University of Texas to Huston-Tillotson University, 900 Chicon
"...The lettuce was crisp and fresh, and the dressing was ideal and filled with flavor. Our waitperson recommended a glass of Pra "Monte Grande" Soave ($7.50/glass, $27/bottle) which was a very good choice -- brisk enough for the dressing, fruity enough for contrast..."
"...Bending Branch is the only winery new to the list. The major grapes you should look for in the Texas wine section are grapes originally from France's Rhône valley, Italy's Tuscany, and Spain's northern half – specifically, whites like Albariño, Viognier, Roussanne, Grenache Blanc, Marsanne, and Vermentino; or reds like Mourvèdre, Grenache, Syrah, Sangiovese, Dolcetto, Barbera, and Tempranillo..."
"...PRA Advisory Council Chief, Jon Dee Graham..."
"...Prada. PRADA! PRA! DAH! Prada releases an animated short? SAY WHAT?! Click on the Prada link and then click on the Trembled Blossoms tab. Directed by James Lima, concept art by James Jean and music by CocoRosie. Still processing..."
"...The city estimates that in exchange for about $4 million in public subsidies (primarily to build an access road and lay power lines), the Prairie Grass development could return nearly $3 million per year in tax revenues to the city treasury. The City Council has indicated that it would direct 40% of the net return from Prairie Grass to the affordable housing trust fund..."
"...Zenato "Lugana" Trebbiano ($25) has a rich flavor that mates well with tomato-based sauces and is a perfect match with the Fritto Misto di Mare (Mixed Seafood Fried, $9). The Pra Soave Classico ($33) will convert Chardonnay fans to the Italian style with its powerful fruit and perfect balance..."
"...The list has headings like "Why the Spanish Kick Butt" or "A Whole Bunch of Killer Rhone Wine." During a recent visit, I surreptitiously listened as Ty, a waiter, recommended wines to a table full of business people who only know Kendall-Jackson and Beringer. He recommended the Pra Soave ($26) with the herb and potato gnocchi ($7) because the acidity from the wine clarifies the potato starch and the fat from the butter..."
"...Pra Soave, $26..."
"...Eat bites of rice with small portions of soup and entrees. Fried rice dishes, e.g., Thai fried rice (kao pad) and pineapple fried rice (kao pad su pra pod), tend to be eaten by themselves as light meals...."