Irene's biscuit breakfast

5 Reasons To Try Irene’s Biscuits & Booze Brunch

No one likes a flaky date. But flaky biscuits? That's a different story. If you're in the mood for some of the best biscuits and brunch in Austin, Texas, then head on over to Irene's for the Biscuits & Booze brunch. Read on for five reasons why you should consider Irene's for your next indulgence … Continue reading 5 Reasons To Try Irene’s Biscuits & Booze Brunch

Discovering the French Riviera, Part One: Nice, France

The holidays already seem like a distant dream. I was frolicking across the French Riviera just a week ago, but it feels like an eternity. Perhaps the freezing Washington, DC air is to blame... At least I have fond and fresh memories to keep me afloat as I settle back into reality. This is the … Continue reading Discovering the French Riviera, Part One: Nice, France

Sunday Brunch with Mannequins at Der Maldaner

Back in Texas, people often meet with friends for Sunday brunch to catch up on their weeks (especially in Austin, where tangerine-tinged mimosas flow in abundance).  In Germany, however, brunch is a foreign concept.  While practically every retail store is closed as if on holiday, several restaurants don't open on the "day of rest" until … Continue reading Sunday Brunch with Mannequins at Der Maldaner