August at a Glance

WHAT TO DO & DRINK THIS MONTH- August at a Glance   Whoever says there’s never anything to do in the Valley, must not be living in the same valley… because even someone like me, who believe it or not oftentimes lives under a rock, knows there’s somethin’ for everybody down here. Part of the reason why the Drinker’s Guide …

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Love is in the Valley: Where To Go for Valentine’s Day

Whoops, sorry for publishing this so late! I may not be attending and enjoying any of these packages my single self, but if I wasn’t working that night I’d seriously weigh out the following options when making my decision. Oh, they’re for couples? I’ll take myself and take the rest to go! or I’ll find a fellow foodie pal to …

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Happy Halloweekend

Despite swearing to myself that I wouldn’t let Halloween sneak up on me, I failed and it came out of nowhere. I could’ve sworn October had just started like yesterday. So while I’m hoping my costume gets here in time, and that it fits me, I’m also just now trying to figure out my halloween plans. Halloween lands on Monday …

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New Summer Menu Items You’ve Gotta Try at Bodega

New Summer Menu Items You’ve Gotta Try at Bodega Bodega: Tavern & Kitchen’s contemporary cooking has been making a name for itself in the Rio Grande Valley. Their new summer menu does not disappoint and has a lot of yummy options for both eating and drinking. This revamped menu features more food options than ever before . With so many options, …

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Blended Burger Project in the RGV

BLENDED BURGER PROJECT IN THE RGV Last year, as you may or may not have read here, House Wine & Bistro and Salt: New American Table participated in the James Beard Foundations’ Blended Burger Project. This year, the Rio Grande Valley is ready to participate on a grander scale. Besides the two original competitors for our region, Bodega: Tavern and Kitchen …

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5+ Options for Cinco de Mayo

No one celebrates Cinco de Mayo like the valley does. It’s like our own version of St. Patrick’s Day. I don’t usually drink Tequila, but when I do it’s most likely Cinco de Mayo. I’m not sure what I’ll end up doing tonight, but I’m weighing out the options. Here are 5+ Options for Cinco De Mayo in the RGV: …

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Schneider’s German Gasthaus and Beergarden

Authentic German Food in the Valley? Say what? Authentic German Food. In the Valley. That’s what. I’ve been to Germany, and fell in love with it three seconds before I even got off the train. But that’s not all! I was lucky enough to attend a real life Oktoberfest in Munich, which was more than I ever expected and I’ll …

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More Than A Night at the Brewseum

Brewseum week is quickly approaching, and while I feel like it came around rather quickly and caught me a little off guard, I’m looking forward to it being as much fun (or even more fun) than last years (and the years before that). April 5th through the 10th is full of brewtastic activities that go towards a great cause.  The …

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