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[22 Nov 2011 | 12 Comments | 5,369 views]
Tasty Tuesdays: Best Food Trucks in Austin

The Austin food scene is constantly changing. It was announced last week that a local favorite, Odd Duck Farm to Trailer, is closing. Chef Bryce Gilmore is smart to focus on Barley Swine, his brick and mortar restaurant that has gotten rave reviews nationally.
And while some other old favorites have closed, or just gone downhill, there are new trailers constantly coming onto the scene to replace them. Last week, I got to try one of them — The Seedling Truck by the people who run Royal Fig Catering.

If the goat cheese polenta …

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[8 Nov 2011 | 5 Comments | 3,133 views]
Tasty Tuesdays: Best Pie in Austin

If you haven’t tried pies or crimps from The Pie Society yet, you’re missing out, Austinites. The Pie Society is a totally local, totally homegrown business started by my friends and former colleagues, Lindsay and Emily.
Let me first answer the question that’s undoubtedly on your mind, “what the heck are crimps?” According to the menu, crimps are bite-sized, fits-in-the-palm-of-your-hand crimped balls of pie, with a flaky, golden crust on the outside and a delicious savory or sweet filling on the inside.
Basically, crimps are the perfect size to sample many different …

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[1 Nov 2011 | 47 Comments | 9,018 views]
Tasty Tuesdays: Best Wedding Venues in Central Texas

As y’all know, Adam and I recently got engaged. And now, we are planning a wedding! For some background, I’ve never been the type of girl to dream about her wedding day. That said, it will likely be among the most important, not to mention expensive, parties we have ever thrown. And both Adam and I want it to be awesome.
We have started to look at venues. We saw 8 on Saturday, Jessica came with me to see 5 on Saturday (Adam had to get some work done), and we …

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[25 Oct 2011 | 27 Comments | 2,535 views]
Tasty Tuesdays: Best Austin Restaurant in a Strip Mall

I love a good restaurant in a strip mall. The sleeper restaurant. You know, the one someone told you to go to and when you’re there, you start to feel like you discovered it?
My friend and fellow food blogger Michelle of Foodie is the New Forty loves Al Sur: “What it lacks in showiness it makes up for in heart….The crowning glory, the crepas de cajeta. Fantastic crepes with just the right amount of egg-y flavor, adorned with creamy cajeta, pecans, and vanilla ice cream. Heaven.”
Two of my favorite …

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[18 Oct 2011 | 45 Comments | 3,212 views]
Tasty Tuesdays: Best Espresso in Austin

We have so much to catch up on you guys! I’m so sorry that it’s been a little over a month since I last posted. Life has just been a whirlwind with the trip to Europe, coming back and catching up, etc.
My little sabbatical has given me time to think about the direction I want to take the blog, the reasons I love writing, and the service I want to provide.
I realized how much I have missed Tasty Tuesdays. So without further ado, they’re back!
Adam and I got really into drinking …

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