Clad in her signature pearls and slingbacks, Vilma Mazaite, the impeccably dressed director of wine at LaV restaurant in Austin, curated one of the most prestigious cellars in town. And while she loves to introduce customers to obscure grapes and the best crus from Burgundy, she’s far from a wine snob. Mazaite, who was just honored as one of Food & […]
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Thanks to SXSW (sxsw.com), there’s a lot of extraordinary music being played in and around Austin this week. But it’s hard to imagine a more extraordinary or quintessentially Texas event than Heartbreaker Banquet (http://www.heartbreakerbanquet.com), the one-day music festival held Thursday night at Willie Nelson’s “Luck, Texas” ranch. The now annual gathering (attended by a well-heeled, group of tastemakers in film, fashion, music, […]
Contributing editor Paula Disbrowe claims one of the 35 chairs at the sleek The Brooklynite in San Antonio, Texas, celebrating the cocktail.
In the 1920s, the Plaza District was a bustling neighborhood. After flourishing for decades, the area succumbed to a period of urban decay in the 1980s. Now, the small but mighty historic area has emerged as a hub of creative energy. These days, it’s a place where you can grab a slice of pizza before catching a live theater production, […]