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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...
El Sapo Burgers Austin Texas Eastside

El Sapo – onion rings, burgers & botanas

El Sapo 1900 Manor Rd Austin, TX 78722 So, let’s talk about El Sapo. Part of the “El” family that comprises of El Chile and El Chilito, this baby is their new burger place in East Austin, and I kinda really dig it. I’m loving the actual setting. It’s...
Blue Ox BBQ Austin Texas

The Blue Ox, ironically specialising in pork.

The Blue Ox 1505 Town Creek Dr Austin, TX 78741 Taking up residence in the patio area of The Buzz Mill coffeeshop, The Blue Ox is serving great barbecue in a location any lumberjack would feel right at home in. It’s particularly handy if you have both...
Gus's Fried Chicken in Austin Texas

Gus’s Fried Chicken – a “must put in face” experience

Gus’s Fried Chicken 117 San Jacinto Blvd Austin, TX 78701 Some businesses that grow beyond their original location do so because of a deliberate business plan and an astute management team. Others expand because the food is just that good that it would be a crime not to share the...
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Carnivores Ball – Austin 2014

Ok, the meaty goodness has rolled out in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia, but it’s time for Carnivores Ball to return to it’s spiritual home of Austin, Texas. Save the date y’all – October 23 is when the party happens. For real, there are some seriously...