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Small town, rich menu

Though PoPo Restaurant is located just off the exit for Welfare, it’s actually on the edge of Boerne. But continue…

A Midtown Medley

From the late ’70s through the late ’90s, Houston’s Midtown area—a pie-shaped region south of downtown loosely bordered by Interstate…

A Sense of Plates

As a road-trip enthusiast with more than a few miles on my trusty Honda, one of my favorite things about…

Thrilling Distilling

Founded in the 1850s, the town of Dripping Springs—just west of the booming city of Austin—hosts so many weddings that…

We Love Our Mudbugs

The crawfish at Larry’s French Market in Groves looked like a pile of bright red miniature lobsters heaped on a…

Eric’s Texas-style Chili

Although the origins of chili are a bit soupy, some historians claim it stems from a spicy stew concocted by…

Long and Wine-ding Road

The Texas Hill Country has long attracted visitors for its combination of outdoor recreation and historic towns, and in recent…

On a Roll at Gil’s Broiler

When Gil Rainosek walks into the San Marcos restaurant bearing his name, he chats with the kid behind the counter,…

Salud! to Tasty Adventures

In a demonstration kitchen within shouting distance of Davy Crockett’s fiddle, a 650-pound purple amethyst, and circus memorabilia from the…

Drink with Your Dog

Folk wisdom maintains that one year in a dog’s life equals seven for you. Some experts say that the math…

Elevating Abilene

The blackboards covering the walls of Abi-Haus, Abilene’s buzziest eating-drinking hotspot, serve as more than artful design elements, though they…

An Apple a Day

Near the confluence of Bear and Onion creeks on a 20-acre ranch in far south Austin, I’m touring the fermentation…
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