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Texas Sized Donuts

Yesterday I promised donuts. BIG donuts. Possibly the best donuts I’ve ever had. And I don’t even like donuts. Find them at Ma Wilson’s Texas Sized Donuts in Pecos, TX. Just don’t come on Sunday, she’s not open. And while the picture really doesn’t show the scale of these things, if you buy more than […]

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The Chicken Wing Thing

Will somebody please explain the appeal of chicken wings to me? Each morning I pass three huge restaurants that sell nothing but chicken wings. I know the whole Buffalo story and it just doesn’t conjure up any sort of romantic epicurean fantasy. Not like this or these. Chicken wings are greasy little wads of fat […]

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2008 James Beard Foundation Awards Nominees Announced

The New York-Las Vegas-Yountville-centric nominees for James Beard Foundation awards just came over the wire. And  again most of Dallas’ talent was overlooked. Fearing’s is nominated for Best New Restaurant and York Street’s owner/chef Sharon Hage is nominated for Best Chef in the Southwest. New York design firm Mucca Design is nominated for their work at […]

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Wine of the Weekend

I cannot think of a better way to accompany a fresh spring meal than with a fruitful, refreshing rosé. Try the Antinori Scalabrone Tenuta Guado al Tasso Rosato from Bolgheri, Italy. Made from a unique combination of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, and several other grape varieties, it has a rich, warm pink color. Aromas of […]

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