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At GrapeFest, look for the Mason & Dixie line

The former antique-mall tea room is now a downtown Grapevine stronghold of Southern charm. It’s open late Friday and Saturday, which means this is a good week to go by for coconut cream cake ($5.99) or the brown-sugar pecan bread pudding with bourbon sauce.

Texas restaurant invites homeless, those with no A/C inside for cool air, cold water

Mary Perez of Enchiladas Ole, a small neighborhood restaurant, invited anyone with no home or A/C to sit inside for water and chips as temperatures climbed toward 110. Enchiladas Ole was recently ranked by USA Today readers as one of Texas’ 10 best.