The first time I saw Mad Jack's Mountaintop BBQ, I stuck my nose in the air and just drove. on. by. New Mexican BBQ? Yeah, no: not when you live in the center of the BBQ multi-verse in Texas. But then, about a year later, Denise Gamino published an article in the Austin American- Statesman … Continue reading mad jack’s mountaintop bbq (cloudcroft nm)
For good timing, you sure can’t beat Kitchen United. A pre-covid concept, Kitchen United leases space to ghost kitchens, professional kitchens that only do pick-up and delivery.
According to Yelp, almost 20,000 restaurants have permanently closed in the United States as of August 31st. Restaurant sales in Texas are down about a third from last year with about half of Texas restaurants saying they will close permanently unless business picks up or they receive more aid. Given those numbers (one restaurant closing … Continue reading allandale quick bites (fifth bimester 2020)
These scones are honestly homemade evoking the full charm and personality of a rustic country house among the wolds of Surrey Hills with "God Save the Queen" on the radio (quite possibly the Sex Pistols' version).
What intrigued us about Farmhouse was that (1) they're local and (2) they team up with local farmers and restaurants within a 50-mile radius of Austin.
It's a great summer drink in that is served fridge-cold, has low alcohol, and is lo-brow where no-one will quietly judge you for putting ice cubes in it.
As the pandemic continues, I worry more and more about our chow slingers.
The Vodkadora was simply amazing. Every sip was a smile and a reminder of the better knots in this mortal coil.
As far as I know, there are no black-owned restaurants in Allandale proper or in the immediate stomach-hood. So instead, the bride and I partook of a baker’s half-dozen of black-owned restaurants in North Austin.
We first partook of croissants the size of fallen boulders on Hwy 82. Complemented with lattes from Black Bear Coffee down the board, Kennabelle's kroissants were a perfect harmony of a crispy-buttery exterior with a soft-as-a-mountain-meadow insides.