Thursday, July 30, 2015

What Does it Take to be a Restaurant Critic?

One of the most over-served markets these days are people who dine out. Twenty years ago, the reviews on restaurants were almost exclusively the domain of newspapers and some food-specific magazines. These days however, with the advent of user-generated websites there has been an explosion of restaurant criticism. So that leads to the question: what… Read the Rest »

Hot Plate: Recent Reviews

The Mercantile

211 Mercer St.
Dripping Springs, Texas 78620
(512) 829-4723

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Noble Sandwich Co.

12233 620 N. Suite 105
Austin, TX 78750
(512) 382-6248
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4805 Burnet Rd.
Austin, TX 78756
(512) 666-5124

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Tony C’s – Avery Ranch

10526 W. Parmer Ln. Ste. #509
Austin, TX 78717
(512) 255-9463

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Il Forte

800 Brazos St. #215
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 212-9797

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Are Austinites Average Tippers?

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 Sucks

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 »

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