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Great grazing

Have you ever been to one of those progressive dinners? You know, the kind where you move from one location to the next to sample different dishes? “Meet the Chefs Food & Wine Extravaganza” is a little like that except you … Continue reading

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The author’s vacay

“New York, New York, a helluva town. The Bronx is up, but the Battery’s down.” I just returned from a visit to the Big Apple state but I didn’t go anywhere near the sites mentioned in “New York, New York,” … Continue reading

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Comfort food

Are you watching Downton Abbey, that PBS show about an upper crust British family and the servants and staff who help run the gorgeous mansion? I get such a kick out of the meal scenes…more

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The more things change

I think it would be fair to say that I’m a regular at Jay’s Seafood and Spaghetti Works…more

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How hard can it be?

In the 1960’s Richard Mueller was a “pizza guy,” indeed, one of the “rising stars of the pizza industry” … more

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Life is good again

The brownies at the Cupcake Shoppe in Port Aransas are now my reigning favorite. I think the cupcakes are amazingly good too…more

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The baristas of sno cones

Back on December 25, 2004 when it actually snowed in Port Aransas, it was considered something of a Christmas miracle. Well, it’s snowing again in Port A and it’s not even Christmas… more

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Every day’s a celebration

Since it first opened in 2005, Lisabella’s bistro has been about celebration for me…more

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Mardi Gras party

Hope you enjoyed the Port Aransas Mardi Gras parade and festivities. I got to party at La Barataria. Thanks to Lezlie Keebler for the invite. Great music, wonderful wine, lots of beads and of course, awesome food — and then the fog crept … Continue reading

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Of bending branches and singing waters

Thanksgiving’s around the corner and if Fortune smiles upon me, I will be having deep fried rather than roasted turkey. I was curious about what wine would complement that dish. Lucky me, with a true oenophile for a tour guide, I had … Continue reading

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