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[30 Mar 2009 | 7 Comments | 972 views]
Tasty Touring: This is Why I’m Phat

Inspired by the blog (and soon to be book), This is Why You’re Fat, I decided to share with you some recent tasty bites that I’ve been enjoying the past few weeks during SXSW and beyond.
The goodies below, and others not pictured, is the reason I’m avoiding weight watchers like the plague. While overindulging and treating every meal like a special occasion is something I’m trying not to do, the eats below were deliciously worth it. I’ve decided to share them with you as part of the first installment of …

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[29 Mar 2009 | 9 Comments | 872 views]
Terra Burger – Another Opinion

When NYC food blogger James of The Eaten Path visited Austin last week, he checked out Terra Burger on the drag and reviewed it for the Web Site Serious Eats.
Guest blogger Double Tonic stirred up a bunch of controversy when she reviewed the organic burger joint last month. I hadn’t yet eaten there but was skeptical about the focus on organics instead of local ingredients — which are better for the environment and for our community economic health. Others had tried Terra Burger and shared their experiences — both positive …

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[24 Mar 2009 | 4 Comments | 941 views]
The Tasty Touring Linkdown

I apologize for not posting in a week. I’m going to steal an idea from my friend Omar Gallaga and share some fun stuff with you in the form of a linkdown.
First of all, Addie Broyles took this photo and posted it to her blog. No, I did not tag my own blog name but yes, I’m glad it’s there.
Cool Food News from around Austin:

TRIO at the Four Seasons has introduced a Happy Hour Mon – Sat from 5-8 p.m. They are offering 1/2 off apps and 1/2 off wines …

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[17 Mar 2009 | 8 Comments | 1,320 views]
Austin Food Blogger Gathering at SXSW

Adam and I had such great time last night at the Austin360.com party at Whole Foods. I can’t tell you how cool it was to see good friends and meet in person with bloggers who I felt I already knew through Twitter and their blogs.
Jesse Griffiths from Dai Due supper club and Tyson Cole from Uchi wowed us with cooking demonstrations and tasting. We also enjoyed a blind taste test of Texas wines vs. wines from around the world.
But the BEST part of the evening was the people. I saw …

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[16 Mar 2009 | 8 Comments | 972 views]
20 Bones off Dinner at Uchi

I’ve been blessed with some GOOD meals during SXSW and want to offer others the opportunity to enjoy one of Austin’s best eating experiences with a $20 gift card to Uchi.Skip down to the comments section and tell me what your favorite eating experience has been in Austin during SXSW along with your twitter handle. I’ll choose the best comments and get in touch with you to pass on the card (good today and tomorrow).
Tasty Touring’s SXSWi’s snacking slideshow:

Last night, Adam and I went to Uchi at around 7 p.m. …

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