I’ve always loved the trifecta at the racetrack. But that’s a long shot at best. There is a restaurant trifecta on Burnet that is, as racing fans would say, a lock. I’m talking about the back-to-back-to-back configuration of Noble Sandwich Co., Fork and Taco and Pinthouse Pizza. These are three restaurants that have substantially elevated… Read the Rest »
A restaurant that caters to both adults and their kids should have some fun for both groups, right? Well, Steve Southern has got July 3rd covered at Southern’s at PBK in Pflugerville. The kids will have free face painting, popcorn and coloring from 4:30-6:30pm. The adults will have Happy Hour in the same time slot,… Read the Rest »
Any dim sum fan worth their msg remembers T&S seafood on North Lamar. That was a regular Sunday place for us. Bob Spurck, former head of the Austin Diagnostic Clininc, turned us on to the spot and we were very grateful that he did. But the restaurant business is tough. And fortunes can ebb and… Read the Rest »
Our popular Food Friday program which airs on the last Friday of each month on 590 KLBJ radio has a new time slot. Beginning this Friday, June 26th, the show will air at 10am on the Todd and Don show following the morning show with Mark, Ed, and Sam. I’m looking forward to this new… Read the Rest »
Hot Plate: Recent Reviews
Il ForteJuly 3, 2015
800 Brazos St. #215
Austin, TX 78701
PieousJune 26, 2015
12005 Hwy. 290 W.
Austin, TX 78737
SwayJune 19, 2015
1417 South 1st St.
Austin, TX 78704
Texican CaféJune 12, 2015
11940 Manchaca Rd.
Austin, TX 78748
Are Austinites Average Tippers?July 1, 2015
According to an informal poll of local restaurant servers, Austin dinners are about average (20%) to somewhat below average on the tipping front. Continue Reading »
Not All Hospital Food SucksMay 13, 2015
I have viewed many a hospital meal over the years as I have accompanied my wife (many times) and other family members through a few somewhat Continue Reading »