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The Texas Origins of the Frozen Margarita Machine

June 24, 2021 | By Steven Lindsey

10 Can’t-Miss Beach Eats of the Gulf Coast

June 6, 2019 | By

Whether you’re a beach bum or you’ve never felt the sand between your toes, you’ll be craving a trip to the Gulf Coast after learning the stories behind these 10 iconic beach eats

Tacos and Happiness at La Playa Mexican Grille

May 10, 2018 | By

La Playa’s roof collapsed during Harvey and had to be removed. “Our restaurant was like a convertible,” recalls Villasana. Rain and wind pounded the interior, but the cinderblock walls held, as did the restaurant’s striking 4-by-6-foot painting of a man and woman by the late local artist Tiddle Caylor.

Tequila Day Recipes

July 24, 2017 | By Lois M. Rodriguez

National Tequila Day is a perfect time to hone your skills at crafting cocktails with Texas’ distilled darlin’.

Drinking in the Details

February 1, 2014 | By Lori Moffatt

I’m bellied up to the oval mesquite bar at El Monumento restaurant in Georgetown, waiting for my perfect negroni—an astringently bittersweet concoction whose murky history places its first appearance in Italy around 1919—as bartender and resident hooch historian Jeremy Corn conducts an abridged version of his monthly “Mixology 101” class.

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