Enjoy Southern-Inspired Fare at Jack Allen’s Kitchen

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The flavors of the South and the Southwest converge at Jack Allen’s Kitchen, a Southern-inspired restaurant that is open daily for lunch and dinner. Instead of bread and butter, guests are greeted with a plate of spicy pimento cheese and flatbread crackers to hold them over until their meal comes out—just one great thing you […]

Enjoy Shaved Ice and Ice Cream at Snow Angels

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It’s hard to miss Snow Angels Shaved Ice & Drive In, a frozen sweet treat shop that is only two miles from Lakewood, since the restaurant is actually shaped like an ice cream cone. The ice cream shop mainly serves shaved ice and ice cream but also serves breakfast tacos on select days of the […]

Enjoy Authentic French Baked Goods in Pflugerville

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Some of the best pastries in Texas can be found at La Pâtisserie by Oven-Fresh Delights, a popular bakery that is only two miles away from Lakewood. The French-inspired bakery and in-and-out lunch spot serves everything from tarts and crepes to soups and cakes. The sweet treats at this shop keep guests coming back, and […]

Hands Off My Funnel Cake: Gourmet Treats Await

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A food truck permanently parked outside the Round Rock Premium Outlet Mall, Hands Off My Funnel Cake dishes out sweet stuff to eagerly awaiting patrons. Its founders invested plenty of time studying the funnel cake and coming up with new and creative ways to dress it up, so you can expect only the best when […]

Thirsty Turtle: Enjoy a Cold Drink in a Comfortable Atmosphere

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If you're looking for a great place in Austin to enjoy a night out, that place is called Thirsty Turtle. This Howard Lane establishment prides itself on “ice cold drinks and great service,” and sometimes, that’s all you really need. However, this billiards bar is much more than that. It’s a great place to catch […]

Celebrate 2017 at the Vietnamese Lunar New Year Festival

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For most of the world, New Year's Day has come and gone, but the Vietnamese Lunar New Year doesn't happen until Saturday, January 28th. Ahead of the formal New Year, or "Tet" in Vietnam, the Vietnamese Lunar New Year Festival will be held right in Austin at the Travis Expo Center on Saturday, January 21st. […]

Sample Authentic, Savory Flavors at Taste of Ethiopia

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Woinee Mariam knows a thing or two about Ethiopian cuisine. After all, her own relatives still reside in Ethiopia, continuing to cook the traditional dishes that she grew up eating. So she and husband Solomon Hailu are the perfect pair to run Taste of Ethiopia in Pflugerville. The traditional Ethiopian restaurant gained such a large […]

Inka Chicken: A Different Kind of Rotisserie

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Chicken is such a versatile food, working well with such a variety of flavors that you’d be hard-pressed to find a bad combination. But when it comes to cooking chicken, there’s a tendency to see restaurants doing much of the same thing with this protein. Fried, barbecued, and roasted chicken are all great in their […]

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