Food & Drink
Caldo de Pollo con Fideo Recipe
When the weather is chilly and the wind is howling, soup is always my first thought. Soothing, warm, and filling, chicken soup heals bodies and nurtures families. Making a huge pot of chicken stock is rarely convenient, especially if you have a small household. Canned soup is often high in sodium, and among other things, […]
Barbeque in Texas: A Guide to All Things Smoky and Savory
In Texas cities statewide, barbeque joints whip up their daily cuts, producing plates with hearty meats glazed in thick and glossy sauce, joined with the usual suspects: soft bread, crisp pickles, and freshly-sliced onions. These tasty meals attract Texans far and wide, in search of their next best barbeque meal. Here is a look at […]
Eight Healthy Dallas Restaurants To Help You Stick To Your New Year’s Resolutions
The tree has been taken down and the holiday lights are back in the attic; the holidays are officially over. If you are one of the millions of Americans who made a New Year’s resolution, you are probably wondering “what now?” Just how do you transition from a diet laden with holiday favorites back to […]
Texas Pecan Cookies for the Holidays
My home is nestled in a pecan grove, so every autumn we harvest the trees. We use loads of pecans in our holiday recipes, so we make sure to gather as many as possible. Buttery and crisp, all Christmas cookies are improved with the addition of a handful of Texas pecans. I am sharing my family’s favorite recipes.
A Christmas Cocktail Hour Even Santa Will Love
Regardless if the weather outside is frightful or not, there is nothing more delightful than a gathering of your friends and family during the holidays. Instead of going out to an over-crowded and over-priced bar or restaurant, why not impress your loved ones this year with a Christmas cocktail happy hour at home? Hosting a […]
Miracle® in Texas: Holiday Pop-Up Cocktail Bar in a City Near You
Santa Claus is not the only visitor coming to town this holiday season. Global pop-up phenomenon Miracle® has made its way to the Lone Star State and is taking over bar scenes everywhere.
Pumpkin Empanadas Recipe
Fall weather often prompts nostalgia for simple meals and family gatherings. Sunday brunch is a great time to get people together around the table for chatting, reminiscing, and good food. Typically, favorite dishes are the ones that deliver a little comfort to the table, like these delicious pumpkin empanadas.
Cocktailgating in Texas: Four Drinks to Tackle Tailgating
With football season in full effect, dedicated fans across the nation celebrate their favorite team in lively pre-game festivities. Tailgating, a pastime enjoyed through early arrival, an elaborate setup, and massive feast shared with friends and family, is the social event of every football-filled weekend. In the Lone Star State, the grill and games of […]
Meet Me at the Tailgate
If you are from Texas, you know football season runs the fall calendar. Over the years the art of throwing a good tailgate has become more and more important in making each game day one to remember. What you serve and how you serve it can help you pull together the perfect tailgate every home weekend.
Farley Girls Cafe – “A Little Bit of Everything”
With restauranteurs for parents, opening a restaurant was “in their blood” for sisters Rosmond and Ryanne. This powerhouse duo combines experience with creativity for a delectable dining experience. Their Galveston café serves delicious, unique dishes made to satisfy any craving. Guests are sure to find anew favorite, or an old favorite with a twist, on their expansive breakfast, brunch, and lunch menus.
Texas Sushi Strives for Perfection
Despite much of the state being landlocked, that does not stop Texas chefs from getting fresh fish from all around the world flown in, often on a daily basis. “When I started fifteen years ago, sushi was popular, but not that much. It’s amazing to see how sushi continues to grow in popularity in Texas,” said Uchi’s Executive Chef and Owner Tyson Cole. “Our timing could not be better now because people want something that’s fresh and creative.”
Maxine’s Cafe: Homestyle Cookin’ and Texas-Style Hospitality
A quaint café sits on Main Street in Downtown Bastrop, Texas beckoning customers to come in and experience its small-town charm and mouth-watering homestyle cooking..