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Carnivores Ball

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...
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gourdoughs public house

2700 S Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 78704 Gourdoughs made quite a splash on the trailer food scene when they opened their gourmet mega donut airstream. They were amongst the first to harness the uber-decadent trend of adding hedonistic toppings to already indulgent bases. Think maple bacon,...
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Culinary Cinema

Hey Melbourne, do you like fun? And great movies? And awesome venues? And menu custom designed by myself to match said movies??! Well, have I got the event for you! Jaz, Az and I have been plotting an event we are calling Culinary Cinema,...
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The Best Stop

The Best Stop 615 Hwy 93 N Scott, LA 70583 There a some stretches of road that make a road trip positively tedious. Like the very flat, very uninspired section of Hwy 71 that connects Austin to Houston. Aside from one awesome Buc-cee’s near Bastrop, there...
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Carnivores Ball Austin – the photos

The first ever Carnivores Ball in Austin went off without a hitch! Folks seemed to really enjoy themselves gorging on epic John Mueller Meat Co BBQ, salted caramel bourbon banana pudding cups from Sugar Mamas Bakeshop, enjoying the brand new batch of bourbon whiskey...