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[31 May 2009 | 5 Comments | 4,678 views]
Bright Spots to Lunch in Downtown Austin

I’ve been traveling a lot for work – eating meals on-the-go that have been generally disappointing. My expectations low, I flew back to Austin and stopped off at Sandra Bullock’s new shop, Walton’s Fancy and Staple at 6th between Rio Grande and Nueces, for a quick lunch before finishing off the day at my office. As I entered the beautiful restored brick building, I breathed in the fresh baked smells, took in the relaxed staff and customers, and my shoulders began to lower. Notice Ms. Bullock below in a Google …

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Guest Bloggers, Restaurants »

[29 May 2009 | 5 Comments | 2,370 views]
Lucky to Have ‘Em

It’s been so long since I promised Jodi this post on Lucky J’s, you’d think I’d forgotten all about the experience. Au contraire.
I was never really sold on the idea of chicken and waffles as a viable combination until I caught a Throwdown episode last year. Bobby Flay went up against a woman from Harlem who’d been making chicken and waffles with a recipe dating back to the 1930s. I was drooling. I was entranced. I was ready to move to Harlem. Suddenly, it all made sense, at least in …

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KGSR, Media »

[28 May 2009 | 4 Comments | 2,212 views]
Rock and Rockstar Bagels at KGSR

Had a great time with Bryan and Andy this morning on KGSR’s Late Show. Joe Humel of Rockstar Bagels stopped by, bringing a bunch of samples for to keep our jaws busy when we weren’t chatting.
They are available daily at Quacks, Cafe Mundi, Summer Moon, Garden District, Little City, Mozarts, Pacha, Spiderhouse, Blue Dahlia, Cherrywood, Wheatsville Co-Op, Royal Blue Grocery, Clementine, Thunderbird, and Treat in the South Austin Trailer Park & Eatery from Thursday through Sunday.
If you’re up for an adventure, you can e-mail Joe to pick up a dozen …

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[27 May 2009 | 3 Comments | 2,783 views]
Edible Austin: Summer 2009!

I’m super excited about the Summer 2009 issue of edible AUSTIN, available at the downtown and Sunset Valleys farmer’s markets on Saturday! Associate Publisher (and Austin food event regular) Jenna Noel tells me that they will deliver this free quarterly magazine around town at these locations starting Monday.

The issue will include Joe from Rockstar Bagels, who is joining us on the KGSR late show tomorrow morning at 8:30 a.m. From the table of contents, it looks like there will be articles about chefs and romance, gardening, local sweeteners, tea time, …

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Tasty Tuesdays »

[26 May 2009 | 40 Comments | 8,110 views]
Tasty Tuesdays: Best French Fries in Austin

Thank you all again for sharing your thoughts on the best burgers in Austin! Almost 60 of you relayed your strongly held beliefs by commenting, tweeting, and sharing via Facebook. I’ve always thought it would be fun to have a weekly special post but never knew what that should be. The light bulb went off today and Tasty Tuesdays is born!
Each Tuesday, I’ll gather your feedback on your favorite dishes, restaurants, and more. It only made sense to follow up our hamburger experiment with one of my favorite foods ever, …

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