Feb 26 2015 01:33pmTruluck’s: Fete a Special Occasion Over Steak and Seafood
The next time you’re celebrating a special occasion, consider making a reservation at Truluck’s. This upscale steak and seafood restaurant in Austin has a festive feel, from its light-covered marquee and beautiful stone patio to its romantic, old-fashioned interior. The eatery is very large and features a dark wooden bar and spacious tables that can accommodate the whole family.On the menu, Truluck’s offers premium cuts of steak, Florida stone crab, and Chilean seabass, and its extensive wine list and handcrafted cocktails pair perfectly with any entree. Appetizers like the famous smoking shrimp cocktail start the meal off right, while the dessert martinis and extravagant cakes conclude every meal on a sweet note. Truluck’s serves dinner seven days a week. Happy hour is held between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. daily.Truluck’s10225 Research BoulevardAustin, TX 78759(512) 794-8300www.trulucks.comwww.yelp.com/biz/trulucks-austin-2CC-BY-2.0/Flickr/Elsie
Feb 19 2015 01:46pm2 Luxury Online Stores for the Discerning Shopper
When most people purchase trendy items at their local mall, you’re always one step ahead of the times with the latest designer items. When others read the morning newspaper, you scour this month’s Vogue. So when it comes to online shopping, you won’t settle for anything but the very best. You’re a true style maven, and these two luxury retail websites will satisfy your craving for the latest premium denim, leather booties, menswear-inspired watches, and other designer fashions.Net
-a-PorterThis popular luxury fashion website is presented in the style of a high-end fashion magazine, with editorial spreads to provide outfit inspiration for its fashionable shoppers. Net-a-Porter carries clothing, shoes, handbags, and accessories from the world’s top brands, like Chloe, Alexander McQueen, Fendi, Valentino, and Victoria Beckham. Everything is organized in a simple, minimalist layout that makes shopping for new trends easy and convenient. This stylish site also offers a trend report, weekly magazine, and an archive of past spreads to keep visitors immersed in fashion even when they’re not shopping.Far FetchFar Fetch is an innovative online luxury retailer that features items from high-end boutiques from around the world for shoppers with a preference for unique and worldly products. The site sells clothing, shoes, and accessories for both men and women, and its boutiques hail from countries like Luxembourg, Spain, Finland, Austria, and Belgium. When you shop with Far Fetch, you can fill your shopping cart with ankle boots from Italy and a jacket from France all without leaving the comfort of your own computer.CC-BY-2.0/Flickr/cobblucas
Feb 18 2015 04:56pm
YUMMMM! Pappasito's Cantina has half off fajitas tonight, who's going with me!? http://pappasitos.com/location/50Pappasito's Cantina - Home
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Feb 16 2015 09:27amHappy Presidents Day
Today we take the time to honor our courageous leaders and how their visions have shaped our great country.
Feb 14 2015 10:27amHappy Valentine's Day!
Wishing you a sweet day with your loved ones!
Feb 12 2015 01:33pmPeace, Love, and Fitness Meet at Bodhi Yoga
Bodhi Yoga is a comprehensive Austin yoga studio that welcomes students of all ages and skill levels. Whether you’re looking to get fit, find inner peace, or both, these patient, skilled yogis will guide you on your unique journey.“Bodhi” is Sanskrit for “awaken,” and dedicated yoga practice aims to unlock your mind, body, and spirit. The studio here features infrared heating, a silent light conversion process that allows students to absorb heat without heating the surrounding air. This promotes concentration and maximum body cleansing.See Bodhi Yoga’s site for information on classes, events, retreats, teacher training, and schedules.Bodhi Yoga12101 Bee Cave RoadBee Cave, TX 78738(512) 771-3390www.bodhiyoga.comwww.yelp.com/biz/bodhi-yoga-bee-caveCC-BY-2.0/Flickr/Robert
Feb 10 2015 12:39pm
Hey HRC! Start taking advantage if the car2go service we have at the front of the community! https://www.car2go.com/en/austin/Hello Austin
car2go gets Austin going: The Capital city is overflowing with creativity and thrilling dynamism. car2go is everywhere: from the lake to campus, from South Congress to Far West with 300 vehicles, which are always ready to go. For as long and as often as you want. No fixed rental stations, but plenty…
Jan 29 2015 01:32pmTaste of Ethiopia: Enjoy Ethiopian Cuisine
From the spongy injera bread to the flavorful doro wot, every Ethiopian dish is a uniquely delicious culinary experience. Taste of Ethiopia is a wonderful way to experience Ethiopian fare in Austin, though it takes a bit of exploring to uncover this hidden gem tucked away in the Pflugerville area. The restaurant itself is modern and stylish, with tasteful Ethiopian baskets and other knick-knacks scattered about.Taste of Ethiopia's owners are dedicated to providing authentic, healthy foods to each of their customers, so all of the dishes here are made with fresh, high quality ingredients and without harmful preservatives. Dishes like lentil stew, beef and lamb with flavorful sauce, and vegetarian sampler platters are served in the traditional Ethiopian way, which involves using injera bread to eat with instead of utensils. Taste of Ethiopia also offers a vegetarian lunch buffet on weekdays. Taste of Ethiopia is open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.Taste of Ethiopia1100 Grand Ave. ParkwayPflugerville, TX 78613(512) 251-4053www.tasteofethiopiaaustin.comwww.yelp.com/biz/taste-of-ethiopia-pflugervilleCC-BY-2.0/Flickr/sara