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The Daytripper Explores Castroville’s Alsatian Culture

The Daytripper Explores Castroville’s Alsatian Culture

French heritage is harder to find, even though colonists from France settled pockets of the state. A rare example is…

The Joy of French Cooking

The Joy of French Cooking

…the literary culture of Paris, and the French-Cajun-Creole melting pot of Louisiana. In French, brasserie means “brewery.” The conventional wisdom…

What Is Diez y Seis and Why Do We Celebrate It In Texas?

What Is Diez y Seis and Why Do We Celebrate It In Texas?

…In actuality, it commemorates the Mexican victory against the French in the Battle of Puebla in 1861. According to Dr….

Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

French by a 12-year-old girl traveling around the world with her parents on a sailboat. “They threw a bottle into…

Loud and Invasive, the Monk Parakeet Charmed Its Way Into Texas Almost 50 Years Ago

Loud and Invasive, the Monk Parakeet Charmed Its Way Into Texas Almost 50 Years Ago

…of the nearby Texas State Cemetery, and they are said to flock to the historic French Legation as well. Unlike…

Inside These Walls: A Personal Reflection on the Alamo

Inside These Walls: A Personal Reflection on the Alamo

…& everything dear to the American character to come to our aid, with all dispatch—The enemy is receiving reinforcements daily…

TH Taste: ‘Desert’ First

TH Taste: ‘Desert’ First

…to town. My vegetarian-friendly order of curry fries found a stack of thick-sliced French fries topped with squash, zucchini, and…

Going to the Chappell

Going to the Chappell

…creations; today it’s cream-cheese- stuffed French toast with strawberries and chocolate-pecan sauce. “I call this my comfort-food breakfast;’ she says…

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

…Take the time and see some old coast, the part of Texas that the first Spanish and French explorers thought…

Calvert’s CocoaModa

Calvert’s CocoaModa

…flavor of the food!” he says. Wilkinson’s influences, primarily French comfort food, reveal themselves in such dishes as a salty-crispy-creamy…

Follow the Smoke, North Texas BBQ

Follow the Smoke, North Texas BBQ

…Bites: beef brisket, pork ribs, fried onion rings, french fries, potato salad, two-meat po’boy Payment: credit cards The menu at…

The Great, Grape Plains

The Great, Grape Plains

…this is a different kind of winery. No faux-French chateâu here. Owner Kim McPherson explains that the building housed a…

Around the Horn

Around the Horn

…1915 conversation published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch between Hornsby and Cardinals manager Miller Huggins at the conclusion of Hornsby’s…

Hunting for Haunted Galveston

Hunting for Haunted Galveston

…Gulf Coast tells the story of Jean Lafitte, a French privateer. In exchange for a pardon for his misdeeds, Lafitte…

Hiding in Plain Sight: Houston’s Menil Collection

Hiding in Plain Sight: Houston’s Menil Collection

…statues. In the next room, my eyes were adjusting to a piece of medieval European art, a 14th-Century French virgin…

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