Saturday, May 2, 2015


12005 Hwy. 290 W. Austin, TX 78737 (512) 394-7041 Tue-Fri: 11am-2pm Tue-Fri: 4-9pm Sat: 11am-9pm Sun: 11am-8pm     Josh KanerI met a young man named Josh Kaner several years ago at the HEB in Dripping Springs. He sought me out to  Continue Reading »

Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken

117 San Jacinto Blvd. Austin, TX 78701 (512) 474-4877 Call for hours MENU   Gus’s World Famous Fried ChickenThere’s a new player in town in the slowly building bone-in fried chicken battle. It’s called  Continue Reading »


1417 South 1st St. Austin, TX 78704 (512) 326-1999 Sun-Wed: 11am-10pm Thu-Sat: 11am-11pm     SwayI’ve heard Alexis Chong’s delightful restaurant on South 1st called many things: Modern Thai, Thai Fusion, Eclectic Thai,  Continue Reading »

Main Street Grill

118 E. Main St. Round Rock, TX 78664 (512) 244-7525 Mon-Fri: 11am-2pm Mon-Thu: 5pm-8:30pm (final res.) Fri-Sat: 5pm-9:30pm (final res.) Sun: Closed MENU     Main Street GrillMain Street Grill was obviously Round  Continue Reading »


11066 Pecan Park Blvd. #402 Cedar Park, TX 78613 (512) 257-0788 Mon-Thu: 11am-3pm Mon-Thu: 5-10pm Fri: 11am-3pm Fri: 5pm-Midnight Sat: Noon-Midnight Sun: Noon-9pm MENU     Chef Andy SotoHey foodies, Rob Balon here  Continue Reading »

Cho Sushi

4300 N. Quinlan Park Rd. Ste. #105 Austin, TX 78732 (512) 266-8700 Mon-Fri: 11am–2:30pm Mon-Fri: 4:30–10pm Sat: 12–10pm Sun: 3–9pm MENU   Cho Sushi I first encountered the considerable talents of David Cho over 10 years  Continue Reading »

Chisos Grill

12921 Hill Country Blvd., Ste. #D2-130 Bee Cave, TX 78738 (512) 263-7353 Mon-Sun: 11am-11pm MENU   Chisos Grill It’s hard to believe that just a few short years ago the Galleria was virtually devoid of restaurants. You  Continue Reading »

Eat Ban Mi

1007 S. Congress Ave. Austin, TX 78704 (512) 462-9999 Mon-Sat: 11am-11pm Sun: 12pm-10pm     Eat Ban MiI often review restaurants that have undergone substantial transformations. But I don’t think I’ve ever done a Starbuck’s  Continue Reading »

Royal India

4894 Hwy. 290 W. Austin, TX 78735 (512) 346-0909 Mon-Fri: 11am-2pm Sat-Sun: 11:30am-3pm Sun-Thu: 5:30-10pm Fri-Sat: 5:30-10:30pm MENU   Royal IndiaA couple of months ago this location on 290 W. next to the Holiday  Continue Reading »

The League Kitchen & Tavern

1310 Hwy. 620 South Lakeway, TX 78734 (512) 263-3279 Sun-Thu: 11am-10pm Fri-Sat: 11am-11pm MENU   The League Kitchen & Tavern One of the more remarkable restaurant transformations in the busy Lakeway dining scene has  Continue Reading »