Tag Archives: Austin

Franklin Barbecue, Austin TX

Yesterday, we finally ate at Franklin Barbecue, a bbq trailer on the I-35 access road. We tried to eat there once before, and were devastated to discover that they had sold out for the day. When we pulled up around noon yesterday, there were already a … Continue reading

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The No-Grocery Store Challenge

Over at the Austin Urban Gardens blog, Carla is in month #3 of her year of not shopping at the grocery store. Check it out!

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Takorea, Austin TX

The taco truck is no stranger to Austin, but the Korean taco trucks that have become popular in LA are a new development here. We recently checked out TaKorea, which is located on the southeast corner of the intersection of … Continue reading

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New India

We recently paid a visit to Austin’s newest Indian restaurant, New India. They say their menu is “inspired from Mumbai to USA via Goa,” so there’s everything from your standard curries to the Angus Mint Burger and quesadillas. They share … Continue reading

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Happy Discovery: Odd Duck Farm to Trailer

It’s easy to get in a rut, foodwise, especially when there are decent options on the way home after work. But lately my curiosity has gotten the better of me. After work last week, Yelp led me to what is … Continue reading

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Kocurek Family Charcuterie

Last Saturday morning, Ben and I sprung out of bed early, eager to get downtown to the Farmers’ Market to check out the new (for Saturdays) charcuterie vendor, Kocurek Family Charcuterie. We’ve been hooked on Dai Due lately, but were … Continue reading

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Lulu B's

It’s no secret that Austin has fallen in love with food trucks, a trend that we welcome with open stomachs. Lulu B’s is one of the finer examples, serving up some serious sandwiches. This was another one of those “what … Continue reading

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Bloodshot Records Anniversary Party

One of my co-workers tipped me off about the Bloodshot Records 15th anniversary party they held at Yard Dog in south Austin a couple weeks ago. We stopped by, listened to Ha Ha Tonka and took a few photos. It … Continue reading

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A Mighty Fine Burger By Any Other Name…

A few months ago, the folks who run the Austin franchises of Rudy’s BBQ stopped by our office to give a presentation about their business practices and culture. I have to admit, my jaded ass was and is pretty skeptical … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Tacos: Taqueria Arandas

Taqueria Arandas has locations all over town. On a recent rainy day, we stopped by #3. Arandas is what’s called a “Jalisco style” taqueria, a term I picked up over at the excellent Taco Town blog. Nice lettering on the … Continue reading

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