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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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Carnivores Ball comes to Sydney

NOW COMPLETELY SOLD OUT! It’s taken place in Melbourne (twice!), and it’s take place in Austin (with another to come later this year, sign up here!), but for now I am super pumped to announce that the Carnivores Ball in coming to that fair...
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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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La Barbecue

La Barbecue Rear 1200 E. 6th St.Austin, TX 78702  The entire “Texas BBQ” scene and concept has been enjoying a renaissance of cool amongst the foodie scene worldwide. The cuisine has also experienced a hyper-local renaissance, with Austin challenging Lockhart for the crown of “BBQ Capital of...
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Burger Tex

  Burger Tex 5420 Airport Blvd Austin, TX 78751 There aren’t that many variables in the world of eating burgers. Sure, sometimes you’ll see interesting and unusual ingredients (like the peanut butter & bacon burger), and of course there is a huge difference between the two...
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Ruby Slipper Cafe

Ruby Slipper Cafe 138 S Cortez St New Orleans, LA, 70119 Here’s the best piece of advice I can give you about eating in New Orleans: plan everything in advance so you never end up wasting a meal at a tourist trap, and develop...
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East Texas, Caddo Lake and the Red Dirt BBQ and Music Festival

I’ve spent the last couple days hanging out in the piney woods of East Texas. Except, it wasn’t exactly piney, it was more cypressy and swampy, because I was staying at one of my most favorite places on earth, Caddo Lake (which I have previously...
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Micklethwait Craft Meats

  Micklethwait Craft Meats 1309 Rosewood Ave Austin, TX 78702 Continuing the round up of Austin BBQ joints, let’s take a snapshot look at Micklethwait Craft Meats (pro tip: pronounced Mickle-wait). That generous looking plate above is also one of the best lunchtime deals around, costing...