*James Harden may or may not listen to Southbound Food. I mean he does have headphones on a lot when he walks into arenas so, you know, there’s a chance…
Heights-centric show this week:
Lance, Frank and the devastatingly handsome Danny kick things off with Morgan Weber, Ryan Pera, and Jeb Stuart to talk all things Coltivare. Another segment with the guys to hit on the beverage program and more pizza talk because you can never have enough pizza talk. Really excited to hit this place this weekend. Hopefully it’ll be their first patio weekend.
Alli Jarrett and Antoine Ware brought some fantastic shrimp creole tamales and we hit on all the aspects of Heights General Store including its legendary location and what parts of the South the menu recognizes.
John Healy visits from Hoopes, Hoopla, and Liparita in Napa, so yeah, wine talk ensues.
Last week’s show:
Executive Chef Bob Iacovone joined the Lance and the devastatingly handsome Danny (who keeps doing that?) to talk about the long winding road of Fish & Knife’s construction and recent opening.
Taylor Byrne-Dodge and Sam Ray didn’t bring wine
but did bring lots of information on the Champion Wine Garden at the Rodeo.
–Cool list in Texas Monthly that J.C. Reid put together with Chris Shepherd. Twenty dishes that represent Houston. Best part? It’s not a slideshow. Houston Press would have had this thing on 87 different pages.
–I guess I found a reason to find Esquire Network on my cable. Chris Shepherd is going to do battle on Ilan Hall’s Knife Fight show. Greg Morago with the details on his Shepherd’s collaboration series at Underbelly which looks phenomenal.
–Basically just get everything at Killen’s BBQ.
–The world of flavored vodkas is not a world I can pretend to understand. Absolut Texas?!
“Hey Danny, do you want go to this seminar?”
“Nah, I’m goo…”
“It’s in Houston Center.”
“DOOZO!!! I mean, yeah, sure I’ll go if it means that much to the firm”
Damn I miss downtown lunch walks to Doozo for vegetable dumplings and hot ‘n’ sour soup.
–Yeah, I’m going to need this espresso from LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy.
– Naming your food truck Cock Asian is frowned upon?
–I’ve tried to watch Cutthroat Kitchen a couple of times, but it’s just not for me. It is for this Triniti sous chef so I guess I’ll at least DVR on March 16th.
–“Recovery ale”? Call a post-workout beer whatever you want, just tell me it’s good for me.
–“Artisanal salami using celebrity DNA samples”?! Look I’d like to get closer to Jennifer Lawrence too, but I’m not sure this is the right way to go about it.