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National Pancake Day

When you wonder, or someone asks, “What’s for dinner?” You can say pancakes. Yep. Even if you don’t think it…

Some Like It Hot

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

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…

Wheels and Meals

With 80-degree weather and a clear, sunny sky, it seems only appropriate to take my good friend’s head-turning, canary-yellow Jeep…

Sweet Shop

Some meat-lovers claim that bacon pairs well with almost every other food. I consider this point of view as I…

Lockhart Turns the Key

Like most Texans, my main experiences with Lockhart have always revolved around barbecue, whether that meant a birthday brisket throwdown…

Chilaquiles

In Texas Highways’ new Plates/Cook department, which debuts with this story, we’ll aim to explore Texas’ vast culture of cooking—including…

Bait and Bake

It’s time to trade in the fishing pole and hooks for the frying pan and spices. Who knew cooking catfish…

Cuisine Confidential: Carolyn Wenglar

You’ll find few bar owners as energetic and resourceful as Carolyn Wenglar, proprietor of Houston’s La Carafe and Warren’s Inn…

They Know Their Dough

Regulars who make the drive out to Pieous, a pizzeria and bakery on the western outskirts of Austin, know to…

The Ice Age

It’s a Sunday afternoon, and the rows of picnic tables are quickly filling up outside at Houston’s West Alabama Ice…

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.…
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