Category Archives: Food

Happy Hour: Fonda San Miguel

When I finally finished my month of work up in New York, I returned to Austin with Mexican on my mind. My craving for melty cheese took us to the place Texas Monthly deemed the “grand dame” of Texas Mexican restaurants: … Continue reading

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Eating Our Way Through the Ace Hotel, Pt. III: The Breslin

Part three of our April Bloomfield obsession takes us to the Breslin. Confusingly, you cannot order the Breslin burger in the Breslin restaurant (the burger is only available through room service and at the hotel bar). Nonetheless, we made do. … Continue reading

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Round Rock is Hell On Earth… Okay, Maybe Not

About a year ago at this time, we were remodeling our kitchen, so we spent a lot of time travelling back and forth to Ikea. Our Ikea is located about 20 miles north of us in Round Rock. As it … Continue reading

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Eating Our Way Through the Ace Hotel, Pt. II: The Breslin Burger

The burger pantheon now includes two: Father’s Office and the Breslin Burger. That’s all that needs to be said here. That and the fact that we ate a combined total of five of these in three days. Okay, I’ll say … Continue reading

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The Perfect Winter Meal: DBGB, New York

A lot of people who write blogs apologize to their audience when they aren’t able to post as frequently. But I figure I get more enjoyment out of this thing than anyone else, so when I blog less often, I … Continue reading

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Eating Our Way Through the Ace Hotel, Pt. I: The John Dory

My job has had me travelling to the New York area a lot lately, so on a recent weekend, Eliza flew up to meet me for a weekend in the city. In our continuing effort to be like Jeff and … Continue reading

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The Fancy Burger Chronicles: Minetta Tavern

The first issue that needs to be addressed is price. Minetta Tavern’s “Black Label Burger” costs $26. So let me start by saying this: Not unreasonable. It has occurred to me that I write about New York restaurants more than … Continue reading

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Taco More

When we walked into Taco More, the phrase “stranger in a strange land” popped into my head. Located in a nondescript stretch of North Austin, Taco More is just what it sounds like: a basic taco joint. But it’s also … Continue reading

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How Are You Guys Not Three Hundred Pounds?

That seems to be the recurring question we get asked by people who visit us from out of town or come over for dinner. I believe it was thrown out there when we served some friends this apple pie a … Continue reading

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Surprise Tacos!

As if by magic, a taco truck appeared in front of our house yesterday. I’m not going to try to explain it. I’m just going to assume that I have magical powers and whenever I will it, I can make … Continue reading

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