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It's Crazy How Fast These Frozen Desserts Caught On

It was always ice cream's destiny to end up universally beloved, but ever wondered where ice cream came from—who invented it, and how...

4 nights in Austin for couple who don't like barbecue

by middleagedfoodie 2 months ago

It's a special bday for me and we've never been to Austin. We are very adventurous but we're not big fans of barbecue. We love haute Mexican and Southern, two underserved cuisines in our home city,...

Deep South Road Trip

by delight64 2 months ago

Howdy Hounds I am taking my 18yo son on a road trip of the Deep South ( Austin, Memphis, various smaller cities in Mississippi and ending up in NOLA ) As we are from Melbourne Australia we wo...

LA Times on the Food Festival Boom

by patsully 2 months ago

Interesting read that highlights what I've always assumed to be true. While food festivals can be fun, I've often found that restaurants cannot possibly deliver great results under the circumstance...

BBQ Road Trip

by delight64 2 months ago

Howdy Hounds I am taking my 18yo son on a BBQ road trip of the Deep South ( Austin, Memphis, various smaller cities in Mississippi and ending up in NOLA ) As we are from Melbourne Australia ...

Pit-smoked brisket at Subway?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Stopped at the light in downtown Monterey today, I noticed a sign on the Subway at the intersection promoting "naturally pit-smoked brisket". This page on its website says it was tested on 100 Aust...

Austin Hot Sauce Festival is this Sunday the 25th

by TroyTempest 4 months ago

Anybody going? I have been a couple of times, not in 15 years probably. Too dang hot for me.

Austin recommendations

by vanessa7 6 months ago

I'm driving up from Houston for a weekend trip to Austin and Wimberley and am looking for feedback on our itinerary: Breakfast tacos: Veracruz All Natural or Valentina's Lunch/coffee: Walton'...

Berdoll Pecan Farm pie vending machine (Cedar Creek)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

" . . . The pecan pie machine—thought to be the only one of its kind in the United States (thank you Texas)—is located out front at the Berdoll Pecan Candy & Gift Company shop. It’s restocked ever...

Restaurant at 311 W 6th in mid-90s?

by wesson.dana 9 months ago

Does anybody remember the restaurant at 311 W 6th in Austin during the mid-90s? They served really good mimosas! Thanks!

Baked alaska in Austin?

by kcollins 9 months ago

Looking for best baked Alaska in Austin Texas restaurants

(Kim Phung in Austin, TX.) Does anyone have the recipe for their Hot & Sour Soup?

by Homebrew66 11 months ago

Does anyone have a recipe, or at least one very similar for Kim Phung's famous Hot & Sour Soup? This is the best Hot & Sour Soup I've ever had.

Can someone please explain chicken and waffles?

by italyvespa 11 years ago

I don't understand this meal. Is this a low-country meal, Southern, Texan, etc? Do you eat them together, side by side on the same plate, or do you mix them so you get both flavors in the same bite...

Antone's Po'Boys in Austin?

by jhmer 11 years ago

I know they used to be ubiquitous, but haven't seen them around lately. Anyone know where a guy might find an Antone's Po'Boy in Austin these days? I have a real craving for one. Thanks! John

American Lamb Galentines Day Hosting Application

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"The American Lamb Board (ALB) is looking for the "go-to" foodie in Seattle, San Francisco, Denver, Boston, Austin and Washington D.C. The one that loves hosting as much as they love cooking for a ...

Birthday in Austin with kids

by nessagr 1 year ago

My family is traveling to Austin from Minnesota after Christmas. It's our first time in Austin (and Texas in general), and I would like to have a birthday dinner somewhere typical and family-friend...


by girloftheworld 1 year ago

Finally got a chance to go to LORO. Was not disappointed. I recommend taking a pass through there if you havent yet.....Tyson and Franklin a magic mix

Hidden Gem in North Austin

by girloftheworld 1 year ago

Went to Hmart to get stuff to make hot pot and was surprised to see the amazing side of the market which contains an amazing food court with everything from sushi to fried chicken... with live musi...

How late is too late to get to Snow BBQ?

by mif 10 years ago

Hi Hounds, I want to go to Snow but as my friend put it, "I'm terrified of driving an hour there and finding out that they've run out of brisket, but at the same time, the idea of eating brisket r...

Tex Mex restaurant on Lavaca

by raj1 8 years ago

Does anyone remember the name of a restaurant on Lavaca that used to be in the El Mercado space? I believe they had a satellite restaurant down the street too. This was back in the day. Mid-late 80...

Restaurants in San Marcos/New Braunfels

by heyzeus212 10 years ago

This weekend I'm meeting for dinner with friends who live in San Antonio. Usually we meet halfway-ish at the Grist Mill, but the weather will be too cold to enjoy their patio. Does anyone hav...