Category Archives: Influences

Hard to Find but not Easy to Forget: MVC

Well folks, it looks like I am back on the grid after a more than a few months in hiding.  The semester is over and after more than one psychotic episode over more than one issue, I am completely exhausted.  … Continue reading

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A Tour of H-Town Brews

My posts have been food truck heavy these days, since they are the epitome of awesomeness, and they tend to be where I am.  I have, however, let one of the most best held Houston secrets lay by the wayside.  I am talking … Continue reading

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Haute Wheels: The most chill pretentious event I have ever attended

Well, Haute Wheels is over, so it is time to write about it.  I was only able to partake of the festivities on Saturday, since I had to work on Mother’s Day.  I was trying to figure out a way to approach … Continue reading

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And Another BBQ Debate Begins

I was watching television with the girlfriend one night (bear in mind we don’t do this often as our viewing habits are completely different, no more Golden Girls reruns please) and we agreed to watch a “Man vs. Food” marathon, … Continue reading

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Assume It Is Hot

I have a little one, and by God she had a fabulous Christmas. When we opened presents at GG’s (my mom’s house) there were more food related gifts than I had anticipated.  Play-doh BBQ, Play-doh ice cream, a kitchen setup, a porcelain … Continue reading

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How I Got Started 2: The Book

When I took the job, at the culinary retailer, I was just there to make money between semesters as a seasonal Stock Associate.   I decided that I wanted to be more than a stock boy and focus on the food … Continue reading

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How I Got Started: PBS

I was watching the Next Food Network Star one night, and one of the challenges was to “show your passion.” Now I have nowhere near the experience of the people on that show but it made me think, what got … Continue reading

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The Good of Food

There are certain times in peoples lives that have in impact on them, and for me two of them involve food.  I am sitting at my local watering hole thinking about the launch of this site and I wondered why I was … Continue reading

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My Inspiration

It is time to launch this blog.  Here is how it all began. When I was cooking one night, I had a mini cooking class with the girlfriend. This class was to show her some of the basics of developing a … Continue reading

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