Chez Nous: Parisian Style Bistro in the Heart of Austin

Chez Nous, opened in 1982, is a Parisian style bistro known throughout Austin for its excellent food, impeccable service, and Parisian atmosphere. We stepped into the bistro and immediately were swept back to France – from the background music of the soft jazz trumpet, to walls covered with Parisian posters and pictures, to lace curtains…

Spice up your life at Crushcraft Thai Eats in Dallas, Texas

Crushcraft Thai Eats is a Thai food casual gem – a small family neighborhood eatery bringing top-notch ingredients and high-quality authentic Thai food at a great price – it’s a flavor explosion in your mouth!  Crushcraft Thai offers a fresh, made-from-scratch menu using authentic ingredients in a creative way. This is the real deal –…

Cannon + Belle: Texas-Style Comfort Food with a Twist, in Austin, Texas

The City of Austin prides itself on being WEIRD. Odd, yet fantastic at the same time. Inspired by this weirdness, Cannon + Belle Restaurant provides locally sourced Texas comfort food with an unpredictable twist. You can find local kombucha on tap, brick oven breakfast pizza, mac ‘n’ cheese with burnt brisket ends, pork chops with…

Osteria Pronto: Italian Fine-Dining in Austin, Texas

Osteria Pronto took its inspiration from Venice, Italy’s traditional osteries. Translated as “tavern” in English, an osteria was traditionally a place that served wine and simple food. In the 21st century, the focus in osteries has turned to food. At Osteria Pronto, this held true. While the wine list was stunning, the food was stellar….

Authentic Cuban Cuisine at The Latin Pig in Plano, Texas

Locally owned and operated by an enterprising mother-daughter twosome, Ana Castillo and Ana Castillo-Guerrero, I must say The Latin Pig Restaurant is about as close as you can get to experiencing Cuba in your own backyard. Ana’s mother is the main chef and serves up handed down the from the late New York chef and…

Arturo Boada’s Cuisine in Houston: A Fusion of Italian and Latin Excellence

Friendly. Caring. Family oriented. Passionate. Vibrant. And fantastic food. Since leaving his native , Arturo Boada has been a prominent fixture in the Houston restaurant scene. His latest venture, the immensely popular Arturo Boada’s Cuisine, opened 7 years ago in northwest Houston. Since then, the eatery has amassed outstanding reviews and a flock of loyal…

The Club: Switzerland Meets Texas at Barons CreekSide

When Daniel Meyer was on his cross-country trip visiting the United States from his native , he stopped midway in central Texas. Some locals told him he should really try to spend some time in Fredericksburg, the quintessential town. Meyer immediately fell in love with the area and decided to buy some property and build…

Corkscrew BBQ in Spring, Texas: Quality over Quantity

Mention barbeque in the north Houston area and the name Corkscrew BBQ will undoubtedly come up. This popular restaurant in Spring started small as a small catering sideline and eventually grew to the successful, thriving restaurant it is today. We all love to hear the story of good people who start with a passion and…

Hilltop Cafe: Heavenly Blues and Food in the Texas Hill Country

For people who love great food and that touches your soul, an endearing décor, and friendly folks that make you feel right at home, the Hilltop Café is the place to be. When Grammy award winner Johnny Nicholas and his wife, Brenda, packed their bags and moved here back in 1980, the old roadhouse and…

The Gristmill: New Braunfels’ Home for Great Home Cooking

The Gristmill Restaurant, in the historic Gruene district of New Braunfels, has it all. Great food, picturesque views of the Guadalupe River, an intriguing history, casual atmosphere and a friendly and professional staff.  New Braunfels is widely known for its summer water activities, German festivals, great food, shopping, and Gruene Hall, the oldest dancehall in ….