Category Archives: Texas

Where to dine in Austin

The city is right now one of America’s better food scenes, and perhaps America’s most dynamic city overall? It is radically different from even my recent visit a few short years ago. Here are a few recommendations: Loro [TripAdvisor | … Continue reading

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Lubbock, Texas notes

Hill BBQ is perhaps the best I have had — ever. It is open Thursday and Saturday only, get the burnt ends and beef ribs. Next in line is Evie Mae’s, better known on the barbecue circuit, but still mostly … Continue reading

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Austin food bleg

What’s the best dumpy place to eat in Austin? I thank you in advance for your suggestions. Originally posted on Marginal Revolution – click to see comments and suggestions. Related Posts:Where to dine in AustinBirmingham blegHong Kong blegI have one … Continue reading

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San Antonio bleg

Alex and I will be there for the Southern Economics Association meetings, along with many other economists. I don’t know the city well, as I’ve been there only once. There might be a bit of free time. What should we … Continue reading

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Barbecue Heaven is in Lockhart, Texas

Smitty’s Market, web site, 208 South Commerce, Lockhart, TX, 512-398-9344 [Marginal Revolution | Yahoo | Austin Chronicle | emerils.com] Check out the photos. My vote goes to Smitty’s, in Lockhart, Texas. Lexington Barbecue wins “most overrated.” Thanks to Arnold Kling … Continue reading

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