Yoshi Ramen

The ramen craving hit again, as it does every few days or so, so I decided to try he new Yoshi Ramen. I ordered the tonkotsu shoyu (chicken broth, shoyu tare, chashu, ajitama, menma, negi, roasted tomatoes and nori) but here was something in it I wasn’t liking. Something had a kind of charcoal-y flavor … More Yoshi Ramen

DK Maria’s Tex-Mex

If you’re on the south side this weekend, avoiding the downtown SXSW chaos, check out DK Maria’s Legendary Tex-Mex. Located at Slaughter Lane and Manchaca Road, the restaurant is “inspired by DK Maria, a strong woman with rich heritage and a spicy life to bring guests legendary family recipes.” They have all the the Tex-Mex … More DK Maria’s Tex-Mex

Hopdoddy Burger Bar

Yes, Hopdoddy is that place that always has a line outside. This Austin-born burger + beer joint has it all. My favorite thing about Hopdoddy is the variety of burgers (and “burgers”) they offer – beef, chicken, hot chicken, ahi tuna, vegetarian (but looks like meat), bean-based, spicy, loaded with mushrooms… it goes on and … More Hopdoddy Burger Bar