January 30, 2009

Food In The News: Weekly Roundup

Sending home the busboys – Restaurants hurting from the economy are also making layoffs and the busboys are their first target.

Bacon “links” – 16,000 blogs and websites linked to a bacon sausage roll recipe, er…make that 16,001.

Get your “beer”ings – Chefs and experts give their take on what beer to enjoy with different cuisine.

Growing more truffles - Scientists may have found a way to increase product of truffles, a highly sought after mushroom generally used as an ingredient at expensive restaurants.

Preaching healthy lunches – Obama’s new chef discusses the importance of serving healthy food in school lunchrooms.

January 29, 2009

Top Chef: ‘Super’ Frustrating


It’s time for the Super Bowl and even Top Chef knows it! A clever “football squares”-themed quickfire and a head-to-head chef showdown  against past season contestants really brought out the sports in cooking. But I have a confession to make: I think I’m getting sucked into the drama of this show and not completely focusing on the food. I was incredibly frustrated about who wound up on the chopping block this episode because  I can’t stand most of the people who were safe from elimination.

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January 28, 2009

Dining On The Riverwalk


Aside from Texas BBQ, one of the more notable attractions in San Antonio is the Riverwalk. Many tourists like to stay on the Riverwalk (like us) so they’re close to all the restaurants and action. If the weather is right, it’s a pretty place to walk around, take a boat cruise and enjoy a relaxing delicious meal by the water.

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Are You Ready For The Super Bowl?

Some watch it for the football, some watch it for the commercials, and others watch so they could be around the tasty food! You know what we’re talking about: The Super Bowl! The one football game watched by regular and non-regular fans alike, it’s also the time of year to prepare your best game-watching recipes. From buffalo wings to chili to pizza and more, it’s not too late to Score  A Tasty Touchdown This Super Bowl Sunday!

More Super Bowl recipes after the jump!

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