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Texas Tiki Week 2017 Treasure Map

Soak Up Texas Tiki Week 2017

Texas Tiki Week is here! As I mentioned in my previous summer of tiki round-up, September 11-17, 2017 is a magical week put on by the geniuses at the Austin USBG, celebrating all things pertaining to tiki cocktail culture. Heaven! While there are tons of activities, events, seminars, and parties to attend throughout the week, there […] Read more…

Have a Tropical Austin Tiki Summer | A Time to Kale

How to Have a Tropical Austin Tiki Summer

If you didn’t know, I love all things tropical and tiki culture. Lately the world seems to be getting on board with my passion for strong-ass rum drinks with ornate garnishes, palm trees, island vibes, tropical fruits, and pu pu platters. Tiki culture is definitely having a comeback moment! This includes the ol’ ATX. Austin is known […] Read more…

Austin Rose Wine Drinking Guide

Austin Rosé All Day Round-Up

Rosé. Or as I like to think of it, the water of life. (What? I don’t know.) Nothing makes me happier than a cold glass of a dry pink on a warm summer afternoon. Nothing, I tell you. Rosé is so important to my lifestyle and belief system that my incredible friends threw me a rosé-themed […] Read more…

Revelry Austin Brunch CHicken Waffles

Revelry Kitchen + Bar = Boozy Heaven

There’s no shortage of places to eat and drink on the Eastside, but in my opinion, there is an alarming and dire shortage of awesome happy hours and brunches on East 6th. Sometimes (okay, all the time) a girl just wants a cheap mimosa or five. Thank god there’s Revelry Kitchen + Bar! Managing to be […] Read more…

Vinaigrette Austin - Nutty Pearfessor | A Time to Kale

Salad Paradise at Vinaigrette Austin

We all know how much I love a giant salad. It’s been documented time and time again. So I get stupidly excited when new salad-y type places open in Austin! I’ve been waiting for the debut of Vinaigrette, a New Mexico-based salad restaurant, since I heard whispers of it on Eater last year. I’m such […] Read more…

Brunch at Epicerie in Austin | A Time to Kale

Surefire Springtime Brunch Picks in Austin

Brunch! Is there anything better?! No. Well, maybe brunch on a patio. Give me a mimosa (preferably bottomless), some strong black coffee, and anything topped with a runny egg, and we are in business! Austin’s brunch game is pretty good these days, mostly on Sundays (get with it on the Saturday brunch, Austin restaurants!), but […] Read more…

Emily & Rob on the Contigo Patio

The Ultimate Guide to Austin Patio Life

*** Updated March 2017! *** This isn’t an exaggeration: lounging on a patio while eating and/or drinking is one of my FAVORITE THINGS IN THE WORLD and definitely one of my favorite things about being in Austin. Sitting inside a restaurant is all well and good, but once you’re outside in the sunshine with that cold […] Read more…