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 mostRead more.
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’tRead more.
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 veryRead more.
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 BeeRead more.
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!Read more.
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 experienceRead more.
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) TooRead more.
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. WhatRead more.
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 crowdRead more.
“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 samplesRead more.
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 ownRead more.
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 paellaRead more.
Enjoy a Summer Cool Down with Three Refreshing Spanish Wines from Cariñena
(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’sRead more.
Summer is the Perfect Season for Rose’ and Malene Rose’ Embraces the Heart and Soul of Provence Yet Located in
Photos by @laylamays photography Imagine sitting at a cafe under the bright sun,warm breezes gently blowing through your hair andRead more.
Get Ready to Sip, Savor & Mingle at The Grand Taste April 27-29th Austin Food + Wine Festival
The Grand Taste Presented by Bank of America (photos by Lisa Mays) The Austin Food + Wine Festival is pleased toRead more.
Where There’s Smoke There’s Live Fire Pits in Austin! Fire Pit Chefs & Schedule Announced at Austin Food + Wine
Texas and Beyond ….. Come and enjoy the biggest and best live fire experience that Texas has to offer! There’sRead more.
You Won’t Leave Hungry! Austin Food + Wine Festival Announces The Chef Showcase Schedule Saturday, April 28th and Sunday, April
photo by Layla Mays My goal is to go eat at every restaurant in Austin! No????? Can’t happen? Well….at theRead more.
Tickets Are On Sale Now for the 7th Annual Austin Food + Wine Festival April 27 – 29, 2018
“Austin is a dynamic culinary crossroads that represents the best of what it means to eat and drink in AmericaRead more.
2018 Austin Food + Wine Festival: Win-Before-You-Can-Buy Contest!
(Photo courtesy of the Austin Food + Wine Festival) Here it is! You get a chance to win an awesomeRead more.
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 GreenRead more.