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In search of green chiles

You can also order them online and have them shipped frozen from here:

Nov 02, 2009
ciaotex in New Orleans

San Marcos Good Eats?

The Cool Mint Cafe in San Marcos is fabulous! Despite having a name that sounds like a
Thai is not Thai. It's located in a 1920's Craftsman Bungalow downtown near the campus, and has a creative, eclectic menu that is well-executed.

While you're in New Braunfels, be sure a stop for a big hunk of Apple Strudel at Naeglin's Bakery downtown ... the oldest bakery in Texas!

Oct 24, 2009
ciaotex in Texas

San Antonio

The Lodge at Castle Hills would be a quick cab ride and a not to be missed restaurant for the foodie. It has a cool and funky-elegant atmosphere in a restored 1920's mansion.

Oct 24, 2009
ciaotex in Texas

Oh Boy! Doughboys Is Back (Almost)

Hooray! The closing of Doughboys was a travesty, and LA became a sadder city because of it. We want it back! Complete with red velvet cake! Doughboys is an LA classic with great history. It started as a little bakery making some of the best bread in the city, and it expanded into a restaurant that allowed the French-trained chef Frank Waldman to take his culinary genius and make it accessible and affordable, never disappointing in quality or quantity. In the early 90's, Doughboys was a pioneer in the genre of taking American classic comfort food and elevating it to greater gastronomic heights without ever taking prices into the stratosphere. If service issues developed down the road, maybe it was because it was never really designed to be a restaurant . . . just a simple bakery that wanted to make food as delicious as humanly possible. On that note, mission accomplished!

Oct 21, 2009
ciaotex in Los Angeles Area