ATX Eats & Treats

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Knotty Deck Bar + Grill

Knotty Deck Bar + Grill

Hotel restaurants in Austin are changing the food scene from bad greasy burgers to upscale dining. Knotty Deck has especially done an amazing job with elevating hotel eats. Nearly everything is locally sourced from farms around the nearby area and turned into fantastic culinary creations! Let’s talk about this charcuterie board. A lot of placesContinue Reading Knotty Deck Bar + Grill

Big Delicious Food Truck

Big Delicious Food Truck

There’s a new BBQ food truck in town and I’m 100% in love with everything they do. Big Delicious Food Co. is changing the game in smoked meats and BBQ dishes. From tacos to sandwiches and frito pies, BBQ is represented in all the best ways. They also donate 10% of each purchase to DellContinue Reading Big Delicious Food Truck

SoCo Bar & Bites

SoCo Bar & Bites

Alright y’all. The search is over. I’ve found the best queso in Austin and you will not believe where it’s from… Soco Bar and Bites in the Embassy Suites Hotel! Their queso is so flavorful, spicy and filled with pico and peppers. You can add avocado, chorizo, or shrimp to it – we went withContinue Reading SoCo Bar & Bites

Brunch at El Chile

Brunch at El Chile

El Chile Cafe y Cantina has a new brunch menu and it is the perfect tex-mex hangover cure! Their rajas queso is super creamy and served with double fried tortilla chips, Pro tip: ask for a small side of guacamole and mix it in for extra yumminess. Their agua frescas are incredible fresh and flavorfulContinue Reading Brunch at El Chile

Brunch at Boiler Nine Bar + Grill

Brunch at Boiler Nine Bar + Grill

Boiler Nine Bar + Grill have a brunch that’s beaming with bright, beautiful, and delicious drinks and eats. Not only is their gorgeous bar and grill filled with natural light due to their large windows, but the funky, modern, industrial decor invites you in to eat all of the things. I can’t believe I neverContinue Reading Brunch at Boiler Nine Bar + Grill

A Slice of Summer Pop-Up Dinner

A Slice of Summer Pop-Up Dinner

I had the honor and joy to cook at Forthright’s kitchen once again for a pop-up dinner on August 2nd. I titled this night “A Slice of Summer” to represent some of summer’s best ingredients. Best of all – everything was gluten free! The first course featured red beets with walnuts, goat cheese, and reducedContinue Reading A Slice of Summer Pop-Up Dinner

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

Searsucker Happy Hour

Searsucker Happy Hour

I recently checked out the happy hour menu at the beautiful Searsucker in downtown Austin. Their happy hour runs Monday through Friday from 4-6 pm and boasts delicious eats and drinks! Here are the things I ate and drank: The drinks pictured are the “snake in the grass” with cucumber gin, bruised mint, lime andContinue Reading Searsucker 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