El Alma

El Alma has been on my “to-visit” list for a long time. It’s one of the staple restaurants on Barton Springs (since 2011) that I drive by over and over, but I’ve never stopped to check it out! Recently, I attended a happy hour dinner on their wonderful rooftop patio and loved it. While I … More El Alma

Malibu Poke

Located in the Seaholm District, Malibu Poke is a “legitimate restaurant, masquerading as a poke shop” says store manager Kevin. Everything about Malibu Poke is high quality – from their Japanese imported sushi rice to their sashimi grade fish. Thank you for inviting me to try your delicious bowls, Malibu Poke! While I did receive … More Malibu Poke

Shady Grove

Shady Grove is an Austin staple. They’ve been on Barton Springs since 1992. In a time when Austin restaurants open and close faster than the seasons, Shady Grove has been operating for 27 years. I went to visit them last week during an Austin Food Bloggers Alliance happy hour and WOW were we spoiled. While … More Shady Grove