What’s In Our Glass? This Sazerac.

THE DISH: Sazerac from Proof Bar + Lounge, $8 THE DISH ON THE DISH: Proof’s version of the New Orlean’s whiskey cocktail is equal parts simple and classic. And a perfect nightcap for a balmy summer’s evening—especially when sipped on the bar’s cozy patio. THE DISH ON HOW TO GET THE DISH: 2611 Kavanaugh Blvd…

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On Presqu’ile Pinot, A California Wine With Arkansas Roots

Literally translated, the French word “presqu’île” means “almost an island,” but for the Murphy family of El Dorado, the word holds a deeper meaning. For years, the family had a compound on the Gulf Coast they affectionately nicknamed Presqu’ile (press-KEEL), and when the property was lost to Hurricane Katrina in 2005, they knew they’d lost something they’d never be able to get back

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First Taste: Yeyo’s Mexican Grill

LET’S FACE IT: Mexican food has been Americanized more than any other international cuisine, becoming, more often than not, a Tex-Mex mash-up of dishes that aren’t indigenous to Mexico. Which isn’t to say that what most Americans know as “Mexican” isn’t delicious, because it is. The problem is what gets lost in translation when the…

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The Other White Wines

I’M A SUCKER for an underdog and maybe that’s why I love white wines. It’s never been dictated this way, of course, but for many wine drinkers, even subconsciously, white wines can come off as less serious than reds. They’re usually cheaper, frequently in screw-top bottles and their lighter bodies can make them seem inconsequential…

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