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My Favorite Austin Restaurants in 2019

December 28, 2019

As I was compiling this list of my favorite Austin restaurants that I ate at in 2019, I realized I had some pretty epic bites and we have too many amazing restaurants! I’ve listed out 21 of my favorite places but honestly, I didn’t have a bad meal in 2019. As usual, please click the Vessel map below to see pictures of what I ate and easily plot…

Brunch and Sunday Funday at Gabriela’s

November 11, 2019

Do not snooze on brunch at Gabriela’s! It took me entirely too long (so embarrassed) to dine there and I don’t want you to make the same mistake! Gabriela, herself, hosted us for this month’s Austin Food Blogger Alliance happy hour (turned out to be brunch instead) and I think it’s safe to say that each of us were blown away. From the pineapple mimosas (freshly squeezed pineapple…

Best 5 East ATX Happy Hours

May 3, 2018

Updated January, 2020 Boy do I love me a great happy hour! Especially when food + drinks are involved! The hubs and I are always on the hunt for a great happy hour during the week because why would you want to spend double to eat just a few minutes later? Below is a new feature you’ll start to see in some of my posts. You can interact…

Best of East Austin Restaurants – 2020 City Guide

February 28, 2018

This guide to the Best of East Austin Restaurants is part of the Austin Food Blogger Alliance’s 2020 City Guide. #atxbesteats Updated June, 2020  If you like looking at maps to find the locations and plan a walk, bike ride, rideshare, etc. then you’re going to love the map I’ve embedded into this post! If you expand it to full screen, you can click on a restaurant in the…

Old Thousand – dope Chinese now available for lunch!

October 4, 2017

Old Thousand has been serving up some modern Chinese food on the Eastside of ATX and when I heard they were starting lunch service, I had to make my way there to try out their new menu! Dined with @atxeatsandtreats and we shared the following (I didn’t eat it all by myself y’all) — Prices are reasonable and you’ll have leftovers! Head on over…invite me for a lunch…

Grizzelda’s Sunday Brunch Buffet – NOM!

October 4, 2017

The Sunday brunch buffet at Grizzelda’s is a must! You can even listen to the DJ Vibing with 90s vs 80s or Cher vs Madonna! I finally made it in a couple weekends ago and it won’t be my last time to go. The buffet is $20 for all you can eat, also pancakes and eggs made to order, $5 Margaritas and $10 Mimosa Pitchers. Quite a steal…

Austin Daily Press Starts Bar Menu at The Wheel!

October 3, 2017

Two of my neighborhood faves have partnered together to offer a Bar Menu at The Wheel daily from 5PM to close with yummies from Austin Daily Press! I had the pleasure of trying out all of the items on the menu: Grilled Queso Fresco with a Seasonal Fruit Salad, Crispy Pork Belly with Grilled Broccoli, Fried Brussel Sprouts with Marinated Feta, and the September monthly special, The Princess…

Prettiest Dinner at My New Fave – Pitchfork Pretty

October 3, 2017

Admittedly, I stalked Pitchfork Pretty for their opening date for months! Within a month of their opening, I had the opportunity to take some friends visiting from San Diego for dinner. I was so impressed with Pitchfork Pretty, I feel they deserve an entire post on my site! Ok, so I recommend ordering the following because this is how I ate them and LOVED every bite: We had…