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Not that you need an excuse to go to Luckenbach any day, but next Saturday sounds like a great time. Twelve food trucks, ten Texas wineries, and live music all day. From noon till 9. Find more info here.

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Chili & Chillin’

In: Drinking

16 Jul 2014

(map) Cheers! This Saturday, the 13 wineries along Wine Road 290 will be pairing tastes of their wines with chili made by some of the top Hill Country restaurants. No extra charge; some tasting fees may apply. (Thanks to Miguel Lecuona for the photo.) Wine Road 290 website

(map) Good news for everyone who misses Shades! Sundancer Grill just debuted in the former Shades location and promises to be open year-round. Billing themselves as “upscale dining with a casual lakeside atmosphere,” the new spot is delivering when it comes to food (if only

(map) Now for summer, Chisos Grill is serving up several new dishes showcasing their creative Southwestern cuisine. (We’ve posted previously about Chisos Grill here.) Above, the Hatch green-chile shrimp scampi, Gulf shrimp sauteed in a white wine and green chile sauce. They’re served with a fried cake of jalapeno-and-cheddar grits. Below, the Texas eggrolls, stuffed with [...]

(map) Green Eggs & Ham, anyone? For all of you who feel like starting the weekend off right, the Iguana serves brunch on both Saturday and Sunday. You can relax on the covered patio and enjoy a great view of what’s left of the lake, along with dishes like Eggs Poblano. They say this is [...]

Cross your fingers – it looks like there will be fireworks out West this year! To celebrate our independence, there are 23 fun events happening over two weeks, from burgers, barbecue and s’mores to live music, parades and wine-tasting. Below, a round-up with links to more info. 

(map) Is it a tapas-and-wine bar that sells gourmet olive oils? Or the other way around? Ponder that question while you enjoy a glass of wine and some of the gourmet goodies here. We Olive just opened with a big party in the Hill Country Galleria. While we mingled, we sampled many (okay, all) of

(map) In just a few years, the little town of Blanco has become the “Lavender Capital of Texas,” with over ten farms in the area now growing the fragrant herb. Next Friday, Saturday and Sunday is the annual festival celebrating all things lavender, and does it smell great! Three sides of the Old Blanco County [...]


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