Tag Archive: foodie alert

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

Umami Burger: The Poutine Burger

When I saw Umami posted they were doing a special Truffled Poutine burger, I grabbed my gay boyfriend and away we went. We are crazy about poutine and will try just about any… Continue reading

Hollywood: Dinner and Drinks at Sadie

Sadie opened recently in the old Les Deux space. Executive Chef Dave Schmit and  Director of Spirits Giovanni Martinez created the food and drinks for the restaurant named after the owner’s matriarch. The… Continue reading

SLS Hotel: Cocktails and Dessert at the Bazaar

  After dinner at Tres by Jose Andres, we hopped over to his other restaurant at the SLS Hotel, the Bazaar, for after-dinner cocktails and a second dessert. This was my fourth Jose… Continue reading

Metro Balderas: Pig Uterus Tacos Recap

It all started in December when I encountered someone who challenged me on the “weirdest” things I ever eaten. The exchange when something like this- Him– “What’s the weirdest thing you ever eaten?… Continue reading