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

DK Maria’s Tex-Mex

Thank you, DK Maria’s, for inviting me to try your food! While I did receive some complimentary treats, all opinions are my own. Now, let’s get to it! 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 … More DK Maria’s Tex-Mex

The Yard

People have been asking me, “Kelly, what’s the best new place you’ve been to? What’s your favorite restaurant right now?” For the most part, I frantically try and think through all the places I’ve been in the last month so that I have an answer! However, I now have a great answer: The coolest place … More The Yard

South Austin

With my wonderful Christmas Break free time, my brother and I went exploring South Ausin. Our fist stop was South Lamar for lunch. Obviously, we chose Ramen Tatsu-Ya. This was the first time I’d been to this location, and I have to say, the line moved WAY slower than at their north location. However, it … More South Austin

Umlauf Sculpture Garden

Tucked around the corner from the craziness of Zilker Park and Barton Springs Pool quietly sits the Umlauf Sculpture Garden. For just a couple bucks, you can meander the trails and gaze upon the sculpture of Charles Umlauf. Bring a sketch pad for sure, if you’re into that sort of thing!