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[1 Mar 2013 | 12 Comments | 104,055 views]
25 Recommended Downtown Austin Restaurants

Sometimes, when people visit Austin for the weekend, or for events like SXSW, they decide not to rent a car if they are staying downtown. Downtown Austin used to be sort of a ghost town as far as great restaurants went, with a few sprinkled here and there, but not enough to sustain even a weekend visitor very easily. Luckily, Austin is growing like mad, and new restaurants are opening every week.

For the Austin City Guide, I’ve pulled together a list of my top 25 downtown restaurants, with “downtown” in …

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Restaurants, Tasty Bits, Tasty Tuesdays »

[4 Jan 2011 | 29 Comments | 7,837 views]
Tasty Tuesdays: New Food Has Come to Light

Damn, Austin! Just as I get on a roll with my healthy eating and exercise, you go and open up new mouthwatering restaurants! I hate you almost as much as I love you! I will prevail though — I will show you, and show myself, that I can enjoy deliciously rich dishes once in a while, stay on track the rest of the time, and still lose weight [shakes fist]!
So here’s my plan: eat as healthy as possible 90% of the time and the other 10%, check out these new …

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[26 Oct 2008 | 5 Comments | 7,237 views]
Late Night Bite at Parkside

Austin’s late night dining scene has a classy new addition with parkside, a bar/restaurant with upstairs patio location on 6th and San Jacinto.

I’ve been there twice in the past two weeks — once when Monica and I had 20 minutes to grab dinner in between two Austin Film Festival screenings, and last night. Brandon and I went to an amazing Ray LaMontagne concert at the Paramount Theatre and were starving when it ended at 10:30 p.m. We felt like French food so we headed over to Chez Nous but it …

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