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‘Texas Toast’ Food Travels on Austin DM

AUSTIN Saturdays 10-11 a.m., Talk 1370

A Presentation of Spec’s Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods 

Did you ever wonder if you eat to travel, or perhaps travel to eat? If the latter mioght be true of you, then you really need to know about Texas Toast. It’s a new company in Texas (of course) that organizes food-heavy trips within the Lone Star State and even sometimes beyond. We caught up with the principals of Texas Toast recently and sat down to discuss their Grand Vision. Also, speaking of travel and food, we take a trip down Memory Lane in this show to a place called Lea’s in the tiny town of Lecompte, La. Why, you ask. Because Lea’s is the first-ever restaurant we remember loving from childhood visits to our grandparents in the country. The restaurant is still there, even though old Mr. Lea is not. We chat with his daughter about keeping the legend alive.

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About John DeMers

I've been a journalist and author forever. My favorite single word in the English language is "foodandwine." This spirit drives my 45 published books and my weekly radio show heard in Houston, Dallas and Austin.

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