If you’re looking for last minute inspiration check out “Celebrating Home” author Christy Rost’s Thanksgiving Special on PBS! Tune in in Houston: Thursday Nov 26 2:30pm Channel SD 8.2Read the full news article
More than 25 years ago, the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy was founded to help promote family reading and learning. One of the ways the foundation is hoping to achieve that this year, in conjunction with the McNair Foundation, is by giving away a thousand free books to promote literacy for at-risk children.
The book that these kids will receive is called Read to Me, and it’s written by local author, artist, teacher and mom Chris Bridge.
Houston Matters producer Edel Howlin sat down with Bridge to talk about her book, but before that she wanted to try the it out with her own daughter. (Above: Writer Chris Bridge reads from her book: Read to Me.)Read the full news article
If you’re curious about who’s who in Houston, check out this edition of H-Texas Magazine.Read the full news article
Houston’s Hugo Ortega of Hugo’s and Justin Yu of Oxheart have been named finalists for Best Chef Southwest by the James Beard Foundation.
Two Austin chefs also are among the finalists for Best Chef Southwest. They are Aaron Franklin of Franklin Barbecue and Bryce Gilmore of Barley Swine. The other finalists are Kevin Binkley of Binkley’s (Cave Creek, Ariz.) and Martin Rios of Restaurant Martin in Santa Fe.Read the full news article
If you missed Christy Rost’s springtime appearance on Fox, you can find it right here, along with the recipe for her refreshing Orange Cake.Read the full news article
Appetites: A Memoir is not only an enjoyable read — it also helps people get a culinary education. Proceeds are being donated to the Gaston LeNôtre Scholarship fund, named for Alain Le Nôtre’s famous pastry chef father.
The signing and a live question-and-answer session were scheduled on the same evening as “Good France,” which is an interesting concept unto itself. The global event was celebrated at more than 1,300 French restaurants and embassies worldwide and represented both a challenge and a message.Read the full news article