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Salt and Time ~ Austin TX

Austin
December 31, 2019

Salt and Time ~ Austin TX

Austin
December 31, 2019
The Vitals: the spot: Salt and Time 1912 E. 7th St. Austin TX 78702 the eats: Butcher’s Burger the bucks: $11(with cheese) the full nelson: the best burger I have had in years . . . I’ve been reading Aaron Franklin’s book about steak recently, and it got me fired up to splurge on a premium steak. Not just a Filet Mignon from Whole Foods(ps I think filet is overpriced and not close to the best) but a steak carefully ...
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Better Half ~ Austin TX

Austin
December 22, 2019

Better Half ~ Austin TX

Austin
December 22, 2019
The Vitals: the spot: Better Half 406 Walsh St. Austin TX 78703 the eats: Better Half Burger the bucks: $10 the full nelson: A respectable burger that’s a real deal at happy hour One trend that cannot be denied is that restaurants aren’t getting cheaper these days. A more promising trend for people like you and me are restaurant concepts that merge counter service with high quality food. If you have been keeping up with Bang for your Burger Buck, ...
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Sixth and Waller ~ Austin TX

Austin
November 29, 2019

Sixth and Waller ~ Austin TX

Austin
November 29, 2019
The Vitals: the spot: Sixth and Waller 1108 E. 6th St. Austin TX 78702 the eats: Waller St. Diner Burger the bucks: $13.50 for a double, $8.50 for a single the full nelson: a nostalgic burger built with quality ingredients. 
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Discada ~ Austin TX

Austin
November 9, 2019

Discada ~ Austin TX

Austin
November 9, 2019
The Vitals: the spot: Discada 1319 Rosewood Ave Austin TX 78702 the eats: Discada taco the bucks: $1.75 each, 5 (for $8) will do you right the full nelson: a Northern Mexican taco delicacy makes its way to Austin TX
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ACL Eats: a taco throwdown at the Austin City Limits Music Festival

Austin
October 14, 2019
ACL Eats is as a big draw as the music is for the Austin City Limits Music Festival. My last post was all about burgers and this one  . . . is all about the tacos. Now Austin has a rep for “keeping it weird” and some of the more noteworthy do just that. Torchy’s Tacos rethinks comfort food in a tortilla, East Side King brings you Asian street food in a tortilla and Taco Deli slings it farm to ...
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ACL Eats: Burger Battle Royale at the Austin City Limits Music Festival

Austin
October 6, 2019
The Austin City Limits Music Festival, or just ACL, because that’s just a whole lot easier to say, is just about fav thing to do in Austin. Wandering around the gorgeous grounds of Zilker Park with Austin’s downtown skyline in the background, beers in hand and amazing music at every corner, makes me feel like its Christmas Morning – my wife calls ACL “Christmas for adults”. As if that wasn’t enough of a reason to go, there is also the ...
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Leroy and Lewis ~ Austin TX

Austin
October 1, 2019

Leroy and Lewis ~ Austin TX

Austin
October 1, 2019
The Vitals: the spot: Leroy and Lewis 121 Pickle Road Austin TX 78704 the eats: Barbacado, pulled hog, beef cheeks, barbacoa the bucks: $20 a person for a hefty plate, $12 for a respectable lunch. the full nelson: why Austin is the capital of bbq in the 21st century
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Rosita’s Al Pastor ~ Austin TX

Austin
September 23, 2019

Rosita’s Al Pastor ~ Austin TX

Austin
September 23, 2019
The Vitals: the spot: Rosita’s Al Pastor 1911 E. Riverside Dr. Austin TX 78741 the eats: Al Pastor Tacos the bucks: $2 a taco the full nelson: An Austin fav for Al Pastor tacos Austin has a big rep for being a taco town, especially when it comes to breakfast tacos. As far as other tacos go, that statement needs some sense of bearing. Coming from Los Angeles, I feel confident in saying that Austin is not an Al Pastor ...
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Julie’s Noodles ~ Austin TX

Asian
July 27, 2019

Julie’s Noodles ~ Austin TX

Asian
July 27, 2019
The Vitals: the spot: Julie’s Noodles 8557 Research Blvd #110 Austin TX 75758 the eats: Xiao Long Bao(crab and soup dumpling), Pork Chopped Noodle Soup the bucks: $10 a person will set you up nicely  the full nelson: a divey Chinese joint that satisfies the itch for affordable & authentic dough driven cravings
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Uroko ~ Austin TX

Asian
July 12, 2019

Uroko ~ Austin TX

Asian
July 12, 2019
The Vitals: the spot: Uroko 1023 Springdale road bldg 1 ste C Austin TX 78721 the eats: handrolls all day! the bucks: $4.50 – $7 per roll, factor about $20-$25 per person for a reasonable meal the full nelson: Quality sushi hand rolls at an almost hand roll only sushi spot Uroko is a fascinating sushi concept: a high quality hand roll only joint that moonlights as a sushi school on Thursdays and a Omakase(Chef’s tasting menu) restaurant by reservation ...
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