Think about how many restaurants in Austin have opened within the past 10 years. Then, regrettably think about all of those that have closed in the same time span (way more than you might think). So when you reach the point when your place is celebrating a 10th anniversary, you have really accomplished something. Margarito… Read the Rest »
Chef Taylor Hall and his wife/partner Casie have created quite a buzz, literally, with the impending opening of their new Apis Restaurant and Apiary. Spoke to Casie today, and she intimated that the opening would occur by early February at the latest (that would precede Valentine’s Day). The couple have built 20 honey bee hives,… Read the Rest »
Elmar Prambs, the only Exec Chef the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin has known since it opened in 1986 joins us for this week’s podcast. Prambs began his career with a three-year apprenticeship at a hotel in Germany. He moved on to resorts in London and Montreal, and then had a stint in Vancouver… Read the Rest »
East Side Pies has been a perennial occupant in our Top 5 slot in our annual Pizza Wars. I normally go for the NY style pies with sausage et al., but one night I got talked into a newer pie called the Little Piggy. This is another creation from the mad minds of owners Michael… Read the Rest »
Hot Plate: Recent Reviews
District Kitchen + CocktailsJanuary 23, 2015
5900 W. Slaughter Ln. #D-500
Austin, TX 78749
Chez ZeeJanuary 16, 2015
5406 Balcones Dr.
Austin, TX 78731
MusashinoJanuary 9, 2015
3407 Greystone Dr.
Austin, TX 78731
Hoover’s CookingJanuary 2, 2015
2002 Manor Rd.
Austin TX, 78722
Inside the Mind of Elmar PrambsJanuary 12, 2015
I’m delighted that we began our Podcasts this year. It’s given our readers a chance to get a more in-depth look at interesting people Continue Reading »
Building a Podcast: Adventures in TechnologyOctober 1, 2014
I’d always wanted to have a podcast on our website. A place where we could have complete control to conduct in-depth interviews with fascinating Continue Reading »