Dining: Pecantown Books & Brews


    By Janis Turk  |  Photos courtesy of Pecantown Books & Brews   Named for the “World’s Largest Pecan” monument on Seguin’s downtown Square, Pecantown is a good day-trip lunch destination. Visit and discover why so many folks are nuts about Seguin’s sweet little bookstore and café.   On a frosty winter Friday, warm […]


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By Janis Turk | Photos courtesy of Bohanan’s Restaurant & Bar Bohanan’s Restaurant & Bar offers the quintessential San Antonio fine-dining steakhouse experience and is a date-night delight!   At a table upstairs overlooking San Antonio’s illustrious Majestic Theatre, with its neon marquee giving a woozy, warm glow to a cold, clear night, my husband […]

Food, Memories and Merrymaking

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By Michelle Vasquez | Photography by David Teran ‘Tis the season for merrymaking and turning celebrations into fond memories. If you’re planning a special occasion, Monica Nino, Tim McDiarmid, and Adesuwa Elaiho are at the forefront of creating memories with charcuterie boards, catered meals, and pastries to bring out the best in your celebration. Each […]

Sip, Savor, Applaud

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Sip, Savor, Applaud:  Bohanan’s Broadway Cocktail Series Unveils Theatre-Inspired Libations    The Broadway Cocktail Series is a testament to the power of mixology as a form of artistic expression. This delightful collaboration between Bohanan’s and Las Casas Foundation crafts unique cocktails inspired, in large part by the 2023-2024 Broadway Series at the Majestic Theatre. In addition, Bohanan’s […]

Role Model – Emily Carpenter

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Five Tenets to Being Happy and Successful By Michelle Vasquez Emily Carpenter, aka Em, a San Antonio native, wears many hats: a mother of two, daughter, wife, and entrepreneur, with five thriving restaurants as part of the Carpenter Carpenter hospitality group. Despite always going at full speed, Em’s presence is characterized by a quiet demeanor, […]