Two highly anticipated restaurants opened within a week of each other in Austin. Conceptually, they’re vastly different. One dishes up modern Chinese fare while the other focuses on...
I love entertaining but I admit that I’m a little possessive over my liquor collection. If you’re like me, you hide your best booze before people come over and cringe when guests...
After several years of what felt like endless paper writing, research, evening classes, presentations, sleepless nights, exams, and internships, grad school finally drew to a close at the end of this...
I’m always looking for fun destinations that are less than an hour’s drive away from Austin. A visit to Pieous in Dripping Springs for their amazing pizza and pastrami, followed by funky brews at Jester King is always a good, indulgent bet. Or how about brunch at The Hollow in Georgetown, then a tasting at the Georgetown Winery, ending with a stroll through the farmers’ market.
And now, Treaty Oak Distilling’s ranch will become a new favorite escape from the city.Read More
I’ve dined exceptionally well this year in Austin so far. I seem to say that a lot. Vox Table and Counter 3.FIVE.VII are my favorite upscale restaurant openings in 2015 (posts coming soon). But when it comes to the new restaurant that I’ve been visiting most consistently, it’s got to be Daito.Read More
Austin’s restaurant scene has erupted unabashedly in 2015. I could hardly keep up with all the restaurant and bar openings this year thus far. Not only are restaurateurs strutting their finest, bartenders, distillers, brewers, wine makers, and all colors of beverage crafters are also putting their best drinks forward.Read More
I’ve been mulling over something clever to say about cocktails in Austin but if I spend any more time, this embarrassingly belated post will never go out. Go drink at these bars. You’ll love them.
(Better late than never!)Read More
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.Read More
Wine, fire, and whole roasted animals. That’s my definition of an ideal Sunday afternoon. Earlier this month, Wine & Food Foundation of Texas threw down the inaugural Toast & Roast at the picturesque Rancho Cuernavaca.Read More
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.Read More