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Tony Bennett in San Antonio

Written by | Published September 19, 2008
No one enjoys working like Tony Bennett does. The American music icon drew an amazingly diverse crowd to San Antonio's…

Dim Sum in the Loop

Written by | Published July 31, 2008
On a recent visit to Houston, I had dim sum with my daughter and my siblings at Yum Yum Cha…

Honk If You Love Italian Food

Written by | Published July 30, 2008
This past weekend, my husband and I made the trek up I-35 to visit relatives in Oklahoma, and we made…

Making Tracks to Glen Rose

Written by | Published July 28, 2008
I have visited the Glen Rose area dozens of times over the years, but had never stopped at Dinosaur Valley…

Birding the Colorado

Written by | Published July 22, 2008
A few years ago, I joined a group that conducts surveys on the lower Colorado River. I joined partly to…

Dr Pepper Reveries

Written by | Published July 22, 2008
It seems I have a lot to learn when it comes to the fine art of pit-mastering. Last evening, I attempted…

Fair-Weather Foodie at the Farmers Market

Written by | Published July 22, 2008
Whenever I have a rare burst of Saturday morning energy (and a craving for homemade soup or a special salad…

Marble Falls—Of Pigging Out and Pigs

Written by | Published July 9, 2008
I recently enjoyed a fabulous weekend eat-athon in historic downtown Marble Falls—from tasty tapas and vino (and fun people-watching in…

Grill Marks

Written by | Published July 9, 2008
I've been giving my trusty Weber kettle grill a workout lately, and this past Sunday, I tried my hand at…

Independence Day—in Austin and beyond

Written by | Published July 7, 2008
4th of July fireworks displays never cease to give me a rush of excitement and ooh-and-ahh wonder. Despite the crowds…

Web of Drama

Written by | Published June 26, 2008
I remember last June—one of the rainiest Junes on record—when my basil plants grew out of control and those crazy…

Museum of Food

Written by | Published June 26, 2008
Sunday morning. 8 am. The topic is "Food as Art." And the venue is the self-service "gallery" in the Whole…
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