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[13 Sep 2009 | 11 Comments | 3,911 views]
Brunch in Wimberley at The Leaning Pear

One of my favorite weekend activities is to take road trips to all of the great small towns in the Hill Country. Today Adam and I joined the KGSR “Late Show” guys and their ladies for brunch at The Leaning Pear in Wimberley.

GO TEXAN
We were invited for a meal by the folks promoting the GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up, a statewide event Sept. 28-Oct. 2, where participating restaurants serve a special Texas menu. A portion of the proceeds may go to food …

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[22 Apr 2009 | 3 Comments | 2,030 views]
The Brunch Obsession Continues

Clearly I’m on a brunch kick. Adam and I met a group of friends old (Ilyse, Jessica) and new (Matt, The Ice Cream Man and James of The Eaten Path) at Enoteca Vespaio for Sunday brunch after SXSW.
There were nine of us and we were attempting to get a table on South Congress Avenue during the busiest time of year. This was my idea and I can’t explain the temporary insanity that made me think this would work. The strategy: leave our name at South Congress Café, Enoteca, and Woodland …

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[13 Apr 2009 | 6 Comments | 1,846 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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[16 Mar 2009 | 8 Comments | 2,324 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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[3 Jan 2009 | One Comment | 1,792 views]
Start Your Day at the Counter Cafe

The Counter Cafe is the kind of place that makes you feel like a regular the first time you walk through the door.
I was craving real eggs the other day. The kind that come from local hens and were picked within 24 hours from their warm nest.
Don’t you agree that these types of eggs should have a different name than the one you buy in the cold section at the grocery store? The yolks are vibrant, the taste is more flavorful, and the cooked eggs are fluffy and light.
The menu …

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