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Shayda Torabi

  • Before 2017, After 2018

    2017 was the year of learning that I am the only person in control of my life. And that if I want to change the trajectory of my life, it starts…

  • Texas Monthly BBQ Fest 2017

    (Thank you YouTube for the great thumbnail selections, I promise this was the best one) If you know anything about Texans and their Barbecue, then you know the Texas Monthly Top…

  • Dutch Baby Pancakes for Brunch at The Hightower

    Who: The Hightower What: New Texan Cuisine When: Brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00am –  2:30pm Where: 1209 E 7th St. Austin, Texas Why: If you haven’t visited The Hightower for brunch yet, may I suggest…

  • Shack 512 Serves Lake Views and Sunsets

    Who: Shack 512 What: Lake Travis Dining When: Monday to Thursday 4pm – 9pm, Friday to Saturday 11am – 10pm, Sunday 11am – 9pm Where: 8714 Lime Creek Road Volente, Texas 78641 (adjacent to Sandy…

  • Brisket Brunching at Freedmen’s

    Who: Freedmen’s What: A laid back lounge, beer garden, and smokehouse serving barbecue and retro-inspired cocktails in a historic Austin building. When: Brunch is Sunday’s 11am – 4pm, Monday Closed, Tuesday and…