Irene's Austin
From ELM Restaurant group, the makers of Italic, Easy Tiger and 24 Diner, comes what I’m positive will be your new go-to spot in Austin.  Irene’s, is a come as you are, take things to go or stay for a while kind of joint. It’s mellow, laid back, and serves some serious good food. Which […]

Irene’s- Austin, Texas

Nothing is quite better than fresh baked cookies. Except I can think of one thing that might make it a little bit better… when someone else bakes and delivers the cookies to you! No slaving in the kitchen, and they always taste like grandma’s house.   And brownie points if the cookies are still warm, […]

Tiffs Treats- Austin, Texas

O'JOY austin
Keeping Austin Joyous with O’Joy Organic Juice and Yogurt O’Joy doesn’t just stand for Organic Juice Organic Yogurt, it’s the inspiration behind this socially conscious company. Not only is everything on their menu made with organic and local ingredients, they also believe that food shouldn’t just taste good, it should be good for your body. […]

O’Joy- Austin, Texas

Cuvee Coffee Bar off East 6th Cuvee (pronounced ‘coo-vay’) is the ultimate coffee experience in Austin. Their tagline is “Dedicated to the craft since 1998“).  The modest roastery has been around for over 20 years selling and supplying coffee to many of Austin’s famous restaurants and eateries.  What makes their coffee unique is the relationship they […]

Cuvee Coffee Bar- Austin, Texas

Elevated Restaurant Food In An Upscale Casual Environment Amir Hajimaleki is an Iranian American and the Executive Chef and Owner of Oasthouse with his brother Ali. The restaurant is a gastropub that brings Chef Amir’s diverse background to the plate. Influenced by dishes from The Middle East and France mixed with Cajun and Asian flavors. You’ll […]

Oasthouse Kitchen + Bar – Austin, Texas

Snow Monster
The Best Taiwanese Shaved Ice in Austin Snow Monster is a snow ice and tapioca shop located off of North Austin. It was founded in 2014 by two Taiwanese UT Engineering alumni who were in search of the popular treat they remembered from home. Realizing no one in Austin was offering snow ice, Snow Monster was […]

Snow Monster – Austin, Texas

Feel good chicken and more from Flyrite   At Flyrite they believe “fast food should be real food”. And that’s why they use ingredients you can trust, without any added preservatives. No MSG, antibiotics, hormones, artificial ingredients, and high fructose corn syrup. *YAY!* The menu specializes in their chicken, which you can get fried or […]

Flyrite- Austin, Texas

Sports Bar with Elevated Menu Who doesn’t love a good burger and a beer while you’re about to cheer on your favorite sports team? How about a place where you can get Asian style ribs and a summer cocktail while the fight is on the big screen. Or maybe Risotto is more your style with […]

BaseCamp- Austin, Texas

1000 degrees
1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza in Austin, Texas It’s all in the name. This Trenton, New Jersey pizza shop is the first in Austin, but they brought their dough to town and are serving up seriously delicious pizzas baked at 1000 degrees.  Immediately upon walking in you are greeted with a big smile and hello. The […]

1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza- Austin, Texas

Meat Madness at Live Fire 2016 Austin Food and Wine Alliance throws some pretty mouthwatering parties. From Austin Food and Wine festival, Official Drink of Austin (Which is coming up May 12th! Get tickets for $55) and Live Fire. The Austin Food & Wine Alliance, is “a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering awareness and innovation in the Central […]

Meat Madness at Live Fire 2016

Yoshi with his tools
Otoko Bluefin Tuna Breakdown Located at the South Congress Hotel and up a flight of mysterious stairs sits a sleek black door that invites you into Austin’s most talked about new restaurant and bar. Otoko, which opened its doors in March, is a 12 seater Japanese restaurant featuring a multi-course omakase experience from Head Chef Yoshi Okai. […]

Otoko Bluefin Tuna Breakdown- Austin, Texas

Dog Friendly Sports Bar with Badass Burgers and a Patio   We started a burger club at work, well… scratch that. We started the idea of a burger club at work, and on that list was Black Sheep Lodge. Known for their wide selection of beers, and some of the best burgers in South Austin […]

Black Sheep Lodge – Austin, Texas

Made From Scratch Italian Pasta Restaurant and Pizzeria Hey Cedar Park, there’s an Italian Restaurant in town that makes their pastas and doughs from scratch. They’ve got a nice big beautiful patio, and I hear serve a great brunch (more on that later!) The name is Cedro’s Italian Ristorante and Pizzeria, they’re located in the same […]

Cedro’s Italian – Cedar Park, Texas

The Steeping Room
Anytime is Tea time at The Steeping Room Tea Shop and Restaurant Tea time is relaxing, it’s aromatic, delicate, and delicious. I love the idea of sitting back and sharing a pot while we dine on french pastries and savory breads. The idea of tea time makes you feel like time has paused just for […]

The Steeping Room- Austin, Texas

Poor Calvins
Asian Fusion with Southern Flare in Atlanta’s SONO Neighborhood Anytime the words Asian and Fusion are together, I can generally be found trailing close behind. There is something about taking the spices and flavor profiles that come with Asian cuisine to a new level by mixing in unique techniques, complimentary flavors, and bold presentations.  On our […]

Poor Calvins- Atlanta, Georgia