My Paella Travels™
It’s not just food, It’s an experience……. Experience the art of cooking Authentic Spanish Paella with Lisa.
Texas Wine Mistress
Tag along with Lisa as she explores different flares across Tennessee and Texas or wherever her travels may take her.
My Texas Plate
Lisa is passionate about wine and holds the WSET III Advanced Certificate. Lisa is a student of wine.
Wine & Cocktails
What are YOU drinking? Read about hand-crafted cocktails with Lisa and more.
Whether we are cooking up some Paella or visiting a wine festival – follow along for the fun!
Hello. My name is Lisa. I love good food, wine, spirits, traveling to the wine country, and masterfully created cocktails. Writing articles about food, wine, spirits, cocktails and the local culinary scene in Nashville is something I am passionate about which has given me the opportunity to participate as media to cover several wine and food festivals across the country. Let me know how we can work together to spread the word about your product.
Several years ago, I purchased a Smokin Tex small electric smoker and, as it turns out, was probably the most genius purchase I have ever made. My Smokin Tex is small but mighty! I love smoked foods but did not have space for a huge smoker and didn’t really worry about storing wood. My beloved, Read more about Thanks to Smokin Tex This Perfectly Smoked Tenderloin was Front and Center at our Holiday Meal[…]
I am obsessed with Tiki Cocktails! Why not put it in a cake! Boozy desserts are the best. Who doesn’t love a bourbon or rum soaked cake! I kicked it up a several notches and created a Tiki-inspired cake soaked in a buttery Rum Sauce with Passion Fruit Juice and Bitters. For years I’ve made Read more about Aloha! This Boozy Polynesian Passion Tiki Cake and Rum Sauce Will Make Your Day![…]
Entertain your guests in your very own kitchen with Austin’s Paella Performance Chef, Lisa Mays. Open-kitchen restaurants have been very popular and a very and fashionable trend. Invite your guests to a unique dining experience in your own home. Enjoy a “night in” and host a Spanish Cocina Party in your home with your friends. Read more about Host In-Home Paella Parties with My Paella Travels in Your Cocina![…]
If paella makes you as happy as it does us, then head on over to La Bodega Gourmet in Bee Cave for your weekly paella fix. By any bottle of wine and one Seafood Paella and get another Seafood Paella Free! How’s that for the happiest of happy hours! Happy Hour is from 6 to Read more about La Bodega Gourmet Features Seafood Paella Happy Hour Every Wednesday and Thursday[…]
If your food-lover in your family is on the “Nice List” Let Santa surprise them with the ultimate foodie gift! Merry Christmas to you! If your food-lover in your family is on the “Nice List” Let Santa surprise them with the ultimate foodie gift! Tickets are on sale now for the 2019 Read more about 2019 Austin Food + Wine Festival: Holiday Ticket Pre-sale ![…]
Layla Mays contributor and photographer (laylamays.com) Austin Spanish-Style If you have been searching for a unique dining and cocktail experience in Austin look no further than El Chipiron on South Lamar. Chef Pablo Gomez will supply you with a “culinary and cocktail passport” to his beloved country on a Spanish food and cocktail adventure right Read more about Tapas, Pinchos and Spanish Gin Cocktails are on the Menu at El Chipiron Restaurant[…]
Creative cocktails will fill you with the Christmas spirit and chase away the grinch! (photography and contributor by www.laylamays.com) Too soon? Not a chance! It’s never too soon to start feeling that Christmas spirit at The Eleanor and Nickel City in downtown Austin! Two Christmas cocktail-themed Pop-Up bars opened their doors on Black Friday and Read more about Get in the Holiday Spirit with Christmas-Themed Pop-Up Cocktail Bars in Downtown Austin[…]
My Paella Travels and Ab Astris Winery Pair Up with Flamenco Music For a Texas-Style Paella and Wine Event
Texas Fusion Paella, Texas Tempranillo and Flamenco Music were front and center at Ab Astris Winery in Stonewall, TX. What better way to celebrate Tempranillo in the Texas Hill Country than to pair it with a paella that is filled with smokey brisket, chorizo, andouille and chicken with a rich, flavorful broth. *My Paella Travels Read more about My Paella Travels and Ab Astris Winery Pair Up with Flamenco Music For a Texas-Style Paella and Wine Event[…]