Monday, January 22, 2018

Bone Spirits: A Farm to Bottle Distillery

Bone Spirits, located in Smithville, relies on a bare bones approach to distill locally grown corn and capture its essential, pure flavor in a...

Clovis and Maryann Heimsath – Country Place Hotel

Clovis and Maryann Heimsath, owners of the Country Place Hotel in Fayetteville, have been in the hospitality business longer than Texas Monthly has been...

Truth Barbeque Stirring the Pot

    Key Ingredients Truth Barbeque 2990 Hwy. 290 West Brenham, Texas 979-830-0392 FB: “Truth Barbeque” Hours: Thursday – Sunday 11 a.m. – sold out (usually by 2:30 p.m.) Truth Barbeque in Brenham, Texas, is...
The Derrick Burnett Family of La Grange Back Porch BBQ & Grill

Stirring the Pot: Back Porch BBQ & Grill

I met with Derrick and Korin Burnett, owners of Back Porch BBQ & Grill in La Grange, at the restaurant on their day off....
Stirring the Pot Bistro 108 in La Grange Texas photo by Dixie Ray

Bistro 108 Serves Food with Flair

My meeting with Susan Kuehler and Mike McCathern was moved from Bistro 108 next door to Vin 114, their wine bar, because the restaurant...

Rohan Meadery: A Honey of a Winery

John and Wendy Rohan are busy as bees operating Blissful Folly Farm, home to their honey-based winery Rohan Meadery—and their family. “We both have full-time...

Huff Brewing Company: Global Hometown Style

Huff Brewing Company near Bellville exists because Ryan and Christine Huff love the beverage industry. “We really like traveling to different places, tasting what other...
Barbecue Biscuits and Beans is a cookbook by Cliff Teinert and Bill Cauble

Barbecue, Biscuits and Beans 

Barbecue, Biscuits and Beans and My German and Wendish Roots As told to Katie Stavinoha by Cliff as he drove to the Dudley Brothers Hereford Bull...
Volare Italian Restaurant Silvio Gennaro. Photo by Dixie Ray Hamilton.

Volare Italian Restaurant in Brenham

Volare Italian Restaurant in Brenham The first time I met Silvio DiGennaro, the chef-owner of Volare, the lunch rush was winding down. The serenity of...
Butchers Ball in Brenham 2017 Paella photo by Christopher E. Stavinoha

Butcher’s Ball in Brenham 2017

Sustainability was the watchword as meat-lovers gathered to celebrate protein—as well as artisanal cocktails, fresh produce, locally-grown meats and rollicking country and western-influenced music—at...