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[12 Nov 2012 | 7 Comments | 4,704 views]
Out-of-Town Visitors’ Austin Recommendations: Part 1

The vast majority of our wedding guests were from out of town, and I asked them what their most–and least favorite Austin experiences were. We did offer them a list of some of our favorite spots to give them a head start on their research. Here is part one of their recommendations after getting a taste of Austin:
Steven Weise:

Food wise, great BBQ brisket taco at Stubb’s.
Disappointed with Casino [El Camino] – one hour wait for a burger when the place was empty (we left).
Minna Golden:
Here is a photo of our …

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[3 Nov 2011 | No Comment | 1,893 views]
Evening at TRIO and Facebook Photo Contest Opp

So I’m challenging myself, along with thousands of other bloggers nationwide, to blog every day this month. And I’m asking myself, why didn’t I pick one of the months with 28 days?! Here we are on day 3, and I’m going to attempt a short post.
Last night, Kerri Holden, the PR rep for the Four Seasons Austin, invited me to join her at TRIO for happy hour (note: they picked up the tab). It was a lovely evening complete with drinks on the patio, steak fries, and pulled pork sliders. …

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[12 Oct 2009 | 5 Comments | 3,169 views]
Austin Food Deals – Random Tips and Social Media

This is kind of bittersweet — the third in the Austin Food Deals series. Thanks to everyone that shared their tips in the cocktail throwdown post. Thank you again to Moriah Butler for the research assistance.
Random Tips
This one is from Adam — If you get a meal at Wendy’s you can upgrade from a soda to a Frostee for 15 cents.

If you happen upon a farmers market about an hour before they close, there may be discounts on over-ripe or slightly imperfect fruit and veggies that are perfectly good. David …

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[4 Oct 2009 | 16 Comments | 6,640 views]
Austin Food Deals – Freebies and Groceries

I’ve been thinking about all of the great Austin food secrets for a while now — things I have learned over the years from friends, articles, and personal experiences. To be honest, I was worried about some of these secrets getting out. What if too many people take advantage and they aren’t sustainable or less special?
But then I realized that in sharing our knowledge and secrets with each other, we become inspired to give back even more and the entire community benefits. Many of the businesses below have earned a …

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[16 Sep 2009 | 29 Comments | 3,883 views]
Austin Cocktail Throwdown 2009

Congratulations on being the potential winner of two spots on the guest list for the 2009 Austin Cocktail Throwdown! If you win, you’ll be part of the exclusive event at the super cool Gibson Guitar Showroom in Penn Field on Thursday, Sept. 24. This is an invite-only event where the drinks will be free and a’flowin!

Since 2004, the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) and Tito’s Handmade Vodka have awarded “The Official Drink of Austin” to a local drinking establishment. For the first four years, bartenders competed to create a …

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