Boozin’ On The Bay: 2013 San Francisco Craft Spirits Carnival

While it’s already been a whirlwind Spring and Summer 2013 in my world, admittedly not able to post on here near as often as I would like, I cannot express to you how much fun I am truly having on this amazing journey of life. Another chapter of greatness was written a few weekends back, […]

Get ready to rock! – 2013 ACL Music Festival Lineup Announced

At long last, the lineup for the 2013 Austin City Limits Music Festival was released earlier this month and is packed with excellent talent, resurgent artists and a definite local flare for Austin-area performers. Not to mention, for the first time, the festival will be held over two fun-filled weekends (October 4-6 and 11-13) at Zilker Park […]

South of the Border: My Journey To “The Land of Tequila”

In the midst of my insanely busy Spring of 2013, two weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to have been given the opportunity by my amazing employer, Dulce Vida Spirits, to travel south to the State of Jalisco, Mexico to visit “la tierra de tequila,” aka the land of tequila, the incredible fields of Weber […]

It’s A Wonderful Life! – One Amazing Spring 2013

Ladies and gentlemen, believe it or not, I am BACK! Against all odds and despite the incessant rumors, I have not fallen off the face of the Earth. In fact, quite the contrary. While I greatly apologize for the lack of blog posts over the last two months, I can honestly tell you that this […]

SXSW 2013: Music Recap & Photos

Well, well, well, the dust has finally settled and the curtain drawn on yet another incredible SXSW here in Austin. It’s been way too long, I realize, but just this weekend, I’ve had the chance to sit back down, get to writing again, assess the greatness of the past few weeks and recap the amazing […]

Dulce Vida Organic Tequila’s Inaugural “Barreled 2013”

Dulce Vida Organic Tequila’s Inaugural “Barreled 2013” Just before the onslaught of SXSW, the inaugural “Barreled 2013” event was held at the Dulce Vida’s World Headquarters in Austin, Texas and attended by over 400 of our closest friends.  If you missed this epic, fun-filled event, you truly missed one for the ages and one you’ll […]

SXSW 2013: What You Need To Know & Where Ya Need To Go

South By Southwest 2013 is finally upon us and not a moment too soon. In my mind, we are in the midst of the best two weeks of the year here in Austin, hands down. While SXSW can be completely overwhelming to even the most grizzled “fest veteran,” having now experienced the previous five years […]

Lone Star Tunes: Top Five Songs That Help Define The Great State Of Texas

This past January, I celebrated five years living back here in the great state of Texas, in my favorite city imaginable – Austin, and yesterday, we celebrated the 177th birthday of the Lone Star State during Texas Independence Day. While drivin’ around in my Tahoe over this weekend, enjoying the ridiculously perfect, beautiful weather we’re […]

Rancho Rio Eatery: “The Best Lil’ Trailer Park In Texas”

Few cities in the country can lay claim to such a dominant, overwhelming food trailer and food truck culture like we do here in our great city of Austin. You find’em in every direction, in random parking lots, behind dive bars and popular watering holes, in creative nooks and crannies that you might never expect. […]

Austin’s Top Five “Off The Beaten Path” Live Music Venues

For those of us who live here in Austin, Texas, many may find our title of the “Live Music Capital of the World” a bit overused and clichéd, but there’s no questioning the incredible amount of amazing performances, across all genres, that occur at venues, large and small, every night here in our fine city. […]