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[18 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 9,043 views]
Favorite Austin Eats

Last week, I wrote a guest blog post for my friend Chris’ site — Republic of Austin – on my favorite restaurants in Austin. The piece was a response to the Austin Chronicle‘s recent list of “First Plates” — top restaurants chosen by their food critics.

Here’s a link to the post, which includes a list of the 66 restaurants that the Chronicle staff and I agreed on, as well as the 50 that were on my list, but not on theirs.
And here’s a complete list of my current favorite Austin restaurants (there are 116):

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[18 Apr 2013 | No Comment | 21,246 views]
Austin’s Meatiest Food News and Events

It’s rare that I do an events/newsy post, I usually post information about upcoming events I think are cool in my Facebook group, but there is so much cool stuff happening over the next few weeks that I felt it was time for a roundup.
Apologies in advance to any vegans or vegetarians in the group, for some reason, there’s lots of flesh-eating events coming up over the next few weeks.
Without further ado, here’s what’s on my radar for Austin food lovers:
Sunday, April 21 at 1 pm: VACA y VINO
Lamberts …

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[14 Jan 2013 | No Comment | 2,383 views]
San Antonio Cocktail Conference

This coming weekend, Jan. 17-20, is the second annual San Antonio Cocktail Conference.
I went for the day last year and attended just a couple classes, and from what I experienced, it was a fantastic event for anyone who is interested in drinking cocktails and/or making them at home. If Adam and I weren’t going to Los Angeles for a wedding, we would definitely be attending the conference, and this year, I wouldn’t make the mistake of driving there and back in one day by myself. This is a conference that …

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[31 May 2012 | 7 Comments | 3,354 views]
Flower + Food Centerpieces

I recently went to an event hosted by Central Market, where I fell in love with these centerpieces combining beautiful flowers and food. Aren’t they lovely?

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[6 May 2012 | 3 Comments | 2,009 views]
Austin’s May Food Events

On May 8, Beth M. Howard will be at Book People to talk about and sign copies of her memoir, “Making Piece: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Pie.”

On May 9, Central Market will kick off their two week celebration of all things French. Their Passport to France events will include lots of delicious sampling opportunities in the store (especially the evening of May 9 and on the weekends), daily live music and entertainment, cooking classes, additional products imported from France, including over forty new cheeses, and more.
Highlights include:

Creperie open daily from …

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