On April 8th, 2018, 1-4 p.m., The Ninfa Laurenzo Scholarship Fund will hold its first fundraiser, TACOS OVER TEXAS, in collaboration with El Tiempo Cantina and the Original Ninfa’s on Navigation. The event will bring together over a dozen chefs from around the nation in a friendly competition honoring the legacy of Mama Ninfa Laurenzo and …

Jack Tyler’s Christmas Miracle

A few months ago, my wonderfully funny and loving husband, Jack, was diagnosed with prostate cancer. A fear and dread came over us both as we realized how fragile life can be. No cancer diagnosis in a family fraught with cancer deaths can be accepted with ease. Jack’s grandmother (one of U.T. M.D. Anderson Cancer …

Urban Eats Bistro + Bar + Market, in Houston’s Washington Corridor, is Definitely a Keeper

There are so many restaurants, bars and bistros along the Washington corridor that I keep thinking “So many eateries, so little time.”  So this spur-of-the-moment drop-in at Urban Eats Bistro + Bar + Market was both, a roll of the dice and a fortuitous find. Urban Eats is housed in what I seem to remember …

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