Toast and Roast 2017
Mar10

Toast and Roast 2017

The Wine & Food Foundation of Texas held their annual Toast & Roast in partnership with Texas Monthly and their “Top Texas Wines of 2016!” at Stonehouse Villa in Driftwood. This year’s food sponsors were Bryan’s on 290, Vox Table, Capra Lamb, Lox, Box and Barrel and Noble...

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Grizzeldas Mexican Restaurant
Nov18

Grizzeldas Mexican Restaurant

The owners of Jacoby’s Restaurant & Mercantile have opened another restaurant, Grizzelda’s, just a stones throw away on East Cesar Chavez Street. The upscale Mexican restaurant features meat from the Jacoby family ranch, just like at Jacoby’s. I attended a complementary preview of the restaurant and was very impressed by the flavorful food and perfectly crafted cocktails. Even the chips and salsa, which can be considered filler...

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Mia Italian Tapas & Bar
Feb03

Mia Italian Tapas & Bar

On February 1st Mia Italian Tapas & Bar opened on Rock Rose Ave. in the Domain. This up-and-coming area will be home 100,000 square feet of mostly local shops and restaurants. Mia’s menu is a mix of Italian Tapas, larger shareable plates and grilled pizzas. I only ordered from the Tapas menu but every single dish I had was excellent. I really enjoyed the ambiance with wooden tables and bar, brick walls and hanging exposed...

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Tour de Vin 2015, Austin
Sep18

Tour de Vin 2015, Austin

Disclaimer: I attended as a complimentary guest. All opinions are my own. The Wine and Food Foundation of Texas hosted the 13th annual Tour de Vin on Austin’s East side at Fair Market. Five of Austin’s chefs from well known Gardner + Contigo, Kin & Comfort, Bribery Bakery, Juliet and Vox Table were on hand serving up tasty samples of their food. With 34 participating wineries you didn’t have to worry about an...

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Noble Sandwich Co Whole Hog Roast
Aug30

Noble Sandwich Co Whole Hog Roast

Disclaimer: I attended as a complimentary guest. All opinions are my own. For the fourth month in a row the hog roasting experts at Noble Sandwich Co. had a whole hog roast at their Burnet location. This month was in a South Texas style rubbed with dried chilies, Mexican Oregano and basted with beer and included sides of borracho beans, avocado salad, and fresh tortillas. This is a first come first serve event until the hog is gone so...

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Austin Daily Press New Summer Menu 2015
Aug11

Austin Daily Press New Summer Menu 2015

Since their transition from a popular food trailer on Red River Austin Daily Press has successfully become a popular destination for casual and flavorful food in East Austin. You can enjoy your food on their covered patio, or being within a stones throw of The Wheel you can decide to enjoy your food there while having a drink at one of the coolest neighborhood bars. In their ongoing efforts to keep their menu fresh with seasonal...

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