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[17 Aug 2009 | 2 Comments | 2,741 views]
Shuck Shack Brings Gulf Flavor to Austin

Betsy is one of the people whose opinion I trust most when it comes to fresh seafood and cajun-style cuisine. We have eaten together at Perla’s, Nubian Queen Lola’s, and now Shuck Shack. I heard about Shuck Shack first via Maggie’s Austin, another local food blog with awesome photography.

Below is Betsy’s review — I’ll follow up after to add my two cents (although I generally agree with her).
Shuck Shack’s website prominently proclaims “The Gulf Coast Comes to East Austin.” As a Gulf Coast native who is generally disappointed in …

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Profiles, Restaurants »

[16 Jul 2009 | 9 Comments | 2,322 views]

After reading the Statesman story about restaurateur Lola Stephens-Bell handing out ice water to Austin’s homeless to cool them down on these 100 degree and higher days, I knew it was finally time to check out her place, Nubian Queen Lola’s Cajun Soul Food. A group was quickly formed via Twitter and e-mail, and I called Lola to make a reservation for 7 p.m. the following night, a Tuesday.
The group included me and Adam, Ilyse, Darrell from Bella Verdi Farms, David and Betsy, and Jennifer and Roderick. When we arrived, …

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[24 Jun 2009 | No Comment | 2,147 views]
Tasty Touring on YouTube

Now that I’m the proud owner of an iPhone 3GS (aka a blogger’s best friend), I had to try the video function as soon as possible. On Friday, Adam and I picked up Katie and I interviewed them about cajun cuisine and seafood in Austin. On Sunday, I began interviewing folks during the biweekly Sno Cone Club “meeting” at Casey’s on 51st. You can check out new videos anytime on www.tastytouring.com. Here’s one example:

What kinds of video would you like to see on Tasty Touring in the future? I’m thinking …

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