Recipe: Blue Cheese and Orange Salad

As much as I love cooking, I often don’t have/don’t make enough time to do it regularly. Plus, cooking for one can sometimes be more hassle than it’s worth. So I do a lot of what I call “composing”- putting together really simple, sometimes pre-made ingredients until I have something that resembles a meal. This…

Vinoteca e Poscol

I’ve been looking forward to trying Vinoteca e Poscol for several weeks and finally made it over on Friday for dinner. Vinoteca e Poscol is one member of the trinity of beloved Italian restaurants in Houston by chef Marco Wiles (Da Marco and Dolce Vita are the other two). I’ve been to Dolce Vita several…

Austin, TX – oldies and newbies

I returned for the weekend to one of my most favorite cities, Austin, Texas. I love Austin for a lot of reasons. Firstly, two of my brothers live there and I love seeing them, but another great thing about Austin is that the food there is sooooo good. AND, this weekend was the first weekend…

Kuala Lumpur – the finer side

Besides offering a lot of Malay, Indian, and Chinese food, KL has restaurants that serve up almost any kind of cuisine you can imagine. And after a solid week of noodles or rice, often served with some type of curry, I was looking to try some other kinds of dishes I knew I could find…