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#FoodieFriday: Dive Into the Fall Menu at Bakery Lorraine

by Rhonda Jenkins on November 6, 2020

Ever watched a squealing kid dive headlong into a huge pile of autumn leaves?  Now get that same tingle of delight by jumping face first into the heady goodness that is Bakery Lorraine this season....

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Five Minutes With Otoko’s Chef Yoshi Okai

by Rhonda Jenkins on January 2, 2020

Austin’s punk rocker --- turned sushi rockstar. Austin, Texas—-the capital of the Lone Star State, the Music Capital of the World, is now fast becoming a culinary capital. In 2019 alone, it was home to...

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#FoodieFriday: Lucky Robot, the Little Restaurant That Can

by Rhonda Jenkins on September 6, 2019

One of the best things about Austin is the increasing cultural diversity as the city grows.  Being a part-time foodie, I love to meet and learn from people who have a passion to share their...

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Five Minutes With Susto’s Founders (Tip: Don’t Mess With This Mezcal!)

by Rhonda Jenkins on April 3, 2019

Susto is breathing new life into the Texas agave-derived spirits scene with a mystical drink that tradition says brings one’s spirit and body back into alignment. We wanted to find out more about this artisanal...

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Five Minutes With Shy Beast, Austin’s Genre-Defying Band

by Rhonda Jenkins on January 30, 2019

It was a winning and productive end to 2018 for Shy Beast. Once called MCG after the lead singer and creative catalyst, Mariclaire "MC" Glaeser, the band’s new branding more adequately represents the deep connections...

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#MusicMonday: Reyna is Aloft’s Rising Star

by Rhonda Jenkins on December 10, 2018

Austin’s Aloft hotel has become a neighborhood spot that is locally relevant and encourages both Austinites and visitors to play and stay at this spot in the beating heart of downtown. No wonder then that,...