Best Restaurants

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

SXSW 2014 is Here and I Don’t Know Where to Eat in Austin!

Posted by on Mar 6, 2014 | 1 comment

SXSW 2014 is Here and I Don’t Know Where to Eat in Austin!

SXSW 2014 is around the corner and you don’t know where to eat yet!  Don’t panic.  Last year, I compiled a list of Must Visit Restaurants and Bars in Austin for SXSW 2013.  I still stand firmly behind these picks.  I’ll be making a few more additions in my next post. 

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Best Meal of 2013 – Alinea in Chicago

Posted by on Dec 28, 2013 | 2 comments

Best Meal of 2013 – Alinea in Chicago

2013 was marked by a series of challenges, some of which resulted in growth.  This might have been my busiest year yet and I’m simultaneously surprised and relieved that I made it through. Since I haven’t had much time to blog, I’ll quickly fill you in with what I’ve been up to.

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13 Best Things to Eat in Austin Right Now in the Fall of 2013

Posted by on Nov 8, 2013 | 0 comments

13 Best Things to Eat in Austin Right Now in the Fall of 2013

I adore fall menus for the way they make me feel all cozy and warm right down to my tippy toes.  Here are a few of my recent best bites at restaurants and food trailers around Austin. Can I get an amen on any of these?

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Belated Austin Restaurant and Bar Openings Plus an Olive Dessert Just Cuz

Posted by on Sep 17, 2013 | 1 comment

Belated Austin Restaurant and Bar Openings Plus an Olive Dessert Just Cuz

Please pardon my tardiness in updating.   I’ve been swamped.  With what?  *breathe in*

In 1 breath, I just came back from vacation and am busily catching up with Vancouver Food Tour operations while freelance writing for Serious Eats et al. with a project for Google on my hands and had to write 2 certification exams before starting my school year of teaching again while preparing for grad school to begin.

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The Best Croissant in Paris, Look No Further

Posted by on Sep 11, 2013 | 9 comments

The Best Croissant in Paris, Look No Further

So you’re going to Paris. You’re on a pilgrimage to find the holy grail of croissants. You’re thinking, sure, there must be especially incredible bakeries but croissants should be pretty tasty everywhere in the city, right? That is not so, my friends. Not all croissants are made equal.

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My Picks for The Very Best Happy Hour Spots in Austin

Posted by on Aug 7, 2013 | 0 comments

My Picks for The Very Best Happy Hour Spots in Austin

Happy hour was a novel thing for me when I moved to Austin. See, due to stupid BC liquor laws, it’s illegal to mark drinks down by time of day in Vancouver. Naturally, I’ve been taking full advantage of discounted drinks here ever since.

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