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Someone once said that the only place you can find truth, beauty, and dead armadillos is on a Texas highway. My wife and I have been rolling west from... Read More

No disrespect to your Aunt Alice’s bone-dry stuffing, but it’s time to shake up the old holiday menu. Take your cue from these chefs, getting creative... Read More

What is "American cuisine" now?In search of answers, we traveled to 10 of our most forward-thinking food capitals to bring you the best examples and the... Read More

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Houston, we have a problem: it looks like rain. ... Read More

Whether you're aiming to hole up with siblings for a low-key retreat into childhood reminiscence or to invite every cousin thrice removed to a tightly... Read More

See our slideshow of 2009 Travel Horoscopes. ... Read More

After you've spent 16 years working with Ian Schrager, what do you do for an encore?If you're Tim Miller, you head to Houston and convert a historic 10... Read More

See our slideshow of Must-See Green American Landmarks. ... Read More

Despite its Spanish Colonial belfries and arches, the McNay Art Museum’s strong suit is Impressionist and modern art (Van Gogh, Picasso, O’Keeffe,... Read More

Money's rolling in, traffic's lining up, and life in this laid-back town has come a long way from sipping Shiner Bock at a back-yard barbecue. With high... Read More

Dodge dim sum. Hold the raves on risotto. Here's the lowdown on Stars and Stripes for the taste buds. Sure, you might have to drive out of the comfort... Read More

Wintertime beaches are the stuff of romance—both the tempestuous, passionate kind of romance and the sitting-snug-by-a-crackling-fire kind. The vast... Read More

In the city of Guangzhou, 75 miles north of Hong Kong on the Pearl River, I can feel the promise of present-day China everywhere I go: a new... Read More

FOOD AND DRINK In Dallas, it's all about Tex-Mex, and there's no shortage of it in Terminal D. A grilled-steak taco and a top-shelf margarita hit the... Read More

Generally speaking, you don't want a crowbar or a wheelbarrow to feature prominently in your vacation photos. Or rubble. Or poverty (unless, perhaps, it... Read More

So you're not a diva who travels with a makeup artist in your entourage?Well, there's hope for you yet. In major cities, a new class of beauty boutique... Read More

Gruyère with stout?Why not?Chefs and sommeliers all over the country are taking food pairings well beyond wine. Here, T+L reveals four of our favorite... Read More

Virtually every setting—coastline, open prairie, mountain range, big city park—makes for rewarding bird-watching. One of the joys of the sport is how... Read More

From a distance, the photos that hang on the walnut-paneled walls of the lobby bar and restaurant in the Sunset Tower Hotel appear to be autographed 8 x... Read More

Like many Europeans, I grew up with a myth that originated somewhere in the American Southwest. My first encounter with it, as a child in the... Read More

How does your garden grow?Much better, with the help of these new spa programs. Participants in the four-day Gardening Package at the Lake Austin Spa R... Read More

Lower-priced hotels have long been the realm of Muzak-filled lobbies outfitted with worse-for-wear furniture and industrial carpeting. But the genre has... Read More

It's nine o'clock on a Friday night and you've waited three weeks for the hottest table in Dallas. You're sitting in a sleek room with cool white w... Read More

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