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[6 Aug 2008 | 2 Comments | 991 views]
Don’t refuse WeFuse

Everything at WeFuse, a new Asian lunch spot on 4th and Brazos seems well thought out…except the name. Who cares about that when the food is this delicious, reasonably priced, and healthy! This is the kind of place that us downtown working stiffs really need.
Katie, Eric, and I met Rick, who was at a conference downtown for lunch today and we all ordered bento trays. My companions were smart — they ordered “the deal” that includes any tray + miso soup and iced tea for $10. Mine was $8 and …

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Restaurants »

[5 Aug 2008 | 4 Comments | 1,145 views]
lulu b’s vietnamese sandwiches

Over the past few years, trailers serving food have popped up all over South Austin. We are used to seeing taco stands all over town but these new trailers are different. They are sleek, hip, and often feature more upscale food.

On Saturday I went to Iron Rock Raceway with Rick and Bryce to watch them race Go Karts. After over an hour of driving tiny cars around a hot track wearing thick jumpsuits, they were ready to grab a bite to eat. Since they weren’t dressed for indoor dining, we …

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Travels »

[1 Aug 2008 | 5 Comments | 1,246 views]
July in Greece

As with most vacations, the majority of our time in Greece was spent planning our next meal or complaining about how full we felt. We regularly enjoyed locally produced greek salad, olive oil, feta cheese, tzatziki, freshly caught seafood, yogurt, honey, and wine.
Each of our three hotels in Athens, Santorini, and Sifnos, provided us with a breakfast more elaborate than the last. The highlight was the spread provided at Niriedes hotel in Sifnos. It included Greek coffee (it’s the same as Turkish coffee – thick and sludgy), local cookies and …

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