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[21 Oct 2008 | 5 Comments | 1,712 views]
Jason’s Deli – Texas Born ‘n Bread

Last night Daniel very sweetly treated me to dinner at Jason’s Deli, where he is director of eMarketing and PR. We chatted with his boss (and step brother) Lee Greer, the chief marketing officer, about restaurants, food, marketing and PR. I was in heaven!
Daniel and I split the Bagelini, a hot pressed turkey sandwich with provolone, homemade guacamole, lettuce, tomato, onion, and peppers. That came with blue corn chips and fresh homemade salsa that rivals the delicious salsa served at Texas French Bread. He also let me try the Ciabatta-Bing! …

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Tasty Bits »

[17 Oct 2008 | 4 Comments | 1,064 views]

In these tough economic times, we are lucky to live in a city like Austin where there is lots to do without spending outrageous sums of money. Forbes magazine just ranked Austin #1 in terms of residents getting the best value for their money.
I’m always looking for ways to save and wanted to share this great link from Katie S. that lists out 1/2 price appetizers and other restaurant deals across the city. It even separates them out by day of the week so that you can plan the best …

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[15 Oct 2008 | No Comment | 965 views]

Check out this link to get $5 off any Whole Foods purchase of $25 or more through next Wednesday, Oct. 22. It’s a tiny bailout from our friendly neighborhood grocer!

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[15 Oct 2008 | 6 Comments | 2,239 views]
Lunch Express – An Hour in India

Today Megan and I stole away from work for an hour to participate in a “lunch express” class at Whole Foods Culinary Center. We won the time entry drawing at the last staff meeting so our company actually paid for the class — only $18/person.

Our teacher, Shefaly Ravula, has roots in multiple parts of India and has been cooking and teaching regional Indian cuisine for several years.
We filed into the classroom and sat in rows where we enjoyed a full meal while learning how to prepare a menu of mostly …

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[13 Oct 2008 | 13 Comments | 1,513 views]
The Best Gelato in Austin

…is at Teo on 38th Street, no contest. I was first introduced to Teo by Sara Ballon, who turned me on to their refreshing pineapple sorbetto. Since then, I’ve gone back to Teo as often as once a week (or more) to get my fix. Usually, I have a hard time resisting their organic peanut butter and nutella but you can’t really go wrong. Best part, gelato is slightly better for you than ice cream so there’s less guilt!

I was surprised to see that they haven’t won best gelato …

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