Monthly Archives: February 2016

Austin, “A little piece of heaven”: Torchy’s Queso

If you receive this post by email, click on post title to watch video while reading. Street music at Guero’s on South Congress in Austin. Austin is Houston’s cool, younger brother: there’s SXSW, the bats on Congress Bridge, Barton Springs pool, music … Continue reading

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Tex-Czech? Coleslaw from The Salt Lick

Kolaches are to Houston what donuts are to LA—sweet, soft, clouds produced by small street-corner shops, filled with fruit, studded with garlic and jalapeños, covered in sprinkles, or dripping with bacon and chocolate. As Central Texans are not adverse to lining … Continue reading

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Over fifty and fabulous

If you receive this blog via email, to listen and watch the video below while reading, just click on the post title. A Huffpost columnist recently wrote that ageism is the last acceptable prejudice and I couldn’t agree more. This … Continue reading

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Here’s the beef: Central Texas barbeque

If you receive this blog by email, click on the post title to listen to the video while reading. Boz Scaggs, Bonnie Raitt From its beginning in the early 1900s until the early 2000s, Central Texas barbecue was a rural … Continue reading

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