Posts Tagged ‘oak hill

(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

Collings Guitars Tour

In: Stuff

24 Apr 2014

(map) Pete Townshend not only owns two of them, he even wrote a song about it, “Collings.” Famous players like Lyle Lovett, Jerry Jeff Walker, Keith Richards and many more are fans of these legendary guitars made near Oak Hill. And every Friday afternoon,

The Austin Chronicle lists its top restaurant choices for First Plates of 2014, and surprisingly, there are a lot of them out West. For the complete list including Artisan Bistro, Jack Allen’s Kitchen, Mandola’s Italian Market, Schmidt Family Barbecue, The Grove and The League, read the article here.

(map) There can’t be a more fun and festive Sunday brunch anywhere than this one. From 10 to 2, there’s a buffet line 100 yards long with something for everyone: farm-fresh salads, entrees, side dishes, fresh-baked breads and of course,

(map) Inspired by a recent trip to Santa Fe and Taos, we set off on a quest to find the best green-chile burgers in Way Out West Austin. All this week, we’ll be featuring local takes on a New Mexican fave. This is Jack Allen’s burger: juicy, with a good grilled flavor. It’s served on […]

(map) The San Diego Zoo, it’s not. But kids love it just the same. In true “Keep Austin Weird” tradition, the non-profit Austin Zoo and Animal Sanctuary began with a few goats. Over the years, their collection of rescued animals grew to more than 100 species. (Read about their 20-year history and mission to rescue […]

  (map) Jack Gilmore is a man obsessed with food. Or, more precisely, ingredients. The morning we met him to learn the secret to his beef ribs, he had already been to three local farmer’s markets. (I’m pretty sure most of us would have stopped with one.) Jack is the co-owner and chef at Jack […]

An off-the-menu special at Jack’s, this is the closest you’ll get to heaven while still breathing. Served warm, loaded with pecans, sliced apples, golden raisins and cinnamon. Topped with a rich, crunchy streusel and scoops of Amy’s Mexican Vanilla ice cream drizzled with caramel. Nap time! Jack Allen’s website Map to Jack Allen’s Kitchen

On any given day, Jack’s cooking is amazing. But once a month, when he holds one of his special five-course paired dinners, the results are phenomenal. Jack Gilmore was the executive chef for Z’Tejas restaurants nationwide when he decided the time was right


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