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A dream comes true: French-American cuisine comes to Brownsville

It's not a dream, it's the dream.

Good food, nostalgia at New York Deli in Harlingen

HARLINGEN — The slow Saturday afternoon eases my mind as I park on a quiet street and step into a place of memory and flavor, of neon lights and “Drag City” playing and the smells of brisket and salami.

Mrs. Baird’s Bread to donate 10,000 loaves of bread to Food Bank RGV

Mrs. Baird’s Bread has launched its fourth annual Fighting Texas Hunger campaign which will see ​​more than 165,000 loaves of bread donated to local food banks throughout the state.

McAllen’s Noodles & Dumplings is an exploration in deliciousness

McALLEN — Recently-opened Noodles & Dumplings provides a great flavorful variety of Chinese food, perfect for almost every occasion for newcomers or foodies.

Superfood: Beets are a powerhouse of health benefits

Beets are often referred to as a "superfood" because they are low in calories and contain essential nutrients needed for our wellbeing. The beet root also has several compounds that allow for our growth and development and these compounds help us fight diseases, including cancer.

Best in Texas: Mission chef takes home prestigious James Beard Award

The best chef in Texas is from the Rio Grande Valley.

Expectations are surpassed at Diego’s Farm to Table in McAllen

McALLEN — There was a subtle manic energy you feel walking into Diego’s Farm to Table restaurant along Pecan Avenue in Central McAllen that you may be tempted to yell “yes, chef” when the host asks you to take a seat. Think more “The Bear” Season 2 than the implosive Season 1.

Brownsville’s 1848 BBQ is a delightful, delicious encounter with memories and flavors

BROWNSVILLE — The sun moves beyond the trees as a late afternoon breeze warm and wet blows swift and steady down the wide boulevard.

Edinburg’s Mochi Ring Donuts full of color and flavor

EDINBURG — Looking to beat the heat and try something new this summer? Check out Mochi Ring Donuts in Edinburg which offers a variety of mochi donuts, Korean rice hot dogs, bingsoo and plenty of refreshing drinks.