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[11 Dec 2012 | One Comment | 4,768 views]
First Impressions: Sway Thai

It seemed like Sway, the new Thai restaurant on S. 1st from the La Condesa team, was never going to open.

And when it finally did, a little over a week ago, everyone in the food community was buzzing. I was invited to a pre-opening tasting at Sway, and I’ve recorded my first impressions below.
Dishes:
Po-Pea Jay: Thai rice paper spring roll with avocado, carrot, and vermicelli, served with tomato vinegar was a fresh way to kick off the meal.

Chicken Wings covered in a sticky-sweet caramel tamarind chili sauce sprinkled with fish …

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[31 Jan 2012 | 8 Comments | 5,853 views]
Tasty Tuesdays: The Austin Scene is Blowin’ Up

There are lots of new, big, and fun things happening in the Austin food scene lately and since I haven’t had time to blog much in 2012, I thought I’d just throw down a list of some of the news that is making me wiggle around in my seat with excitement!
Upscale Eating

Bistrot Mirabelle: A romantic neighborhood bistro in Mesa Hills serving southern French-inspired dishes for lunch, dinner, and Sunday ┬ábrunch. I visited recently for an event and absolutely loved their mussels, along with a chocolate chocolate cookie, and am looking …

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