Thursday, March 23, 2017
Tootsie Tomanetz, her husband White and their former employee Lorie Woodward Cantu

More Stories from City Meat Market

Tootsie Tomanetz, now a Texas barbecue pitmaster of renown and my former boss at City Meat Market in Lexington, said she never had any...
Presidential Candidate Rick Perry Round Top

Shooting the Breeze with Rick Perry

  I sat down with Rick Perry under the oak trees on the Round Top Town Square. Black Cat Choir was playing for the first-ever...
Royers Cafe Family Round Top Texas

Stirring the Pot: Royers Cafe

Due to unforgiving schedules that come with running restaurants and magazines, the Royers Café family and I talked food over the phone. It was...
Cedar Hill Farmhouse founder Anita Joyce

Anita Joyce: City House, Country House

Anita Joyce has a city house in Houston, a country house near Shelby and a flair for French style. The former engineer is the wife...
Anita Joyce Cedar Hill Farmhouse Round Top Texas

More from Anita Joyce

Anita Joyce is a self-taught photographer, interior designer, blogger and online entrepreneur who founded cedarhillfarmhouse.com in 2011. Today, that site alone, which is dedicated...
Taylor Jacob Professional Barrel Racer Round Top-Carmine Texas

Taylor Jacob: The Rush of It All

Perspectives change when people see their hometowns in their rearview mirrors. “When I was growing up in Carmine, I thought it was just okay because...
Nancy Krause Nancy's Antiques Brenham Texas

Nancy Krause Knows Her Stuff

Nancy Krause, owner of Nancy’s Antiques in Brenham, knows her stuff. She can spot the nuanced distinctions that make one piece of Texas primitive furniture...
Round Top in 1970 Lonn Taylor

Round Top in 1970

Life was simpler in Round Top when I moved there in 1970. The Antiques Show took place on one weekend in April and consisted...
Secret Barbecue Sauce

Secret Barbecue Sauce

Secret Barbecue Sauce   The text said, “The barbecue sauce is so good I want to eat it with a spoon….like soup.” It was the Fourth of...
Webart Gary McKee Swiss Alp Memories

Gary E. McKee Remembers….

  Gary E. McKee attributes his love of road trips to the long treks his parents made between California and Texas on U.S. Highway 90...