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[22 May 2009 | No Comment | 1,863 views]

Today was a hot topic – we talked about the best burgers in the ATX on the morning show. Everyone has strong topics on burgers no matter what kind they favor. And then there are the vegetarians and non-beef eaters throwing their two cents in as well!
I’ve learned over the past few weeks that there are so many great burger options in our city and it might be time to branch out from some of my standbys and try something new!
Thanks to everyone who commented on the Tasty Touring blog …

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[15 May 2009 | No Comment | 2,216 views]
Austin’s Food Truck Craze on KGSR

Today we talked about the new craze sweeping the nation — and Austin — the food truck. Below is a photo of Flip Happy Crepes, one of the first to serve delicious food out of a trailer. It has been followed by a cadre of fancy food trailers located throughout Austin and concentrated on South Congress and South First Streets.

And here is the show!

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[13 May 2009 | 7 Comments | 1,362 views]
Are You a Local Lucy?

Read a fascinating article in the New York Times about how some large companies are trying to cash in on the “eat local” movement. The following excerpt jumped out at me:
Reporter: “Frito-Lay is one of several big companies that, along with some large-scale farming concerns, are embracing a broad interpretation of what eating locally means. This mission creep has the original locavores choking on their yerba mate.”
Inside my head: Yerba mate isn’t grown locally in the U.S., is it? A quick check on Wikipedia confirmed that yerba mate is a …

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[8 May 2009 | 6 Comments | 6,872 views]
Austin Food Lover’s Tattoos

I’m so intrigued by beautiful tattoos. My hair stylist Sharon has the most gorgeous sleeve of beautifully colored body art on one of her arms. While spending the evening at Thai Fresh the other night for a wonderful Tipsy Texan drinks and Thai appetizer cooking class, I noticed that a server at the restaurant had these awesome tattoos of produce on her inner forearms.
Madeline Pizzo told me she was a vegan for a long time and while living in Atlanta, got her first tattoo to honor one of her favorite …

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[1 May 2009 | No Comment | 1,779 views]
Flavor Tripping with Miracle Berries on KGSR

A couple weeks ago, I received a direct message on Twitter from Andy Langer, an acquaintance through my good friend Sara B. He asked if I would join him and Bryan Beck on the morning show to talk about food.
I didn’t hesitate before saying yes.
Earlier this week, Adam and I hosted a miracle berry flavor tripping party. It ended up that there were two extra berries so I asked Andy if I could bring them on the air. He was totally into it.
Adam woke up early and we filled up …

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