Familiar With a Twist – Mexico Lindo is my new Cafe Salsita in San Antonio
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Familiar With a Twist – Mexico Lindo is my new Cafe Salsita in San Antonio

What’s old is new again – right? Happens all the time with fashions, decor and TV shows and movies with remakes and new twists. For years when I lived in San Antonio, a couple of friends and I would meet on Sundays at Cafe Salsita for “greenie brunch.” Greenies we’re Dos Equis beers. There were … Continue reading

Coffee Bear – Silverton’s Coolest Coffee Shop
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Coffee Bear – Silverton’s Coolest Coffee Shop

I love small town coffee shops and Coffee Bear is a cool two-story coffeehouse in Silverton, Colorado. They have the only rooftop deck in town. If you want to go where the locals go, this is the place locals go for coffee. While staying at the Wyman Hotel for a couple of days adventuring in … Continue reading

The Most Entertaining Dining Experience on a Cruise
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The Most Entertaining Dining Experience on a Cruise

“It’s dinner with video games. It will be great for the kids.” That was a good enough sell to our group of twelve aboard the Celebrity Cruises Eclipse on the first night of our cruise to Alaska. We booked to early bird seating of 5:45pm for what turned out to be a fabulous dining experience. … Continue reading

Banff’s Most Decadent Cheese Fondue (Recipe Included)
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Banff’s Most Decadent Cheese Fondue (Recipe Included)

Who doesn’t love dipping bread into bubbling cheese for dinner? Offer me cheese fondue for dinner and my answer is always, “Yes please!” While staying at the Fairmont Banff Springs, I got to indulge in the most decadent cheese fondue at Grapes, one of the restaurants in the hotel. This cheese fondue is food coma … Continue reading

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