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Generations of True Texas Barbecue from Terry Black’s

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Surely you’ve heard of the amazing BBQ at Terry Black’s. Together this family has been in the barbecue biz for nearly 100 years! TB’s new location on Barton Springs in Austin plays host to the legendary Black’s brisket, GIANT short ribs, jalapeño cheese sausage and so much more…

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It’s Patio Time at The Grove!

With a new downtown location now open off of W. Sixth St., there’s no better time to kick back at The Grove. This impressive wine bar and eclectic New American kitchen has a diverse menu. As long as it’s fresh, in season and of a certain quality, you may find it here!

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ANY Day for Rosé!

One of my very favorite wine varietals is also one of the most misunderstood… rosés! Classic rosé wines are dry and crisp…not sweet. They’re also generally VERY inexpensive, plus a low alcohol content makes them a perfect summer ‘porch’ wine…

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Simple, Nutritious Meals Start with Olive Oil

The key to a longer, healthier life may come from cooking with real Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) as often as possible. Con’Olio is a super cool ‘tasting bar’ for premium oils and balsamic vinegars with three locations here in Austin. They source the finest certified EVOO’s from all over the world!

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Superb Summer Beer & Cheese Pairings!

We all know that beer makes a great companion to many foods. The argument could be made that it’s an even better match for cheese than wine! When pairing beer with cheese, you really want the flavors in one to bring out (or enhance) the flavors in the other. And vice versa. Rule #1, however, is to have fun!

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A Glass & Chat with NY Times Wine Critic Eric Asimov

It was through my love affair with the dining and travel section of the New York Times that I came to be familiar with the work of their wine critic, Eric Asimov. I recently had the pleasure of meeting Eric to interview him for Goodtaste.tv. Eric’s knowledge of wine is immense. His passion contagious.

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Haute Hot Dogs + Cold Sangria for the Fourth!

Fourth of July weekend is only days away! You can almost guarantee hot dogs will be on the menu, but not the same old boring ones. Dress up your dogs for the little ones, along with variations us adults will gobble up too.

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Bold Flavors on Café Josie’s Eclectic American Menu

Fabulous farm-to-table cuisine from Café Jose, a restaurant staple that’s weathered the ever-changing landscape of a foodie city on the rise. Talk about keeping things local – this celebrated Clarksville restaurant off W. Sixth sources all of its ingredients within 100 miles of Austin!

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Ice Cream for Adults!

Anytime I have a nutrition question or want something magnificent created, I call on my go-to dietitian Rosie Benner. Here we’ve upped the ante on these are rich, homestyle treats, marrying non-traditional flavors like Strawberry Chipotle, Spicy Peanut Butter and Coconut Chocolate Ganache.

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Hand-Selected Premium Pork That’s Flat-Out Phenomenal!

It doesn’t get any juicier than this! We’re in Sysco Central Texas kitchens with Chef Dustin prepping a center cut pork loin that eats like the best cuts of beef. Tender, moist and extremely versatile, this Prairie Fresh Prime Pork is a delicious guarantee!

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Summer Salmon from Austin’s Bess

Take in a majestic view of downtown Austin with someone special in the heart of W. Sixth Street! Bess Bistro is celebrating 9 years with updates on the ‘speakeasy’ decor and an ever-evolving menu that’s lighter now for summer…

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Sunday Dinner in the South

Talk about the kind of eats that keep’em coming back for more! This selection of Southern comfort food is surely fit for an appearance at your next Sunday dinner. These are homestyle and health-conscious recipes inspired by the South’s penchant for good manners and even better meals…

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Seasonal Bites + Innovative Cocktails at VOX Table!

Share away with chef-crafted small plates at the all-new VOX Table, a New-American style restaurant inside the Lamar Union complex in South Austin. This prime development is getting a flavorful facelift thanks to Executive Chef Joe Anguiano and his award-winning staff. Let’s dig in!

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