Spin Modern Thai is Spicing Up North Austin

With two chefs formerly of Uchiko, it is no surprise that Spin Modern Thai produces delictibale dishes that are beautifully plated. The ideal seat is at the bar where you will find an open kitchen. At the bar you may have an opportunity to meet Chef Thai and watch him in action creating his unique dishes. My favorite menu item is theContinue reading “Spin Modern Thai is Spicing Up North Austin”

Texas Saké Company

Kura (brewery) The first time I met Yoed Anis was at one of the Texas Wine and Food Festival events at Uchiko in spring 2011. This bright eyed smiling entrepreneur exuded enthusiasm, was clearly knowledgeable about saké and was eager to share about his new company. Texas Saké Company is the first organic saké Kura in NorthContinue reading “Texas Saké Company”

Yumé Burger: Bringing Japanese Street Food to Austin

Eric Silverstein opened Yumé Burger in February with the idea of capturing some of the influences from street food he had growing up in Japan while bringing something unique to the Austin food scene. And he is doing just that. It is no surprise how quickly Yumé Burger gained fans after seeing the success he has with The PeachedContinue reading “Yumé Burger: Bringing Japanese Street Food to Austin”

Would You Put This In Your Mouth?

I would like to think of myself as adventerous when it comes to trying different foods but now and again I put something in my mouth that I later regret.  It is worth it because most of the time I find new favorites. So I pose the question, would you put this in your mouth?Continue reading “Would You Put This In Your Mouth?”

Roll On Sushi Diner – Bringing a Unique Dining Experience to Austin

The Owners Chip and Chad Reed wooed everyone at their PR/Media opening part last night with not only their charm but amazing food and unique approach on dining with sushi. Sushi restaurants are popping up all over the Austin area so what makes Roll on Sushi different? When you walk in it is all \”diner\”. FromContinue reading “Roll On Sushi Diner – Bringing a Unique Dining Experience to Austin”

How Does How Do You Roll Do it?

I recently had the opportunity to meet with Andrew Martin, young entrepreneur and owner of How Do You Roll at the 2nd Street location who is also opening the highly anticipated new location in the Triangle. HDYR is currently the fastest growing sushi restaurant in the U.S. With the closings of Kyoto and Kenobi inContinue reading “How Does How Do You Roll Do it?”

Sushi For the Holidays: Christmas Edition

Want to take care of your sushi fix over Christmas?  Here is a list with you in mind! Restaurants Open both Christmas Eve & Day Dragon Gate – Eve: Open / Day: 5pm-10pm BarChi – Eve: Open Lunch Only / Day: Open 3pm-Close Hayashi – Eve: Open / Day: 3pm-Close Ichiban – Eve: Open /Continue reading “Sushi For the Holidays: Christmas Edition”

Lunch at Sushi A Go Go

Last week I attended a training class near Highland mall and decided to take advantage of being in a different location during lunch and try sushi restaurants I had yet to experience.  Well on day two I couldn\’t resist and had to revisit Sushi A Go Go! I typically have good experiences at Sushi A Go Go and loveContinue reading “Lunch at Sushi A Go Go”