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Drink Alongside Cowboys at this Historic Watering Hole in Fort Worth

When friends and family visit me in Fort Worth, they ask to see the real Cowtown. Piece of cake, I…

No Passport, No Problem: Authentic Mexican Fare at Austin’s Fonda San Miguel

Even before you step through the restaurant’s massive, hand-carved wooden doors, you’ve been transported to a place that usually requires…

No Fast Food Here! 3 Mom-and-Pop Eateries on I-45

Driving the 240 miles of Interstate 45 between Dallas and Houston reveals gentle changes in elevation, pastures in the north,…

Treaty Oak’s Ghost Hill Restaurant lights a fire

If visiting a distillery doesn’t strike you as a family-friendly activity, then let Treaty Oak Distilling Ranch in Dripping Springs…

Sip and celebrate at Texas Craft Brewers Festival

Texas’ biggest celebration of Texas craft beer—the annual Texas Craft Brewers Festival—returns to Austin’s Fiesta Gardens for an afternoon of…

Gab and grub at Texas' stockyard cafés

When sitting in a stockyard café, surrounded by weathered cattlemen in sweat-stained Stetsons and busy waitresses balancing plates of chicken-fried…

Fort Worth's Tokyo Trifecta of Japanese comfort food

Working as a dining critic and food writer for most of my career, I’ve been asked hundreds of times to…

Making the rounds at Eagle Mountain Farmhouse Cheese Co.

In a stainless steel vat in the back of a cheese shop in Lipan, I use a large paddle to…

Wide awake with Big Bend Coffee Roasters in Marfa

On a recent jaunt to the Davis Mountains and Big Bend area, I enjoyed drinking coffee from Big Bend Coffee…

Tribute to art of canning at the State Fair of Texas

The State Fair of Texas, held every fall at Dallas’ Fair Park, is a feast for eyes, ears, and taste…

East Texas' Jucy’s Hamburgers aims for win

Walking into Jucy’s Hamburgers, at the corner of McCann and US 80 in Longview, the first thing I notice is…

Tequila Day Recipes

National Tequila Day is a perfect time to hone your skills at crafting cocktails with Texas' distilled darlin'. Try these…
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