Free Meals for Veterans and Active Duty Military Personnel at Applebee’s on Veterans Day
This post is sponsored by Applebee’s. All opinions are my own. It’s always nice when a company does something to honor our the men and women who serve our country in the military. On Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11, 2017, Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar will honor America’s veterans and active-duty... Read more
Tacolandia is Like Heaven for Taco Lovers
Tacos are the perfect food – delicious, portable, and filling. One of the great things about living in Houston is that I can eat tacos for breakfast, lunch, and dinner (something I’ve done several times). If you love tacos as much as I do, then you must attend Tacolandia.... Read more
Sweet & Spicy Strip Steak Inspired by Texas
This post is sponsored by Ozarka. All opinions are my own. I am a Texan. Born and raised. Although I’ve lived all across the U.S.A and traveled around the world, the Lone Star State keeps drawing me back. Texas is unlike any place on the planet. With it’s diverse cultures,... Read more
How To Avoid Dining Etiquette Mistakes Around the World
Because of modern transportation, the world is a much smaller place. A person can fly from New York at lunchtime and arrive in London in time for dinner. With this ability to travel the world comes a responsibility to be educated about local customs, traditions, and etiquette. Being knowledgeable about... Read more
Pam Grier to Serve as a Spokesperson for Dining Out For Life
According to a survey by Rasmussen Reports, fifty-eight percent (58%) of Americans dine out at least once a week. If you are one of these people who prefers to let someone else do the cooking and make a difference while doing so, then you may have something in common with... Read more
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
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
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
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
How to Cook the Perfect Pork Chop
Cooking the perfect pork chop is not easy. One false move can lead to a dry piece of meat that is as tough as leather. Fortunately, Chef Tiffany Derry has some tips to help us cook the perfect pork chop.  Derry began her culinary career at age of fifteen... Read more