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May 15, 2017 • FOOD

We’re Sweet on These Custom DJ Treats from Jana Lee’s Bakeshop

Is there anything more adorable than our new Draper James summer collection? How about our new Draper James summer collection as cookies?!

When the folks at Jana Lee’s Bakeshop—a bakery known for turning out cookies that recall the …

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May 13, 2017 • FOOD, PLACES, RECIPE

Hello, Sugar: How to Make the Mile High Pie from Pontchartrain Hotel in New Orleans

After a major renovation, the iconic Pontchartrain Hotel in New Orleans reopened last year as a refreshed and reinvigorated version of its charming and irreverent self. Same goes for the Caribbean Room, the hotel’s legendary in-house restaurant.

Now overseen by …

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May 9, 2017 • FOOD, HOLIDAYS, RECIPE

Pimento Cheese, Red Pepper Jelly & More Recipes from Lockbox in Lexington, KY

Ask anyone where to shop right now in Lexington, KY, and they’ll direct you to our brand new Draper James boutique (it’s now open!).

Ask where to eat, and you’ll surely be pointed toward Lockbox. Located inside the buzzy …

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May 5, 2017 • FOOD, HOLIDAYS, RECIPE

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a Margarita Recipe from Austin’s Backbeat

We love a good tradition here at Draper James.

Whether that means sippin’ Mint Juleps at the Kentucky Derby or having a slice (or two) of King Cake during Mardi Gras, y’all know we’re on board.

Cinco de Mayo is …

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May 3, 2017 • FOOD, HOLIDAYS, RECIPE

My Modern Cookery’s Peach Mint Julep and Bourbon Vanilla Candied Pecans Recipe

If you, like us, are counting down to Kentucky Derby weekend, then surely you’re dusting off your fascinator and picking the mint for your juleps. After all, no matter how fast those horses run, it just isn’t the Kentucky Derby …

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