Posts Tagged ‘hudson bend

(map) Everyone is a fan of the exotic, wild-game cuisine at Hudson’s on the Bend. But the prices may keep some of us from going as often as we’d like. That changes with the new happy hour: 12 elaborate and delicious appetizers are just half price Monday through Friday from 5 to 7. There are special […]

  (map) This annual “epicurean celebration” takes place in two weeks. For $45, you get to sample the best dishes by 12 local restaurants, sip cocktails and enjoy chef cooking demos. In addition to the above eateries, four more restaurants will be on hand. October 9th from 6 to 9 pm at the scenic Vintage […]

(map) Looking for a “brews-cruise” that’s really close by? “Hops” on over to the brand-new tasting room at Infamous Brewing off Hudson Bend Road. Since just starting to brew last year, these guys have become, well, infamous for their IPA, their Hijack cream ale and Bugsy’s Brush Fire amber. They’ve gradually

(map) French liqueur made with baby Vietnamese ginger might sound a bit … limiting? Au contraire! We were recently lucky enough to be invited to a dinner showcasing this amazingly versatile and delicious mixer. Five cocktails were paired with five courses featuring the creative cuisine of Hudson’s on the Bend. Each course took advantage of the […]

(map) If you’re looking for a getaway near Lake Travis, or live out here and have some relatives you need to accommodate, check out these cute cottages at La Hacienda. There are 15 of them throughout 45 acres, in different colors 

Taqueria Don Mario

In: Eating

10 Jul 2013

(map) For a nice change of pace from Tex-Mex, how about Mex-Mex? Don Mario and his family hail from Mexico City, and they run this small place (five tables) featuring the dishes of central Mexico. They’ve even imported an authentic al pastor oven to make the tasty little pork dish known as

Infamous Brewing

In: Drinking

29 Apr 2013

Talk about a frothy success story! Despite only starting to brew beer just six weeks ago, Infamous has already found its way into 30 bars around town, including Little Woodrow’s, The Dig Pub, and The League Lakeway. The brewery is based off Hudson Bend Road (tours coming soon, they say), and currently produces two brews: […]

Diner on Wheels

In: Eating

23 Feb 2012

UPDATE: closed (map) Austin’s food trailer love-fest continues to grow out West, with the addition of this new rolling refectory. The chef behind Diner on Wheels hails from New Mexico, famous for its spicy green chiles. The chef’s specialty is slow-roasting those chiles by the bushel to make a delicious green-chile sauce, using it to kick […]

(map) After a terrible fire last July that left the place a charred shell, Los Pinos is back and just as badass even better than ever. The dining rooms seem bigger and brighter thanks to large new windows, and the recipes are still a notch above

Update on Los Pinos

In: Stuff

10 Sep 2011

(map) Fires have been much in the news lately. Two months ago, fans of this old-school Tex-Mex place (we’ve posted about their amazing salsa and equally amazing 70s-style decor here and here) were stunned to learn that it caught fire and burned. The good news is, they’re rebuilding! And it looks like they’re keeping that time-warp […]


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