Printed with the permission of the Alpine Avalanche Cueva de Leon, or “cave of the lion,” is the perfect name for a long-time favorite restaurant situated in the shadow of Sleeping Lion Mountain in downtown Fort Davis. Lorina Bencomo … Continue reading Cueva de Leon serving Fort Davis for over 40 years
Printed with the permission of the Alpine Avalanche We love road trips, and considering our nearest CostCo and Home Depot are about three hours away, it’s a good thing that we like having the wheels rolling under us. With … Continue reading When in Albuquerque, don’t miss Mary & Tito’s
[PRINTED WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE ALPINE AVALANCHE] Last week, the Fort Davis Lions Club held our largest annual fundraiser, the Enchilada Supper. In the weeks leading up to the event, we brainstormed, planned and prepped. Thanks to a very … Continue reading Fort Davis Lions Club serving up the whole enchilada
Reprinted with the permission of the Alpine Avalanche Newspaper – http://www.alpineavalanche.com Living in far West Texas, my husband and I have gotten into the habit of jumping in the car and heading to El Paso every once in a while … Continue reading It’s hard to beat the legendary L&J Café in El Paso
((PRINTED WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE ALPINE AVALANCHE)) How can you drive past a place with that sign out front, and not stop? When we first started spending every other weekend in Fort Davis a couple years ago, our Sunday … Continue reading The Cutest Restaurant in Balmorhea
REPRINTED WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE ALPINE AVALANCHE http://www.alpineavalanche.com Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day. Did you know that? I just learned that the other day. All these years, I’ve enjoyed tacos and margaritas in honor of Mexico’s … Continue reading There’s more to Cinco de Mayo than tacos and margaritas
PRINTED WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE ALPINE AVALANCHE http://www.alpineavalanche.com Saturday evening, we attended the Marfa premier of the film, “Agave is Life” at the Crowley Theater. The event was underwritten by the Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute, and we were … Continue reading Agave and chocolate and mezcal… oh, my!
PRINTED WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE ALPINE AVALANCHE NEWSPAPER It’s not always easy being the new kids on the block… unless you live on the main drag in Fort Davis, Texas. My husband and I decided two years ago that … Continue reading Debut of my newest weekly newspaper column all about food… Savoring West Texas
First of all, I’d like to apologize for my lack of doing food lately… it’s not that I haven’t been doing food, it’s that I haven’t felt like writing about it. Too much life getting in the way. But I’ve … Continue reading Who CARES what it’s called. It’s easy and delicious.