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Ali Khan Eats . . . Korean Hot Chicken Sandwich

Austin
February 25, 2021
Food Network + Cooking Channel's Ali Khan tries the Hot Chicken Sandwich from Chilantro BBQ in Austin TX. The Shark Tank winner is Austin's answer to LA's Kogi BBQ: a Korean food inspired food truck turned successful Brick and Mortar. Kimchi Fries put them on the map. In 2021, they make a play for the Fried Chicken sandwich/Nashville Hot Chicken sandwich craze.
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Sandy’s Hamburgers ~ Austin TX

Austin
October 13, 2020

Sandy’s Hamburgers ~ Austin TX

Austin
October 13, 2020
The Vitals: the spot: Sandy’s Hamburgers 603 Barton Springs road Austin TX 78704 the eats: cheap burgers the bucks: cheeseburgers for $5, a double will run $6.40 the full nelson: a nostalgic burger experience fueled by freezer to table fare Sandy’s Hamburgers puts their frozen custard out there front and center. Sure it’s on the signage but if you do a little digging you might find more skeptical critics throw their weight to getting the custard vs the savory fare. ...
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Red Rocket Dogs ~ Austin TX

Austin
October 8, 2020

Red Rocket Dogs ~ Austin TX

Austin
October 8, 2020
Watch out for the Weiner Wagon!! The Vitals: the spot: Red Rocket Weiner Wagon a pop up in Austin TX the eats: Serious Hot Dogs the bucks: $10.50 for the classic, $13.50 with brisket chili the full nelson: Craft BBQ queens elevate a hot dog from stadium food after thought to premium tailgate food Red Rocket Dogs just might be the breakthrough the hot dog world needs. Changing the game on what a premium hot dog experience means, much like ...
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Terry Black’s Barbecue ~ Austin TX

Austin
September 20, 2020

Terry Black’s Barbecue ~ Austin TX

Austin
September 20, 2020
The Vitals: the spot: Terry Black’s Barbecue tested in Austin TX + location in Dallas TX the eats: Beef rib, brisket, spare ribs, sausage, turkey and whatever sides you feel the bucks: plan on $15 person the full nelson: easy access, top tier Austin BBQ with an Old school Texas vibe Terry Black’s Barbecue most definitely makes the 10 best list of Austin BBQ round ups. In casual conversation, Terry Black’s may get drowned out by names like Franklin BBQ ...
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DeSano Pizza ~ Austin TX

Austin
September 10, 2020

DeSano Pizza ~ Austin TX

Austin
September 10, 2020
The Vitals: the spot: DeSano Pizza tested in Austin TX + locations in Nashville, Los Angeles and Charelston SC the eats: Neapolitan Pizza the bucks: small pies for $12, large pies for $21, plan on $15 person the full nelson: Real Deal Neapolitan pizza that can satisfy the non pizza elites There are two kinds of pizzas in this world. One is the kind you crave at 2am, ideally by the slice at a place like Joe’s Pizza in NYC. ...
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Brotherton’s Black Iron Barbecue ~ Pflugerville TX

Austin
July 21, 2020
The Vitals: the spot: Brotherton’s Black Iron Barbecue 15608 Spring Hill Lane #105 Pflugerville TX 78660 the eats: Brisket by the pound, Brisket Bahn Mi, Boudin the bucks: $13-$20 a person depending on whether you go sandwich or plate the full nelson: Central Texas Craft BBQ in the northern environs of greater Austin  Brotherton’s Black Iron Barbecue in someways is part of the Central Texas barbecue new wave that started with Franklin’s BBQ in 2009. Unlike Franklin’s, the line isn’t ...
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Birria de Res Tacos: La Tunita 512 ~ Austin TX

Austin
June 23, 2020
The Vitals: the spot: La Tunita 512 2400 Burleson road Austin TX 78741 the eats: Birria de Res tacos the bucks: $2 a taco, $3 for the consommé with meat, $3 for the queso taco. plan on $10 a person the full nelson: a signature taco trend lands in Austin With a belly full of braised short rib tacos I present to you perhaps the most important taco trend hitting the US: Birria de Res Tacos. If you caught my ...
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One Taco Taqueria ~ Austin TX

Austin
June 10, 2020

One Taco Taqueria ~ Austin TX

Austin
June 10, 2020
The Vitals: the spot: One Taco Taqueria multiple locations in Austin TX the eats: Al Pastor Gringa, Taquiza de Asada, you will want to work your way through the menu the bucks: $3- $3.50 a taco. (plan on 3) the full nelson: late night street tacos served in the middle of the day and “Karen” friendly ambiance We live in a world of Karens. And even if we call them out, they aren’t going to go anywhere. We can help ...
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Peace Bakery ~ Austin TX

Austin
June 1, 2020

Peace Bakery ~ Austin TX

Austin
June 1, 2020
The Vitals: the spot: Peace Bakery 11220 N. Lamar Blvd Austin TX 78753 the eats: Shawarma plate, falafel plate, hummus, tabouli  the bucks: $7-$14 the full nelson: Middle Eastern eats on par with the best I have had in the Dearborn/Detroit area. Basically as good as it gets w/o needing a passport It has been way too long since I’ve posted about a restaurant mostly because of Covid-19 and the fact that Bang for your Burger Buck has evolved into ...
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Taco Bronco ~ Austin TX

Austin
March 4, 2020

Taco Bronco ~ Austin TX

Austin
March 4, 2020
Austin isn’t exactly a two horse town when it comes to food. Sure, there are plenty of farm to table special occasion meals, some ridiculously good burgers, and some of the best soup dumplings I have ever had but if you came here and just stuck to barbecue and tacos, you would cover a lot of delicious ground. So imagine then what happens if tacos and barbecue get into a tussle? When the dust settles, what emerges is a hand ...
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