san saba

Here’s Why You’ll Go Nuts—like Our Daytripper—for San Saba

April 26, 2018 | By

Nestled in the northern reaches of the Texas Hill Country is the laid-back town of San Saba, also known as the “Pecan Capital of the World.”

Beyond Pecans

December 16, 2016 | By Sofia Sokolove

As my friend and I pull into the parking lot of the newly renovated Dofflemyer Hotel in downtown San Saba, the first thing we notice is a weathered mural across the street from the parking lot on the whitewashed back wall of R.B.

Sweet 16 (on Texas 16)

February 10, 2016 | By Melissa Gaskill

Many folks currently residing in Texas arrived only in the past few decades. And while those of us who go much farther back make every effort to educate these newcomers on important aspects of being a Texan, some things must be learned through experience.

Cuisine Confidential: Penny Adams

July 21, 2015 | By Lori Moffatt

In recent years, the town of San Saba—some 100 miles northwest of Austin—has reinvented itself as a tourist destination, complete with shops, restaurants, a B&B, pastoral scenery, and the award-winning Wedding Oak Winery, which opened in 2012 in a historic building downtown.

Nuts About San Saba

July 16, 2015 | By Helen Anders

Pecans permeate the shady town of San Saba, emerging in pies, jams, and candies; infusing local coffee, beer, and steaks; forming a canopy over three lush parks; and providing a 1,200-trunk challenge to golfers plying the fairways of the San Saba River Golf Course.

Praline Daze

June 24, 2015 | By

One of the great pleasures of being in Texas (and the South) is the bounty of pecans.

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