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How to Spend a Weekend in Salado

March 2, 2020

Are you in a need of a quick weekend getaway away from Austin/DFW but not too far? Salado, TX is your spot! I was pleasantly surprised to hear the navigation say we’d arrive from Austin in 45 minutes! Like what?! It’s only a short drive south of DFW too, so it makes a nice weekend getaway without spending too much time in the car on dreaded I-35. Did…

Austin’s newest Mexican restaurant, Taquero Mucho, offers all-pink everything

February 24, 2020

I had my eyes on Taquero Mucho’s opening date when I heard from Gabby, the owner of their sister restaurant, Gabriela’s downtown, that she was opening up a Taqueria. From the Instagram posts, I had a pretty good idea there would be some pink in the restaurant. Then I went in for brunch this past weekend with my fellow Austin Food Blogger Alliance members and it’s quite literally…

Where to Enjoy Weekend Happy Hour in Austin

January 17, 2020

This guide is part of the Austin Food Blogger Alliance‚Äôs 2020 City Guide. #atxbesteats I’m always on the lookout for an awesome spot that offers a Weekend Happy Hour! I mean, why is happy hour limited to the week anyway right? So many of you have asked me for my recs and since there are way more restaurants in Austin that offer happy hour on the weekend these…

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…

Santa Fe Travel Guide – Quick Weekend Getaway

December 11, 2019

Do you need a destination for a quick weekend getaway? Santa Fe, NM should be on your list! I’d go back again and again because there is so much to see, eat and do there and it’s only an hour and a half flight from Austin to ABQ and then a short drive to Santa Fe. Here are some of my favorites spots we visited on our recent…

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…

Where to Devour the Best Burgers in Austin

August 29, 2019

Updated January, 2020 Who else gets an uncontrollable craving for a burger? I do, but probably once every few months…I don’t consume burgers often but when I know it’s time, everybody will know because I won’t rest till I get one in my hands! I’ve put together a roundup of my favorite burgers in Austin right now…don’t judge me! I love a good classic burger without the frills!…

Nashville Travel Guide

August 9, 2019

Whether you’re planning a bachelor/bachelorette party or just need a friend’s weekend getaway, Nashville seems to be the destination spot for groups these days! While we were there, we counted 35 bachelorette parties in 48 hours! Nashville reminded me of NOLA, Austin and Vegas combined. We even referred to it as NashVegas! As promised, here are some of the spots we visited! As usual, you’ll first see my…

San Sebastian Travel Guide: What to Eat, Drink and See

July 9, 2019

Hello most gorgeous city and beaches I’ve ever visited! San Sebastian was a DREAM come true! I’ll be going back very soon because I can’t get enough of the city and I totally get why so many Europeans go there for holiday! San Sebastian boasts everything you’d ever want in a destination spot – shopping, an exceptional culinary scene, PINTXOS, WINE (it’s so close to Rioja and Bourdeaux),…

Barcelona Travel Guide: What to Eat, Drink and See

June 4, 2019

Been to Barcelona? If not, start planning now and book a flight there asap! As the second largest city in Spain, loaded with all the sights and sounds of a typical big city, but with the feels of a small one, Barcelona was one of my favorite cities I’ve visited to date. It’s modern, has a bustling city vibe, separated into neighborhoods that all have their own look…