Although I must admit I liked this uber-foodie event more when it was the smaller Texas Hill Country Wine and Food Festival, and virtually all the participating restaurants were from central Texas, the fact this version of the festival has grown into one of the country’s largest certainly places Austin front and center on the… Read the Rest »
Always liked Trento, the family operated Italian restaurant in the Davenport area off Highway 360. But owners Frank and Nina Seely were having a tough time making things work financially. So a deal was struck with the Jack Allen’s Kitchen team, and in a few months Jack, Tom and the team will have their first… Read the Rest »
Izakaya is the name for a popular phenomenon in Japan: smallish restaurants that cater to beer and sake and small plates meant to be shared, socialization, and late-night reverie. The Austin version can be found on Burnet just south of 183 at the site of the former Tokyo Steakhouse. It’s called The Dojo Sake Bar… Read the Rest »
Brad Meltzer knows a thing or two about how to run a Tepanyaki restaurant. And since he was sadly forced to close his Benihana in Austin (on Burnet) due to some totally unnecessary legal wrangling with the parent company (currently being played out as we speak in Austin’s federal court), he did the next best… Read the Rest »
Hot Plate: Recent Reviews
TrioApril 18, 2014
98 San Jacinto Blvd.
Austin, TX 78701
Homespun Kitchen and BarApril 11, 2014
131 E. Mercer St.
Dripping Springs, Texas 78620
Freda’s Seafood GrilleApril 4, 2014
10903 Pecan Park Blvd.
Austin, TX 78750
Hao-Q Asian KitchenMarch 28, 2014
3742 Far West Blvd. #113
Austin, TX 78731
Tipping on Wine: The Argument Rages OnMarch 3, 2014
I have been writing for this web site for 12 years and one constant thread of disagreement among area foodies is whether or not or how much to Continue Reading »
Dressing Sexy for Valentine’s Day???February 14, 2014
Among all the important things we need to worry about, 1,000 women were asked about how they planned to dress for Valentine’s dinner. The Continue Reading »