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Pizza Perfection

Gathered with a dozen or so fellow diners around a wood-fired pizza oven beneath a grove of oak trees in…

A Tale of Two Cafés

A weekday lunch crowd fills the room with lively conversation. Behind a dining counter, hamburger patties sizzle on the grill…

How Sweet It Is!

People tasting fresh-squeezed orange and grapefruit juices from the Rio Grande Valley often use adjectives such as “luscious” and “ambrosial.”…

Easy Grapefruit Pie

 It’s citrus season, when Texas grapefruits and oranges are at their peak. And while citrus is delicious juiced or eaten…

Cuisine Confidential: Sylvia Casares

In our third installment of Cuisine Confidential, Lori Moffatt visits with Houston’s “Enchilada Queen,” restaurateur Sylvia Casares, about the importance…

Kerrville's Living Room

It’s a typical Thursday evening in laid-back downtown Kerrville. From our bistro table in a niche between the wine shelves…

Marshall Sparkles

On the Northeast Texas town of Marshall—where I’m closer to the borders of Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma than the state…

Fun Fare

These days, whenever I bump into someone from my hometown of Victoria, the conversation inevitably turns to Bloody Mary shrimp…

Cuisine Confidential: El Capataz

After a couple of terrific meals at Laredo’s El Capataz, Lori Moffatt visits with chef and owner Roberto Gonzalez to…

Fort Worth's Black Forest

I’m cutting through a slice of Black Forest Cake at Swiss Pastry Shop in Fort Worth, running my fork through…

It Started with Chips

The smell of corn chips permeated the Garcia household in the formative days of the family corn-chip business. “I would…

A Drink Back in Time

After mulling over wedding gift ideas for a friend, I decided to bypass her registries, forgo the china and silver,…
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