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

Melted Yumminess
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Melted Yumminess

This is the sandwich I can’t stop dreaming about.  It’s just a grilled cheese, but the ooey gooeyness of this one makes it an ultimate grilled cheese. I had just finished a 5 mile in Colorado National Monument and wanted a great lunch on my way back to Denver.  I remembered a delightful bakery/cafe in … Continue reading

Best Lunch in the Beav
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Best Lunch in the Beav

My favorite lunch spot in Beaver Creek, Colorado is an unassuming place you may pass right by when strolling through the village.  It’s a relaxed fine dining mountain bistro focusing on locally sourced organic produce in their contemporary cuisine.  Golden Eagle Inn has a delightful patio and is a favorite of locals since 1987 and … Continue reading

Sweet Basil
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Sweet Basil

Sweet Basil was one of Vail’s food pioneers. This legendary restaurant just celebrated its 40th birthday “cookin’ up something good” since 1977. This swanky spot is a must on a visit to Vail. I promise, you won’t be disappointed. The vibe is mountain cool and the food is creative, modern, and really, really good. Since … Continue reading

Mary’s at Falls Cottage
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Mary’s at Falls Cottage

When you look at the yellow cottage overlooking Falls Park in my hometown of Greenville, South Carolina, words like charming, quaint, or cute immediately come to mind. For a lovely lunch experience, Mary’s at Falls Cottage is definitely the place. If you’re really lucky you get to sit out in the garden on a beautiful … Continue reading