Wine, Texas Hill Country, History, and Wildflowers in Fredericksburg, Texas (Itinerary)

Fredericksburg, Texas April 2-6, 2018 Itinerary Monday, April 2 Kansas City to San Antonio via Southwest Airlines. Drive to Fredericksburg for dinner and check-in at Hangar Hotel. Dinner–Get in touch with Fredericksburg’s German history with dinner at Der Lindenbaum This authentic restaurant and Biergarten is located in a beautiful historic limestone building built by the German…

The Southern Locavore

While the term “eating local” is a buzz phrase these days, I’ve found in my travels that it has different expressions in various areas of the U.S. So during my rail trip south, in each city I’ll take readers step-by-step through a journey of eating local. From a visit to the farmers’ market, a farm-to-table restaurant and interviews with farmers and…

9 Spectacular Places to Eat in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Santa Fe is renowned as a food-lovers heaven, with New Mexican cuisine leading as Archangel. The food is spicy, vibrant, flavorful and oh-so-delicious. The quality, whether New Mexican or standard American fare, is outstanding. Could it be the altitude? On my first visit in January, I commented to a friend that the salads tasted alive…