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Party with a Purpose

For five days in January, in the recuperative lull between New Year’s and Valentine’s Day, San Antonio hosts a smashing…

Got Matcha?

Just when it seemed like coffee couldn’t get any hotter, a green alternative started to emerge in cafés all over…

What’s Brewing in the Hill Country?

Texas boasts a strong German heritage, which naturally includes a long history of breweries and beer. Recently, 20 independent breweries…

Comfort in a Cup

I’m raising a petite chocoholic. If I allowed it, my five-year-old would feast on chocolate for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.…

All Hail the Ale Trail

It’s a typical Saturday in Fort Worth, a weekly day of celebration among craft beer fans. The popular small breweries…

Return to La Carafe

Let’s face it: The city that produced the Astrodome and the Space Center has a reputation for focusing on the…

Grounds for Discovery

I was 35 when I went to Paris for the first time, which coincided with my first cup of coffee.…

Thrilling Distilling

Founded in the 1850s, the town of Dripping Springs—just west of the booming city of Austin—hosts so many weddings that…

Long and Wine-ding Road

The Texas Hill Country has long attracted visitors for its combination of outdoor recreation and historic towns, and in recent…

An Apple a Day

Near the confluence of Bear and Onion creeks on a 20-acre ranch in far south Austin, I’m touring the fermentation…

Gardens of Beer

Halfway through a pumpkin porter and a bluegrass song, my Thursday night is humming along nicely. I’m sitting outside at…

Go Local

After a vigorous romp around Centennial Gardens in Houston’s Hermann Park, my husband Marshall and I eagerly join a handful…
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