Fresh Italian Fare in the Heart of German Country

by Dawn Robinette on January 14, 2022

Don’t let the German accents of New Braunfels fool you:  You can find fantastic Italian fare, and flair, with a side of the Texas Hill Country burg’s legendary laid-back hospitality at 188 South. With fresh...

Relish Rustic Italian-American Cuisine at Pinstripes, Houston

by Julie Bonnin on August 6, 2021

Some downtown dwellers and office workers in Houston have settled into a sweet routine that works for Happy Hour, After School or both. Young professionals and families can be seen toting backpacks, bowling shoes or...

Tasty, Stuff-Your-Belly Treats at Houston’s Healthy Vibrant

by Leean Vargas on May 21, 2021

The cool part about dining at Houston’s Vibrant is that you’re indulging in tasty, healthy food, so no need to feel guilty after your visit.  Healthy at Vibrant means plant-rich food that tastes good and...

Award-Winning Chef Has Two New Concepts Near Lake Houston

by Gabi De la Rosa on February 12, 2021

Famed chef and Chopped Champion Justin Turner recently opened two Italian concept restaurants in Houston’s Generation Park. Bernie's Burger Bus, the food-truck-turned-Houston-phenomenon closed its doors late last year due to COVID-19 restrictions and uncertainty. The...

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Austin Eastciders Opens New Restaurant

by Britni Rachal on September 11, 2020

A Texas-based cider company is expanding with its first-ever restaurant in the heart of Austin. Along Barton Springs Road, just minutes from the iconic pool and ever popular hike and bike trail, the doors are...

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Austin’s Central Machine Works

by Haven Lindsey on April 3, 2020

Something special is on tap at this East Austin brewery and it’s not just the craft beer. This place is “neighborhoody!” Update: This review was written before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Central Machine...

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Pizza & Wine? Oh, So Fine!

by Robin Barr Sussman on January 8, 2020

True, a cold beer can hit the spot with pizza. But, this time of year, you might be hanging out in front of a fireplace and a glass of wine makes more sense than a...

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Discover the Love at North Italia

by Haven Lindsey on May 31, 2019

It has been said that life is a combination of magic and pasta. In that case, you’ll find both at North Italia. The restaurant, currently with two locations in Austin, two in Dallas and one...