Tag: BBQ

Us by the pool at the Andaz Scottsdale

Mileage Run: 36 Hours in Phoenix

If you can handle the heat, you may want to consider a weekend getaway to the Phoenix/Scottsdale area in the summer. Because it gets so hot, it’s actually considered low-season which means you can find some really amazing flight and hotel deals to enjoy warm weather in luxury. We’ve added 1-2 weekend trips to Phoenix/Scottsdale…
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June 12, 2018 0
Sunrise on Hwy 290 near Lexington

Texas Travel Guide: Austin, Dallas, and Beyond

Since 2015, we’ve enjoyed many weekend getaways to Texas and have created these posts to share our favorite things to do; from river tubing down the Comal River, to enjoying live music, and working our way through the BBQ trail, it’s been so much fun. As we keep visiting, we hope to add more to…
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May 21, 2018 0
Austin mural and our Audi A4 from Silvercar

Mileage Run: 72 Hours in Austin Texas

Over the years, Austin has become one of our favorite places to visit for a short weekend getaway; it has a good balance between the stereotypical honky-tonk vibe you expect in Texas with lots of live music, a vibrant and emerging food scene, and plenty of things to do outside almost year-round. A city of close to…
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May 21, 2018 4
Stanley's Farmhouse Pizza

Review: Stanley’s Farmhouse Pizza in Austin Texas

Located in Austin’s hill country about a 40 minute drive/Uber ride from downtown, Stanley’s Farm House Pizza makes some delicious pizzas on a farm right beside the renowned Jester King Brewery. Come one, come all, that’s the vibe here at this family and pet friendly restaurant suitable for large groups. With indoor and outdoor seating,…
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March 18, 2018 2
Bedroom

Review: Cavalry Court in College Station Texas

On our last visit to Austin during SXSW, we drove 1.5 hours to College Station to stay at Cavalry Court, another Valencia Group hotel similar to our beloved Lone Star Court. We had initially planned to redeem 40,000 Marriott points per night to stay at the JW Marriott but we felt this was a lot…
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March 17, 2018 0
Grand Ole BBQ from the front

Review: Grand Ole BBQ Y Asado in San Diego California

We’ve had a lot of fun throughout the years hitting up the BBQ pit scene in Texas and parrilla in Argentina which is why Grand Ole BBQ Y Asado was a must-do on our most recent trip to San Diego.   We chose to visit on Sunday morning as that is when they prepare the…
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June 5, 2017 0
Micklethwait Food Trailer Austin Texas BBQ

BBQ in Austin: Micklethwait Craft Meats

If you want good barbecue but don’t want to deal with lineups at Franklin’s and want a more unique and casual setting than La Barbecue, you’ll love Micklethwait Craft Meats; it’s one of our favourite barbecue experiences in Austin. It continues to remain a low key, good food and service, wait in line BBQ food…
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May 4, 2017 0