Odd Duck

Odd Duck 1201 S. Lamar Blvd. Austin, TX 78704 oddduckaustin.com Yelp For our last meal in Austin, we wanted to brunch it up at Barley Swine’s sister restaurant.  My bad for actually missing brunch time, so we settled for lunch.  Mama H.o.P., Smooth Obturator, and The Annoyer made for a perfect party of 4.  I…

Barley Swine

Barley Swine 2024 S. Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 78704 barleyswine.com Yelp   With the little time we had in Austin, it was of utmost importance to be wise about our food choices.  Smooth Obturator left it to me to decide between Qui and Barley Swine.  Ultimately, Barley Swine won out though it was tough to…

Franklin BBQ

Franklin BBQ 900 E 11th St Austin, TX 78702 franklinbbq.com Yelp A 5 hour wait to eat food deserves a long entry… Every single “Best of BBQ” TV show or list inevitably includes Franklin BBQ as one of America’s top BBQ joints.  Enough cannot be said of its famed brisket, which is slowly smoked over…

Lick Honest Ice Cream

Lick Honest Ice Creams 2032 S. Lamar Austin, TX 78704 ilikelick.com Yelp Boy was my time in Austin a hot one!  Ai ya ya ya!  That’s my “I’m so hot. I’m on fire.  It burns!” onomatopoeia.  What better way to beat the heat than some ice cream?  I actually had more reason to be visiting…