Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg Is the New Aspen

Jan 22, 2020 By John Davidson

The jewel of the Hill Country, my hometown, is lovelier than ever. I just wish more of the natives could afford to stick around and enjoy it. Scenes from a town transformed.

Cranky Frank’s Barbeque Company

May 15, 2013 By Texas Monthly

As popular as this Hill Country hamlet is among the day-tripping set, Fredericksburg has historically suffered from a surprising dearth of top-rate barbecue. No more. Just a mile and a half south of the knickknack and potpourri emporiums of bustling Main Street stands Cranky Frank’s Barbeque Company. Once inside the…

Radio

Jan 20, 2013 By Joe Nick Patoski

Play-by-play coverage of high school baseball in Alpine, polka and Pan-American music in El Campo: More than a dozen reasons not to touch that dial.

Madeleine in the Hill Country

May 31, 1999 By Alison Macor

As long as she spends most of her free time on a ranch outside Fredericksburg, Madeleine Stowe may never become, by Hollywood’s definition, a successful actress. And that’s fine with her.

Better Than Wurst

Apr 1, 1998 By Patricia Sharpe

Portobello mushrooms and paella alongside the schnitzel and sauerkraut: In the Hill Country town of Fredericksburg, there’s clearly something cooking.

Sleepless in Fredericksburg

Jun 30, 1997 By Jason Cohen

Like it says on her newly acquired bumper sticker, movie mogul Lynda Obst is “Texan By Choice.” But while you can take the girl out of Hollywood …

Holy Cacao!

Apr 30, 1996 By Patricia Sharpe

Introducing El Rey, the Venezuelan chocolate that is wowing chefs everywhere, thanks to the efforts of a Texan with a taste for treats.

The Ultimate Hill Country Tour

Apr 1, 1996 By Joe Nick Patoski

Spend a long weekend this spring meandering through Texas’ fabled heartland, where you can stop and smell the wildflowers, taste country cooking, and take home a trunkful of fine antiques.

Home, Sweet Homestead

Dec 1, 1995 By Mimi Swartz

Five chic interior design stores in Fredericksburg are comforting, inspiring, and for the acquisitive, absolutely irresistible.