Fat Tuesday Food & Wine Finds!


Happy Mardi Gras! We have some great places right here in the Alamo City to make the most of your night out on Fat Tuesday. Several River Walk hotspots dished on their best in Carnival fare, plus tasty wines (on the sweeter side) to go along for the occasion on SA Living…



Hearty Mardi Gras Eats from Liberty Kitchen

Stumble into Liberty Kitchen on Fat Tuesday and you won’t leave disappointed! Their menu features an array of American comfort foods in an artsy, upscale setting just off 5th Street in downtown Austin. This week, however, it’s all about authentic Cajun cuisine.



Game Day Grubbin’

The Big Game is right around the corner! We’ve got some fun eats for Super Bowl 50 this Sunday, along with beverage ideas that won’t break the bank. You absolutely can’t go wrong with a mighty Michelada to mark the occasion…



Half Price Pizza from The Backspace!

It’s a good time to be a pizza fan at The Backspace! This quaint, Neapolitan pizzeria from Chef Shawn Cirkiel is currently celebrating 5 years with complimentary bubbles for all dinner guests AND half price pizzas during lunch for the remainder of January!



Warm Up with This Winter Wine!

Rethink your appetite for ‘winter’ wines with mulled wine, or glogg. Mulled wine is super easy to do at home and the aromas are delightful! For a warm, deep, rich tasting glogg, I recommend using a dry red wine. My only rule of thumb…



Flush the Fat with Soup…Then Wine?

Think less “diet” and more focus on lifestyle this New Year. Studies have shown that working soup into your meal planning can save you big time when it comes to calorie intake…nearly 500 calories per meal that is!



Pho-Nominal Soups with Low Fat!

Soups delicious and nutritious for a brand new year on We are Austin. Research has shown that substituting soup for one meal per day, on average, leads to 500 LESS calories consumed! Yet it’s all about the type of soup…those rich in lean protein, vegetables and fiber.



Save These Sparklings for New Year’s Eve

Snag a sparkling to celebrate NYE! Goodtaste has inexpensive selections to make your party a success. Everything from an Italian Prosecco to traditional French Champagne, Spanish Cava–even a tasty Australian sangria you can find practically anywhere…



Southwest at Its Best from Z’Tejas!

Folks in from out of town may especially like to get a taste of a unique spot like Z’Tejas this week. Everything on the brunch menu is under $15 with regional flavors and influences spanning Texas, New Mexico and Arizona. Here are a few of the star attractions…



Pick the Perfect Wine for the Holidays

If you are still trying to figure out the perfect holiday gift for your loved ones, consider a nice bottle of wine. There’s a flavor for every palette and a bottle for every price tier. It’s safe to say this is one gift that won’t be re-gifted!



Christmas Bevs & Bites from Iron Cactus

We’re talking tapas for the holidays from Iron Cactus – named one of the Top 10 Tequila Bars in the US! With three locations (including their flagship downtown), you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better patio for a merry congregation…


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