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SMALL VICTORY: MY FAV ATX “HIDDEN” BAR

SMALL VICTORY: MY FAV ATX “HIDDEN” BAR

Small Victory indeed! Located on the second floor of an East 7th Street multi-level downtown Austin parking garage directly across the street from the historic Driskill Bar entrance, SV is a cool find. If you can find the glass door with the little signage on […]

Hudson’s Hill Country: NOW OPEN

Hudson’s Hill Country: NOW OPEN

When Chef Jeff Blank opened the original Hudson’s on the Bend restaurant (in this same location) way back in 1984, he wanted to create an intimate space that offered fine fair to Austinites in a laid back Hill Country setting.┬áHe succeeded. HOTB’s reputation quickly grew […]

Schlotzsky’s Austin Eatery: Newly Opened Concept – Not Your Average Sandwich Shop

Schlotzsky’s Austin Eatery: Newly Opened Concept – Not Your Average Sandwich Shop

The first Schlotzsky’s was “born and bread” in 1971 on South Congress, where they served their scratch made sourdough hugged sandwiches on frisbees. The focus was on quality food and fun, and the shiny new (franchise) Bee Cave concept store takes both to a whole […]

Family Business Beer Company [Dripping Springs, TX]: Visit to a New ATX area Brewery

Family Business Beer Company [Dripping Springs, TX]: Visit to a New ATX area Brewery

I was finally able to visit Family Business Beer Co last Sunday (Mar 4). I was sad to miss the grand opening (Jan 10, 2018), but I was on an eight day craft beercation in Colorado at the time. I know, the struggle is real. […]

Charcuterie & Cheese: Austin’s Best

Charcuterie & Cheese: Austin’s Best

2018 City Guide to Charcuterie & Cheese in Austin I consider myself a charcuterie and cheese enthusiast! I am far from being an expert; however, I have indulged in more than my fair share of each, hundreds of varieties across the globe. When I sit […]