Reviews from Blue Eyes and Bluebonnets

  • East Side Cafe in Austin

    East Side Cafe

    Every few months or so, I get together with a group of friends for lunch and conversation. We recently met at Eastside Cafe for Saturday brunch. Seated in one of the Eastside Cafe’s cozy rooms in the front of the old house, we were presented with lots of tasty choices...

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  • Taste-Ethiopia Restaurant and Cafe in Pflugerville

    Taste-Ethiopia Restaurant and Cafe

    Because Taste of Ethiopia sits in a small, unexciting strip mall on Grand Ave. in Pflugerville, you might pass it by without even noticing it. If you stop, though, you will experience a meal full of wonderfully exotic and unique flavors...

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  • Blue Bonnet Cafe in Marble Falls

    Blue Bonnet Cafe

    After a fun day of shopping and sightseeing in the Texas Hill Country’s beautiful Highland Lakes with a BFF this week, we decided to visit the Blue Bonnet Cafe in Marble Falls for their “pie happy hour...

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  • Novrozskys Hamburgers Etc in Sulphur

    Novrozskys Hamburgers Etc

    When visiting Sulphur, Louisiana, we always take time to eat at Novrozsky’s Hamburgers, a small chain of restaurants that started in Beaumont, Texas. Novrozsky’s serves hamburgers that are thick and juicy...

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  • Casa Colombia in Austin

    Casa Colombia

    Casa Colombia was a wonderful choice this year for Valentine’s Day. After an afternoon at the Arbor Cinema watching Slumdog Millionaire, the hubster and I decided to try some place different for dinner...

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  • Richard's Boudin & Seafood Mart in Sulphur

    Richard's Boudin & Seafood Mart

    July 30, 2009. How can you not love a place with appetizers named gator gallops and mudbug riders. The hubster and I enjoyed lunch at Richard’s (pronounced Ree-shard’s) so much, we went back for dinner...

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  • El Pollo Rico in Austin

    El Pollo Rico

    Delicious chicken from a drive-thru take-out? You bet! Austin’s El Pollo Rico is not your typical fast food. Perfectly seasoned charbroiled chicken is wrapped with a grilled onion to go in butcher paper...

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  • P.F. Chang's China Bistro in Austin

    P.F. Chang's China Bistro

    This week I happened to be downtown for a trade fair with a co-worker and we decided to treat ourselves by enjoying lunch at the location near the Convention Center...

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  • Cisco's Restaurant Bakery & Bar in Austin

    Cisco's Restaurant Bakery & Bar

    Cisco’s has been serving Tex-Mex for breakfast and lunch since the 1950′s, so I cannot imagine how I was able to live here for 16 years before discovering this east Austin institution...

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  • Vivo in Austin


    For over a year, my dear friend Elizabeth and I have been trying to find time in our busy schedules for dinner. We finally got together this weekend at Vivo on Manor Road in Austin...

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  • T C Noodle House in Austin

    T C Noodle House

    If you have never been to Chinatown Center, you really need to go there. They have a giant Asian supermarket and at least nine restaurants...

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  • Panda Express in Cedar Park

    Panda Express

    The staff at the Panda Express on Parmer Lane was extremely helpful and patient with all my questions about the food. I chose the black pepper chicken with white rice...

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  • Mimi's Cafe in Round Rock

    Mimi's Cafe

    The hubster and I were looking for a place to eat last Saturday that was between Ikea and the Round Rock Outlet Mall, and it needed to satisfy both our needs—great comfort food for him and something low-calorie for me...

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  • Greenling Organic Delivery

    I’ve been looking for fresh and easy dinner choices for a long time. Today the solution was delivered to my doorstep in a simple green box from Greenling, an Austin company...

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  • The County Line Legend Bar Bq in Austin

    The County Line Legend Bar Bq

    No 4th of July is complete without barbecue. It was too hot to cook out this year, so the entire family went to County Line. Set in an old lake lodge on Bull Creek, you can get there by car or by boat...

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  • Chuy's in Round Rock


    You gotta love a place that serves Chicka Chicka Boom Boom enchiladas! Chuy’s is Austin Tex-Mex to the max. I’ve eaten at four of the five Austin locations and have never been disappointed...

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  • El Faro in Austin

    El Faro

    The food at this family-owned restaurant is incredible. And so is the service. Owner and Chef Morales — as well as his wife, son and mother-in-law — made my husband and I feel like we were part of the family...

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  • Hill's Cafe in Austin

    Hill's Cafe

    There’s a reason why Hill’s Cafe has been a south Austin institution since 1947 — and that reason is good food and a fun and friendly atmosphere...

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  • Chisholm Trail Bar-B-Q in Lockhart

    Chisholm Trail Bar-B-Q

    Home to several well-established BBQ eateries, Lockhart calls itself the “BBQ Capital of Texas.” After eating at Chisholm Trail BBQ, I have to agree that Lockhart is an oasis...

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  • Cuba Bakery in Round Rock

    Cuba Bakery

    My dad played baseball in Cuba in the 40s, so I’m fascinated with anything Cuban—especially the food...

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