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[3 Mar 2009 | 7 Comments | 1,600 views]
Tasty Hill Country Wine Tour

I hope you can join us on Saturday, April 11 at 11 a.m. for a Texas wine and cheese tasting and tour at Flat Creek Estate in Marble Falls. Madelyn, the wine diva, is working on a delicious event for us that will include local wine and Texas cheese to tempt your palette.
Flat Creek is offering:
Bronze Tasting – $15
Wine and local cheese tasting, tour (includes samples of 3 cheeses, 7 wines)

Silver Tasting – $25
Bronze tasting plus a bag lunch to include a sandwich, …

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Tasty Bits »

[2 Mar 2009 | No Comment | 887 views]
Austin: So Much Cool Stuff, So Little Time

We are embarking on a time in Austin where the weather is near perfect, the air is buzzing with excitement, and my calendar gets too full for my own good. There are just so many cool things going on in this city in the springtime and I would be remiss if I didn’t share them with you.

Farm to Table Dinners at Cipollina
1st Wednesday of every month (that would be this Wednesday, folks).
Three course seasonal menu of farm-fresh fare, created by Chef Parker White.
$30 per person. Open Seating: 6-8 pm
Call or …

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[1 Mar 2009 | No Comment | 1,243 views]
Chocolate for Everyone, Including Vegans

I met Betsy and Laura for dinner at Daily Juice Cafe on 45th and Duval. For dessert, we shared three delicious chocolate truffles made with raw cacao. Raw foodies LOVE cacao. Most of the folks we met at Daily Juice had this wild eyed, intense look that I think is attributed to eating so much cacao. Cacao contains phenylethylamine which is said to increase focus, alertness, and keep you happy.
Cacao is a major source of magnesium and over 80% of Americans are chronically deficient in the mineral. This …

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