Five Minutes With ChipMonk Co-Founder, Houston’s Jose Hernandez

by Gracie Watt on October 29, 2020

Hailing from Houston, Jose Hernandez had a mission. To bring great tasting healthy desserts to Texans.  Today, at his company ChipMonk, Hernandez bakes with all natural ingredients and ensures all goods are diabetic-friendly, keto-friendly and...

Five Minutes With Mandy Rowden, East Texas Singer-Songwriter, Founder Girl Guitar

by Haven Lindsey on October 28, 2020

Hailing from East Texas, Mandy Rowden is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist who has been a practicing musician since she was six years of age. Based in Austin, Rowden has won numerous awards and, recognized for her...

Revealed: The Secret Sauce of Hollywood’s Original Blockbusters

by Julie Tereshchuk on October 26, 2020

Just how did the great Hollywood studios make doorbusting blockbuster movies back before CGI, drones and other modern day techno wizardry? All is revealed in a first-time collaboration between San Antonio’s McNay Art Museum and...

Texan Couples Together in Business: Monster Mini Golf Frisco’s Brian and Holly Hernandez

by Bob Valleau on October 26, 2020

Imagine opening a business during America’s most critical health crisis since the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic. Now, meet former corporate law attorney Holly Hernandez and her husband Brian. Seeking a life change, the Frisco, Texas...

#FoodieFriday: Trick or Treat Yourself, Y’all!

by Julie Tereshchuk on October 23, 2020

We might not be heading to our favorite costume party, or handing out candy to neighborhood kiddos, but we can still have fun, be safe and treat ourselves during the season of all things boo....

The Literary Talent Cup Runneth Over: Alright, Alright, Alright Texas Book Festival!

by Lisa Davis on October 22, 2020

The mission of the Texas Book Festival is simple — to “connect authors and readers through experiences celebrating the culture of literacy, ideas and imagination.” This year, authors hailing from all over the Lone Star...

#TXBites: Cheba Hut is Now Smoking Good in Dallas

by N.L.Thi-Hamrick on October 21, 2020

Teeming with counter-culture references, the highly buzzed, toasted sub shop Cheba Hut in Deep Ellum openly celebrates the Green Wave. Whether or not you’re a supporter or occasional partaker of the controversial recreation, Dallas Cheba...

6 (Virtual) Texas Book Festival Foodie Sessions

by Bebe Brown on October 20, 2020

Good news! It’s never been easier to attend the Texas Book Festival. To keep readers and authors safe this year, TBF has shifted its two-day in-person festival to a two-week virtual event for its 25th...