Best Restaurants

Pictorial posts on my best restaurant meals in Vancouver BC, Austin TX, and beyond.

10 Austin Restaurants that Locals Love and Visitors Will Too

Posted by on May 29, 2015 | 4 comments

10 Austin Restaurants that Locals Love and Visitors Will Too

The most common question I receive on social media is from travelers asking where they should eat in Austin.   So you plan your trip around your meals, I understand!  I’ve partner with Expedia to bring visitors an essential guide to Austin bars and restaurants.  Here’s how to experience Austin’s unique dining scene like a local while avoiding the tourist traps.

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The Ultimate Guide To Austin’s Best Cocktail Spots

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015 | 2 comments

The Ultimate Guide To Austin’s Best Cocktail Spots

The first piece I ever wrote on cocktails in Austin featured Haddingtons, which is sadly no longer.  That Serious Eats article was published back in January, 2012.  Since then, I’ve watched the city’s cocktail scene blossom, no: explode.

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I’m the Worst Food Blogger Ever (but I’m writing for Culture Map Now!)

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 | 0 comments

I’m the Worst Food Blogger Ever (but I’m writing for Culture Map Now!)

The title of this post pretty much sums up where I am right now.  Since I started a new internship for my super secret other-career, I’ve been keeping my head down in my work.  While I’ve certainly been eating well,

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Best Austin Restaurants of 2014

Posted by on Dec 31, 2014 | 0 comments

Best Austin Restaurants of 2014

2014 has been another over-the-top year of dining.  A wave of exciting new restaurants swept through Austin but only some beckoned return visits.

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Where to Stay, Eat and Play in San Diego: Part 2

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 | 0 comments

Where to Stay, Eat and Play in San Diego: Part 2

This is a 3-part series on my best restaurant experiences, activities, and hotel stays during my vacation in balmy San Diego.

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Snapshots of Olamaie, New Modern Southern Kitchen in Austin with the BEST Biscuits

Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 | 0 comments

Snapshots of Olamaie, New Modern Southern Kitchen in Austin with the BEST Biscuits

It’s been a little while since I’ve felt excited about a restaurant opening in Austin.  LaV was probably the last debut that perked my interest.  But when I was invited to Olamaie’s soft opening, my heart leaped a little.

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