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[22 Apr 2009 | 3 Comments | 2,135 views]
The Brunch Obsession Continues

Clearly I’m on a brunch kick. Adam and I met a group of friends old (Ilyse, Jessica) and new (Matt, The Ice Cream Man and James of The Eaten Path) at Enoteca Vespaio for Sunday brunch after SXSW.
There were nine of us and we were attempting to get a table on South Congress Avenue during the busiest time of year. This was my idea and I can’t explain the temporary insanity that made me think this would work. The strategy: leave our name at South Congress Café, Enoteca, and Woodland …

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[20 Apr 2009 | 3 Comments | 2,353 views]
I Scream, We Scream, Y’all Scream for Ice Cream

If you love ice cream cones as much as I do, you will be very happy at least twice in the next two weeks. Why? Because Ben & Jerry’s and Baskin Robbins are providing FREE and as good as free ice cream cones.
I’m not afraid to say that my favorite ice cream is Baskin Robbins — probably because we would go there every week during the summer months in Maryland and my mom and I would always get mint chocolate chip or pralines in cream. While I enjoy the big …

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[13 Apr 2009 | 6 Comments | 1,940 views]

Are you ever stumped as to where to go to brunch on a weekend? There are so many choices in Austin but many of the standbys – Magnolia, Moonshine, South Congress Café, 1886 at the Driskill, etc. have long waits on the weekends. Next time you’re with a group of people and want to enjoy a relaxing meal in place of breakfast and lunch, give Blue Dahlia a try.
Adam and I met some friends at Blue Dahlia on a Sunday at 11. It was a cold and rainy day so …

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[29 Mar 2009 | 9 Comments | 1,891 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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[16 Mar 2009 | 8 Comments | 2,479 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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