Category Archives: Eats & Drinks

Visit Austin’s Mecca of Meat

It was just after dawn and another sticky, sweltering Texas Tuesday morning was just beginning. My colleague Sandra and I sat outside an unremarkable brick building in lawn chairs along with 50 or so other people in the early morning haze, waiting. The line of people and lawn chairs grew, forming a line that zigged…

04/10/2019 | by TopTrip Admin | | Eats & Drinks

Brunch is a Must

In the “blink and you missed it” category, none is changing more rapidly in Austin’s food scene than the offerings for brunch. Every good restaurant in town now has some kind of option for this Sunday meal that is better than breakfast and more important than lunch. It’s a verb. It’s brunch. For the best…

03/28/2019 | by René Craft | | Eats & Drinks
Three delicious cocktails await its owners.

A Speakeasy Tour of Austin in three acts

There’s no better place than in a hidden bar, a bar with a reservation requirement for achieving cruising altitude on a gin trip. I don’t like exclusivity for the sake of snobbery, but if you’ve got something special, well, it’s best to protect it. On a recent night out, I had the good fortune to…

02/28/2019 | by René Craft | | Eats & Drinks

Wow Your Guests this Friendsgiving

Friends + Thanksgiving = Friendsgiving Who doesn’t love a made-up holiday that got its inspiration from a 90s sitcom (Friends) and is now one of the happiest excuses to pig-out a second time during Thanksgiving week? You know what we’re talking about—Friendsgiving—the holiday with no stress, come-as-you-are dress code, your besties for guests and potluck…

12/04/2018 | by René Craft | No Comments | Eats & Drinks | Live Like a Local | Our Properties
Brightly painted Third Coast Coffee Mug

Austin’s Third Coast Coffee Roasts a Heavenly Cup

Ah…that morning cup of coffee. For a lot of us, no day starts without that ritual of grind, brew, pour. The resulting heavenly aroma elevates the barely alive to sublimely awake. How ’bout an afternoon pick-me-up cup? Or sharing a mug and catch-up with friends? For many, a good cup of coffee is an integral…

12/15/2017 | by admin | No Comments | Eats & Drinks