Spin in Austin: A New High in Thai

Spin in Austin: A New High in Thai

If by chance you are in Austin and you long for some good Thai food, then you need to go to Spin at 14005 North US Highway 183, Suite 100. Austin is booming and the north side is one endless string of strip malls. Except this strip mall is nice. And this food is not...
Dominique Ansel Bakery in SoHo

Dominique Ansel Bakery in SoHo

New York is not Vienna, but the past few years have seen a pastry transformation in the city. First came the cakes with deep frosting [think Magnolia Bakery]. Then the cupcakes and the macaroon [or macarons depending on your spell checker]. There are stores aplenty...
Green Mesquite: Barbeque in Austin

Green Mesquite: Barbeque in Austin

We’re in Austin, Texas for the weekend to visit family and enjoy that great Texas tradition of barbeque. If you stop a couple on an Austin street and ask where to go for the “best barbeque” you’ll probably get two answers, maybe three, and – on rare occasion – trigger...