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[3 Nov 2010 | 9 Comments | 3,745 views]
Texas Wines: You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby

I love wine and I love supporting local businesses. That’s why I take every opportunity I can to learn about and taste Texas wines. Thanks to Denise Fraser and the Texas Department of Agriculture Go Texan programs to promote Texas wine, I’ve had many opportunities over the past couple years.
Recently, I was invited to attend Sunset on the Lake in Marble Falls. This event brought together about 20 Texas wine makers and a dozen local restaurants for an evening of tasting. According to TDA, there are over 180 wineries in …

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Restaurants »

[13 Sep 2009 | 11 Comments | 4,052 views]
Brunch in Wimberley at The Leaning Pear

One of my favorite weekend activities is to take road trips to all of the great small towns in the Hill Country. Today Adam and I joined the KGSR “Late Show” guys and their ladies for brunch at The Leaning Pear in Wimberley.

We were invited for a meal by the folks promoting the GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up, a statewide event Sept. 28-Oct. 2, where participating restaurants serve a special Texas menu. A portion of the proceeds may go to food …

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Tasty Bits »

[7 Sep 2009 | 10 Comments | 5,679 views]
Eat Local, Do Good, and Taste Austin

Labor Day marks the traditional end of summer and while the weather is still in the upper 90′s, calendars and inboxes are filling up with fun events around town.
Austin Restaurant Week kicks off on Sunday, Sept. 13-16 and the following week — Sept. 20-23. The event is a great opportunity to try fixed price meals at higher end eateries throughout the city from $25-$35. Five percent of the proceeds will go to the Sustainable Food Center and AIDS Services of Austin.
On Sunday, Sept. 13, the JCAA invites the community to …

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