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Lenoir Restaurant

 Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way

In the Bouldin Creek neighborhood of Austin just south of Lady Bird Lake sits a restaurant which by all reason should never have come to be. Lenoir Restaurant is the dream of Todd Duplechan and Jessica Maher, a husband-and-wife team who faced long odds in making it a reality. Years...
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Rare Finds: Old Iron Post Restaurant and Bar

Rare Finds: Old Iron Post Restaurant and Bar

The Texoma region along the Texas-Oklahoma border is not a place one might associate with archaeological digs. But just a few years ago, treasures were unearthed at the corner of Travis and Houston Streets on the courthouse square, at the present site of the Old Iron...

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A Welcoming Pub at Dallas’ Blind Butcher

In Dallas’ lively Lower Greenville district, five partners offer an eclectic glimpse of yesteryear at the Blind Butcher restaurant and bar.  Footsteps sounding on the vintage hardwood floor suggest the charm of a European inn. Inside, the north wall bar is classic western tavern, flanked by a meat display case reminiscent of old neighborhood butcher...
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Little Italy: San Antonio’s Hidden Gem

San Antonio’s Little Italy restaurant owes its origin to the butterfly effect. Just as the flutter of an insect’s wing can impact a distant tornado, a seemingly unrelated event in the early ‘80s almost two thousand miles away gave rise to this local favorite. As Angelo Visocaro slept on yet another cold New York night, snow...
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