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FOOD & DRINK

Brewing in the Hills

It is a sunny and crisp Austin day, perfect for showing our visiting family some of our area’s attractions. We…

McAllen's Entertainment District

Visitors to McAllen have a wide array of activities to choose from—including birding at Quinta Mazatlan, a 1930s adobe home…

Score Some Spicy Super Bowl Snacks

Whether you favor a team in the game, or just looking forward to the commercials and half-time, Super Bowl Sunday…

These Pickles Are Worth Relishing

Most antiques stores discourage eating while shopping. Carousel Antiques and Fickle Pickles in Boerne is different. The shop encourages spontaneous…

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…
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