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FOOD & DRINK

Walk the Wine

Last April I set out to experience the Granbury Wine Walk, an annual wine and food celebration that not only…

Roasts and Toasts

At 10 a.m. on a recent Saturday at Casa Brasil Coffees in Austin, I’m sitting at an L-shaped bar scattered…

Taste 290

Driving to Fredericksburg from the east on US 290, it’s easy to notice that spring adores the Hill Country: This…

Akita Bloody Mary

Bartender Luis Martinez places the ingredients for the Akita Bloody Mary on the black marble bar of The Patio on…

The King of Cakes

It seems that most of the recent food trends in America—the reimagining of ramen, the curious appeal of Brussels sprouts,…

Brewing in the Hills

It is a sunny and crisp Austin day, perfect for showing our visiting family some of our area’s attractions. We…

McAllen's Entertainment District

Visitors to McAllen have a wide array of activities to choose from—including birding at Quinta Mazatlan, a 1930s adobe home…

Score Some Spicy Super Bowl Snacks

Whether you favor a team in the game, or just looking forward to the commercials and half-time, Super Bowl Sunday…

These Pickles Are Worth Relishing

Most antiques stores discourage eating while shopping. Carousel Antiques and Fickle Pickles in Boerne is different. The shop encourages spontaneous…

Sweet Shop Can Bring Out Your Inner Child

Staring wide-eyed at neatly stacked rows of chocolate truffles, blocks of creamy fudge, and chocolate-dipped pretzels, I’m in awe. And…

Drinking in the Details

I’m bellied up to the oval mesquite bar at El Monumento restaurant in Georgetown, waiting for my perfect negroni—an astringently…

A Taste of Alsace

Every time I roll into Castroville, a town of some 3,000 people about 20 miles west of San Antonio, I…
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