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re: Places to eat in BR? - tewino
I went to Umami last night. Asked the chef to do Omakasi (chefs choice of multiple dishes). It was remarkably awesome. ...
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re: My Austin Food Plans This Weekend: - tewino
[quote]At some point you should try Kemuri Tatsu-ya. [/quote] Thanks Jack, Kemuri Tatsu-ya has been at the top of my list and I'm dying to try. I really love Kuneho. As good if not better than Uchi....
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re: My Austin Food Plans This Weekend: - tewino
[quote] quote: Counter 3 Five VII What an obnoxious name[/quote] I agree...
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re: Anyone ever smoke a chuck roast? - tewino
Thanks for the advice. It seems like a chuck roast would be similar to the point of a brisket and could turn out like "burnt ends" if done right. I like Twenty 49's link. I may try it soon....
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My Austin Food Plans This Weekend: - tewino
I'm pumped: Dinner Friday night at Otoko. A high end omakase Japanese place in the South Congress Hotel Lunch Saturday at LA BBQ. GOAT. Nothing else needs to be said. Dinner Saturday night at Counter 3 Five VII. I don't know anything about it. Let's eat...............
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Anyone ever smoke a chuck roast? - tewino
It's got plenty of fat to render. It seems like a good cut for low and slow. ...
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re: Let's Make Cha Trung Hap - tewino
Nice job. I like cooking new things (ethnic dishes) too....
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re: Need a Smoker / grill combo - tewino
[quote]BGE is a good grill, shitty smoker.[/quote] You speak truth. Unfortunately you have just unleashed the BGE religious holy war. Get ready....
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re: Need a Smoker / grill combo - tewino
[quote]WSM and. Weber kettle[/quote] This is the correct answer. I also have a BGE which is great, but it is NOT a smoker. Sure you can rig it to smoke, just like I can rig my screwdriver to be a chisel, but a chisel does a better job at chiseling. ...
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re: French Truck on Government St - tewino
Serious question: What makes one places beans (ie French Truck) superior to another (ie Whole Foods) if they are roasted approximately the same day? I usually buy freshly roasted beans from WF and avoid the packaged beans from other high end roasters as they have usually been roasted weeks...
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re: Best Food on South Congress in Austin - tewino
[quote]Check out Mi Trailita when you get a chance. Fantastic stuff.[/quote] Thank you for the tip. That's right up my ally....
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re: Best Food on South Congress in Austin - tewino
[quote]The brick and mortars are gone, but the Las Trancas trailer is pretty good. [/quote] Oh I agree that Las Trancas Taco Stand is very good. :bow:...
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re: Best Food on South Congress in Austin - tewino
[quote] Always liked finding down-home taqueria's over on Caesar Chavez. Been several years but there use to be bunches with different specialties. Are there still many of these around? The brick and mortars are gone, but the Las Trancas trailer is pretty good. [/quote] Marcelino Pan y ...
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re: Bar supplies. Where should I go? - tewino
[quote]What city? [/quote] Baton Rouge. But I'm in nola often....
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re: Amazon Prime Day Deals - tewino
[quote]T-fal Oil Filtration Deep Fryer Been wanting one of those deep fryers with the oil filtration reservoir. Listed at $88.99 but it was 25% off that price once it's moved to your cart. Got it for $67. I've seen them go for around $129 at retail stores. [/quote] I have that unit (from Sa...
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Bar supplies. Where should I go? - tewino
Trying to get a home cocktail bar going so I need to know where to find things like cool glassware, tumblers, spoons, shakers and such. I figure I'll go to Martins for the alcohol and things like bitters etc. Thanks for the input....
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re: Albertsons Guacamole- Outstanding - tewino
Hmm. Didn't know about PSA police. I got the plain guacamole this time. No heat like the 'medium' one earlier. Also fantastic but I like a little heat so I'll get med next time. Great guacamole no matter the price. ...
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re: How to Make Clear Ice (vid) - tewino
Wintersmith's clear ice spheres. Expensive but legit. This video is cool. Will try....
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Albertsons Guacamole- Outstanding - tewino
I know its not cool to like Albertson's and I'm not a big fan usually however I bought an overstuffed plastic container of their medium Guac for $5. It is unbelievably good. Perfect balance of heat and lime acidity. I usually make my own but this is even better than mine I hate to say. Perhaps I...
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re: Has anyone here eaten at Alinea in Chicago? - tewino
I'm going in 2 weeks so I'll report back. So far my best meal award goes to Eleven Madison Park. ...
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