Rolling in Thyme & Dough
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Rolling in Thyme & Dough

After filming a couple of hiking segments for a television station in Austin, Texas, I decided to take the scenic route back to San Antonio taking TX Highway 290 to US-281.  It’s a lot less crowded that I-35, plus the scenery of rolling hills and ranches along the edge of the Texas Hill Country is … Continue reading

3 Dining Experiences in Breckenridge You Have to Try
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3 Dining Experiences in Breckenridge You Have to Try

Historic Hearthstone Tucked away on South Ridge Street in Breckenridge, Colorado, is the Kaiser House. You could easily walk by this historic home decked out in Victoria period decor. It was a family home in the late 1800s and early 1900s. As you walk in from the cold, instantly see it’s a cozy, yet elegant … Continue reading

Dinner by Ice on Main:  Our Christmas Eve Tradition
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Dinner by Ice on Main: Our Christmas Eve Tradition

My mom and I unknowingly started a tradition several years ago. We started going to dinner at Rick Erwin’s Nantucket Seafood. It’s been voted the best seafood in South Carolina. Yes, the food and service are always outstanding, but the real reason we go is to catch folks skating at Ice on Main in Greenville, … Continue reading

Hotel Talisa’s Matterhorn Cocktail (Recipe included)
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Hotel Talisa’s Matterhorn Cocktail (Recipe included)

Opening this year, Hotel Talisa is the new kid on the block in Vail, Colorado.  You may not know Vail was modeled after the alpine town of Zermatt, Switzerland.  In Hotel Talisa’s restaurant Gessner, you get to enjoy a blend of the Colorado Rockies and the Alps in the cuisine. My cocktail of choice while … Continue reading

Anchorage of Southern Cuisine in Greenville
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Anchorage of Southern Cuisine in Greenville

Anchorage means a place where vessels anchor.  But, it also has another meaning of securing or a source of reassurance.  Traditional southern cuisine from the land definitely has a firm anchor in one of the hottest restaurants in the Southeast – The Anchorage in Greenville, South Carolina.  Traditional southern staples of peas, corn, and even … Continue reading