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GF wants Nachos with queso this weekend where to go?

I've always like the beef fajita nachos from Baby A's.

Apr 25, 2015
robbie6805 in Austin

Where To Buy The Best Marinated Fajitas To Grill

Here is an easy recipe from stubb's it's pretty good.

Nov 29, 2014
robbie6805 in Texas


Has anyone heard of the term "COLD START" in making french fries? I was reading recipe from American Test Kitchen. I've always heard bring oil up to temp before frying.

Jun 13, 2014
robbie6805 in Home Cooking

Austin Food Memories

I recall the roman orgy at the Magic Time Machine off Riverside. Food was so so, but always a good time there.

Jun 05, 2014
robbie6805 in Austin

Best barbacoa?

La Michoacana grocery stores have it on Saturdays and Sundays in the meat market by the pound. I believe they also have it at the deli counter all week along. Carnitas are pretty good there too.

Apr 11, 2014
robbie6805 in Austin

Egg Salad

It was pretty darn good.

Mar 06, 2013
robbie6805 in Recipes

La Fogata on Burnet

Below are a couple of pics on what enchiladas potosinas may look like. They originate from the state of San Luis Potosi, Mexico.

May 25, 2012
robbie6805 in Austin

Where is the best Spicy Fried Chicken in Austin on par with Prince's in Nashville

I agree. I get the luann platter white, you get the breast and wing.

Mar 03, 2012
robbie6805 in Austin

Where is the best Spicy Fried Chicken in Austin on par with Prince's in Nashville

Prince's Hot Chicken video clip.

Feb 07, 2012
robbie6805 in Austin

Just moved McAllen, looking for some real Szechuan style chinese dishes.

Sorry I copied the entire menu of my favorite place up in Austin. I was hoping to find a place in Mcallen or surrounding area that served such dishes. Szechuan style chinese dishes

Sep 01, 2010
robbie6805 in Texas

Just moved McAllen, looking for some real Szechuan style chinese dishes.

Just moved McAllen, looking for some real Szechuan style chinese dishes.

Szechuan DanDan Noodle $4.99
229. 炝黄瓜 Szechuan Style Cucumber $4.99

Soup 汤类

315. 青菜豆腐汤 Tofu & Veggies Soup $5.50
316. 砂锅豆腐 Tofu Clay Pot $8.75
317. 紫菜豆腐汤 Seaweed & Tofu w/Egg Soup $5.50
319. 牛肉汤 Spicy Beef Soup $8.75
325. 鱼片汤 Spicy Fish Fillet Soup $8.75
326. 海鲜汤 Spicy Mixed Seafood Soup $8.75
327. 海皇豆腐羹 Seafood Tofu Soup $7.50
328. 福州鱼丸汤 FuZhou Fish Ball Soup $5.50

Fried Rice & Noodle 炒饭&面

515. 扬州炒饭 Yang Chow Fried Rice $7.95
516. 鸡肉炒饭 Chicken Fried Rice $7.95
517. 猪肉炒饭 Pork Fried Rice $7.95
518. 虾仁炒饭 Shrimp Fried Rice $7.95
519. 咖哩炒饭 Curry Fried Rice $7.95
525. 素炒饭 Veggie Fried Rice $7.95
526. 排骨饭 Pork Chop w/Rice $6.75
528. 三鲜汤面 Mixed Seafood Noodle Soup $6.95
529. 什锦炒面 Stir Fried Assorted Noodle $7.25
535. 鸡炒面 Stir Fried Noodle w/Chicken $7.25
536. 猪炒面 Stir Fried Noodle w/Pork $7.25
537. 虾炒面 Stir Fried Noodle w/Shrimp $7.25
539. 素炒面 Stir Fried Noodle w/Veggies $7.25
556. 排骨面 Pork Chop Noodle $7.25
557. 原汁牛肉面 Beef Noodle Soup $6.00
558. 云南牛肉面 Spicy Beef Noodle Soup $6.00
565. 雪里红肉丝面 Mustard Greens w/Pork Noodle Soup $6.00
566. 榨菜肉丝面 Shredded Pork w/Preserved Veggie Noodle Soup $6.00
567. 三鲜两面黄 Three Seafood Delight w/Crispy Noodle $9.50
568. 酸辣粉 Spicy & Sour Sweet Potato Noodle $5.25


Beef Rice Noodle Soup
575. 云南牛肉米粉 Spicy Beef Rice Noodle Soup $6.00
576. 台式炒米粉 Taiwanese Stir Fried Rice Noodle $6.95
578. 星洲炒米粉 Singapore Fried Rice Noodle $7.25
585. 干炒牛河 Stir Fried Flat Rice Noodle w/Beef $7.25
586. 原汁牛肉河粉 Beef w/Flat Rice Noodle Soup $6.00
587. 云南牛肉河粉 Spicy Beef Flat Rice Noodle Soup $6.00
589. 肉丝炒年糕 Rice Cake w/Shredded Pork $7.95

Seafood 海鲜

615. 豆瓣全鱼 Whole Fish w/Spicy Bean Sauce Market Price
616. 豆腐全鱼 Whole Fish w/Spicy Sauce & Tofu Market Price
618. 葱酥全鱼 Whole Fish Braised w/Scallion Market Price
619. 豆豉酥鱼 Whole Fish w/Black Bean Sauce Market Price
627. 大蒜鳝鱼 Stir Fried Chinese Eel (Boned) $9.95
628. 椒盐蛙腿 Salt & Pepper Frog Legs (Boned) $9.95
629. 干煸蛙腿 Stir Fried Frog Legs (Boned) $9.95
635. 海鲜扒豆腐 Seafood w/Braised Tofu $8.95
636. 鱼香大虾 Shrimp w/Garlic Sauce $10.95
637. 芒果大虾 Mango Jumbo Shrimp $10.95
639. 香煎大虾 Pan Fried Shrimp w/Crushed Pepper $10.95
648. XO酱虾仁 Sauteed Shrimp w/XO Sauce $10.95
655. 干烧大虾 Hot & Spicy Jumbo Shrimp $10.95
656. 椒盐大虾 Salt & Pepper Shrimp $10.95
657. 辣子大虾 Jumbo Shrimp w/Hot Chili $10.95
658. 蔬菜大虾 Sauteed Shrimp w/Veggies $10.50
659. 芝麻炸虾 Pan Fried Sesame Shrimp $9.95
665. 鱼香双鲜 Shrimp & Scallop w/Garlic Sauce $10.95
667. 清蒸双鲜 Steamed Shrimp & Scallop $10.95
668. 鲜溜双丁 Shrimp & Fish w/Special Sauce $9.50
669. 酸辣双丁 Shrimp & Fish w/ Spicy Special Sauce $9.50
675. 椒盐花枝 Stir Fried Salt & Pepper Squid $9.25
676. 火爆花枝 Stir Fried Squid w/White Sauce $9.25
677. 豆豉花枝 Stir Fried Squid w/Black Bean Sauce $9.25
685. 红烧海参 Braised Sea Cucumber $13.99
686. 家常海参 Home Style Sea Cucumber $13.99
687. 糖醋鱼片 Sweet & Sour Fish Fillet $9.50
688. 酸菜鱼 Fish Fillet w/Sour Mustard $9.50
689. 水煮鱼片 Spicy Fish Fillet $9.50
695. 火锅鱼 Hot Pot Fish Fillet $12.95
696. 回锅鱼片 Twice Cooked Fish Fillet $9.25
697. 椒盐鱼片 Salt & Pepper Fish Fillet $9.25
698. 铁板香辣鱼 Teppan Fish Fillet $10.50
699. 什锦香辣锅 Seafood Combination Pot (Contain Pork Intestines) $13.95

Poultry 肉类

705. 水煮鸡肉 Spicy Chicken(Shredded) $9.50
706. 宫爆鸡丁 Kung Pao Chicken $7.95
707. 辣子鸡 Stir Fried Chicken w/Chili $8.95
708. 芒果鸡 Mango Chicken $8.95
709. 咖哩鸡丝 Shredded Curry Chicken $8.95
710. 鱼香鸡丝 Shredded Chicken w/Garlic Sauce $8.95
715. 什菜鸡 Shredded Chicken w/Veggies $8.95
716. 湖南鸡 Hunan Style Chicken $8.95
717. 蟹味菇鸡丝 Shredded Chicken w/Beech Mushroom $8.95
718. 芦笋鸡丝 Shredded Chicken w/Asparagus $8.95
719. 干煸土鸡 Stir Fried Spicy Chicken (Boned) $8.95
720. 芥兰鸡 Chicken w/Broccoli $8.25
725. 芝麻鸡 Sesame Chicken $8.25
726. 陈皮鸡 Orange Chicken $8.25
727. 左宗鸡 General Tso's Chicken $8.25
784. 重庆辣子鸡丁 Chong-Chin Chicken(Lots of Peppercorns&Szechuan Peppers) $11.95
728. 牛腩煲 Beef Shank Stew w/Daikon $9.50
729. 水煮牛 Spicy Beef Fillet $9.50
730. 苦瓜牛肉 Bitter Melon w/Beef $8.75
735. 筍尖牛肉 Beef w/Bamboo Shoots $8.75
736. 芥兰牛 Beef w/Broccoli $8.75
737. 青椒牛 Beef Pepper Steak $8.75
738. 孜然牛肉 Beef w/Cumin Sauce $9.50
739. 湖南牛 Hunan Style Beef $8.75
746. 蒙古牛肉 Mongolian Style Beef $9.20
755. 麻辣羊肉 Hot & Spicy Lamb $11.95
756. 小椒羊肉 Stir Fried Lamb w/Chili $11.95
757. 东坡肘子 Dong Po Pork Elbow Market
758. 豆瓣肘子 Pork Elbow w/Spicy Bean Sauce Market
759. 椒盐茄饼 Salt & Pepper Eggplant w/Pork Filling $8.99
765. 梅菜扣肉 Braised Pork w/Preserved Veggie $8.75
766. 香干肉丝 Pork w/Dry Bean Curd $8.50
767. 鱼香肉丝 Pork w/Garlic Sauce $8.50
768. 韭黄肉丝 Pork w/Yellow Chive $9.20
769. 雪里红肉丝 Pork w/Mustard Greens $8.50
770. 韭菜花肉丝 Pork w/Flower Chive $9.50
771. 榨菜肉丝 Shredded Pork w/Preserved Veggie $8.50
775. 小椒肉丝 Shredded Pork w/Chili $8.75
776. 蒜苔肉丝 Shredded Pork w/Garlic Sprout $9.20
794. 辣味香笋肉丝 Shredded Pork w/Sliced Baby Bamboo shoots $8.95
778. 蚂蚁上树 Mung Bean Threads w/Ground Pork $6.95
779. 红烧狮子头 Braised Meatballs w/Veggie $8.25
780. 水煮猪肉 Spicy Pork Fillet $9.50
785. 回锅肉 Twice Cooked Pork (Bacon) $8.75
786. 蒜苔回锅肉 Twice Cooked Pork (Bacon)w/Garlic Sprout $9.20
787. 干煸肥肠 Stir Fried Spicy Pork Intestines $9.25
788. 豆花肥肠 Stir Fried Pork Intestines w/Tofu $9.50
790. 四川肠旺 Szechuan Style Pork Intestine $9.50
795. 椒盐排骨 Salt & Pepper Pork Chop $8.75
796. 糖醋排骨 Sweet & Sour Pork Chop $8.75
797. 豉椒排骨 Spare Ribs w/Black Bean Sauce $8.95
798. 樟茶鸭 Szechuan Style Duck (Boned) $10.95
799. 香酥鸭 Crispy Duck (Boned) $10.95

Veggie & Tofu 青菜&豆腐

805. 清蒸什蔬 Steamed Assorted Veggies $7.95
806. 全家福 Happy Family - Veggies & Tofu $8.50
807. 双菇菜心 Black&White Mushroom w/Baby Bok Choy $8.00
808. 什锦蔬菜 Vegetable Delight $7.95
809. 青江菜 Stir Fried Baby Bok Choy $6.50
815. 清炒豆苗 Stir Fried Pea Leaves $9.25
816. 蒜蓉空心菜 Stir Fried Water Spinach $7.95
817. 青椒土豆丝 Shredded Potato w/Bell Pepper $6.95
818. 糖醋莲藕 Sweet & Sour Lotus Root $7.95
819. 干煸四季豆 House Special Green Bean w/Garlic $7.25
825. 炝炒高丽菜 Stir Fried Sweet & Sour Cabbage $6.50
827. 雪菜毛豆 Soy Bean w/Mustard Greens $7.50
828. 雪菜豆干 Dry Bean Curd w/Mustard Greens $7.50
829. 鱼香茄子 Eggplant w/Garlic Sauce $7.95
835. 茄子煲 Asia Eggplant w/Ground Pork $7.95
836. 麻婆豆腐 Mapo Tofu w/Ground Pork $7.95
837. 芝麻豆腐 Sesame Tofu $7.95
839. 陈皮豆腐 Orange Tofu $7.95
855. 左宗豆腐 General Tso's Tofu $7.95
856. 家常豆腐 Home Style Tofu w/Beef $8.75
857. 红烧豆腐 Braised Tofu $8.25
858. 香煎豆腐 Pan Fried Tofu w/Crushed Pepper $8.25
859. 脆皮豆腐 Crispy Tofu

Salt & Pepper
2611 Plaza Pkwy Ste 201, Wichita Falls, TX 76308

Dry Bean
305 University Dr, College Station, TX 77840

Clay Pot
920 Interstate 35 S, Waco, TX 76706

Home Style Cafe
Highway 90, Knippa, TX 78870

Aug 30, 2010
robbie6805 in Texas

Best Totopos y Salsa in Austin

Go to any Baby A's ,and you have to ask for it, and it's free of charge, the avocado tomatillo sauce. It's pretty darn good, not the best but darn good. Going to see IronMan2 this Saturday at The Ritz on 6th, kinda hyped up on the theater.

May 07, 2010
robbie6805 in Austin

Weekday Breakfast

May 04, 2010
robbie6805 in Austin

Vegetarian Restaurants in Austin?

This is crazy in a good way! I've lived in Austin for about 25 yrs. I've seen this store when venturing down south Austin, never ever thought it had a Indian food cafe in it. Wow, and the website said open till 11pm, sweet!!

Apr 30, 2010
robbie6805 in Austin

Dos Batos behind Northcross Mall

The website is really cute and short.

Apr 27, 2010
robbie6805 in Austin

Best Chicken Fried Steak in Austin?

Good Eats Cafe, how i miss them. :-(

Apr 15, 2010
robbie6805 in Austin

Any updates on Frank Hot Dogs Cold Beer?

Anyone been to Frank Hot Dogs Cold Beer? It's in the warehouse district.

Feb 05, 2010
robbie6805 in Austin

Texas Monthly's top 50 burgers

Fleming's Steakhouse has a pretty good burger on their HH menu for only $6.00, with either a side of fries, or two large onion rings. Burger is normally priced $14.00. It was very tasty.

Aug 17, 2009
robbie6805 in Austin

fried catfish

Has anyone tried the catfish from Golden Chicken/Chick?? I was getting some chicken tenders to go, and saw them fixing up an order. They actually dredged the catfish fillet in some cornmeal mix.

Jun 04, 2009
robbie6805 in Austin

Calf Fries

You can find them at fiestamart, la michoacana, and at some HEBs.

Mar 04, 2009
robbie6805 in Austin

Best Places to Eat on S. Padre Island?

BlackBeards, it's on 103 E Saturn Ln in SPI. It's a fun place to eat at.

Jun 24, 2008
robbie6805 in Texas

Mayan Cuisine

Sazon's conhinita pibil is pretty good. They are located at 1816 South Lamar Blvd.

Jun 18, 2008
robbie6805 in Austin

torchy's tacos--what am i missing?

I haven't tried Torchy's yet, so I can't say anything bad. I just hope it's not the same as Maria's Taco Express. I recall everyone raving how great it was, so I gave it a try. I was like what the h*ll am I missing. Never step foot again at Maria's Taco Express. I do miss El Pato tacos, or Maria's carnitas from McAllen, Tx. Mmmm.

Jun 17, 2008
robbie6805 in Austin

Best BBQ in Texas

According to Texas Monthly Junes edition. Snow's BBQ in Lexington, Texas is the best in Texas. Down side it's only open on Saturday's from 8AM till they run out of meat. I hope to drive down from Austin and give it try one. Here are the top 5 per Texas Monthly. *
Lexington: Snow’s BBQ »
Lockhart: Kreuz Market »
Lockhart: Smitty’s Market »
Luling: City Market »
Taylor: Louie Mueller Barbeque »

Jun 12, 2008
robbie6805 in Texas

Need upscale NW Austin Client lunch place

One of my clients is the seventh richest man in Japan. His favorite dish happens to be Pho. Talk about getting off cheap. ;)

Jun 03, 2008
robbie6805 in Austin

Need upscale NW Austin Client lunch place

Just off Mopac and Braker, you have the Domian. Nice places there.

Jun 03, 2008
robbie6805 in Austin

Vietnamese "Chao Long"

I was told the restaurant next to Saigon Oriental Market has some good Chao Long.

Saigon Oriental Market
8610 N Lamar Blvd # 101
Austin, TX 78753
(512) 837-6641

May 21, 2008
robbie6805 in Austin


Most Mexican bakeries sell biscuits. Take them home, slice down the middle, butter and place on grill to toast. With some jelly. Mmmmm.

May 19, 2008
robbie6805 in Austin

Torchy's Tacos (sit down, south of Oltorf)

Taco Shack is right up the road from there. But they operate totally different hours.

Off their website:

Monday – Friday
Breakfast All Day
6:30AM-2:30 PM
11:00AM – 2:30PM

Breakfast Only

May 15, 2008
robbie6805 in Austin

Front page of today's newspaper Chucos tacos.

Has anyone tried this place, Chucos tacos? It's on West 10th st and North Lamar. Looks like they have daily specails.

Oh, they also have a myspace.

May 08, 2008
robbie6805 in Austin