Barlata Barley Swine Café Blue (Galleria) Chinatown (Greystone) Congress Contigo Hudson’s on the Bend Justine’s Brasserie La Condessa Musashino Olive & June Olivia Paggi House Perla’s Perry’s Steakhouse Sway III Forks Trio at the Four Seasons Uchi / Uchiko Vespaio After a lot of pleasant dining and some less pleasant than had come to… Read the Rest »
After much speculation and anticipation, laV, featuring Provencal inspired French cuisine and an impeccable wine list has opened on East 7th earlier this week. At the helm are executive chef Allison Jenkins and noted international sommelier Vilma Mazaite. Like so many other hot, new restaurants as of late, this one is gracing that East Side… Read the Rest »
For one brief shining moment, or so it seemed, Marble Falls had two amazing restaurants literally across the street from each other. The first was Patton’s on Main, helmed by Patton Robertson who had opened Spago in Las Vegas for Wolfgang Puck. Alas, the restaurant did not make it. The second, which also closed was… Read the Rest »
One of my favorite Thai spots, Sap’s Fine Thai Cuisine has finally opened the long-awaited 2nd store at Burnet and 2222. This is a big hit for the Allendale neighborhood as the restaurants at the rear of the shopping center that Sap’s now occupies had all failed badly. Do not see this in the cards… Read the Rest »
Hot Plate: Recent Reviews
It’s All Good Bar-B-QMarch 7, 2014
22112 W. Hwy. 71 W.
Spicewood, TX 78669
Gus’s World Famous Fried ChickenFebruary 28, 2014
117 San Jacinto Blvd.
Austin, TX 78701
The OasisFebruary 21, 2014
6550 Comanche Trail
Austin, Texas 78732
SwayFebruary 14, 2014
1417 South 1st St.
Austin, TX 78704
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 »