Thank you, Academia, for inviting me out to try your new menu and drinks! While I did receive some complimentary treats, all opinions are my own. It’s been a while since I was this excited to write a blog post. Academia is an extremely impressive bar. Yes, I got carried away with the writing, but I … More Academia
Thank you, Iron Cactus, for inviting me out to try your Sunday brunch buffet! While I did receive some complimentary treats, all opinions are my own. Now, let’s get to it! Iron Cactus, an Austin born and bred Mexican grill and margarita bar, opened their doors 22 years ago in the heart of downtown. They … More Iron Cactus Sunday Brunch
Mow the lawn, sweep the patio, hose off the outdoor furniture – the 4th of July is coming! It’s a time for family gatherings, BBQs, fireworks, and of course, all things red, white, and blue, as Party City can prove. While I’m not super into decking out my house (or body) in red, white, and … More Ready for the 4th?
On South Congress, just south of 290, there’s an unassuming food truck park – St. Elmo Marketplace. There are several food trucks in the area, including Picnik, Beruit, and The Celia Jacobs Cheesecake Experience. I was invited to try out Louie’s BBQ, which, as far as I’m concerned, is the cornerstone of the park. Louie … More Louie’s BBQ
While I was at West Pecan Coffee a few weeks ago, I had a cream cheese danish. Not the most thrilling intro, but stick with me. I had a cream cheese danish and wanted to know more about it. When I asked where West Pecan Coffee got their pastries from, I was led down the … More Proverbial Dough Co.