Setting Down Roots

You know when you were little, and you would be shuttled by car to Grandma’s house? And you would pass through these tiny little towns on all those quiet, windy roads? Did you have that one diner in one of those small towns you always stopped in for a bite and a few precious minutesRead More

That’s Amore

If you like Italian food in rustic elegance, you’re going to love Palermo Pasta House in downtown Round Rock. The fresh food and attention to detail sets them apart, and the service is incredible. It’s a simple menu, but in no way limited. The bread arrives crisp and hot, and the caprese salad begs toRead More

Farm Fresh In The ‘Burbs

It may look understated from the outside, but Greenhouse Craft Foods is ready to dazzle even the most picky eater. Fresh, farm to table food, with a healthy, comfort food menu, this local favorite is perfect for the hot summer ahead. The décor is inviting, and fun. You’re really going to want to look aroundRead More

Cheesing it up in Round Rock

  Downtown Round Rock recently welcomed Slap Box Pizzacheria, 600° Pizza’s sister location, and it is a hit! Same amazing pizza… Quirky, fun decor… …and great service makes for a perfect quick date night, or family outing. Right on the plaza, this pizza joint feels open and airy. Perfect for lingering over some wings orRead More

Little cafe with BiG heart

It’s always a pleasure to enjoy a lovely lunch and a bit of shopping, but when it has such a deep meaning behind it, it’s extra special. If you’ve never been to Brookwood in Georgetown (BiG, as it’s known to the locals), that needs to change. It’s part quaint cafe, part artisan gift shop, andRead More

Rough And Ready

Wandering around the town square, with it’s beautiful old buildings, can feel like you have stepped back in time. But wandering into Rough And Ready antique store feels like you have leapt back in time, and are in no hurry to leave. Even before you go through the door, the sidewalk display tugs you gentlyRead More

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.     It’s such a quaint, inviting coffeehouse. It has artwork displays, tons of comfy seating, lots of clever coffee cups forRead More