If visiting a distillery doesn’t strike you as a family-friendly activity, then let Treaty Oak Distilling Ranch in Dripping Springs smash that preconception.
Texas’ biggest celebration of Texas craft beer—the annual Texas Craft Brewers Festival—returns to Austin’s Fiesta Gardens for an afternoon of tastings, live music, games, and camaraderie.
Galveston’s Seawall Boulevard stretches for more than 10 miles along the Gulf of Mexico, offering access to hotels, resorts, restaurants, and attractions, as well as beaches for swimming, stand-up paddleboarding, kite-flying, boogie-boarding, and other activities.
For five days in January, in the recuperative lull between New Year’s and Valentine’s Day, San Antonio hosts a smashing soiree that both raises money for children’s charities and celebrates the craft cocktail movement.
In her new cookbook From Tea Cakes to Tamales: Third-Generation Texas Recipes, journalist and former Texas Highways editor Nola McKey returns to her roots as she explores how recipes, cooking, and food bring families and communities together.
In Texas Highways’ new Plates/Cook department, which debuts with this story, we’ll aim to explore Texas’ vast culture of cooking—including recipes, techniques, and tips—and we think there’s no better place to kick it off than with fourth-generation Texan Jessica Dupuy’s latest cookbook, United Tastes of Texas: Authentic Recipes from All Corners of the Lone Star State.
On May 12 at Austin’s Fair Market, bartender Jen Keyser and her team at Geraldine’s, the bar/restaurant at Hotel Van Zandt in Austin, won the “Official Drink of Austin” contest with a concoction she calls “Far From the Tree.”
San Marcos, home to Texas State Universitiy, offers tourists plenty of ways to while away a weekend, from exploring the city’s historic square to summertime tubing on the San Marcos River.
Folk wisdom maintains that one year in a dog’s life equals seven for you. Some experts say that the math is not so simple, and that a dog’s aging rate differs according to size and other factors.
For those of us interested in both drinking delicious cocktails and learning about their history—a fun area of learning that encompasses geography, science, fashion, and language—the Oregon-based magazine Imbibe offers topnotch reading.
Jacoby’s Restaurant and Mercantile in Austin, a full-service restaurant and bar that has become renowned for its dry-aged burgers, chicken-fried steaks, and other beef dishes.
Last year about this time, fourth-generation rancher Adam Jacoby, who grew up working his family’s land in Melvin, launched Jacoby’s Restaurant and Mercantile in Austin, a full-service restaurant and bar that has become renowned for its dry-aged burgers, chicken-fried steaks, and other beef dishes.
In the throes of a Texas summer, when midday temperatures often hover around 100 degrees Fahrenheit, we Texans are prone to note that “it’s so hot you could fry an egg on the sidewalk.” In truth, you can cook with the sun even when it’s cold outside.
It’s a big week for food-and-drink events in Austin.