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.
(Sample wines provided by www.gregorywine.com and wine sample photos by www.LaylaMays.com) This summer’s temperatures are still on the rise. It’s never been a better time to explore the refreshing wines from the region of Cariñena. Discover wines that you will enjoy during this hot summer that also pair well with your favorite summertime foods. About Read more about Enjoy a Summer Cool Down with Three Refreshing Spanish Wines from Cariñena[…]
Summer is the Perfect Season for Rose’ and Malene Rose’ Embraces the Heart and Soul of Provence Yet Located in the California Coast Wine Region
Photos by @laylamays photography Imagine sitting at a cafe under the bright sun,warm breezes gently blowing through your hair and a faint smell of lavender drifts past your nose and bunches of brilliant yellow sunflowers are for sale at the flower cart near you. And, every bite of freshly baked bread, creamy brie and charcuterie Read more about Summer is the Perfect Season for Rose’ and Malene Rose’ Embraces the Heart and Soul of Provence Yet Located in the California Coast Wine Region[…]
The Grand Taste Presented by Bank of America (photos by Lisa Mays) The Austin Food + Wine Festival is pleased to announce the lineup of food, lifestyle, wine & spirit partners at the Grand Taste Presented by Bank of America and the dynamic selection of interactive experiences at the festival, April 27-29, 2018: austinfoodandwinefestival.com. Where: Located on festival grounds at Read more about Get Ready to Sip, Savor & Mingle at The Grand Taste April 27-29th Austin Food + Wine Festival[…]
Where There’s Smoke There’s Live Fire Pits in Austin! Fire Pit Chefs & Schedule Announced at Austin Food + Wine Festival April 27-29th, 2018
Texas and Beyond ….. Come and enjoy the biggest and best live fire experience that Texas has to offer! There’s gonna be a two-day feast at Auditorium Shores that’ll be even bigger and better this year at the Austin Food + Wine Festival! Local and Nationally acclaimed chefs put on their very best for you. Read more about Where There’s Smoke There’s Live Fire Pits in Austin! Fire Pit Chefs & Schedule Announced at Austin Food + Wine Festival April 27-29th, 2018[…]
You Won’t Leave Hungry! Austin Food + Wine Festival Announces The Chef Showcase Schedule Saturday, April 28th and Sunday, April 29th!
photo by Layla Mays My goal is to go eat at every restaurant in Austin! No????? Can’t happen? Well….at the Austin Food + Festival you and I will have the chance to have a culinary experience at over 40 YES 40! of Texas’s Best Chefs and Restaurants all within the festival! And, the best part, we Read more about You Won’t Leave Hungry! Austin Food + Wine Festival Announces The Chef Showcase Schedule Saturday, April 28th and Sunday, April 29th![…]
“Austin is a dynamic culinary crossroads that represents the best of what it means to eat and drink in America today.” AFWF 2018 Come and celebrate wine, food, cocktails and music under the big Texas sun-filled sky and star-lit evenings in April! Warm breezes and sunny days ……you know you can’t wait! And, For many Read more about Tickets Are On Sale Now for the 7th Annual Austin Food + Wine Festival April 27 – 29, 2018[…]
(Photo courtesy of the Austin Food + Wine Festival) Here it is! You get a chance to win an awesome weekend package to the Austin Food + Wine Festival BEFORE the tickets go on sale Wednesday, January 18th at 10am! Enter the Getaway Giveaway contest before the tickets to the general public go on-sale! This is my Read more about 2018 Austin Food + Wine Festival: Win-Before-You-Can-Buy Contest![…]
Green Door Gourmet Hosts The Seasoned and Seared Event Presented by Lodge Cast Iron This Sunday, September 24th
This Sunday, Lodge Cast Iron and our own local chefs team up for an extraordinary Beef dinner At the Green Door Gourmet. For more information check out Green Door Gourmet website. This collaboration of Lodge Cast Iron®, made in Tennessee since 1896, and the BEEFoundation to hosted at Green Door Gourmet’s Grand Barn in Nashville, will celebrate Read more about Green Door Gourmet Hosts The Seasoned and Seared Event Presented by Lodge Cast Iron This Sunday, September 24th[…]