Category Archives: Print

Writing that has been included in a print edition of a newspaper or other publication.

CFS Challenge: Barbecue Inn vs. Triple A Restaurant

Barbecue Inn Houstonians have a lot of choices when it comes to comfort food. Unfortunately most of the family-run cafes and diners have been pushed out by ubiquitous corporate boxes like Chili’s, Cracker Barrel and Cheddar’s. But a few traditional … Continue reading

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Retsina: Greek Wine of Flavor and History

Kourtaki retsina One of the great pleasures of traveling is the ability to literally walk in the footsteps of ancient peoples. For me, a favorite destination is the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, where you can climb through the Propylaea (gate) … Continue reading

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Feature for Qatar Airways Inflight Magazine

Qatar Airways Oryx Inflight Magazine featuring Philippe Restaurant (Click image above for 300KB PDF) When the nice folks at London ad agency Agency Fish asked me to write a feature about a Houston restaurant for the Qatar Airways inflight magazine, … Continue reading

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Ful and Falafel at Cafe Lili

Cafe Lili – Falafel appetizer Fava beans are one of the oldest staple crops of the Middle East. First documented some 5000 years ago, references to fava beans can be found in Pharaonic Egypt as well as the Bible. As … Continue reading

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The Story of San Marzano Tomatoes

Rega brand DOP San Marzano Tomatoes In the food-mad country of Italy there are several ingredients that are venerated above all others. Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, Prosciutto di Parma ham, and Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Modena vinegar are just a few that … Continue reading

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