ATX Eats & Treats

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The Carillon: Chef’s Tasting Menu

The Carillon: Chef’s Tasting Menu

I had the incredible honor and pleasure to dine at The Carillon and be treated to their Chef’s Tasting Menu by Chef Dan and their team. I can’t believe I’ve never visited their amazing restaurant before because I was blown away by everything they made. Course’s 5 and 8 were my absolute favourites, but IContinue Reading The Carillon: Chef’s Tasting Menu

Unit D Happy Hour

Unit D Happy Hour

There’s a new happy hour in town and it’s delicious. Almost every dish is only $5 – I’m talking fried green tomatoes with harissa aioli, white bean puree with house bread, and chaat chicken wings! There are also great $5 wines like the Mont Gravet Rosé and $5 featured cocktails. The white bean puree isContinue Reading Unit D Happy Hour

Austin Live Fire at Jennifer’s Gardens

Austin Live Fire at Jennifer’s Gardens

If you’re looking for an unforgettable evening of creative culinary delights, you need to check out Austin Live Fire and their Supper Club… And Jennifer’s Gardens is the perfect place to host such a special event. Dinner started out with amazing bites cooked over live fire. There were octopus, quail, bacon, and mushrooms. There wasContinue Reading Austin Live Fire at Jennifer’s Gardens

Restaurant Review: Vegas Concessions

Restaurant Review: Vegas Concessions

There’s a new truck in town and you are going to love it. It’s located in the patio of one of the best bars on east 6th street, Hotel Vegas. Let’s talk about their corn dogs. House made batter, polish sausage, and hot mustard OF YOUR DREAMS. This was my favourite thing on the menu,Continue Reading Restaurant Review: Vegas Concessions

Buenos Aires and Mendel Wines Dinner Party

Buenos Aires and Mendel Wines Dinner Party

I had the honor to dine in the Milonga Room at Buenos Aires Cafe this past weekend and what a delight it was! Mendel Wines from Argentina brought five amazing wines to taste with a tapas menu created by the chefs at Buenos Aires. It was a decadent experience full of contrasting flavors and textures (andContinue Reading Buenos Aires and Mendel Wines Dinner Party

Restaurant Review: Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ

Restaurant Review: Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ

Just another BBQ spot, right? WRONG! Valentina’s is included in the Austin Monthly’s Top 50 BBQ Joints for a good reason – they make damn good cue. The drive out to Manchaca wasn’t as bad as I thought it’d be (granted, I35 was particularly nice that day). The large trailer and shaded patio is invitingContinue Reading Restaurant Review: Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ

Restaurant Review: La Mancha

Restaurant Review: La Mancha

I finally visited the beloved neighborhood restaurant La Mancha and it was the tex-mex feast of my dreams! Their menu is huge so everyone will find something they want. They have a huge front patio out front, as well as plentiful seating inside. Lots of colorful paintings, flags and detailed tiling adorns the inside. YouContinue Reading Restaurant Review: La Mancha

Restaurant Review: Uncle Billy’s Brewery

Restaurant Review: Uncle Billy’s Brewery

I had the pleasure of having a BBQ feast at Uncle Billy’s Brewery and I thoroughly enjoyed every second of it! The hospitality and friendliness of the staff, as well as the amazing eats, made it one of the best foodie experiences. Pit master Israel went all out – every meat and side they offerContinue Reading Restaurant Review: Uncle Billy’s Brewery

Das Peach Haus

Das Peach Haus

The lovely folks from Fischer and Wieser held a media day at Das Peach Haus where we toured the gorgeous property and ate/drank ALL the things! It was one of the sweetest summer days and I’m now a die hard fan of all their delicious products! Their jams, jellies and sauces range from the originalContinue Reading Das Peach Haus

Restaurant Review: Azul Rooftop Bar

Restaurant Review: Azul Rooftop Bar

Azul Rooftop is located on the 20th floor of the Westin Downtown. They recently underwent a renovation and the new space boasts beautiful walls of greenery, open cabanas, and a larger seating space by the bar. They also have one of the only FREE hotel pools for the public with the following available hours: MondayContinue Reading Restaurant Review: Azul Rooftop Bar