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Sweet Baby Jesus, this Edinburg bakery puts a zesty spin on their Rosca de...

EDINBURG — It’s a familiar and comforting aroma for bakeries — the smell of sweet bread filling the environment as pastries of various flavors...

J&B’s a clean and pleasant place with good food, service

HARLINGEN — I step into the peaceful diner and look over a blackboard covered with the house specials.

Dirty Al’s offers a clean, well-lighted place to enjoy good food and friendship

BROWNSVILLE — A blue marlin dives toward a table of diners; its flight frozen in mid-air by a taxidermist.

Blanquita’s in Harlingen offers both simplicity and extravagance

HARLINGEN — I step out of the November cold into the warm restaurant and wait for instructions.

La Playa in Harlingen is a fine place to eat

HARLINGEN — It’s a Tuesday night at La Playa Mexican Café, and the warm lights spread from the ceiling and fall onto wooden tables and tiled floors while country music fill the dinner air.

Moran’s Pizzeria in Mercedes prompted applause and love at first bite

MERCEDES — The first time I’d heard of the legendary Hot Cheeto pizza from Moran’s Pizzeria, I was on the phone with my soon-to-be girlfriend.

‘Gringa’ plate at Calaca’s Tacos and Beer has a San Benito twist

SAN BENITO — It’s late afternoon. The mood at Calaca’s Tacos and Beer is quiet and refreshing.

American Legion post hands out free chicken dinners in Harlingen

A line of cars snakes through the parking lot outside the American Legion Post 205, where the post’s members are hard at work passing out 400 free chicken dinners to the community Saturday in Harlingen.

M&M’s introduce new color and spokescandy: Purple

If you love the color purple, you are going to love the newest character added to M&M’s candy.