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Tasty Tuesdays »

[7 Sep 2010 | 64 Comments | 11,533 views]
Tasty Tuesdays: Best Austin Brunch

Where do you like to get your brunch on? There are so many options, yet I found myself at a loss this weekend. For one, Sunday brunch happened on Monday since it was Labor Day. Also, my 80 lb. black lab/great dane was with me so I needed a spot with a dog-friendly patio.

I went with Galaxy Cafe and it served the needs of my friends, my dog, and I nicely. The food was good but they really won my heart when they brought out a doggie bowl filled with …

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Recipes »

[17 Apr 2010 | 4 Comments | 2,869 views]
CSA and Backyard Garden-Inspired Meals

Adam and I are checking out Green Gate Farms CSA this month — splitting a full share with our friends Laura and Mike. CSA stands for “Community Supported Agriculture,” and basically is a way to connect consumers and farmers directly — cutting out the middle man and ensuring food is eaten at its peak. I think the best part so far is the new recipe experimenting. We picked up our loot last Saturday from our new friend Adelea and she passed along some great recipes. I made my own version …

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Memories, Restaurants »

[11 Apr 2010 | 6 Comments | 5,344 views]
Memorable Meals in Northern/Central California

If you live or have plans to visit Northern or Central California (Berkeley, Napa Valley and Monterey), I have some recommendations for you!
Food lovers who visit Berkley generally make it a point to pay homage to Chez Panisse. As fellow food blogger Chance wrote in his roundup of SF restaurants, “the place definitely lives up to its reputation.”
I made a reservation for lunch on a weekday and it was no problem to get in. I opted for the $24 fixed price meal of Garden Lettuce Salad; House-Made Rigatoni with Kaki …

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Tasty Bits »

[7 Mar 2010 | 47 Comments | 16,369 views]
24 Hour Eats in Austin During SXSW

Austin takes NYC’s place as “the city that never sleeps” for about ten days every year during SXSW. The three-in-one festival begins this Friday with SXSW film and interactive, followed by music on March 17 and through the weekend.
The activity is continuous but we all need to eat, right? Listed below are places you can grab a bite 24-hours-a-day — or at least into the wee hours of the morning.
24 Diner is the newest addition to the 24-hour diner scene in Austin, joining Magnolia and Kerbey Lane in the race …

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Tasty Bits »

[5 Oct 2009 | 15 Comments | 3,792 views]
Austin Food Deals – Apps, Happy Hours, Price Fixe

Welcome to the second in a series of three Austin Food Deals posts. Yesterday, the topic was “Freebies and Groceries.” Today the focus is on complimentary appetizers, happy hours, and price fixe menus.
Thanks again to Moriah Butler, communications major at the University of Texas, for her generous fact checking help.
Complimentary Appetizers
When I go out for a nice meal, I love a little gesture that makes me feel welcomed and special from the get-go. An easy way to do that — warm up some rolls and serve some whipped butter with …

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