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Update! 21 Days for Good Challenge with Snap Kitchen

Posted by on Nov 15, 2014 | 0 comments

Update! 21 Days for Good Challenge with Snap Kitchen

I have one week remaining in Snap Kitchen‘s 21 Days for Good Challenge and so far, I’ve been feeling pretty dang fabulous.  Looking back at my goals, I see that my energy level is remaining high, I’ve been staying focused on my work, and not having to shop and cook frees up more time for me to spend with loved ones.  I even managed to sneak in an extra hour or two of sleep here and there.

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Eating Clean: 21 Days for Good Challenge with Snap Kitchen

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 | 0 comments

Eating Clean: 21 Days for Good Challenge with Snap Kitchen

I just picked up the first 3 days of food for Snap Kitchen’s #21DaysForGood challenge.  Starting tomorrow, I’ll be eating clean and healthy meals for 21 days, according to their Snap Commit plan.  I’ll also continue my training and pushing myself physically and mentally everyday.

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Things to Eat in Austin Right Now: Fall 2014 Edition

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014 | 0 comments

Things to Eat in Austin Right Now: Fall 2014 Edition

Greet the arrival of autumn in Austin with these exciting new joints and soulful dishes from old faithfuls.

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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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Innovative Farm-to-Table Dining – Snapshots from Trace’s Summer Menu at the W Hotel in Austin

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 | 0 comments

Innovative Farm-to-Table Dining – Snapshots from Trace’s Summer Menu at the W Hotel in Austin

Hotel food.

What goes through your mind when you hear those words?  Ask me 5 years ago and I’d answer: generic, uninspired, homogeneous.  Today, I would say that it depends on who’s in the kitchen. 

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Pizzas, Pastas & Plates: Snapshots from aRoma Italian Kitchen and Bar in Austin, Texas

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 | 0 comments

Pizzas, Pastas & Plates: Snapshots from aRoma Italian Kitchen and Bar in Austin, Texas

A few months ago, I had a sneak peek of the then about-to-open aRoma when they offered some small bites at Mockingbird Domestics.  Since that mellow soirée, I’ve been anticipating their arrival.

This modern Italian eatery and wine bar on S. Lamar officially opened a few weeks ago.  I had the opportunity to dine there with fellow writers and bloggers.  At the media tasting, they showcased an array of reimagined offerings.  Here’s a snapshot of what we sampled.

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