A disappointing bar/restaurant with bowling, karaoke, and other games.
Austin isn’t a perfect place. The three most common complaints I hear about Austin is that it’s overcrowded, pretentious, and expensive. While I’m not sure I’d agree with any of those adjectives for the city as a whole, they do describe Punch Bowl Social pretty well.
Excellent Puerto Rican food, friendly service, and no wait – ever!
I’m a worrier. I can’t help it. From our ballooning national debt to global warming to the quality of the new Marvel movie, I worry about everything. One of the things that’s currently keeping me up at night is the fate of a tiny Puerto Rican place called Chago’s.
Ditch Your Low-Carb Diet for North Italia
I do my best to eat healthily. The only problem– food is my favorite thing in the whole wide world. Not one but two ex-boyfriends have told me (with something bordering on concern) that they’ve never met someone who liked eating as much as I do.
There’s a trove of research that suggests women eat less because thinness is prized in our culture, and eating less in front of a date serves to show a commitment to attaining this prized body type. Of course, these studies show that these sorts of practices are closely linked to eating disorders and body images issues, but it’s a reality that is hard to ignore.
If you are very fortunate enough to catch the end of the raspberry season and the beginning of the peach season at the same time, then you can make Peach Melba jam.
I haven’t tried growing garlic indoors. The plants need a month or so of cold weather which they probably wouldn’t get inside, to stimulate them to form individual cloves. But if you don’t have any other space and are keen to grow some garlic, why not give it a try!
The other day, all I had to do was pour the entire contents of my refrigerator into a bowl and call it a day: A shredded kale salad became the foundation for a pan-seared corn salad, which was pulled together by some Sungold tomatoes purchased at a farm stand in Dripping Springs and a Dijon-honey vinaigrette. The result was a sweet and spicy salad that I couldn’t stop eating.
Tapas. This food is the star of Spain’s nightlife. The way that Spaniards eat and drink are very busy and is simply an overload in flavors. I personally don’t know what tapas are before and how you are supposed to eat it. In some places or countries, tapas are this little snacks somewhat like an appetizer for the meal. But tapas are more like a tradition, a way of living in Spain. Basically, tapas are small portions of food that is served together with your drinks in the bar. You can also order big servings of tapas which are called Raciones.
In every country or region, there is just this one dish that brings people straight to memory lane. You know, those kinds of food where is is warm, fuzzy, and very comforting that brings you back to the good old days. For every Italian, it is the humble Pasta e Fagioli or also pronounced as Pasta Fazool. Seriously, every Italian that shares this recipe or any Italian who talks about it just straight up says that they remembered something when eating or making it. Either a childhood memory, friends, grandparents or family. That’s why this dish is very special to every Italian I know. And even if you are not, you will definitely love how delicious and filling this one pot wonder of pasta and beans.
If you’re looking for an amazing chocoltae cupcake recipe with a little flair, try out these Chocolate Mud Cupcakes. Delectable!