Cocktails

The best cocktails to touch these lips at bars in Vancouver BC, Austin TX, and beyond.

laV is Austin’s Best New Restaurant in 2014 (à mon avis after trying every menu)

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 | 0 comments

laV is Austin’s Best New Restaurant in 2014 (à mon avis after trying every menu)

We’re just past the halfway mark in 2014 and I must already declare laV as my favourite new restaurant in Austin.  Yup, I’ve eaten through each of their thoughtfully crafted menus.

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Food & Drink Events in Austin – June 2014

Posted by on Jun 13, 2014 | 0 comments

Food & Drink Events in Austin – June 2014

Here’s a round-up of unique food & drink events to kick off off your summer in Austin, including Tiki Week, wine-maker’s dinner and more.

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8 Tasty Ways to Stay Cool in Austin Texas this Summer

Posted by on Jun 10, 2014 | 0 comments

8 Tasty Ways to Stay Cool in Austin Texas this Summer

Summer is inevitably upon us. I’m temporarily putting the days of steamy ramen bowls and oil-slicked menudo behind me. So where do I go to eat when I feel sluggish in the summer heat? Below are my picks of 8 cool bites and sips that can help you stay refreshed under the Texas sun.

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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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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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Gastro Pub Night at Pink Avocado’s Bread & Circus Dinner Club

Posted by on Aug 3, 2013 | 0 comments

Gastro Pub Night at Pink Avocado’s Bread & Circus Dinner Club

Our neighbour Tim is a chef at Pink Avocado, a catering company in Austin.  We first tried his food when he invited us over for one of the most beautifully cooked rack of lambs that’ve ever touched these well-fed lips. 

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