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Author Archives: Kay Marley-Dilworth

Doughnuts or Donuts?

My son, his friend and I were driving past a doughnut shop recently, when the boys pointed out that “donuts” should be pronounced “doo-nutz” unless it’s spelled doenuts, and I really couldn’t argue with them. I was simply happy that ten year olds were debating spelling and pronunciation of any word, at all. No matter … Continue reading »

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Austin Food & Wine Festival

The Austin Food & Wine Festival kicks off tonight with its casually elegant Feast Under the Stars, at Auditorium Shores (the luxuriously green parkland on the left in the above photo). This separately ticketed dining experience is a five-course meal of locally sourced ingredients prepared by award winning Austin chefs. Jackson Family Wines’ Master Sommelier … Continue reading »

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Ghosts & Good Eats

I was watching one of those ghost hunting shows over the weekend, when a host mentioned he was hungry. That led me to think about Austin’s ghosts in places where you can also get good eats. The most famous location that combines the paranormal with pigging out is the Driskill Hotel. The Driskill is home … Continue reading »

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