be a delicious and quick solution. And if you’re looking to... Read more
14 Hands Winery is a Hidden Gem in the Horse Heaven Hills
When most people visit Washington, Seattle is the only stop on their itinerary. Some may venture south to see Mt. Rainier or north to check out Vancouver, but few people make plans to trek to the arid southeastern parts of the state. 14 Hands Winery wants to change that.... Read more
Dyson AM09 Hot +Cool Brings Style and Innovative Technology to Your Office or Living Room
When most people think of high-tech gadgets, they usually picture mobile phones, drones, or smart watches. Rarely do fans make the cut. Dyson is determined to change that perception. Their line of innovative, design-focused products are as lust-worthy as the latest Apple device. The new Dyson AM09 Hot + Cool,... Read more
Recipe: Seared Sirloin Steak with Poblano Peppers, Sweet Potatoes, and Asparagus
Houston is home to several craft breweries. One of my favorite is Saint Arnold’s. It is not only the oldest brewery in the city, but it is also the best. They have a wide variety of brews that will appeal to several tastes, and they often host fun and... Read more
Stone Reset by Gemvara Makes it Easy to Update and Enhance Your Jewelry
In 1996, I bought my wife an engagement ring. It was a covert affair that required cunning, secrecy, and the help of my wife’s family and friends. First I had to find out what types of rings were appealing to her (elegant and understated). Next I had to get... Read more