Eating

Redbud Cafe

In: Drinking|Eating

4 Aug 2015

(map) Housed in a former hardware store across from Blanco’s historic courthouse, the Redbud serves up a little bit of everything. There are great sandwiches, like the Classic Reuben, above: a warm, cheesy combo of grilled rye, pastrami, swiss and sauerkraut. There are also

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(map) Fans of the true Chicago hot dog say there is nothing else like it. A unique combo of Vienna beef, tomatoes, dill pickle, bright-green sweet relish, chopped onion and pickled peppers, it must be served on the classic poppy-seed bun. Until Chi-Town opened, our only option for true authenticity was a ticket to the [...]

(map) With all the fancy new contemporary restaurants popping up lately, it’s comforting to soak in the old-school Austin vibe of the Nutty Brown. Known as an outdoor live-music venue hosting such big names as Dwight Yoakam, Clint Black and

(map) In two weeks, the “little town where everybody’s somebody” hosts one of the best events out West. Nine wineries, 12 food trucks, and five bands will take the stage August 1st from noon till 7 pm. For tickets, click here.

Hoover Valley Cafe

In: Eating

15 Jul 2015

(map) If you’re in the vicinity of Perissos Vineyards (right across the road), you owe it to yourself to taste the famous burgers at this little down-home cafe. One-third-pound, hand-formed beef with the works: lettuce, tomato, cheese, pickles and either regular or seasoned fries. The buns are what make the burger. They’re sweet-and-sourdough buns all [...]

Bluebonnet Cafe

In: Eating

13 Jul 2015

(map) The first thing you notice about Bluebonnet Cafe is it’s popular. As in, there’s-a-line-out-the-door popular. You wait a while in the line outside, then when you get inside, you wait in another line. You think, this place must really be good! They’ve been dishing up breakfast, home cooking and pies for

(map) Like a proud hipster phoenix, Proof & Cooper rises from the ashes of the former Bert ‘n Ernie’s location near Drippin’. And what a transformation it is! Those of you familiar with that quirky-yet-almost-comically-dilapidated biker bar will be amazed. Craft cocktails, craft beers on tap, live music, and best of all,

Big Game Hunter Pizza

In: Eating

6 Jul 2015

(map) Venison and boar and gator, oh my! Billed “for the adventurous only,” this edgy-sounding pie from Hill Country Ranch Pizzeria is a savory treat. Topped with venison sausage, ground wild boar and fried alligator, it blows away boring old pepperoni. Got game? Hill Country Ranch Pizzeria website

(map) July 6th marks this awesome burger place’s tenth year in business. In honor of that, P. Terry’s is giving away free t-shirts, temporary tattoos, and more. The front features the logo; on the back, this groovy design. They start giving the swag away when they open up tomorrow at 10 am. First come first served, so [...]

Fredericksburg Peaches

In: Eating

21 May 2015

(map) Tis the season! Unlike last year, there are lots of local peaches around. You can find a list of 22 local stands, farms and orchards selling peaches here. Below, Vogel Orchard, one of the oldest. The board updates the daily peaches by variety, and they also sell tomatoes. Vogel Orchard website


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