Category: Food & Drink

Best Margarita?

Friends of South Texas….help us find great margaritas.  I am a self-confessed margarita snob.  I’m an absolute purest at heart–I’m looking for a margarita with fresh lime juice, tequila, agave, possibly an orange liquor maybe some other fresh citrus juice but you get my drift.  A mix of any sort has no place.  The problem […]

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That’s Amore

Sicilian chef Francesco Inguaggiato and wife Susan have created the most charming Trattoria serving authentic Italian cuisine, and if you have not been lately you must go. Bellino Restaurante Italiano underwent a complete renovation a year ago, and the atmosphere and friendly staff are both darling and inviting, cozy to say the least. Chef ventures […]

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South Texas Bucket List: Elder’s Country Store

If you’ve driven through Beeville, Texas in the last 36 years you’ve more than likely seen Elder’s Country Market, casually located at the intersection of Washington and Saint Mary’s Street.  John Elder is the original Elder behind the store and he took over ownership in 1961 after a life-long experience in the grocery and butcher business.  Mr. […]

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