Drinking Houston

Drinking Houston means great beer, spirits and wine procured at Premium Draught   and Spec’s.  And the great Islay pour I first experienced at Warren’s Inn in Old Market Square downtown, remains the great dram I pour in my library.  Ah, Laphroaig!  Especially the Cask Strength. Drinking Houston with books has been a mainstay for me … Continue reading Drinking Houston

Bento Velho Cachaça

Ah Brazil, home of my gorgeous, talented wife Gabriela Maya, feijoada, and “the beautiful game.” Also, home of Cachaça, a brilliant distilled spirit made from sugarcane.  I’ve been drinking this wonder of the New World since I first alighted in Rio de Janiero in 2003. To begin, sugarcane is washed and pressed to release the … Continue reading Bento Velho Cachaça