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Treaty Oak Distilling: Sneak Peek Gin-To the “Cocktail Lab”

Treaty Oak Distilling: Sneak Peek Gin-To the “Cocktail Lab”

Disclosure: I attended a complimentary distillery tour, and food and spirits tasting at Treaty Oak Distilling on August 1, 2018. All opinions are my own. Welcome to Treaty Oak Distilling’s new Cocktail Lab! Located in the beautiful Hill Country, this Dripping Springs 28-acre distillery and […]

VERY BERRY PATRIOTIC GRILLED CHICKEN TACOS

VERY BERRY PATRIOTIC GRILLED CHICKEN TACOS

I don’t know about you, but when Memorial and Independence Days approach I think even more about red, white, and blue. Summer  months are also synonymous with grilling (although many of us crazy Texans grill year-round), so I wanted to come up with something to […]

Hudson’s Hill Country: Your Destination for Fine Dining AND All Day Happy Hour

Hudson’s Hill Country: Your Destination for Fine Dining AND All Day Happy Hour

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. He 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. […]