I’ve written numerous previews and features, but this is my first time reviewing restaurants for The Austin Chronicle. Read my reviews on: Visconti Ristorante and Barley Swine V...
As a part of Eater Austin’s breakfast week, I contributed my top mimosa picks for your brunching needs. They span from good deals ($2 a pop), a gigantic “mamosa”, to elevated...
For whatever reason, The Carillon only came to mind when I thought “special occasion”. But since I checked out Chef de Cuisine Christopher Wilson’s new menu, I now have to rethink...
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 summer. There were moments when I questioned whether it would ever end, whether I would actually make it through the tunnel where the dim light at the end grew all too slowly.Read More
I thoroughly enjoy being one of the most active cocktail writers and photographers in Austin. But in spite of my experience with writing about booze and mixed-drinks, I often feel limited to writing about the same ol’ spirits.Read More
I know, I know, fancy shmancy gourmet pizza places are poppin’ up all over Austin. But here’s the thing: there’s NEVER such thing as too much pizza.Read More
What began as a one-off article in Culturemap on the best brunches in East Austin evolved into an entire brunch column, featuring my top picks from Austin’s most vibrant, tastiest neighborhoods.Read More
Last Friday, we made an impromptu trip to Shawn Cirkiel and the Parkside group’s latest venture: Bullfight. I’ve long anticipated the opening of this Spanish tapas concept. Since traveling in Barcelona years ago, I have yet to have tapas that brought me back to that fun, vibrant fare that stole my heart – until now.Read More
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