Monthly Archives: January 2011


The Statesman published a list of the best new restaurants in Texas, as did Texas Monthly. Of course, Uchiko was at the top of both lists. It even made it into GQ’s list of the best new restaurants in America.

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Favorite Photos of 2010

Everyone loves lists and I’m no exception. (Check out Green Olive’s 15 best meals of the year here.) Here you have my favorite photos of the year. These represent some random combination of how much I like the photo and … Continue reading

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I Like Cheese: El Meson

Austin may be bursting at the seams with Mexican food, but for some reason we never get tired of the stuff. This coming from someone who didn’t even like Mexican food very much when I moved here. It seems odd … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

We’re ringing in 2011 with black eyed peas and mustard greens at our house tonight to bring us lots of luck and money this year. I think it’s gonna be a good one and I’m ready with my new bejeweled … Continue reading

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The ‘Burger Bar’ Arrives in Austin: Hopdoddy’s

Our New Year’s Eve was pretty tame this year. We stayed in for the evening, but we did manage to get out early in the day and try Hopdoddy, Austin’s answer to the unstoppable high-end burger trend. While walking past … Continue reading

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