Itis Occurs During Soul Food Truck Fest
Oct02

Itis Occurs During Soul Food Truck Fest

    Beef tips and rice, fried chicken, catfish and collard greens. Surprisingly, that’s not the menu for your grandmother’s famous Sunday dinner. On September 30th Austin, Texas kicked off their first ever Soul Food Truck Festival. With grub from a variety of the city’s best soul food trucks, event goers made their way the Freedom Plaza at the Carver Museum to get their fill of #itis. This year’s food trucks included Down...

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A Conversation with UCE Founder Bryan Townsend
Sep26

A Conversation with UCE Founder Bryan Townsend

It’s OK to lose your inhibitions as long as you’re safe, and it’s for a good cause. Returning for their sixth year, the Ultimate Cocktail Experience is set to wet whistles on September 30th.  Once again, this charitable event will benefit Triggers for Toys, helping to bring together brand distributors, incredible bartenders and consumers for an evening of innovative cocktails. Raising over $200,000 last year the organization was...

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A Little Lunch with Chef Tiffany Derry
Aug22

A Little Lunch with Chef Tiffany Derry

Lunchtime on a Saturday isn’t always a thing. Often overshadowed by the expectations of weekend brunch, lunch usually doesn’t get its just do. But, on Saturday, August 19th that wasn’t the case, as foodie fans and booze lovers made their way to The Brixton at Shops at Legacy and took part in an afternoon of splendor with celebrity Chef Tiffany Derry. Strutting out to Jill Scott’s Golden, Chef Derry took to the stage to prepare three...

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Sipping Swank for Six Bucks at Cedars Social
Jul31

Sipping Swank for Six Bucks at Cedars Social

    The Cedars Social is the type of place where egg whites meet frothy, alcohol induced endings poured inside coupe glasses. Since opening in 2011, prohibition style elixirs have served as the focal point of this swanky bar with a not so vintage looking price tag to match. But, with the start of their new happy hour and late night menu, the swank has now become affordable. Don’t expect your standard rum and Cokes or vodka...

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The End of Cheating at Nazca Kitchen
Jul24

The End of Cheating at Nazca Kitchen

Nazca Kitchen Seafood Stuffed Avocado Frozen Pisco Sour Fish Ceviche Chilean Spiced Shrimp Delightfully rich drinking chocolate. It's pretty perfect with the bread pudding. Rum Bread Pudding   We all appreciate a good cheat day. Ordering butter, cheese and fried themed foods just because you deserve it and it tastes so good. Sure, it may come at the expense of a food coma and a wardrobe upgrade to stretch pants, but, you’ve...

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A Taste of the Whimsical at Sai
Jul05

A Taste of the Whimsical at Sai

Inside Sai Chef Eddy's signature Braised Pork Belly is prepared with pickled daikon and pickled mustard greens. This starter was certainly a first for my palate. The popular Lobster Wontons are lightly crisp and fried with a rich cream cheese, lobster and herb filling. Fried Brussel Sprouts are crisp and golden, and tossed in a sweet and tangy chili plum sauce with crispy shallots. Orange Balsamic Teriyaki Chicken is made of grilled...

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