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Well Worth It

Written by | Published December 29, 2008
I-35 through Fort Worth has been a construction-congested mess for as long as I can remember. So imagine my delight…

Chai Time

Written by | Published December 22, 2008
As part of my birthday celebration this past weekend, some girlfriends and I signed up for chef Chaya Rao's afternoon…

Blazing Trails

Written by | Published December 22, 2008
Spent a delightful evening last Friday at the Trail of Lights in Austin's Zilker Park. Our group (which ranged in…

'Slumdog Millionaire' at Austin Film Festival

Written by | Published December 12, 2008
The wide release of Danny Boyle's film, Slumdog Millionaire, as well as the attention the film attracts, takes me back…

Surprises in Plano

Written by | Published December 3, 2008
My husband, Randy, and I spent most of this past Thanksgiving holiday visiting his folks in Plano, a north Dallas…

Show Us Your Tex-Mex

Written by | Published November 26, 2008
The December issue's Top Tables article on old-school Tex-Mex restaurants—"Candy or Sherbet?"—makes my taste buds crave that extra cheesy enchilada…

Sarah's on the Square

Written by | Published November 25, 2008
I make the trek up to the Red River and beyond on I-35 several times a year to visit family…

Plexiglass Menagerie

Written by | Published October 28, 2008
I finally checked off a longstanding item on my Texas travel to-do list. I'd been wanting to visit the Dallas…

Victory at Last

Written by | Published October 27, 2008
In Dallas' trendy Victory Park development, the new American Airlines Center— with its modern architecture and enormous exterior video monitors…

Farewell, Mobil—Hello, Giovanni!

Written by | Published October 16, 2008
My reliable neighborhood full-service Mobil gas station/garage is no more. Left in its place, in the parking lot, is a…

Tips for ACL Fest

Written by | Published September 25, 2008
This is my third year to attend the Austin City Limits Music Festival, now in its seventh year, and I…

Take That, Tomato!

Written by | Published September 23, 2008
In February 2007, I wrote a story about Central Market's cooking classes, a piece that was a blast to research,…
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