June 13, 2017

Wine & Pairings


Get to Know Amontillado Sherry: A Gift from Spain
Sherry is one of the most multi-faceted  and versatile wines on this planet. There is no other wine like it
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Austin Food + Wine Festival Announces Fire Pit & Chef Showcase Schedules
Get Ready for the most unique culinary experience ever! Fire Pits Eighth Annual Festival to Feature Top Pitmasters, Chefs &
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Sip Savor and Stroll Around the 2019 Austin Food + Wine Festival April 26-28th
(photos by www.laylamays.com) In just a few weeks, white tents will line the Austin sky, aromas of endless food and
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Rock Your Taco Chef Showdown is for Taco Lovers at the Austin Food + Wine Festival 2019
(photos by www.laylamays.com) Calling all taco lovers! Get your taco on! On Saturday, April 27th 7pm you can feast on
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Get Your Tickets and Feast Under the Stars at the 2019 Austin Food + Wine Festival
(photos by Lisa Mays) Feast Under The Stars  Thursday, April 25th 2019 7Pm Tickets and details here!  Austin Food +
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The Ultimate Guide to Paella in Austin
  When your travels bring you to Austin be sure to experience the paella scene! Paella is a culinary work
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Italian Sparkling Rosa Regale with Chocolate Dipped Strawberries for an Intimate Valentine’s Rendezvous!
Hello Valentine! Romance me with Rosa Regale and chocolate-dipped strawberries!  Rosa Regale is the ultimate wine for Valentine’s Day and one
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Impress Your Valentine with Zabaglione al Moscato Dessert
Sample wine This wine-infused dessert is divine! Whip up this this delightfully light and aromatic Italian custard that takes less
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The 8th Annual Austin Food + Wine Festival Announces Line-up, Schedule & Program
 It’s my favorite time of the year! It’s the Austin Food + Wine Festival April 26 – 28th! Grab your sunscreen,
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Thanks to Smokin Tex This Perfectly Smoked Tenderloin was Front and Center at our Holiday Meal
Several years ago, I purchased a Smokin Tex small electric smoker and, as it turns out, was probably the most
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Aloha! This Boozy Polynesian Passion Tiki Cake and Rum Sauce Will Make Your Day!
I am obsessed with Tiki Cocktails! Why not put it in a cake! Boozy desserts are the best. Who doesn’t
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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“Beyond Sustainable” Cline Family Cellars Farmhouse Wines Will Become Part of Your Family Tradition at the Thanksgiving Table
Cline Family Cellars is committed to clean “natural process farming” with their wine as well as their produce. (Offered samples
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Celebrate Tempranillo Day on November 8th and the Holidays with LAN Rioja Crianza and Reserva
  I am happily writing about Rioja samples that were sent to me and have reviewed them in my own
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