Category Archives: Restaurants

Sippin’ on Gin and Jam

In case you haven’t been to 2nd Bar+Kitchen yet, you should go.  The food is really really great, and the bar menu offers some ridiculously creative cocktails, including a Gin and Jam.  No GED needed to figure this cocktail out … Continue reading

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Photo Tour: San Antonio, Texas


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Update: Soup Fail

Update: Today I found a recipe for potato leek soup that my friend Shannon gave me – she raved about it.  This blog is a shameless plug to ask her to please make me some. Please! On a side note, … Continue reading

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Next week is a tasty week.  It’s Austin Restaurant Week, where you can get three course meals for a fraction of the price. Annie’s Cafe and Bar is back on the list, with a tomato brie soup as an app … Continue reading

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The Odd Couple. “This sweet and salty delight consists of a rich moist chocolate cupcake topped with salted caramel cream cheese frosting. “ Sugar Mama’s Bake Shop. Do it. In the Middle Ages, they had guillotines, stretch racks, whips and … Continue reading

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Friday Ladies Night for $25 or less

First, go see the 7-ish showing of It’s Complicated at the Hill Country Galleria.  It is absolutely hilarious, and you will not regret it. Movie Ticket: $9.50 Your movie will get out around 9pm.  Proceed next door to Tony C’s … Continue reading

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I might like Mondays now. Maybe.

Did you know that Monday is half price wine night at the Four Seasons Hotel Lobby Lounge? At least through January, maybe February according to our cocktail waitress.  Go, drink, and relax.  May I suggest the Paso Creek Cab Sav, … Continue reading

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Food Review: Roaring Fork Brunch and Wedding Cake

So the hubbs and I have been married for a challenging, yet totally wonderful, 6 months as of this past Sunday.  Sister-in-Law says the first 6 months are the hardest, so we felt like we deserved to celebrate!  We went … Continue reading

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Our Crazy Weekend, and Verde’s

A dear friend of mine got hitched this weekend, and I was honored to be asked to rock a gorgeous purple Vera Wang dress and precede her down the aisle towards never-ending marital bliss.  The wedding took place in Lakeway … Continue reading

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Wine Down Wednesday

S and I took B (I’m really beginning to sound like Gossip Girl) out to Carino’s (a favorite of the Manhattan elite, I’m sure) last night for her birthday.  While I’m not just a huge Italian food fan, as previously … Continue reading

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