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[24 Feb 2012 | 44 Comments | 9,935 views]
Best Italian in Austin

I’m very excited to be participating in the Austin Food Blogger Alliance’s 2012 City Guide, a compilation of posts with recommendations on food and drink in our fair city. My first contribution is this guide to the best Italian food in Austin. Now, when I moved to Austin in late 2003, the Italian offerings were pretty slim. Vespaio, which is still one of the best Italian restaurants in town, was open, but to my memory, there wasn’t much else in terms of really good Italian food.

Since then, the Italian food …

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[21 Nov 2008 | 5 Comments | 2,455 views]
Mandola’s is to Italian as…

Like most people, I enjoy reading reviews on sites like Yelp after visiting a restaurant from people who had similar experiences and opinions. In the case of Yelp’s 93 reviewers of Mandola’s at the Triangle, that was a small minority. I’ve been to Mandola’s 3 times and tried pizza, pasta, a sandwich, and gelato. I’ve included excerpts of some of the comments I read that I think are spot on:

Another one of those fake italian restaurants- maybe its a theme park ride version of an italian market. Although it’s a …

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