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11+ Tasty Discoveries in Fredericksburg, Texas [from barbecue to wine]

Ideas for a yummy weekend getaway. By Chris Chamberlain The Hill Country region of Central Texas is probably best known for its legendary barbecue, but has also earned acclaim as a wine region. One contributing factor for these achievements is that a large German immigrant population moved to...

Beau Rivage

21 Plus Salute! The 85,000 square foot casino is strictly reserved for adults age 21 and older. By Hope S. Philbrick This resort casino has a nickname: The Beau. If you don’t know Beau Rivage as “The Beau,” odds are you haven’t visited it before. Because one...

Taste of Lafayette, Louisiana

Lafayette LA
By Hope S. Philbrick Lafayette, Louisiana is known as the hub of all things Cajun—culture, history, festivals, Zydeco music, and cuisine can all be savored here. While traditional Cajun dishes will always have a place on local menus, innovative chefs are giving Cajun flavor creative new...

The Carriage House Hotel & Riverspa

Live It Up in Lafayette, Louisiana By Hope S. Philbrick There’s something special about stepping into a hotel room and feeling right at home. Literally at home. That’s the sensation my husband and I had when we discovered that our “room” at the Carriage House Hotel wasn’t...

NOWFE: 25 Years of Cheer

The 25th Anniversary of the New Orleans Food & Wine Experience will take place May 25-28, 2017, and tickets are on sale now for this highly anticipated, annual four-day event. For more than two decades NOWFE has showcased the culinary excellence in the New Orleans,...

Granbury, Texas

Spirited fun. By Renée S. Gordon Granbury, Texas, in Hood County, is notorious for the number of sites believed to be haunted as well as for the number of famous, quirky residents who have called it home. The earliest of these notable residents were dinosaurs that lived...

San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio TX
Play. Eat. Drink. Stay. By Chris Chamberlain How can a city with the 7th largest population in the U.S. possibly be overlooked? Especially when it also is the fastest growing metropolitan area in the top ten with more than ten percent increase in population between 2010...

Lexington, Kentucky’s Art Infusion

Galleries abound. You can also meet a famous horse. By Renée S. Gordon Lexington is a wonderful place to experience Kentucky’s melding of southern hospitality, luxury and charm with cutting-edge sports, arts, dining and shopping. The city has distinguished itself as a premier location for cutting-edge art and...

Hillyer House

Hillyer House
Boutique shopping in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. By Hope S. Philbrick Hillyer House is an award-winning gallery established in 1970 by the Hillyer-Reed family. Owner Paige Riley collects exceptional works of art from over 400 local, regional and national artists. I recently talked by phone with Susannah Snyder,...