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Taqueria Chapala

  Taqueria Chapala 2101 E Cesar Chavez St Austin, TX 78702   If you think it’s tough choosing where to eat BBQ in Austin, you should try choosing a place to eat Mexican food (which for these purposes also includes Tex Mex!). Although one...
Why people love Whataburger

The reliable comfort that is Whataburger

No Texan will need to read this post. Because they’ll know. They’ll know as soon as they read the title. But anyone visiting Texas needs to know about Whataburger. Yes, it’s a fast food chain, but it’s unique to Texas and so adored by Lone...
Smoke stained walls at Louie Mueller barbecue in Taylor TX

Louie Mueller – the grand cathedral of Texas BBQ

Louie Mueller BBQ Some barbecue restaurants are iconic. They’ve been in business forever and a day, randomly located in some small, unremarkable town. They look like you want them to look; creaking screen doors, seemingly ancient pits, dining room walls stained with smoke and age. They stay...
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Louisiana brunching in Texas, at Sawyer & Co

Sawyer & Co I had been meaning to go to Arkie’s Grill forever. The old classic blue plate diner on the Eastside, seemingly frozen in time, used as a filming location for Friday Night Lights… what’s not to like? Except, I was too late....
salt and time

It takes a little Salt & Time

Anyone interested in meat and food in Austin has probably heard of Salt & Time butcher shop and Salumeria. And with good reason. Yes, butchery is cool again, mainly because people are starting to give more of a crap about where their meat is coming from, what they’re...
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Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ is the perfect fusion cuisine

Valentina’s TexMex BBQ Sometimes fusion cuisines are a really good idea. The uniting of Korean food with tacos blew our minds. Bacon combined with nearly any time of dessert is always a magical experience. It was only really a matter of time before someone actively* brought...
Hays county barbecue san marcos bbq

Why Hays Co Bar-B-Que is completely worth the drive.

Hays Co Bar-B-Que 1612 S IH 35 San Marcos, TX 78666 Generally when recommending the premiere barbecue locations in Austin, you have to also include the warning that there will likely be some kind of line, or wait, or that they sell out early.  But what...
Freedmen's brisket from Austin Texas

Are you eating bad BBQ or just being served by bad staff?

Do you know who the most important person in barbecue is? I do. It’s probably not who you think it is, either. It’s not the butcher, or the owner, or even the pitmaster himself. The single most important person responsible for the sink or swim of...
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Carnivores Ball, Austin 2014 – the photos!

Thursday 23rd of October saw the second Carnivores Ball held in Austin, and without doubt it was the best to date. A stunning venue, incredible food from Salt & Time, Jack Perkins at The Slow Bone, Evan Leroy from Freedmens, Fried & True plus a...
Bill Millers Fried Chicken

Bill Miller Bar-B-Q – where you order the fried chicken.

Bill Miller Bar-B-Q 709 E Ben White Blvd Austin, TX 78704 Oh gee… how do I talk about Bill Miller without offending anyone who enjoys it and/or has fond memories of it? Ok, let me give it a shot: Bill Miller Bar-B-Q is a fairly unremarkable...