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[18 Feb 2009 | One Comment | 2,754 views]
A Bowl of Pho Will Cure What Ails Ya

February has not been kind to me. Just as I started to get over a bout of either walking pneumonia or bronchitis (the doctor at the clinic wasn’t sure which I had but gave me antibiotics to fight both), I got a bad cold. I’ve been so congested and my throat has been quite sore so nothing appeals so much as a bowl of soup.
Laura S. and I were on the UT-Austin campus for an Austin Jewish Film Festival event and decided to grab dinner on the drag. We were …

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[17 Feb 2009 | 15 Comments | 21,183 views]
Time for 365 Complete Body Cleanse

As some of you may know, I joined Weight Watchers in January of 2008. I lost 25 pounds in about six months and was able to maintain that weight for a year. Once you reach your personal goal weight on the program, you can attend meetings for free as long as you weigh in at least once a month at within two pounds (higher or lower) of that magic number.
I started writing this blog last summer and was often asked how I was able to keep the weight off while …

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[17 Feb 2009 | No Comment | 1,387 views]
Calling All Popped Corn Fans!

If you love popcorn, you should give Cornucopia a try. Located on Guadalupe next to Veggie Heaven and across from Dobie Mall. Cornucopia has been open a few months. Owners Nikki Dugas and Nadia Elhaj tell took over the space from a different popcorn place that closed over the summer.

The girls offer over 40 flavors and guest blogger Laura and I tried quite a few of those a couple weeks ago. The owners generously fed us: pesto, kettle corn, salt & vinegar, dill pickle, sopapilla, longhorn mix, blue raspberry, milk …

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[16 Feb 2009 | 9 Comments | 3,786 views]
Uchi Food Blogger Tasting

Over the past month, I’ve started to receive invitations to food events. This is a very pleasant and unexpected benefit of being a food blogger in Austin. Our little dorky food blogger community has really formed thanks to Addie Broyles, a food reporter for the Statesman.
Addie has made it a point to connect people with food blogs on Facebook, Twitter, through Addie’s Eat-ups, and through her blog roll on Relish Austin, her statesman.com food blog.
Tonight’s event was a tasting at Uchi, a …

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[16 Feb 2009 | One Comment | 879 views]

I’m excited to announce that tastytouring.com is now www.tastytouring.com. Almost half of the nearly 80 of you who took the survey voted for Tasty Touring as a top choice.
Thank you very much to everyone who voted and shared suggestions via e-mail, Facebook, Twitter, and in person.
If anyone is looking for a new domain name, I’m offering foodloverstour.com, tummytrek.com and flavoradventures.com to the highest bidders

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