Mikey V’s heats Up The Square

 

Nothing says Texas like hot sauce! And Mikey V’s has tons of it!!

So many sauces! From mild, to “who really needs tastebuds anyway?”.

 

The square’s spicy jewel features their own blends of fiery goodness, as well as a huge selection of other sauces to tempt literally any palate. Like it hot? They have that.

The cranky Grandpa of hot sauce. This is not for the meek.

Like it mild? Well they have that, too.

Ok maybe not entirely mild, but still incredible.

 

Need unique glassware? Check out the beautiful work of Etch & Sketch Glass Worx that custom makes amazing mugs and glasses for the shop.

And who doesn’t need reaper candy?

There are also rubs, sauces, jellies, jerky, t-shirts, aprons….you name it.

And the nicest crew to help you with any warnings questions, and suggestions.

Also…

Samples!!! So. Many. Samples.

All of those bottles on the counter are available for sampling. And this is just one section!

You might want to bring some water. And perhaps emergency contact information. Juust kidding.

Keeping Georgetown Spicy, Mikey V’s is a local business that keeps heating things up.

Mikey V’s is located at 711 S Main St, Georgetown, TX

600 Degrees Pizza

Arguably one of the coolest things about living in a big small town like Georgetown is the fun local restaurants that you can find in one.

600 Degrees Pizzeria is just one of those places. Casual dining, family friendly, unique pizza combos. Very popular with the locals.

Simple menu, tons of choices.
Packed on a weekend mid afternoon.

 

Expect a long wait, especially during rush times (which is almost always), and a very lively, colorful atmosphere.

Good time to catch up and enjoy craft beer.

As the dog statue says, the patio is dog friendly. So if you want to treat your dog to a mega slice, this is the place.

Yes, this is ONE slice. Yowza!

But it’s pretty good pizza (vegetarian options!), and the staff will definitely take good care of you.

600 Degrees Pizzeria is located at 124 East 8th Street
Georgetown, TX.

Sundays On Main

What a lovely day to get outside and enjoy life. I hadn’t wandered around downtown Round Rock in a little while, so it seemed like a perfect chance to do so.

Quick peek into the Palm House Museum. It was closed, so maybe next time.

New artwork in the Plaza

 

 

 

A little relaxing by the water feature at the plaza.

 

Making notes to try all these restaurants. Soon.

 

 

 

 

 

I never turn down a browse through the candy shop.

And of course, an iconic water tower photo is a must

 

It’s a lovely main street. And even a lazy Sunday afternoon is exciting, with live music spilling out of various local hangouts.

Gotta love springtime in Texas!

Coffee on the Square

I was getting some quality retail therapy time on the square recently, and it hit me–that afternoon slump that can only mean it’s coffee time!

Luckily, I was right near Cianfrani Coffee Company.

Like stepping back through time to an old Italian coffee joint.
It’s the little details that make a place stand out.

 

 

It’s such a quaint, inviting coffeehouse. It has artwork displays, tons of comfy seating, lots of clever coffee cups for gifts, a great selection of deli offerings, pastries, and the heavenly aroma of delicious coffee hanging in the air.

Elektra, so you know your brew is going to be good.

It’s a popular place, so I waited a moment or two to place my order. That gave me time to peruse all the delicious pastries, and the enormous coffee cup selection.

 

It took some thinking, but I finally decided on a super strong coffee called a Cardiac Arrest. It’s a double shot of espresso with regular coffee. Not for the faint of heart, obviously.

And to round that jumpstart off, I sat down to enjoy some music, and an incredibly delicate blueberry scone.

I mean, who wouldn’t love a scone with their Cardiac Arrest?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oh, and Cianfrani has a beautiful view of the Williamson County Courthouse. Perfect for people watching.  Great coffee, relaxing atmosphere, gorgeous view of the most beautiful town square in Texas. Definitely a place to frequent.

I may have to go back this week just to try the muffins….

 

 

 

 

Old World in Old Town

 

If you are searching for Old World Vineyard style with Old Town flair, this is the place.

Georgetown Winery, a beautiful store nestled on S Main Street, offers much more than just wine. They have wine related gifts,  teas,  and a huge selection of balsamic vinegars and olive oils. So you don’t have to love wine to enjoy it here. But it helps.

 

Lots of wine related gifts for the wine lover in your life.

 

Fun, funky tea blends, and coffee gear for the teetotaler in your life.
And humor is in no short supply!

Now here is what I came here for. They have an incredible selection of balsamic vinegars, as well as a wall of olive oils. All are available to taste. And believe me, you won’t be sorry. There are some incredible flavors! The chipotle olive oil, and maple balsamic were my pics for the day. (With a huge list of future ones to bring home!)

 

                    So many to try, it’s hard to pick just one!

But if you are here to enjoy the wine, and aren’t sure what you’re looking for, the friendly staff will help you select just the right wine for tasting. And their wines are unique and striking. You may want to linger a bit.

         

It’s a lovely place for a glass with friends, or even alone with a book.  You can buy a single glass, or a tasting flight. They also offer cheese trays and other assorted snacks.

And if you want to bring the experience home with you, they have a great wine club!

 

 

Coming through the door is like leaving the world behind and entering something from a more elegant era. And with all they have to offer, it’s worth taking time to take your time.

They have cigars, too. I declined to try one for now.

 

 

Georgetown Winery is located at 715 S Main Street.

http://www.georgetownwinery.com/

Great Coffee in Georgetown

Surprise! Guess what’s nestled inside the Georgetown Public Library? It’s the Red Poppy Coffee Co. Fun, Unique, Yummy, Gotta Go!

On a pretty day, enjoy your banana peach smoothie or gourmet organic coffee sitting near the bubbling fountain and happy flowers.


Hungry? Lisa will whip up Dewey Decimal Deli Sandwich, or maybe you’d rather devour a Novel Pimento Cheese Sandwich Plate.

My favorite?
Iced Decaf Americana made with soy, light ice, add Stevia….and books!