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. . . are really French crêpes, and I love them—light, delicate, savory or sweet. This past Sunday marked stage 15 of the Tour de France, and also Bastille Day (well, why not). Though I’m not a Paris native, I wasn’t going to let geography dissuade me from making something fittingly French. I had brunch…

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Seeing as it is the Memorial Holiday Weekend—with bright sunshine, good friends & festivities—there is a lot to be thankful for. I decided to construct a patriotic summer-inspired libation appropriate for entertaining, and honoring the memory of those who lost their lives serving our country. It is because of them we are able to enjoy…

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Valentine’s Day flew by quickly, but offered just enough time to warrant a small indulgence. I decided to have a glass of a Champagne—Chandon Brut Classic—and serve the sips with something new this year, in a festive-floral flute. The glass itself was plain, but it got all glittered-up for the occasion with a hibiscus flower in rose syrup. Come again?…

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…and that’s how it’s done at Max’s Wine Dive in San Antonio. I have heard good things and after reviewing the menu, I had to check this spot out. Fried chicken? Champagne? Let’s do this… The restaurant is stylish and laid-back, but they’re serious about their food + wine selections.  The eclectic menu offers casual down-home dishes with a modish…

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