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Host In-Home Paella Parties with My Paella Travels in Your Cocina!

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![…]

La Bodega Gourmet Features Seafood Paella Happy Hour Every Wednesday and Thursday

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[…]

2019 Austin Food + Wine Festival: Holiday Ticket Pre-sale !

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 ![…]

Tapas, Pinchos and Spanish Gin Cocktails are on the Menu at El Chipiron Restaurant

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[…]

Get in the Holiday Spirit with Christmas-Themed Pop-Up Cocktail Bars in Downtown Austin

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[…]

Crowd Pleasing Wine and Food Pairings for Your Holiday Festivities

(Offered samples evaluated and written about in own words and thoughts) Three wines for your holiday celebrations that are crowd pleasing and food friendly! Ruffino Modus Tuscana 2013 and Ruffino Il Ducale Pinot Grigio 2016   Kim Crawford New Zealand Rose’ 2017   A big, bold Super Tuscan, a crisp Italian Pinot Grigio and a Read more about Crowd Pleasing Wine and Food Pairings for Your Holiday Festivities[…]