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#14 - 2014 Lewis Wines Rosé - Texas High Plains, Texas

I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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I try never to presume when and where I will encounter a wonderful wine.

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366 Days Of Wine

Los Torres Taqueria Is Closed

The home to the best taco in Dallas is gone. It closed last week. Speaking over the phone, co-owner Ramiro Torres said despite their best efforts, the family could not come to a new lease agreement with the landlord. 380 more words

Dallas

PECAN PIE

When Mom Mom and Pop Pop lived on their East Texas farm, Thanksgiving was a holiday that the whole family anticipated. Mom Mom would spend weeks planning the menu and then days setting a festive table. 801 more words

Food

Cracking Texas Monthly, sort of...

I grew up reading Texas Monthly, which in my book is still the gold standard for state magazines in America. It’s billed as “The National Magazine of Texas,” and I’ve dreamed about writing for it ever since I was a wee lad studying journalism at the University of Texas about a million years ago. 121 more words

Trouble Between the Buns at Whataburger

There’s nothing simple about selling simple burgers for a living. The decades-long relationship between Whataburger’s parent company and the Andrews family’s successful Whataburger franchises soured recently, when the Andrews’ company filed a lawsuit, claiming Whataburger violated an agreement. 263 more words

Nonfiction