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 local music will fill the air…..it’s almost time for the annual Austin Food + Wine Festival ! Stroll around the park, rub elbows with your favorite chefs but most of all, sip, savor and sample Read more about Sip Savor and Stroll Around the 2019 Austin Food + Wine Festival April 26-28th[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Flamenco Music and Texas Paella will be a Perfect Pairing at Ab Astris Winery on November 11th!

Come and experience spicy flamenco music featuring Nathan Hinojosa sprinkled with a bit of jazz, Texas wines and my paella ! It’s gonna be a great afternoon at Ab Astris!  On November 11th from 2p to 5p, Ab Astris Winery will host a Paella and Flamenco Event sure to be the highlight of the fall! Read more about Flamenco Music and Texas Paella will be a Perfect Pairing at Ab Astris Winery on November 11th![…]

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My Paella Travels: Weekends Are Better with a Mixed Paella and Lodge Cast Iron Pans

Mixed Paella with Seafood and Sausage  photo by www.LaylaMaysphotography.com Before I began cooking paella professionally, there were many weekends that I enjoyed practicing and perfecting my paella cooking skills to create the best authentic Spanish paellas around.  My friends enjoyed it too. When I moved to Nashville over 25 years ago,  I quickly found out that it was Read more about My Paella Travels: Weekends Are Better with a Mixed Paella and Lodge Cast Iron Pans[…]