Texas State Fair

Texas State Fair

I visited the Texas State Fair for the first time this month! Food we ate Fletcher’s corny dogs: A delicious classic, we had these as a sort of brunch since we ran across a stand before the crowds and lines set in. The person in front of me used mustard to make a face on … Continue reading

Byte of Texas Conference

Byte of Texas Conference

I attended my first ever food blogging conference last month and loved it. The Venue We met in the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum. I’ve had this museum on my bucket list for years. I’ve also taken many photos of the iconic star out front. Here’s one more. The lobby floor is beautiful. I … Continue reading

AFBA Happy Hour at Snack Bar

AFBA Happy Hour at Snack Bar

The Byte of Texas conference kicked off with a complimentary happy hour at Snack Bar. I’ve eaten here a couple of times over the years (love the mac and cheese!), but this was the widest variety of foods I’ve tried here and the most insight I’ve gotten about the history of the restaurant. The Restaurant … Continue reading

AFBA Happy Hour at the Austin Winery

AFBA Happy Hour at the Austin Winery

I joined the Austin Food Blogger Alliance last month (yay!!!) and attended my first AFBA happy hour. It was everything I hoped for. :) We met at The Austin Winery for a complimentary wine tasting with Argentinean appetizers created by Chef Carlos Crusco. Wine alone would have been excellent. Add gazpacho and granita and I’m … Continue reading

Hatch Chile Season and Berry Chile Salad

Hatch Chile Season and Berry Chile Salad

I love hatch chile season in Austin. I love that during hatch chile season, you see hatch chiles in just about everything you can think of in grocery stores, restaurants, and food blogs. I haven’t made it to Whole Foods or Central Market to check out their selection yet (and might have missed some of … Continue reading