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

68 Degrees Kitchen

Thank you, 68 Degrees Kitchen, for inviting the Austin Food Bloggers Alliance to try your food! While I did receive some complimentary treats, all opinions are my own. Now, let’s get to it! Founded through a partnership of the Andiamo and La Traviata owners, 68 Degrees Kitchen describes themselves as, “an ingredient-driven scratch kitchen: an Italian … More 68 Degrees Kitchen

Shady Grove

If you’re looking for wonderful outdoor dinning, look no further than Shady Grove. They have a huge selection of food and drinks, a great outdoor patio (there’s also indoor, if that’s more your style), and excellent, fast service. It’s located off Barton Springs, but don’t worry! They have a large parking lot in the back. … More Shady Grove

Roaring Fork

For my mom’s birthday this year, we went to the Roaring Fork. We visited their north location, off Braker Lane. I must say, I was very impressed. The restaurant sits on Quarry Lake, which offers some wonderful views, both from inside the restaurant and outside on the patio. The Roaring Fork is a great place … More Roaring Fork