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[9 Jul 2013 | One Comment | 5,496 views]
Austin Events in July 2013

Lots going on this month in Austin, so I decided it was time for a round-up!
Red Rabbit Bakery, a vegan bakery that happens to make my favorite doughnuts in town, is offering a special until Thursday at 7 pm: order a dozen doughnuts for reproductive justice activists at the Texas Capitol, and Red Rabbit will donate all profits from every sale to Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas.
Red Rabbit Bakery goods — which were previously only available at Austin farmer’s markets and coffee shops — will be available at Red Rabbit …

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[18 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 9,029 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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[19 Oct 2011 | 20 Comments | 1,926 views]
Tasty Touring Voted Best Local Food Blog in Austin Chronicle Readers Poll

On Thursday morning, I was lying in bed deciding whether to snooze the alarm for another ten minutes, or drag myself into the shower. Instead of doing either of these, I rolled over, grabbed my iPhone from the bedside table, and checked email and Facebook.

The Austin Chronicle posted a link to their Best of Austin winners, and I immediately checked out the food section to see if any of the people or businesses I loved had been recognized.
I was completely blown away to see my name listed in the readers …

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[5 Jul 2011 | 34 Comments | 4,363 views]
A Tasty Guide to Austin Chronicle’s Best of Austin 2011

This year’s Austin Chronicle‘s “Best of Austin 2011″ poll was published in last week’s issue of the weekly and if you plan to vote, entries are due in less than two weeks — on Monday, July 18.
Rules include one vote per person, no ballot stuffing, and only one ballot per envelope. Ha! I love that they give folks an option to MAIL in their vote. How cute and old-fashioned is Ye Olde Chronicle! Anyway, I’m sure if they ever stopped offering the option of mail-in ballots they would get dozens, …

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[2 Sep 2010 | 27 Comments | 2,963 views]
Austin Chronicle Best of Austin 2010!

I am so thankful to you for reading Tasty Touring, sharing your favorite spots in Austin, and  joining me for Tasty Tours (I promise to plan another soon). To my friends (new and old) who took the time to vote for Tasty Touring in the Austin Chronicle‘s Best of Austin 2010 reader’s poll, I’m honored and touched. It happened, you guys!
Best Local Food Blog: Tasty Touring

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

We love to dial up this popular food blog on Tasty Tuesdays, a weekly feature showcasing local favorites which lately has …

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