Mel Understood the Assignment! Tasting Tessa’s favorite ceviche at the Captain Ceviche food truck in Galveston
Houston Life's Tessa Barrera discovered the Captain Ceviche food truck three years ago so she sent Mel Camp out to Galveston with a lunch order! Watch to get an idea just how delicious the food is.
Topo Chico unveils newest flavor ‘Twist of Tangerine’
HOUSTON – If you’ve been anticipating a new flavor from Texas’ favorite sparkling water, you’re in luck. Topo Chico unveiled a new flavor on social media Tuesday, “Twist of Tangerine”, which brings a “new, delicious and bubbly” flavor on store shelves. “Twist of Tangerine” joins Topo Chico’s line of healthy-minded flavors, including ‘Twist of Lime’ and ‘Twist of Grapefruit’, which were released in 2017, Beverage Industry reported. On Topo Chico’s Twitter, the company released a Spotify playlist named after the new flavor, with songs all about tangerines. Houstonians can find Topo Chico’s Twist of Tangerine at Sprouts this week, and at Whole Foods Market later this Spring.
HL Wine Club: 3 bottles that honor the importance of family
HOUSTON – This Wine Club Wednesday, we are featuring a Texas winery that values family and is passionate about celebrating together over a meal. - Tom Wills, Wine Club Member“The raspberries go beautifully with this wine.” - Sandy Wills, Wine Club MemberSOPHIA MARIE ROSESOPHIA MARIE ROSÉ (SOPHIA MARIE ROSÉ)Why It’s Special: Sophia Marie Rosé was crafted from Dolcetto grapes that were pressed early, giving this wine a beautiful rose color. Tasting Notes: Sophia Marie Rosé is a dry rosé with flavors of freshly picked cranberries, rose petals, and ripe raspberries. Tasting Notes: One of Messina Hof’s family favorites and also a fan favorite that pleases wine drinkers of all levelsPrice: $25“I love a G-S-M blend, this is a beautiful one and the tannins are really delicious.” - Tom Wills, Wine Club MemberBE A PART OF HOUSTON LIFE’S WINE CLUB! If you would like to be a part of Houston Life’s next Wine Club LIVE segment, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nigerian restaurant Jollof Rice King opens doors on Richmond
HOUSTON – Husband-and-wife team Tiffaney and Avo Owadale finally opened their new restaurant on Richmond Avenue on Oct. 13, bringing Nigerian foods to Houston. According to their website, the chefs at Jollof Rice King strive to perfect the dish with West African flair. Jollof Rice King’s menu has a variety of small rice plates served with plantains and moi moi, a Nigerian bean pudding cake. Co-owner Tiffaney Owadale told Eater Houston she is excited to bring something new to Houston’s dining scene. Jollof Rice King is open for takeout only at 3833 Richmond Avenue.
Wine Club Wednesday: Sparkling Wines
HOUSTON – It’s that time of the week again folks, where our fabulous hosts Derrick and Courtney drink wine over Zoom with people who really know a lot about wine. This week we’ve got managing partner of Prego and sommelier David Cook showing us 3 sparkling wines. This cremant, the name given to sparkling wines made in the champagne method outside of champagne, delivers plenty of bright juicy fruit with a racy and refined fully-dry finish. As is typical in the Emilia Romagna region, semi sweet and lightly fizzy wines are the traditional style. You can buy these 3 sparkling wines in a bundle for $105 at Prego.