Category Archives: cocktails

how in the good lords name did “they” miss bobby & his crew??

it’s that time of year in houston where we get to vote and voice our opinions on what is said to be “the restaurant awards of houston”.  good ole my table awards.  anyway, after the past few years it has … Continue reading

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july 4th menu (revised)

canapés: chilled corn consommé & basil potato pop-overs with sweet & sour jalapeño             cocktail: ume boshi-black berry-pisco sour dinner: akaushi beef tartare, purslane, black sesame crouquant, & spicy golden raisin smoked gulf trout , yamabuki miso, puffed rice, cilantro & … Continue reading

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bobby heugel of beaver’s…

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lemon balm, anise hyssop, allspice leaves & pina

this is a continuance of the previous post “thank you laurent” (chef laurent gras)… i began growing lemon balm in march and it grew like crazy!  i found an interesting use for it on chef laurent gras’s blog, (i did … Continue reading

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wd-50, wylie & alex

here is an example of a chef who knows what he is doing from concept to the last guest.  pay attention!!!!!

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tailor nyc &

 i stumbled on this website, while i was checking out sam mason’s tailor (nyc) restaurant (  he has posted new menus and the balance between the kitchen and bar are incredible. tailor’s mixoligist, eban freeman, is super impressive! his ability … Continue reading

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a houston favorite & a family tradition

congratulations to bernard, kathy & paul petronella on ten years – your family is a true inspiration paulies is celebrating 10 years in houston and they deserve all the success they have achieved.  paul has been a very close friend of … Continue reading

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