Mary Jane Poorman

 

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  • 10 years ago | On the Menu

    Casa Grande serves a delicious version of cabrito, or young goat. Though listed on the menu, it's not a regular item and is market-priced. Typically, a hand-lettered sign reading "Hay Cabrito" or "Cabrito Special" lets you know it's available. My ...

  • 10 years ago | Dining Deals

    Porcupine balls are a great entree -- inexpensive, delicious and easily modified to suit your caloric or dietary needs. This dish is quick to assemble, leaving you plenty of time while it bakes to do your thing. Clean-up is easy, and most ingredie...

  • 10 years ago | Booze

    This past Monday evening, I attended a beer dinner held in conjunction with this year's Texas Beer Fest, hosted by Grand Prize Bar and sponsored by Independence Brewing Company, with pairings created by Chef Philippe Gaston. As a wine-dinner girl,...

  • 10 years ago | Wine Time

    Looking for an inexpensive happy hour alternative tonight? The Rainbow Lodge is holding its monthly "Sip and Stroll" wine event on the patio from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., featuring four wines from the Santa Lucia Highlands of Monterrey, California and C...

  • 10 years ago | Game On

    There seems to be a "day" for everything, from International Talk Like a Pirate Day to Weights and Measures Day and everything in between. Today is Eat What You Want Day. Yes, I'm telling you now, after you already had that guiltfree spinach salad...

  • 10 years ago | Fast Times

    I have a soft spot for Taco Cabana -- I just love the soft tacos there.  So when I heard that Taco Cabana is offering its hickory-smoked brisket tacos for a limited time, I felt a flurry of mixed emotion and speculation.  Would they have...

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