Voyage Houston - Conversations with Thomas Perez
Meet Thomas Perez, co-founder and Culinary Director of Plane and Level. Spanish tapas and wine bar located in Old Town Spring, Texas. Monterey County Weekly magazine boasts of Perez’s talents and humility by saying, “they simply do not make many wine whisperers like Thomas Perez. With Perez there’s no ego, only an oenology degree and profound understanding of the connection between how the wine is made and how it acts in the glass.” It is this deep understanding of wine that has him named one of the three top wine experts in the nation by Men’s Health Magazine in 2010.
Woodlands City Lifestyle - Course to Success
"The wing is fun. It's cozy. It has an energy that grabs you. You'll feel it," says Plane & Level's co-founder and Culinary Director Thomas Perez of his restaurant's unique focal point.
Canvas Rebel - Meet Thomas Perez
Plane & Level evolved from an at-home freshly baked empanada and wine delivery offering to my neighbors and surrounding neighborhoods during the pandemic. It became so popular, I was making over 100 empanadas a day and chimichurri sauce by the gallons from herbs from my garden.
Eater Houston - 9 Houston Restaurants With the Tastiest Tapas
From Basque country to the ‘burbs, this Spring wine bar and tapas spot marries rare wines with chef-driven, Spanish shareable plates such as its sweet shrimp gambas al pil-pil, meat and veggie empanadas, and jamon Iberico by the ounce. Do not miss out on Plane’s egg and caviar dish, made with an egg custard with a healthy bump of caviar on top, be sure to check out its iteration of the Basque cheesecake, and rest assured that your glass will stay full when dining here.