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Tasty Bits »

[13 Mar 2009 | 6 Comments | 1,638 views]
Snacks by SW

This will be the first year that I have a badge to check out SXSW. I’m super excited about it but also nervous about all of the choices, walking, lack of sleep, and of course proper nutrition!
I fully plan to take advantage of the free food and drinks at parties, as well as the awesome deals from Yelp. However, my Jewish mama didn’t raise no fool. Last night, I stopped off at Whole Foods on my way home from work to pick up some snacks.
Here is a photo of some …

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Tours »

[4 Mar 2009 | 8 Comments | 2,895 views]
Cheap Tasty Tours – SXSW 2009 Edition

Smart marketing by the folks at Yelp — they asked their advertisers to provide one or more menu items for half price in exchange for some advertising to hungry SXSW-goers. It’s a great idea that promotes Yelp, promotes the businesses, and feeds the masses without breaking the bank. Click the ad below for more details on the deals:

I’ve put together some mini tasty-tours based on location for the out-of-towners or Austinites with a bad sense of direction:
The South Lamar Sushi and Wine Tour

$5 glass of wine at House Wine + …

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Restaurants »

[27 Aug 2008 | 8 Comments | 2,257 views]
I finally found a Sugar Mama!

I think I’m in love! I dropped by Sugar Mama’s Bakeshop today to pick up a 4-pack of their cupcakes — I’d read rave reviews on Yelp and the place has only been open for a week so I felt I owed it to my readers to check the place out
I picked up a Peanut Butter Cup(cake), Hummingbird, Black and Tan, and Hula to go.
Translation: PB & Chocolate, Pineapple/Banana/Pecan/Cream Cheese Frosting, Guinness Stout cupcake with Irish Cream Cheese Frosting, Coconut cupcake with cream frosting and toasted coconut.
I couldn’t …

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