| Food and Drink Board|| re: Yelp Data Reveals Top 100 Places to Eat: Bookmark These Babies Now! - Jackalope on 2/28/14 at 8:35 am|
[quote]8. Franklin Barbecue, Austin, TX
35. Turf N' Surf Po Boy, Austin, TX
86. Little Deli & Pizzeria, Austin, TX [/quote]
This goes to show you that people base their decisions on the idea of a place, and not the food.
Franklins is pretty good, but within a 2-hour radius of Austin, t...
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| re: Looking to sell 2 aisle seats in SEZ next season.... - Jackalope on 1/12/14 at 10:00 pm|
I'm interested. Do you have an email?...
| Tiger Rant|| re: I lost all respect for Miles last night - Jackalope on 11/10/13 at 3:01 pm|
Meh, I like him as a person, but as far as coaching, I haven't liked him since 1/9...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Self Serve Cookie Stand? - Jackalope on 10/29/13 at 5:33 pm|
[quote]It was Voortman. They quick doing bulk cookies at least 15 years ago. they still do retail pack but they are very hard to find.[/quote]
They used to be at every grocery store here in Austin, then I could only find it at one. That was only 3 years ago. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Self Serve Cookie Stand? - Jackalope on 10/29/13 at 3:24 pm|
[quote]Whole Foods in BR by the cash registers. They are pretty delicious. [/quote]
No, these weren't in store made cookies, they were a brand of some sort.
Thanks for trying....
| Food and Drink Board|| Self Serve Cookie Stand? - Jackalope on 10/29/13 at 3:11 pm|
Does anybody remember the cookie kiosk things in grocery stores where it had a huge variety of cookies (chocolate chip, maple cream, the windmill, etc) and you would use the tongs and help yourself to the ones you wanted?
It was similar to those Brach's candy stands. It would have a coin holder t...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Authentic Chinese in BR? - Jackalope on 10/28/13 at 9:32 am|
Looks like all they have is Dim Sum, and a few other dishes....
| Food and Drink Board|| Authentic Chinese in BR? - Jackalope on 10/28/13 at 9:24 am|
Are there any authentic Chinese restaurants in BR?
And by authentic I mean no heavy focus on chow fun, moo shu, lo mein, gen tso, sweet and sour.
Here's an example: [link=(http://www.asiamarketaustin.com/order.html)]Menu[/link]
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Pastime - Jackalope on 10/17/13 at 8:32 am|
[quote]Pizza is more or less the same as downtown[/quote]
And is that good pizza?
I'm looking at the menu, they have seafood and poboys, does anybody like the other food?
How is the beer selection?...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Pastime - Jackalope on 10/16/13 at 7:53 pm|
Edit: Just found out it was closed for maintenance ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Pastime - Jackalope on 10/16/13 at 7:47 pm|
So how is Pastime Jr on Drusilla?
I remember the pizza barely. Appreciate any comments...
| Tiger Rant|| re: LSU Fans Voted The RUDEST!! - Jackalope on 9/27/13 at 11:19 pm|
Rule #1 It's bleacher report where anyone can write a column. Put no trust in it.
Rule #2 Spot the bias in the "About the Author" section
[quote]Born in West Point, NY, I became part of a military family. My father has moved us all around from Kansas to Georgia and Japan to Texas. After retiri...
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| WTB tix for Auburn and Arkansas game - Jackalope on 8/29/13 at 5:13 pm|
What are the going rates for something in the 100s or 300s...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: City Pork Update - Jackalope on 8/29/13 at 8:14 am|
[quote] Sounds like all the preparation necessary to start up a specialty deli and charcuterie place. [/quote]
Not sure if this is sarcasm or not. However, I go to Noble Pig about once a week, and I can say it's a fantastic joint, and if City Pork models itself after Noble Pig, then it will be ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Dinner reservations in Austin for this weekend (looking for reviews) - Jackalope on 6/27/13 at 5:51 pm|
[quote]is that a bus or something?[/quote]
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Dinner reservations in Austin for this weekend (looking for reviews) - Jackalope on 6/27/13 at 3:38 pm|
[quote]12th & Lamar....you're cabbing it no matter what [/quote]
For the most part, but the 338 goes up and down Lamar. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Gun owners: Do you keep your gun loaded at all times in your house? - Jackalope on 5/31/13 at 9:16 pm|
When seconds count, I don't have time to chamber a round. So yes, mine are loaded at all times....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Guys, do you wear a necklace ? - Jackalope on 5/31/13 at 9:15 pm|
[quote]No you don't.[/quote]
Shut up, many of us more radical Catholics wear scapulars.
Mine is a brown scapular of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel & St. Simon Stock with a crucifix and Benedictine Cross medallion....
| Political Talk|| re: Whats McCain up to??? - Jackalope on 5/30/13 at 9:21 am|
[quote]The only reason for Iran to support Assad is to ship arms to Hezbollah in Lebanon with little scrutiny being given to the shipments. The two (Iran and Assad) have different views of Islamic eschatology.[/quote]
False. Their relationship is purely strategic, and very important. The recent h...
| Political Talk|| re: Whats McCain up to??? - Jackalope on 5/29/13 at 12:04 pm|
[quote]Hanging around in Seria with a bunch of "soon to be terrorists"?[/quote]
Showing why he should have never been a president.
McCain has a one track mind. Right now, it is destroy Iran, so he supports destroying Assad and the Syrian government who are puppets of Iran....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Schlitterbahn Waterpark - Jackalope on 5/29/13 at 12:00 pm|
I've been going to Schlitterbahn New Braunfels since I was a wee lad. They have special tubes with netting for young children who can't swim. Just stay away from the crazy rides. There are a ton of little kiddie pools and rides. I take my nephews and nieces there at least once a summer. I've been ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: My peoples of Urban Beach Week, 2013 - Jackalope on 5/28/13 at 9:33 pm|
I've never seen as many people gathered at a beach who can't swim....
| O-T Lounge|| re: What kind of spider is this? - Jackalope on 5/28/13 at 9:30 pm|
Lol, it's a grass spider. Nothing to worry about. I've been bitten by them a few times....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: San Antonio restaurant recommendations - Jackalope on 5/27/13 at 1:44 am|
[quote]I haven't been in a couple of years...Eggs Benedict and a small stack of pancakes.[/quote]
If you're looking for something similar in Austin, there's Original Pancake House on Parmer Ln. You have to try the Dutch Baby , when I first had it, I was reluctant to just use lemon/powder sugar/an...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Can someone describe the average Chick-Fil-A worker in the South? - Jackalope on 5/26/13 at 7:30 pm|
[quote]You're fricking stupid.[/quote]
| Food and Drink Board|| re: San Antonio restaurant recommendations - Jackalope on 5/26/13 at 7:26 pm|
[quote]And Magnolia Pancake Haus for breakfast.[/quote]
It's gone downhill since their TV fame. I've been disappointed the past few times I've gone. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: San Antonio restaurant recommendations - Jackalope on 5/26/13 at 5:14 pm|
Rosario's. It's at the corner of St. Mary's and Alamo St.
Try the Pollo Con Mole, Tacos Nortenos, Griselda's Tacos, Enchiladas Mexicanas, Puffy Tacos, or the Spinach Enchiladas, Pollo a la Maria, or Carne de Puerco en Chile Cascabel....
| Political Talk|| re: Tea Party Protests on 5/21.....anyone hear anything about this? - Jackalope on 5/21/13 at 5:38 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| re: Who is your favorite current stand-up comedian? - Jackalope on 5/16/13 at 12:55 pm|
Andrew Dice Clay
| O-T Lounge|| re: Agree/disagree? Tyrone calls into WWL to weigh in on the Mother's Day shootings - Jackalope on 5/13/13 at 5:12 pm|
He's right for the most part. He's right about the community tolerating this. He is correct about nobody actively chastising these thugs.
However, lack of fathers is a huge reason. Fathers provide a strong structure and discipline to children, mothers often fail at this (that is not to say that t...