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Terlingua Food on Saturday’s Austin DM

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

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

At the outer limits of Texas, there are places quite unlike what we know of Houston or Austin, Dallas or San Antonio. And tiny Terlingua, with a population of no more than 200, is certainly one of those places. Though we’ve been here before, broadcasting the annual international chili cook-offs (two of them on the same weekend, actually), this time we concentrate on the rest of the year. We chat with Bill Ivey,  the guy who owns Terlingua Ghosttown – lock, stock and beer bottle – and also to a host of other local characters. We also get a view of Big Country from high up in the air in a glider.

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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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