I may not have been born in Austin, but I got here as quickly as possible, having had my first birthday on the road from the Sacramento area.
I'm an Internet marketing consultant by trade, a Texas Longhorn fan by choice, and a husband and father by the grace of God.
Without question, Franklins BBQ gets all the attention and press. I haven't eaten there as I haven't stood in a line for three hours since the original Star Wars was released. So, I recommend Black's BBQ if you need... See More
Hoover Damis the only thing I've done outside the city, but it's worth a visit. The helicopter tours look interesting, but I haven't given them a try. I think you might be able to find a Grand Canyon day trip, but not... See More
Of course my wife would be my travel companion. I can't imagine going anywhere really fun without her. I'm not sure what we'd do with my three year old daughter. Maybe we could hide her in a carry-on. Since the airline tickets are free, I'm looking for... See More
Probably Rome. I've never been, and really want to go, but I'm not sure anything less than a month would suffice. Spend a week or so seeing the major sites, and then just wander aimlessly, and see what I discover. So much history to see...... See More
My favorite fine dining in Austin right now is Restaurant Jezebel (JezebelATX. There is no menu. The maitre'd simply asks you your food likes and dislikes, and brings out course after course. Jacket required, which is rare in this town. My favorite... See More
Neither is new, but I love Shibuya in the MGM for sushi and the Strip Housein Planet Hollywood for steak. barMASA in Aria has gotten a lot of press, but reviews are mixed. Haven't eaten there yet, but my... See More