Top Ten things to do in September

In the garden it is time to pull out all the sad and lonely veggies from the summer and rematch and reseed for a fall bounty. Right now you should plant new tomatoes, Plant long-term, frost-tolerant vegetables together. Frost-tolerant vegetables include beet, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrot, cauliflower, chard, collard, garlic, kale, lettuce, mustard, onion, parsley, spinach and turnip. In the...

Vallone’s Houston, Texas

Alisa Murray’s The Artist’s Palate featuring Vallone’s restaurant located at 947 Gessner @ I-10 is one of Houston’s Finest Dinning establishments. “Conceived by Houston restaurant legend Tony Vallone and protégé Scott Sulma (general manager and partner), Vallone’s is its namesake’s latest entry in Houston’s expanding fine dining scene.”Originally from Houston,Tony Vallone has been an...

Brandani’s Missouri City Texas

  Well folks I am a southern gal from North Carolina and one thing I know is my fried chicken. Brandani’s located at  3340 FM 1092 Ste 160 not only has the best in Texas but in North Carolina as well. There’s a special sauce Ron co-owner and Executive Chef makes called jalapeno gravy...

Goode Seafood Co.

Alisa Murray’s The Artist’s Palate featuring Goode Seafood Co.  Being from North Carolina, as you know, there’s a staple in my diet called Pecan pie (pronounced Pee-Can as any good southerner would know) and Goode Seafood Co. located at 10211 Katy Freeway has the very best in this town. In fact, all 7 Goode...

Making Love Nests

Ladies and gentlemen it’s June again and just in time for our wedding issue at the Focus. The styles we have in wooing one another could not be more diverse. Some are attracted to shiny castles and presents while others are content as can be with a simple hand held. What turns us “on”...

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