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Burro Cheese Kitchen

Burro Cheese Kitchen 1221 South Congress Ave Austin, TX 78704 Hey you know what all the cool kids are eating? Grilled cheese. But not your American cheese, Mrs Bairds bread, crusts cut off version. These are “toasties” for grown ups and Burro Cheese Kitchen is churning out some...
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A Texas grocery store- through a foreigners eyes

I love writing these posts. The ones where I find wonder and fascination in basic things that others take for granted (as per my previous Walmart & Walmart revisited posts) like the kinda stuff you find in an average Texas supermarket. The stuff that makes...
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Royers Pie Haven

Royers Pie Haven  2900 Guadalupe StAustin, TX 78705 I was chatting with another Australian who was travelling through Austin (there are more of us than you think!). She was lamenting that she had been desperate to try a “real Southern pie” on her journey, but hadn’t...
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BurgerMary Cooks! A new bloody mary inspired ingredient.

I had a few people round for dinner on the weekend. I hadn’t cooked at home in ages and the arrival of the first day of winter (in the Southern hemisphere) seemed to call for a big pot of gumbo. I had also recently picked up a...
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Pictures from the 2014 Carnivores Ball in Melbourne

The two nights of the Carnivores Ball for Melbourne were a huge meaty success! Guests enjoyed fried chicken and biscuits, BBQ brisket and lamb, pork fat caramel donuts, deluxe goodie bags, bacon fat cooked peanuts and small batch preservative free jerky. Let’s just say...
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Olivia

Olivia 2043 S Lamar St Austin, TX 78704 You know what’s really excellent? Brunch. It’s the meal that says “I got outta bed super late and I want something substantially more awesome than cereal or eggs”. It’s the meal that makes it ok to pour alcohol...
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crabby jack’s

Crabby Jacks 428 Jefferson Hwy Jefferson, LA 70121   Any visit to New Orleans should include a mandatory meal at Jacques-imo’s who are renowned for their “sounds weird and confronting but actually tastes delicious” dish, Shrimp & Alligator Cheesecake. Way out beyond the regular sightseeing haunts sits...
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2013 Holiday gift guide

Tis the season! Whether buying for a loved one, mate or hoping the happy fat man in the red suit will bring you something special, I’ve put together this list of fun gadgets, cool items and all-round saucesome gifts to help guide you through...
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El Chile

El Chile 1816 S 1st St Austin, TX 78704 Sometimes it’s a good thing to break up the BBQ, Burgers and Bloody Marys with a variety of other cuisines. Like, say, Tex Mex. While my go-to Mexican eatery on South First street is without doubt Polvos...
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Nola Brewing

NOLA Brewing 3001 Tchoupitoulas St New Orleans, LA 70115 New Orleans is a town filled with very obvious tourist activities. Ghost tours, visits to their above ground cemeteries, buying mardi gras beads from the god forsaken souvenir stores on Decatur St and so forth. But did...