Mandala Kitchen & Bar Serving Vietnamese and Thai with a Modern Twist

Tango Foxtrot at Mandala Mandala Kitchen & Bar is a modern Vietnamese and Thai approachable fine-dining restaurant that opened their doors just in time for SXSW. They are located in Lamar Union where Soto, Lick Ice Cream, Caffé Medici, Juice Society and the Alamo Draft House Lamar reside. Head Chef, Kieu Pham conceptualized and plannedContinue reading “Mandala Kitchen & Bar Serving Vietnamese and Thai with a Modern Twist”

Exemplary Cuisine and Fine Wines at Aviary Wine & Kitchen

Full Disclosure: I attended a complimentary dining experience at Aviary Wine & Kitchen. All opinions are my own. Marco Fiorilo and John Coronado transformed Aviary from a quirky boutique and wine bar into a charming full service restaurant. The welcoming restaurant has an exceptional wine list curated by beverage director Alex Wheatly Bell, well orchestratedContinue reading “Exemplary Cuisine and Fine Wines at Aviary Wine & Kitchen”

El Burro Serving Up Delicious Cuisine and Refreshing Cocktails at Lamar Union

Full disclosure: I received a complimentary meal at El Burro. All opinions are my own. El Burro offers vivacious cuisine with modern Mexican flair and Tex-Mex in the Lamar Union complex on South Lamar. The menu has local and fresh ingredients paired with a casual inviting atmosphere. Just a few of the perks dining at ElContinue reading “El Burro Serving Up Delicious Cuisine and Refreshing Cocktails at Lamar Union”

Grand Opening of Lick Ice Creams\’ New South Lamar Home

Fresh Oranges & Fennel, Roasted Beets & Fresh Mint and Dark Chocolate with Olive Oil Scoops at Lick Ice Creams Full Disclosure: I recently attended a media event at Lick Ice Cream and received a complimentary scoop. All opinions are my own. Lick Honest Ice Creams has moved its flagship location on 2032 S. LamarContinue reading “Grand Opening of Lick Ice Creams\’ New South Lamar Home”

Austin\’s First Shake Shack Location Opens on South Lamar

Shake Shack South Lamar Full Disclosure: I recently attended a media event at Shake Shack with complimentary tastings. All opinions are my own. Austin\’s first Shake Shack opened their doors today on south Lamar! They kicked things off with a preview party on May 4th with live music, adult beverages, samplings of their dishes andContinue reading “Austin\’s First Shake Shack Location Opens on South Lamar”