Posts Tagged ‘hudson bend

(map) Labor Day weekend is typically a time for grilling burgers. Why not try something different (and delicious) like the Hudson brothers’ Chop’t Steak? Hand-formed beef patties wrapped in bacon and rolled in black pepper, they’ve got a decadent flavor, rich and smoky. Nirvana for meat-lovers. Back in the day, Charlie and David’s dad

(map) If you’re a fan of the Eat Local movement, it doesn’t get much more local – or fresh – than produce sold twenty feet from where it’s grown. This new farm stand just opened last month near Hudson Bend. They aim to be out

Hudson’s on the Bend

In: Eating

17 May 2011

(map) It’s been called “the most romantic restaurant in Austin.” For almost 30 years, Hudson’s has been the go-to spot to celebrate special occasions like birthdays or anniversaries. Nothing else matches

Frozy’s Shaved Ice

In: Eating

4 Mar 2011

(map) This incredible weather we’re having makes it the perfect time to open a brand-new shaved ice stand. Frozy’s opened this week (they’re planning a grand opening party later this month), and has already been serving up flurries of

(map) Mamma Mia! While Hill Country is making the switch from a brunch buffet to a brunch menu, you get to order lots of whatever you like and it’s all one price, including dessert: $12.95. Choose among 15 sweet or savory options, from

Los Pinos

In: Eating

22 Dec 2010

(map) We thought this place was a well-kept local secret. But take a look at sites like Yelp, TripAdvisor and Citysearch, and you’ll see people are willing to drive all the way from town to eat here. Why? The salsa alone is

Hudson’s is one of the best at combining wild, exotic ingredients with Southwestern flair. Until recently, it was out of reach for most of us. The new tasting menu aims to change all that, offering three courses (the middle course pairs two entrees!) for $49.50. This striking dessert was served last, but

Lake Travis Laundry

In: Stuff

20 Jan 2010

Sometimes you need a big commercial washer — in my case, usually to wash a bunch of dog beds. (Don’t ask how many.) Anyway, I’ve been schlepping all the way into town because I had no idea this place was here until recently. Nicely maintained by a woman who is completely nuts quite a character. […]

Los Pinos

In: Eating

18 Jan 2010

Los Pinos is one of those throwbacks to the 70’s that just keeps keeping on. It’s a small, hole-in-the-wall kind of place with wood paneling and Saltillo tile – just the sort of laid-back atmosphere I like at breakfast. One of their specialties is Huevos Caribenos: Two eggs over easy with ranchero sauce, ham and […]


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