Tag Archive: austin

The Minty’s Guide to Austin

I was in Austin last month. I had never been there, didn’t know a soul and was going to travel alone. Everyone told me I would love Austin and I did. Here’s a… Continue reading

Austin: Foreign & Domestic

When I announced I was going to Austin a few months ago, Foreign & Domestic immediately tweeted me to stop by. Well, actually, they told me to NOT go to Barley Swine which… Continue reading

Austin: Second Bar + Kitchen and Bar Congress

There were so many restaurants I wanted to visit in Austin but with only a few days and no dining partners, I wasn’t able to quite make it a food-tastic trip like I… Continue reading

Austin: East Side Show Room

If every town had a pinnacle craft cocktails bar, Austin’s would be East Side Show Room. Located east of the Dirty 6, the building has seen its share of businesses. At one point… Continue reading

Austin: Frank, Mekong River & 24 Diner

When I first got to Austin, I saw Frank on my way to my hotel. I promised myself I would investigate the alluring shop with its sign “proud purveyors of PORK and its… Continue reading

Austin: Peche, Townhouse and La Condesa

I was having a great time in Austin exploring the craft cocktail scene. Some of the local bartenders I met would be derisive of calling it a scene. But it’s getting there. Much… Continue reading

Austin: Haddingtons

In doing my craft cocktails bar research for Austin, I came across the Duck Fat Sazarac at Haddingtons. I debated if this would be a good thing and knew I could only decide… Continue reading

Austin: Parkside

The first night I got into Austin, I decided to take a walk down Sixth Street or the “Dirty 6” as they call it. I had done quite a bit of research of… Continue reading

Austin: Lambert’s BBQ & Salt Lick

As I prepared for my trip to Austin, I made a list of BBQ places I wanted to go to. I wasn’t going to have a car so going 20 or 30 miles… Continue reading

Culver City: Coolhaus

For Valentine’s Day this year, I went to the Coolhaus shop and enjoyed all the boozy flavors I could find along with the fried chicken and waffles ice cream. Yup, that’s right, fried… Continue reading