Experiences – Sheltered at Home

As you may have seen, we spend a great deal of time on our veranda- our porch that has been screened in. It’s our “happy place,” and we try to spend as much time as possible there. And, we drink good wine and eat good food there, too. This has been our place to escape…

Experiences – Bufalina Due

Celebrate the experiences of your favorite foods! And find the drink you like — or ask the restaurant to help. One of our go-to places is Bufalina Due on Burnet Road. We cannot get enough of this place. And, it’s in North Austin!!! Bufalina is a gourmet, thin crust, brick oven pizza place with the…

Experiences – Apt 115

If it’s all about experiences, you’ve got to have places to go. And here’s our new place. Apt 115 is a unique wine bar with a curated wine and charcuterie offerings. Small, quaint, and very unpretentious. Lots of interesting wines by the glass. But you have to ask for the big book — their wine…

Wine Snob? I challenge that notion. #1- Experiences

I get asked this question a lot. Or, I get labeled this way. Why?? Is it because I want to look at the wine list of a restaurant? I want to decide my entree before I choose what to drink? I don’t automatically ask for the “house” wine? Or, when offered a mass produced wine,…

Credo

Although we’ve been away from this blog, we have not been away from eating and talking.  Talking with our friends about food and wine.  Talking with our waiter, talking with our chef– Talking. So often, people don’t ask about what they’re eating and drinking.  What’s the story behind the dish, the pairing of wine, the…

It’s time. We’re back.

Ok.  We’ve missed you.  And we’ve missed sharing.  Many people have asked us for our advice about eating in and out, drinking good wine, and cuisine.  Beginning now, you’ll begin seeing our regular musings.  Here we go!  

Buon Giorno, Italia

Yes, we will.  It’s true.  Descriptions of the best Italy trip- its wine, its food, its sights- coming soon!

Soon, Very Soon

Yes, we’re back!  Many life events have happened.  But, we’re back.  Some great new places, food, and wine.  We’ve enjoyed the experience of getting to know these and are looking forward sharing!

A Friday Night Wine Tasting – Pinot Passion

WINE TASTING AT THE RED ROOM LOUNGE – DONUM ESTATE WINES   It’s Wednesday night.  Marc is at a dress rehearsal for Austin Opera’s A Masked Ball.  He texted me earlier in the day “let’s do something fun Friday night.” Inspiration came in an email from the Red Room Lounge on 3rd Street: Exclusive Wine Tasting…