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[11 Jun 2009 | No Comment | 1,465 views]
Best Happy Hour on KGSR

Today we talked about some of the best Austin happy hours on KGSR today. I learned that Bryan loves a good happy hour and can be found at Ranch 616 on a Friday night. Some of my favorite spots include the Four Seasons for their 1/2 price happy hour deals and South Congress Cafe (pictured below) for their mid-day happy hours and excellent glassware. Other favorites include House Wine, Rio Rita, and Whole Foods (grocery shopping prices for an awesome selection of drinks).

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[5 Jun 2009 | 4 Comments | 3,108 views]
Wining and dining ‘Yelpers’

Wanted to share a story in the print edition of today’s Austin Business Journal on the power of online reviews in the food scene. I spoke to reporter Christopher Calnan for the story to give background on the awesome Austin food blogger community.

Friday, June 5, 2009
Wining and dining ‘Yelpers’

The value of getting bloggers behind you
by Christopher Calnan ABJ Staff

Local software executive Jack Newton was one of 40 elite Yelpers at Max’s Wine Dive last month. He joined Yelp about three years ago.

It was only 5:30 p.m. on a …

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[4 Jun 2009 | No Comment | 22,589 views]
Best French Fries on KGSR

After talking about best burgers in Austin on the show last week, it was natural to move on to best french fries today. Everyone has strong opinions about their french fries — do you prefer them with or without skin, battered, what oil do you favor, would you rather have thick steak fries or skinny fries with crunch?
The debate continues but there is no question that Austin has some tasty options.

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[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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