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 »
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 »
Newish burger bar that has got the social media foodies very excited: Billy Jean’s at 6501 South Congress at William Cannon. It also has a full bar. Owner Christie White has cooked around Austin, and now she has her own place. And I’m part particularly glad that this rather arid area (food wise) is getting… Read the Rest »
Chef Mario Gonzales, formerly the exec at the W has opened Redfin Seafood Kitchen on 620 in Four Points. First visit was encouraging. Everything tasted very fresh and the service wasn’t bad at all (a good sign for a restaurant that opened on May 23rd). Looking forward to watching this place evolve! redfinseafoodkitchen.com
Hot Plate: Recent Reviews
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
Garbo’sJune 5, 2015
14735 Bratton Ln.
Austin, TX 78728
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 »
Local DJs converge on Spec’s Deli at Arbor Walk for Colossal Burger ChallengeMarch 3, 2015
I’ve hosted a lot of food and wine related events for charity over the years. But none were wilder than having to MC the challenge of 20 Continue Reading »