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Tea Time in Lufkin

Aware that social graces are slipping the way of 140-character messages and strings of acronyms, I decide that my daughters…

Start it Up!

On a sunny Saturday afternoon at Trinity Groves, the spectacularly busy dining and retail development at the foot of the…

LSA Burger Tunes In

While Austin has dubbed itself the “live music capital of the world,” Denton—home to the University of North Texas’ renowned…

Tip Top Tradition

I hadn’t lived in Texas for very long before learning that “comfort food” takes on specific meaning here. A friend…

Olive & Well

Apparently feral pigs like olives. I am walking through narrow rows of arbequina olive trees on the outskirts of Carrizo…

Fun Begins with Roux

The “Down the Bayou Cooking” banner strung above Zachary Taylor’s booth in an oak motte in the hills above Medina…

This and Kombucha, Too!

Though my vacation dining plans usually involve lots of rich eating, I decided to mix things up on a recent…

Strawberry Banana Parsley Smoothie

In the September issue, writer Jennifer Babisak explores Galveston’s Oasis Juice Bar, which specializes in fresh-squeezed juices, locally made kombucha,…

Texas Cuisine Scene

While sifting through previous blogs, our mouths began to water for all the culinary treasures we rediscovered, and that you…

A Juicy Tale

No matter what task he’s engaged in—slicing limes, shaking cocktails, restocking the three-tiered tequila case—bartender Robert Varela pivots from what…

Cowboy Cloy

If there were a rite of passage into the Texan tribe, surely it would be the 72-ounce steak challenge at…

Cue it Up!

When out-of-town guests visit me in Tyler, and their mouths water for barbecue, my choice, hands down, is Stanley’s Famous…
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