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My dining party is enjoying our cobbler when a clang pierces the hum of lunch conversations at Ranchman’s Cafe in…

Eat to the Beat

Music has drawn people to the Deep Ellum neighborhood of Dallas since the 1920s, when Leadbelly, Blind Lemon Jefferson, and…

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…

Sweet-tooth Solutions

I push open the weathered metal-and-glass door of Naegelin’s Bakery and immediately face a dilemma. On one side of the…

Leave it to Bevers

When in need of sustenance on my frequent travels around Texas, I seek out local places—establishments where I know the…

Make Time for Tea Cakes

In her new cookbook From Tea Cakes to Tamales: Third-Generation Texas Recipes, journalist and former Texas Highways editor Nola McKey…

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…

Some Like It Hot

Few places embody the spirit of a city more convincingly than The Boiling Pot, which recently celebrated its 30th anniversary…

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…

The Doctor Is In

The door opens, and in strides a woman in dark blue scrubs. The doctor is in.

Sister Act

"You need a dose of Farley Girls,” came the recommendation from a wise Galvestonian that Saturday morning.
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