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[30 Jul 2008 | 5 Comments | 3,286 views]
BBQ in Lockhart

Since moving to Austin from New York City in 2003, one of my favorite ways to spend a Saturday is to take short road trips with friends and check out the amazing food experiences that Texas has to offer. The Salt Lick, in Driftwood — just twenty minutes from Austin – is the gold standard of BBQ for me.

Nothing beats the flavor-packed sausage, freshly baked white bread, and delicious, not too mayonnaisey sides. A couple years ago, when I first moved to Austin, I visited Cooper’s BBQ in Llano.
It was …

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[30 Jul 2008 | 3 Comments | 4,005 views]
Royer’s in Round Top

There’s almost nothing that I like better than a freshly-baked pie. Growing up, I enjoyed my mom’s famous apple pies on special occasions – usually when we had guests over for dinner – and for breakfast the next morning.
Although I grew up on the East coast, I know that there are some serious pie-bakers here in Texas as well. I recently planned a road trip with four of my closest girl friends to Round Top for a day of pie tasting at Royer’s.
Not hurting for PR, the café was …

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