Friends and family traveling across the country often ask us where to find decent food in various cities. We certainly love the restaurants in New York, and think of Chicago as one of the world’s best food cities. How about brisket in Los Angeles? Travel to Sherman Oaks and you will find a displaced Texan that is sharing up his smokiness to the granola eating crowd in California. Continue reading
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Pronghorn, a luxury Auberge Resorts property in Bend, Oregon, and the only 5 star resort in the Pacific Northwest wants more Texans to come visit. So they holding culinary events this Spring and Summer. During each 2 day event a guest chef form one of the other Auberge Resort properties will host at Pronghorn with their own menus and cooking classes. The schedule thus far is: Continue reading
If you have not subscribed to the Rundown, a daily reminder how fun your life can be, then check out the service that sends fun-sized love notes with the best events for your area. Of course we love Rundown Dallas, but we also enjoy Chicago, Las Vegas and other cities. This landed in our box from vegas this morning:
Half the fun of staying in Vegas is gambling on who can snag the most ridiculous room amenities. From leather whips to 24-hour butlers to in-room bowling alleys, here’s your rundown of the top VIP suites for living large in Sin City. Continue reading
by Jennifer Thomas
It’s not too late to book an holiday getaway or ski trip in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico. Just 30 minutes from downtown Santa Fe, Ski Santa Fe is open and bustling. There is currently a 40 inch base with more snow expected this week. Here are just a few of the season’s specials to make for an easy snowcapped weekend: Continue reading
On our quest to seek out the “finer dining” gems along the south Texas coast we present GLOW, the second restaurant reviewed in as many weeks located in the town of Rockport, Texas.
Chef/Owner Karey B. Johnson showcases locally caught seafood in a restored boathouse just off the water in this fishing and vacation town. “Our role at GLOW is to present the ingredients in a simple, elegant way that showcases the essence of the dish. We wouldn’t want to muddle the flavors,” she explains. “They speak for themselves.” Along with über fresh seafood, Karey also brings in meats such as antelope from Broken Arrow Ranch in the Hill Country and local goat for a featured slow-braised cabrito and masa dish. Continue reading
When I was just a tween I was wrangled in on a camping trip with a group of friends to the Wichita Mountains in Oklahoma. There I took in my first snipe hunt, although I think we were just old enough not to fall for this bit and it backfired on the only adult that was with us that weekend. Continue reading
The wife had a conference in San Antonio and it was decided that we’d make it a family affair so we loaded up the KIA and headed South, thought it might be interesting to document some of the stops along the way.
Driving South on IH-35 the conversation turned to what eats to get once hitting Austin city limits, and there was no question it would be Conan’s Pizza. We have a long history with Conan’s; my wife remembers her childhood afternoons after a softball game with her family, and my late night conversations with friends over a pitcher of Shiner and brief employment there. Continue reading