Getting my French On in Houston, TX: Champagne!

photo-12The Texans might razz France about many things, but not about champagne! They love champagne just as much as the rest of the world. Thank God the locals put down their guns (well maybe they were just concealed) for one night and picked up a glass of bubbly! Personally, part of my obsession about France has to do with loving wine and especially brut champagne. I was in heaven last night at the 10th Anniversary party for The Tasting Room in Houston, TX courtesy of fellow travel blogger Leah Walker of Leah Travels who was invited as part of the VIP crowd. Leah is a Houston City Editor for The Daily Meal and an Expert and Correspondent for Forbes Travel Guide.
photo-11We sipped Moët Chandon, Perrier-Jouët, Ruinart and Dom Perignon while snacking on caviar and French bread with cheeses and enjoyed the new private function room The Tasting Room just added on to their building. They also added a huge new shaded area to their outdoor patio, making it a pleasant spot to hang out in for the locals. I am thrilled to part of the local scene, living very close to this location at Uptown Park.
IMG_4765From the beautiful food to the fantastic bubbly, the event was a huge success! The evening was so authentic, if I closed my eyes I could have been in Paris! Thanks to Modern Luxury Magazine for the great photo of Leah and moi and to Lauren at The Tasting Room for the VIP treatment and most of all to Leah Walker who generously took me as her date to this bon soirée!
  • Leah Travels (@L_e_a_h)
    Posted at 10:34h, 27 September Reply

    Thanks for being my date. It was a great event with delicious Champagne. We’ll have to do it again really soon!

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