Evan Voyles. Photo by Jessica Pages

Evan Voyles’ Favorite Things

The owner of the Neon Jungle shares his style picks By Kristin Butler (originally published by Austin Monthly) Evan Voyles named his retro sign business after his mother’s description of Burnet Road in the ’60s: “The Neon Jungle.” Back then the thoroughfare was lit up by strip clubs, liquor stores, and pawn shops, so her … Continue reading Evan Voyles’ Favorite Things

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Master Sommelier June Rodil’s Favorite Things

By Kristin Butler (originally published by Austin Monthly) One of only 230 master sommeliers worldwide, June Rodil considers herself a “wine translator,” skilled at guiding consumers to the right glass of wine. “I think a lot of people who are ‘experts’ hold their knowledge close, and it’s almost dogmatic,” she says. “I really just want … Continue reading Master Sommelier June Rodil’s Favorite Things

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Famed Austin chef opens destination restaurant in historic Texas town

By Kristin Butler (originally published by CultureMap) Acclaimed Austin chef Sonya Coté is co-opening a destination restaurant in Clifton, Texas, population: 3,376. The mind behind Hillside Farmacy and weekend eatery Eden East is creating a true farm-to-table experience in the historic railroad town, located 33 miles west of Waco. Read the full article published on … Continue reading Famed Austin chef opens destination restaurant in historic Texas town

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Hill Country chef designs kitchen must-have for the luxury home

By Kristin Butler (originally published by CultureMap) Vaudeville is more than a culinary destination in the heart of downtown Fredericksburg. It’s a luxurious, epicurean, and sensory experience that transcends every detail of the three-level gourmet food, retail, and art venue. It’s evident in the delicately sliced Alba white truffles that crown the handmade pasta served at … Continue reading Hill Country chef designs kitchen must-have for the luxury home

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Historic Hill Country resort unveils new look that beckons for a getaway

By Kristin Butler (originally published by CultureMap) Giant cypress trees loom over crystal-clear waters in Wimberley, Texas, where 7A Ranch and Pioneer Town offers cabins, lodges, and other attractions across several acres on the banks of the Blanco River. Here, visitors can hike a half-mile of shady riverfront oasis, take a dip in the river … Continue reading Historic Hill Country resort unveils new look that beckons for a getaway