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[29 Apr 2009 | 19 Comments | 2,544 views]
The Sixth Dimension of Taste

Two nights ago I drank vinegar like it was soda, sucked lemons like lollipops, and gnawed on raw rhubarb. I voluntarily drank plain hot sauce and couldn’t get enough of normally bitter blackberries. Was this a dream? Have my taste buds gone dormant? Was I on drugs?

No. What I was on is referred to by many as a food trip, a journey made possible by a small, red, berry called Miracle Fruit, or Synsepalum dulcificum.
Thanks to a donation of 20 frozen Miracle Fruit berries from a company called Miracle Fruit …

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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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[30 Mar 2009 | 7 Comments | 2,411 views]
Tasty Touring: This is Why I’m Phat

Inspired by the blog (and soon to be book), This is Why You’re Fat, I decided to share with you some recent tasty bites that I’ve been enjoying the past few weeks during SXSW and beyond.
The goodies below, and others not pictured, is the reason I’m avoiding weight watchers like the plague. While overindulging and treating every meal like a special occasion is something I’m trying not to do, the eats below were deliciously worth it. I’ve decided to share them with you as part of the first installment of …

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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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[13 Mar 2009 | 6 Comments | 1,621 views]
Snacks by SW

This will be the first year that I have a badge to check out SXSW. I’m super excited about it but also nervous about all of the choices, walking, lack of sleep, and of course proper nutrition!
I fully plan to take advantage of the free food and drinks at parties, as well as the awesome deals from Yelp. However, my Jewish mama didn’t raise no fool. Last night, I stopped off at Whole Foods on my way home from work to pick up some snacks.
Here is a photo of some …

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