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You’ll Find Great Comfort Food and a Few Friends at Rockport Seafood Standout GLOW

When evacuees Karey and David Swartwout returned to Rockport in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, they assumed their old boathouse-turned-restaurant…

3 Places to Eat Barbecued Crab in Texas This Summer

Barbecued crab, a coastal delicacy born in a tiny corner of Southeast Texas, is tender, juicy, and laced with spice.…

Tacos and Happiness at La Playa Mexican Grille

“Tacos + Margaritas = Happiness” So says the handwritten sign that greet post-Harvey diners at La Playa Mexican Grille, a…

Looking for Fine Dining That’s Not Stuffy? Peggy’s on the Green in Boerne Has It Figured Out

Look at that marbling! This is the Rolls-Royce of steaks!” a man sitting near me booms, caught in a carnivore’s…

In Downtown Marshall, Wednesday’s Are “Boogie Woogie” Nights

Inside the OS2 Restaurant and Pub, I await beef tenderloin medallions with roasted asparagus and mashed potatoes on the side.

Pedernales Falls Potatoes Recipe

Is there a better package to open than one containing tender potatoes, browned onions, and creamy goat cheese? Read More…

Why Summer is the Perfect Time to Give Campfire Cooking a Try

Although it probably should have been a requirement, I can’t remember if I’d ever built a campfire before taking a…

How Spanish Ibérico Pork Found Its Way to Texas

Texas and Spain have joined forces in an unexpected, four-legged way.

Blueberry Hill Farm's Blueberry Streusel Muffins Recipe

Yield: one dozen muffins: MUFFINS1/3 cup sugar1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened1 egg, beaten2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour4 tsp. baking…

Austin’s Famous Green Pastures Restaurant Is Reborn as Mattie’s

The first time I visited Green Pastures Restaurant, as a new Austin resident in the early 1980s, it felt like…

Mattie’s at Green Pastures Pimento Cheese Recipe

Mary Faulk Koock, the third of five children of Mattie and Henry Faulk and the original proprietor of Green Pastures…

Tour 2 Award-Winning Bourbon Distilleries in Texas

Blame it on Tito’s. The craft vodka from Austin, which grew from obscurity 20 years ago into one of Texas’ most…
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