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Map of the Best Mimosas & Sparkling Brunch Cocktails in Austin

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 varieties like the one you see below.  Enjoy + cheers!
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Snapshots from Toast and Roast by Wine & Food Foundation of Texas

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.
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The Ultimate Guide To Austin’s Best Cocktail Spots

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.
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Best Austin Restaurants of 2014

2014 has been another over-the-top year of dining.  A wave of exciting new restaurants swept through Austin but only some beckoned return visits.
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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

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

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

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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Behind the Scenes of the Dinuguan Dish at Qui in Austin

It’s been some time since I’ve wielded my camera but dang did it feel good to whip it out. Click to see a photo series that I shot of Paul Qui in Austin for Eater’s Five Days of Meat event.
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Snapshots from Jasper’s Gourmet Backyard Cuisine in Austin

I’m always keen to explore new-to-me spots in Austin.  I rarely head up to The Domain because I usually only shop when I’m traveling, or I pick up my essentials from the outlets.  This explains why you’ll never catch me Instagramming my outfits ;)
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