Austin

The Evolution of Thai Fresh with Jam Sanichat, Plus Her Spicy Glass Noodle Salad Recipe

In a city where the restaurant scene is always evolving, there is at least one constant: On any given day, you can sit at a table amidst a sea of other diners, between the avocado-hued walls of Thai Fresh and feel right at home. The local establishment that Jam Sanichat started alongside her husband Bruce in 2008 has stood the test of more than a decade and continues to thrive with a sea of enthusiastic patrons and people who will go to their grave swearing by her red curry. We dropped in one morning for breakfast tacos (yes, they serve …

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A SXSW Panel Recap and Three Ways To Help Cut Down on Screen Time at Home

There is no shortage of people here in Austin this week with SXSW still a couple days from wrapping up. Some are here for the films, some for the tech panels, but last Saturday I had the privilege of gathering with a group of mamas and The Vision Council at The Jane Club pop-up to discuss something that’s near and dear to me: taking the best care of our babies that we possibly can. The subject was children’s eye health and I was actually shocked how little I knew! For example, did you know that the first time a child should see an eye …

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Where to Eat in Austin: A 3 Day Restaurant Guide to the Best Food in the City

Austin is a city full of amazing places to eat, from cafes to diners and from bars to restaurants. If you are planning a weekend visit to this fabulous city, I have the perfect food guide for you! Find out where to eat in Austin, featuring some of my favorite haunts! It’s that time of year again and while some people might bemoan the traffic and congestion that comes along with the territory of SXSW, I personally love these 10 days when some of the most innovative and most interesting brands and individuals descend upon our beloved city …

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10 Things I’m Watching, Reading, and Listening to Right Now

(This feature was photographed at Le Politique, one of my favorite spots in Austin. I love the brasserie for a moody, romantic dinner by night and is the perfect spot for a business lunch by day. The french pastries in the patisserie are my favorite in the city.) This past holiday break felt long in all the best senses of the word. On most days I could not have accurately told you the day of the week or what was happening in the world. I spent so very little time on my laptop and my most pressing wardrobe decision usually centered around …

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