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FOOD & DRINK

Sweet Shop Can Bring Out Your Inner Child

Staring wide-eyed at neatly stacked rows of chocolate truffles, blocks of creamy fudge, and chocolate-dipped pretzels, I’m in awe. And…

Drinking in the Details

I’m bellied up to the oval mesquite bar at El Monumento restaurant in Georgetown, waiting for my perfect negroni—an astringently…

A Taste of Alsace

Every time I roll into Castroville, a town of some 3,000 people about 20 miles west of San Antonio, I…

Saltwater Taffy Recipe

WEB EXTRA In the February 2014 issue, writer Eric Pohl takes readers to La King’s Confectionery in Galveston, where saltwater…

Hot Dr Pepper

I’ve always been interested in Dr Pepper,” Jack McKinney tells me as we sit down together at the soda fountain…

A Family Affair

Fnding good food on the road is always a gamble. Long stretches of Texas blacktop can be a blur of…

Mixing it Up

Every July, New Orleans throws an event called Tales of the Cocktail, a five-day celebration of fine drinks and the…

Doctor’s Order

In a springtime issue of Garden & Gun magazine, I spied a recipe for a cocktail that seemed simultaneously delicious…

It's a Wrap!

The first thing you should know about San Antonio’s Tamales! festival is that it’s not only about tamales. In fact,…

Hot Chocolate with a Kick

I’ve got a soft spot in my heart for Hugo’s, the decade-old restaurant in the heart of Houston’s hip Montrose…

Eyes on the Pies

As a Texan exiled for 14 years to Arizona, I feel fortunate to have found decent barbecue, chicken-fried steak, and—halfway…

Austin's French Connection

French bistros are becoming increasingly popular in Austin and other cities across Texas. But if you can’t make it out—or…
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