A Look at Las Perlas in Austin

Las Perlas 5 Stars $-$$ Mezcal is not for everyone. It’s made for the brave. It’s made for those with tongues built for smoky rendezvous and bellies that burn with liquid fire. It is unique. But, the truth is you’re not always in the mood for a smoky tongue or a burning belly, which is why I was skeptical about visiting Las Perlas. Recently opened on 403 E. 7th Street in Austin, it’s the second Las Perlas location, and the first in Texas. The concept comes courtesy of the LA based 213 Hospitality, also the crafty creators of Half Step and Seven Grand Whiskey Bar. Las Perlas offers a uniquely…

A Roll with Angry Egg Roll

Angry Egg Roll 4.5 Stars $ There are times that you just need more, and it’s just not big enough. Not only is it not big enough, but you just wish it would last longer. Those are typically my thoughts when eating an egg roll.  If you find yourself late in Austin and roaming 7th Street and Red River then go ahead and get your roll on a big way.  Though there are only two options on the food truck menu, Angry Egg Roll has that simplistic, greasy, crispy perfection egg rollovers appreciate. Choose from The Drunken Master, your classic “probably pork” Cantonese egg roll or go veggie with The…