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[13 Nov 2012 | No Comment | 4,271 views]
Out-of-Town Visitors’ Austin Recommendations: Part 2

Our wedding guests sent in some great recommendations for me to pass on to other visitors to Austin. Here’s part two of the series.
Rachel Lanman:
From an out of towner/former local, my favorites:

Yummy brunch at Olivia– especially their fried chicken
Getting Upper Crust cinnamon rolls and coffee at Flipnotics on the way to Barton Springs
Green chile queso from Torchy’s
Pimento cheese sandwich and Tom’s Fudge from Wheatsville Co-op

Disappointment:

Ice cream at Lick

Biggest tip:
When time is tight, it’s never too late (or early) to get your Texas fix– 9 a.m. Salt Lick BBQ breakfast tacos …

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[8 Dec 2008 | 9 Comments | 1,117 views]
The Good, [The Bad, and The Ugly] Knight

The Good Knight is a bar/restaurant that opened in a nondescript building on E. 6th Street in August. I’d been hearing that the food was really good and that the place had a cool atmosphere.
The Good: Incredible menu and interesting drinks; sexy curtained booths and candlelight; feels like a speakeasy.
The Bad: Filling water glasses, providing tableware, clearing used plates, and knowledge of the menu was not high on our waiters priority list. Lighting was so dim that we couldn’t clearly see what we were eating.
The Ugly: We brought brownies with …

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