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.
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[…]
(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[…]
“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 have been evaluated and written with my own opinions) Right now, most everyone has begun planning for their Thanksgiving feast and probably Christmas too. This time of the year, especially, there’s always a question about Read more about “Beyond Sustainable” Cline Family Cellars Farmhouse Wines Will Become Part of Your Family Tradition at the Thanksgiving Table[…]
I am happily writing about Rioja samples that were sent to me and have reviewed them in my own words and thoughts! Celebrate #TempranilloDay Just in time for the upcoming holidays, the most famous red wine from Spain has its own day set aside to showcase and celebrate some of the best wines from Read more about Celebrate Tempranillo Day on November 8th and the Holidays with LAN Rioja Crianza and Reserva[…]