Houston Restaurants Serving Up a “Blue Plate Special” for Child Abuse Prevention Month in April

HOUSTON (March 15, 2016) – During the month of April 2016, participating Houston restaurants will serve a “blue plate special” to support The Thread Alliance’s fundraiser, the 4th annual citywide child abuse prevention awareness [...]

Glenfiddich Scotch Tasting & Dinner at Smith & Wollensky! Friday, July 31

You’re Invited! Scotch Tasting & Dinner Featuring Glenfiddich   Friday, July 31 – 6:30pm You’re invited to an evening of fine food and scotch tasting at Smith & Wollensky, brought to you by our friends at Glenfiddich. Enjoy [...]

The Mysteries of Miso

by Susan Spann Many Westerners consider “miso” synonymous with “soup,” primarily because many of us had our first introduction to this Japanese specialty in that form. In the United States in particular, miso soup has become a familiar [...]

Dad’s Secret to Great BBQ Chicken

By K.B. Owen We all know that Father’s Day gives us a chance to recognize the special dads in our lives.  Perhaps, when we think of our fathers, we recall the games of catch, or the family road trips, or our favorite televised sporting events, [...]

The Folk Market at Avant Garden

Join us January 20th at the first ever Folk Market a monthly Indie Craft & Design Fair curated by Pop Shop Houston. This event will take place every third Sunday from 12 to 6 pm at the lovely patio bar AvantGarden. Shopping will be outdoors [...]

Going Gluten Free ~ Some Surprising Results

My Gluten Free Experiment…Better Than I Hoped For by Jenny Hansen With all the recent hooplah over genetically modified food and the call for labeling, I’ve been thinking about food and how it affects us. Until this year, I’d [...]

Who Knew Chickens Went On Strike?

  Who Knew Chickens Went On Strike? by Jenny Hansen I’ve got an eclectic family. We’ve got everyone from investment bankers to government workers, from ranchers to retirees raising chickens. Last time I visited my family in Missouri, [...]

The Tasting Room

  Christmas Day Dinner Buffet   Take a break from all the cooking and enjoy an array of chef-prepared dishes that will put the entire family in the holiday spirit! Chef Jonathan and the Uptown Park team welcome you to come share Christmas [...]

Citysprout, Connecting you to local farms!

Connecting you to local farms!    What is a CitySprout community ? A CitySprout Community is an online network where people come together to combine their buying power and attract the interest of area farms. Each CitySprout Community [...]

Thanksgiving appetizers

I’m happy to share a super-simple holiday appetizer that’s a big favorite with our family. Because it’s salty-sweet, it also works as an offering on the dessert table. It’s something that will make your house smell fabulous while [...]