Calling all avid readers; it’s that time of year again. The 2017 Texas Book Festival will be taking over the grounds of the Texas State Capitol on Nov. 4-5, 2017. This event is free and fun for the entire family. [Read more…]
The first time I ate a crepe, it was love at first bite. Add to that a cup of delicious coffee, and I’m completely smitten. So when I tried Cafe Creme, I knew I had found something special in the Austin community.
Cafe Creme has put a lot of love into their family-run bakery over the last four years. This is evident in their delicious food offerings, but also in the community they’ve created. The atmosphere is lively, yet relaxed. People can go to Cafe Creme to socialize, eat tasty food, or even work. [Read more…]
Sweet, spicy, and aromatic–only a few words that come to mind when I think about dining at Sway.
Before I left the restaurant for the first time, I was already picking out what I wanted to try
next. It was that good.
Starting with Thai favorites, the chefs at Sway enhance the menu by incorporating locally-sourced ingredients and Western techniques into their cooking. Sway stands out to those who favor tradition, as well as those who crave something unique. Since opening its doors in 2012, Sway’s ingenuity has made the restaurant a staple in the Bouldin Creek neighborhood. [Read more…]
There are several hidden food gems waiting in north Austin for those who take the time to find them. Foxhole Culinary Tavern is no exception. The restaurant’s unassuming façade is often overlooked by passing drivers, who might think it’s just another chain restaurant. Don’t let appearances fool you. The cozy atmosphere inside and the creative, Texas-inspired menu turn first-timers into regulars.
The owners of Foxhole, Trey and Ryan Wolslager, recognized the northern part of Austin was lacking in quality restaurants. They were tired of driving into central Austin to find good dining. [Read more…]
The East Sixth business district has grown over the years. It’s still authentically rough around the edges, but new buildings and businesses are popping up all the time. If you’re a self-proclaimed foodie like me, East Sixth Street should be added to your list of areas to explore. It’s quite walkable, and the ever-changing lineup of eateries will keep you busy all year long.
For a fun-filled foodie adventure that begins first thing in the morning and lasts all day long, follow this itinerary of seven East Sixth Street restaurants and cafes.
Anyone who has lived, worked, or played in Austin in the summer can agree on one thing: it’s hot! This summer is no exception, with scorching temperatures currently over 100 degrees. To beat the heat, you’ll find many locals and visitors splashing around in the swimming holes and lakes that surround our beautiful city. [Read more…]