A First Look at Desano Pizzeria Napoletana

Posted by on Sep 16, 2017 in Italian, Pizza, Reviews, Rob's Blog

You wouldn’t expect a guy named Jimmy Fitzgerald to be running one of the hottest new pizza joints in town. But after a tasting at his new Desano Pizzeria Napoletana on Burnet, I must admit he’s on to something. In fact, the first moment I walked in I could tell by the smells wafting out […]

The Story Behind Big Cat BBQ

Posted by on Aug 28, 2017 in Barbecue, Rob's Blog

Sometimes the story behind a restaurant is as interesting or more so than the food itself. Such may be the case with Big Cat BBQ in Cedar Park and its founder James Jones. I first met James about a month ago when we joined KEYE meteorologist Chikage Windler and her family at Big Cat for […]

First Bites at Citizen Eatery Locally Sourced Vegetarian Restaurant

Posted by on Apr 24, 2017 in Healthy Dining, Reviews, Vegetarian

This is not a full review, but I was so impressed with Citizen Eatery on Burnet that I had to share this with you. This is a family owned business featuring vegetarian food. No, nothing as extreme at the former Beets on W. 5th but good, rib-sticking fare. I loved the Citizen Scramble, a rich, irresistible […]

Dine at the Radisson

Posted by on Dec 30, 2015 in Downtown, Fine Dining, Fine Dining, Menus, Upscale Casual

111 E Cesar Chavez St Austin, TX 78701 (512) 478-2991 Sun-Thu: 7am-2pm, 4-10pm Fri-Sat: 7am-2pm, 4-11pm dineradissonaustin.com  

Dahlia Café

2450 RR 1869 Liberty Hill, TX 78642 (512) 515-7772 Tue-Sat: 7am-9pm Sun-Mon: Closed REVIEW dahlia-cafe.com  

Hao-Q Asian Kitchen

Posted by on Sep 20, 2015 in Chinese, Family, Menus, North, Vietnamese

3742 Far West Blvd. #113 Austin, TX 78731 (512) 338-6003 Mon-Thu: 11am-2:30pm Mon-Thu: 4:30-9pm Fri: 11am-2:30pm Fri: 4:30-9:30pm Sat: 11:30am-9:30pm Sun 11:30am-9:30pm REVIEW haohaofarwest.com   Appetizers Vietnamese Egg Rolls, (4) $5.95 Pork Egg Roll $1.50 Veggie Egg Roll, (2) $1.50 Fried Won Tons, (6) $2.95 Shrimp Spring Rolls, (2) $3.95 Marinated Beef Sticks, (4) $4.95 […]

Il Forte

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015 in Downtown, Italian, Italian, Menus, Upscale Casual

800 Brazos St #215 Austin, TX 78701 (512) 212-9797 Mon: 11:00am–3:00pm, 5:30–10:00pm Tues-Fri: 11:00am–3:00pm, 5:30–10:00pm Sat: 5:30–10:00 pm Sun: Closed http://www.ilforteaustintx.com   Antipasti Antipasto misto – 15 Caprese di Bufala – 13 Olive del Forte – 8 Carpaccio di Bresaola – 14 Carpaccio di Salmone – 14 Pane Caldo Della Casa – 4 Pane – […]

East Side Pies

Posted by on Aug 20, 2015 in East, Italian, Menus, Pizza

1809 W. Anderson Ln. Austin, TX 78757 (512) 467-8900 & 1401-B Rosewood Ave. Austin, TX 78702 (512) 524-0933 5312 Airport Blvd. Ste. G. Austin, TX 78751 (512) 454-7437 — Sun: 12pm-10pm Mon: 4pm-10pm Tue-Thu: 11am-10pm Fri: 11am-11pm Sat: Noon-11pm REVIEW eastsidepies.com 100820120801

III Forks

111 Lavaca St. Austin, TX 78701 (512) 474-1776 Mon-Thu: 5pm-10pm Fri-Sat: 5pm-11pm Sun: 5pm-9pm REVIEW IIIforks.com

Texican Café

Posted by on Aug 20, 2015 in Family, Menus, Mexican, South

4141 Cap. of TX Hwy. Austin, TX 78704 (512) 707-1733 & 11940 Manchaca Rd. Austin, TX 78748 (512) 282-9094 & 11066 Pecan Park Blvd Cedar Park, TX 78613 (512) 506-9900 — Mon-Thu: 11am-10pm Fri: 11am-10pm Sat: 9am-10pm Sun: 9am-9pm REVIEW texicancafe.com 100120111205


Posted by on Aug 11, 2015 in Downtown, European, Fine Dining, Menus, Upscale Casual

Prelogs.com Suite 10, 360 Nueces St, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 350-2895 Tues-Fri: 11:30am-2:30pm, 4:30pm-12:00am Sat: 11:00am-2:30pm, 4:30pm-12:00am Sun: 11:00am-2:30pm

Billie Jean’s Burger Pub

6501 South Congress Ave. #105
Austin, TX 78745
(512) 445-7484

Southern’s at PBK

111 E. Main St. Pflugerville, TX 78660 (512) 520-5337 Tue: 4:30pm-9pm Wed-Thu: 4:30pm-10pm Fri-Sat: 4:30pm-11pm Sun: 9am-3pm Sun: 4pm-9pm Mon: Closed southernsofpflugerville.com  


Verdes is a new Mexican grill on Hamilton Pool Road in a area of SW Austin that has relatively few restaurants. Owner Joel Mungia comes from a Carrabas background so he knows a thing or two about grilling.

Verdes – Round Rock

2000 South IH-35 Ste. D1 Round Rock, Texas (512) 255-6587 — Sun-Thu: 11am-10pm Fri-Sat: 11am-11pm 16018 Hamilton Pool Rd. Austin, TX 78738 (512) 263-0500 — Sun: 11am-9pm Mon-Thu: 4-9pm Fri: 4-10pm Sat: 3-10pm REVIEW MENU – Hamilton Pool Rd. verdesmexicanrr.com verdesmexican.com   Antojitos Calabaza Cakes 7.99 spaghetti squash, stewed chicken, parmesan cheese, poblano cream sauce […]

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