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In Praise of Tex-Mex with TV Chef Pati Jinich

In Praise of Tex-Mex with TV Chef Pati Jinich

Almost 10 years ago, while on tour to promote one of her cookbooks, Pati Jinich visited the U.S.-Mexico border for the first time.

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

When I was gigging regularly in bands in Austin and elsewhere in the 1970s, I would daydream I was a character in a black-and-white movie, playing in nightclubs that were fronts for underworld characters, where criminal plots were hatched backstage and crime bosses conducted business over cocktails.

10 Small Texas Towns to Visit Now

10 Small Texas Towns to Visit Now

From Bastrop to Port Isabel, these hamlets with fewer than 20,000 residents offer larger-than-expected fun …

Take a Moment and ‘Think’ with Dallas Public Radio Host Krys Boyd

Take a Moment and ‘Think’ with Dallas Public Radio Host Krys Boyd

Tune in to your local public radio station around lunchtime on a weekday and you’re likely to hear the dulcet voice—and sharp questions—of Krys Boyd. The host and managing editor of Dallas-based KERA’s Think delivers a one-two punch of mellow curiosity and deeply considered topics in her two-hour interview show. While she’s hosted big-name guests like actor Bryan Cranston and U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, the most fascinating episodes often cover topics outside of the 24-hour news cycle. Boyd has tackled everything from spelling bees to failed spy techniques.

5 Hidden Gem Texas Lakes

5 Hidden Gem Texas Lakes

Spend some time in and on the waters of these five lesser-known lakes, then visit the charming towns that surround them for a refreshing, slow-paced getaway.

An Unplugged Travel Challenge Through the Rio Grande Valley  Leads to Unexpected Detours and Rewards

An Unplugged Travel Challenge Through the Rio Grande Valley Leads to Unexpected Detours and Rewards

After U-turns on the edges of grapefruit groves, repeated pullovers to study our Rio Grande Valley street guide, and a precarious three-point turn on the narrow levee road where a border patrol truck blocks our path, we are really lost. Like so many wanderers before us, we are searching for La Lomita Mission, which a local history buff named Frank told me about at an Edinburg bar the night before. “Just travel the Old Military Highway that goes along the Rio Grande,” Frank said. What Frank didn’t say was that Military Highway, much like the river it runs along, is a trickster that stops, starts, and twists in unexpected ways.

At This One-Stop Shop and Community Hub in Hunt You Can Hear Live Music, Pick up a Six-Pack, and Even Mail a Letter

At This One-Stop Shop and Community Hub in Hunt You Can Hear Live Music, Pick up a Six-Pack, and Even Mail a Letter

The Hill Country town of Hunt is a place of convergence—where the north and south forks of the Guadalupe River merge, and where residents rub elbows with out-of-towners at a local establishment that has stood the test of time.

Come Sail Away

Come Sail Away

A pod of eight dolphins broke the surface of the water as we turned our sailboat back toward the Corpus Christi skyline.

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