City Guide to Poke in Austin 2021

Poke has become more prevalent over the past few years and I for one am a huge fan! Yearly I contribute to the AFBA City Guide with an updated sushi guide and a poke guide. Here is a mouthwatering look at some of the poke our wonderful city has to offer: Chef Teddy Simon Hours: Vary ChefContinue reading “City Guide to Poke in Austin 2021”

Omakase Experience at Sakura Sushi

Blue & Golden POY at Sakura on Omakase Full Disclosure: I received a complimentary experience at Sakura Sushi. All opinions are my own. In Japan Omakase means, I am leaving it up to you. Omakase leaves the choice to the chef who presents a series of coursed dishes that showcase the chefs creativity and craft.Continue reading “Omakase Experience at Sakura Sushi”

RA Sushi Announces St. Jude Menu and Celebrates International Sushi Day

Shrimp Tacos at RA Sushi, photo by Amy Drohen Full Disclosure: I attended a complimentary tasting of the St. Jude menu at RA Sushi. All opinions are my own. For 13 years, RA Sushi celebrated Nicky’s Week, raising nearly $2 million for St. Jude. Now RA Sushi is extending its St. Jude fundraiser to aContinue reading “RA Sushi Announces St. Jude Menu and Celebrates International Sushi Day”

Grand Opening Party at Flyrite Burnet Road

Flyrite Burnet Road Full disclosure: I received a complimentary meal at Flyrite. All opinions are my own. Popular east Austin restaurant recently expanded to the ever growing Burnet corridor. The second location is a welcomed addition to central Austin serving up delicious sandwiches, mouthwatering tenders, crisp fries, fresh wraps & salads and decadent made-to-order shakes.Continue reading “Grand Opening Party at Flyrite Burnet Road”

Preview of Dock & Roll Diner\’s New Coastal Menu Features

Dock & Roll Diner Trailer Full Disclosure: I attended a complimentary tasting during a preview of the new menu at Dock & Roll Diner. All opinions are my own.Dock & Roll Diner food trailer celebrated their 5 year anniversary by debuting exciting new coastal seafood specialties! We had the opportunity to preview the menu andContinue reading “Preview of Dock & Roll Diner\’s New Coastal Menu Features”

Poké-Poké Bringing Flavors of Hawaii to South Austin

Poké-Poké Storefront in Austin, TX Founders Jason and Trish opened their first Poké-Poké location in Los Angeles in 2010. The duo fell in love with poké while in Hawaii and wanted to bring one of Hawaii\’s most popular dishes stateside. In July 2016, the now Austin residents opened a new location bringing those same delicious flavorsContinue reading “Poké-Poké Bringing Flavors of Hawaii to South Austin”

Cedar Street Courtyard Launches Delicious In-House Food Menu

Smoked Pork Nachos at Cedar Street Courtyard Full Disclosure: I attended a media tasting at Cedar Street Courtyard and sampled complimentary menu items. All opinions are my own. Cedar Street Courtyard has been serving refreshing cold adult beverages and showcasing live music for 15 years and now they are cooking up delicious bites too! ThisContinue reading “Cedar Street Courtyard Launches Delicious In-House Food Menu”

Street by Chinatown Serving Delicious Asian Street Food

Street Restaurant Now Open Street by Chinatown is a fresh new concept! The team at Street opened their doors in June and are rolling out \”Street Food. Sushi. No Frills. All Flavor.\” The new restaurant, located in the former Musashino space, is serving Asian street food from around the world.  Earlier this year I attendedContinue reading “Street by Chinatown Serving Delicious Asian Street Food”

Whole Foods Market Launches the Sushi Burrito

Sushi Burrito with Tuna Sushi Burritos are all the rage and this is one food trend that I am all for! I recently met up with a couple of girlfriends, to include Caitlin of @ouratx_official, for a Sunday Funday sushi brunch at Whole Foods Domain. We perused the enticing menu which includes a Veggie, Shrimp,Continue reading “Whole Foods Market Launches the Sushi Burrito”

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”